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What's It Like to Be A Reporter?

by  Educate.Today

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Interact with veteran reporters as they share insights into the world of news reporting, thoughts about examples of students' work and the education and experiences that will help them realize their ambition to be a reporter. The program will focus on the importance of truthful reporting; fact vs. fiction, how to verify information and speak to interviewees. Clear writing and speaking will also be stressed. Career advice will be sprinkled throughout the program.

Program Rating

   based on 3 evaluation(s).

About This Program

Cost

Point to Point: $170.00
Point to Point Premium: $150.00
By Request: $170.00
By Request Premium: $150.00



Length

45 to 50 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, Homeschool/Family

Minimum participants:

There is no minimum number required for participation.

Maximum participants:

There is no maximum, but for optimum interactivity, we recommend no more than one class per program.


Primary Disciplines

Career Education, Language Arts/English, Writing


Program Delivery Mode

Zoom
Skype



Booking Information

Program requests must be made at least two weeks prior to your desired date. This program can be scheduled between 8 am and 5 p.m. Central Time. When enrolling, please let us know possible dates and times you'd like to schedule your interaction.

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Provider's Cancellation Policy

Once a date and time has been scheduled for your interaction, you can cancel or reschedule without penalty within 24 hours. Should an uncontrollable emergency occur (i.e.: snow day, etc.), we will work with you to reschedule the program for a new date and time but should that prove impossible, we will refund the original fee. Should our program expert or other circumstance force a cancellation on our end from your original date, we will work with you to reschedule the program for a new date and time that works for you, or we will refund your purchase in full.

About This Provider

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Educate.Today

St Louis, MO
United States

Student and educator focused and standards-based, our interactive programs, videos and related curriculum resources authentically link students and the curriculum they study to individuals and organizations who are applying that curriculum in the real world. We offer on-demand interactive programs whose content and time frame are designed to best meet your students’ learning needs.

Contact:
Helen Headrick
helen@educate.today
3145314455

Program Details

Format

1. The introduction will include a brief biography of reporter and a short outline of the program’s focus and goals.
2. The reporter will discuss how to be a good interviewer, how to verify facts and to craft the information into a clear, truthful report.
3. Students are welcome to ask question throughout the program. The reporter will exhort students interested in writing and journalism to make it a habit to read and watch the news and write daily to develop skill.

Objectives

Participants will:
understand how to honestly report a story
evaluate sources and learn how to verify information
learn the importance of the first sentence and paragraph and begin developing good writing skills

Standards Alignment

National Standards

National/Common Core Standards:
Reading Information Text
Introduction for 6 - 12
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.introduction-for-6-12
Grade 6
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.6
Grade 7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.7
Grade 8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.8
Grade 9-10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10
Grade 11-12
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12

Writing
Introduction
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.introduction
Introduction for 6-12
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.introduction-for-6-12
Grade 6
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.6
Grade 7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.7
Grade 8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.8
Grade 9-10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10
Grade 11-12
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12

Speaking & Listening
Introduction
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.introduction
Introduction for 6-12
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.introduction-for-6-12
Grade 6
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.6
Grade 7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.7
Grade 8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.8
Grade 9-10
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10
Grade 11-12
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12

State Standards

Please reference the National Standards provided above.