Language of News Reports

Challenge reference: 5031

Notional learning hours  20
Level WTE1
Subject area
Learning aim

The learner will identify some of the key features of news reports and apply these in their own writing.

Learning context

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Learning outcomes

What the learner needs to know, understand or be able to do

The learner will:

  1. Listen and respond to texts in this genre.

  2. Create a simple news report.

Assessment criteria

What the learner need to demonstrate in order to meet the learning outcome

The learner can:

    • Listen to two texts in this genre
    • Identify headlines and discuss their purpose
    • Locate captions
    • Identify at least two of the five Ws (who, what, where, when, why) in a report
    • Invent a headline for a news event or choose correctly from a set of options
    • Match photos to captions 
    • Sequence images or symbols for each of the 5 W's 
    • Write a simple sentence for each image using initial letter sounds and known words