English: write a modern day newspaper report about an archaeological discovery.
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Use the attached template or create your own so it looks like a newspaper. Write a newspaper report using yesterday’s plan to tell people about a Stone Age artifact discovery. Use your imagination, the features of a newspaper and include information from a witness.
Include a direct quote or some reported speech from a witness. See the examples below.
A direct quote uses speech marks like the learning for your story writing.
Example: An eye witness called Sally explained, “I couldn’t believe my eyes when I saw what the archaeologists had dug up.”
Reported speech does not use speech marks and explains what someone said.
Example: A local eye witness was overheard explaining that she couldn’t believe her eyes when she saw archaeologists were removing artifacts from the ground.
Sometimes reported speech doesn’t ‘perfectly’ match what was actually said as newspapers have been known to bend the truth a little or give their own opinion.
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