The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory presents "Let's Write a Newspaper Story!"
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During this project you are going to become a real newspaper writer. Your teacher is going to offer you four story ideas to choose from, or you can pick your own story.

Think about what interests you. Also think about what you need to do to write a successful newspaper story — things like writing a good lead sentence, spelling correctly, and putting an interesting quote in your story. Your story and the stories of other students will go together to make a class newspaper.



1. Choose a story:

  • Mission to an Asteroid
  • Natural Gas Cars
  • Space Science Camp
  • Start Recycling!
  • Pick Your Own Story

2. Why did you choose this story? Write down three reasons.

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3.
Write down what you should do to make this a successful newspaper story — one that your readers will understand and enjoy.

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