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6th Grade Roman Newspaper Project Outline

ROMAN 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

Etruscans Sporting Events
Colosseum
Circus Maximus
Chariot Races
Gladiators

EDITORIALS PAGE

Letters to the editor (opinions on current events)
“Why do you think it was right for Julius Ceasar to declare himself dictator of Rome?”
“Why were the cruel actions of Roman leaders make many Christians hold on to their beliefs so strongly?”

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

Horoscopes

ENTERTAINMENT PAGE

Forum
Greco Roman Art
Poet (Virgil)
Rituals
Thermopolia
Estates –  Latifundium

TRAVEL AND LEISURE PAGE

Ancient Sites to see
Food
Geography (General Description, Mount Vesusvius, Pompeii, The Alps and Apennines)
Weather and Seasons

WORLD NEWS & HISTORY PAGE

Politics
Roman Republic
Julius Caesar
Augustus
Economics (Money, jobs, trade)
Wars

ARTS PAGE

Music
Architecture (Colosseum, Circus Maximus, Temples)
Fashion (Armor, Jewelry)
Sculpture