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What you'll learn

Go behind the scenes to discover how newspaper editors decide what to put on their front pages. Students define “news” and see how it may vary depending on the audience and the community. After students learn the elements of a front page using current papers, they work in teams to make editorial decisions and to design their own front pages in a race to make deadline.

Grade(s)
  • 5-9
Duration
50 minutes
Day(s) offered
Monday–Friday
Time(s) offered
9 a.m.-4 p.m. ET
Cost

Free, with admission

Venue and Capacity
  • Learning Center (max 30)
Minimum enrollment
12 participants
Enrollment type
Registration required

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