Each student will be assigned at least one opening moment over the quarter.
- Before the class period on which it’s due, post a link to where you found the article(s) or video to your blog, along with a 2-3 sentence post on what you find interesting or important.
- Share your opening moment at the beginning of class: 1-4 minutes
- Find an article you particularly enjoyed and share all/portion. Explain why you were drawn to it.
- Listen to an interview (i.e. NPR) and discuss.
- Find a short news clip that connects to something we’ve been discussing in class or that you feel is an example of exceptionally good/poor journalism and explain
- Find a lead (opening line/s) that drew you in, share, and explain.
- Find a quote or a series of quotes from an article that stood out for you. Be prepared to talk briefly about why it was important to you.
- Find and discuss a photo used in a newspaper or magazine. Why were you moved by it?
- Find a typo in a major publication! Discuss repercussions.
- Find an article that fires you up! Explain!
- Find an seemingly unrelated text that reminds you of journalism...poetry, song lyrics, outside readings...and share