Provide students with a paper or digital copy of the following:
Breaking News Story Graphic Organizer
List of scenes and events students may choose to write or create their Breaking News Story. For example, Romeo and Juliet might have the following options available
ROMEO ANGRILY KILLS JULIET'S COUSIN, TYBALT (ACT 3 SCENE 1)
THE FRIAR SUGGESTS A DANGEROUS SOLUTION
JULIET IS FOUND 'DEAD'
ROMEO LEARNS OF THE TRAGEDY AND PLANS SUICIDE
The teacher and/or students should be familiar with at least 2-3 of tech tools mentioned in the activity.
Canva-Free graphic design tool used for creating flyers, brochures, cards, etc. Find a template or start from scratch. The final product may be downloaded and/or printed.
ReadWriteThink (website) -Has several interactive graphic organizers that students may use. For this activity choose the “Printing Press”.
WeVideo- Free online video editor that makes it easy to capture, create, view and share your movies at up to 4K resolution for stunning playback anywhere.
ScreenCastify-(Google Chrome Extension) Screencastify is a free online video editor that has a ton of awesome features. Students may record their desktop or use a webcam to record themselves. Students could use the Break Your Own News Generator to design the headline and information about the story.