On the Sidewalk Bleeding

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“On the Sidewalk Bleeding”
News Report Assignment
ENG1P1 Ms. Buccheri
You are a reporter and have been assigned to cover the story of the murder of Andy in the short story, “On the Sidewalk Bleeding” in proper news article style. The article must be a minimum of 3 paragraphs (lead, body and concluding paragraphs) and include a photo with a caption.

Remember to do the following:

• use an objective point of view (just give the facts) • include a strong catchy headline
• include the 5 W in the lead paragraph
• use facts, direct and indirect quotations (use at least 2 quotations)from the story as support( from Laura, the drunk in the alley, the couple in the alley, the old woman in the alley and /or the police officer) • elaborate on the 5 W in short body paragraphs

• include a photo or illustration with a caption
• check for spelling and grammar

You will also hand in your news article organizer and all rough work. Review the rubric carefully to see how you will be assessed.

Date due: _________

“On the Sidewalk Bleeding” Newspaper Article Organizer
Name: ____________

|Headline: |

The Lead Paragraph:
|Who? | |What? | |Where? | |When? | |...
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