Iowa Public Television: Explore More News
uses information found on Iowa Public Television’s Explore More site
. The focus of the project is to produce various newspaper articles based on research the student has done on one of four topics: water quality, the future of energy, genetic engineering, or working landscapes. After amassing the information, the student writes a general news article, human interest article, issue article, editorial, and letters to the editor. Your students will not only learn about a topic in depth, but also different ways to express their understanding of the topic.