News Report Checklist Worksheets
News Report Checklist()

News Report Checklist

_________ My headline is catchy and it grabs the attention of the reader.

_________ I have included the 5-W and how (who, what, when, where, why).

_________ I have included supporting details that are clearly written and important.

_________ My writing style is easy to follow and easily understood.

_________ My words and phrases are accurate, reflective and easily remembered.
(news reports should be memorable)
_________ My conventions are accurate (spelling, grammar, capitalization, punctuation).

_________ My story is clearly organized with a very strong lead.

_________ My story is written ?tight? short, sweet and to the point.

_________ I have included key quotes effectively.

_________ My story is written in 3rd person and is objective.

_________ My summary is succinct.

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