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The "World Times" is a set of newspaper articles handed out in the World War One Simulation. The Article on the Assassination of the Archduke Francis Ferdinand is the catalist that starts the simulation. After the newspaper is passed out to all the countries, Serbia and Austria-Hungary are assigned to write public statements to be read to the class the next period (1914). The conditions are set for war! http://www.historysimulation.com/WorldWarI.html #SSchat #HistoryTeacherchat
Do you want your students to write factual, well-structured articles? Then this lesson plan pack will guide you through the process of teaching your students the following: the main elements of feature articles and hard news articles (and the difference between the two); the principles behind writing great headlines; the importance of genre, audience, purpose and style; and the process of planning, writing and editing their articles.