Newspaper Exercise

This interactive tool allows students to create a newspaper article using any of the 60 historical photos below. In order to begin this newspaper article learning activity, have students look over the photographs and decide which one is most suitable. Then have students write a rough draft of the article and headline according to the instructions you provide related to writing a newspaper article. (If students use word processing to create their draft, then they can copy and paste the draft into the newspaper template. While students can edit their article while working on-line, it is very important that students have a complete draft before working on-line as the Making Of Milwaukee server will not save students’ work.)

After writing a draft of the newspaper article and headline, students may begin to work on-line and fill in the required fields. All fields must be completed before students are allowed to submit the article for the “preview”. Provide these directions:


Choose from one of the following photos:

Write article here:

preview article
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