How to Write a Newspaper Article


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Which is the proper order for the steps to writing a newspaper article?

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1. Which should not be included in a newspaper article?

2. Which is not a part of the five W's?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following questions will test your knowledge of the correct process for writing newspaper articles. You will be asked about the structure and content needed in articles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz and worksheet you'll check your knowledge of:

  • The order for writing an article is
  • What should and should not be included
  • The five W's

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the material, such as what the statement of the author of the article is called
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as the five W's
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the correct order a news article should be in

Additional Learning

If you would like a greater understanding of the writing techniques listed here, read the lesson titled How to Write a Newspaper Article. It will cover topics like:

  • Why the style of writing for newspapers may live longer than newspapers themselves
  • The benefit of using short easy to digest paragraphs over long wordy ones
  • Situations where extra information may be required in an article