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6th Grade Greek Newspaper Project Outline

GREEK NEWS

 

EDITOR IN CHIEF:________________________________

The editor in Chief is in charge of creating the main layout of the front page of the newspaper with assistance. 

  • Help to assign students in different groups
  • Make sure students in your group are meeting deadlines (meet with Section editors)
  • Assist in research where needed
  • Read articles for editing. 
  • Approve newspaper page formats, comics, and advertisements

ADDITIONAL EDITORS ________________________________

  • Make sure that everyone is making their deadlines
  • Read, revise and edit articles
  • communicate with the editor in chief of your progress

NEWSPAPER PAGES – Each newspaper page will be created the members of each group. 

  • Design layout of individual newspaper page
  • Write, edit and double check articles submitted
  • find graphics when needed for an article
  • add photos and captions as needed
  • When not designing, fill time by creating extras like comics, games and advertisements.
  • Assist in writing articles

SPORTS PAGE

Olympics (History, The first Olympics, Events, etc)
First Marathon
Panathenaic Games

EDITORIALS PAGE

Letters to the editor (opinions on current events)
“Why do you think Alexander the Great wanted to control a large empire?”

Advice Column (people asking questions that need an answer)
“Dear Hera, …”
Needs to be Greek related
You can pretend that students write in a question to the editor and you can repond with a factual response.

Greek Alphabet

Horoscopes

ENTERTAINMENT PAGE

Mythology- Gossip
Plays (Tragedy, Comedy, Theater of Dionysus)
Writers (EX:  Thudydides)
Mathematicians (EX: Pythagoras)
Philosophers (Socrates, Aristotle, Plato)

TRAVEL AND LEISURE

Sites to see
Food
Geography (General description, Mount Olympus, Greek Islands off the coast)
Weather

WORLD NEWS & HISTORY PAGE

Politics
The Golden Age
Sparta vs. Athens
Tyrant, Aristocracy, Greek Assembly, Oligarchy
Greek city-states
Alexander the Great
Economics (Money, jobs, trade)
Wars

MYTHOLOGY NEWS

Greek Gods and Goddesses
Mythological Creatures

ARTS & CULTURE PAGE

Art
Music
Architecture (Acropolis, gymnasium, Aqueducts, Parthenon)
Temples
Sculpture
Fashion (Togas, Jewelry)