SCRIPTWRITING- TV NEWS

Television News Script Writing Activity

This activity involves students' use of the daily newspaper and a blank script form. 
Read details here.


Recommended Resources:

What's News? What Isn't?
  How the Pros Decide Media Awareness: News Reporting & Writing 
(Weekly Reader's Writing, Jan.2003 issue) Abstract: Reports on guidelines for students on news 
reporting and writing. Requirement to learn the difference between soft and hard news; need to practice the best form 
of writing a news story; requirement to learn how to prepare and conduct an interview for news.

Youngstown OH TV Station's News Scripts

CNN Student News
(daily news transcript)

Channel One daily news script

Create a Mock Newscast in Your Classroom (Weekly Reader Online)