Writing newspaper reports
Newspaper report writing provides fantastic opportunities to develop key non-fiction writing skills. So train up your key stage 2 reporters in journalistic writing with these English teaching resources and reading comprehension activities based on analysing and writing newspaper articles.
These worksheets and PowerPoints will help children to identify the key features of a newspaper report, including grammar features such as the past tense, reported speech, direct speech and speech marks. They also include newspaper report examples to help children understand how to grab a reader’s attention with a powerful headline and an interesting first sentence and to identify bias and compare broadsheet and tabloid newspaper writing styles.
Our newspaper templates will help children with newspaper report planning before writing their own newspaper headlines and news reports.