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Week 12
News writing
Group Work
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AP style practice
1.The six-year-old girl was given aide by her brother, who is
nine. (3)
2.“Air Force One” narrowly avoided crashing in Ala. but landed
safely at the United States Airbase. (4)
3.Air-traffic-controllers at the Boston Airport are seeking a raise.
(2)
4.The prosecutor accused him of allegedly robbing the bank. (1)
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AP style practice answers
The 6-year-old girl was given aid by her brother, 9.
Air Force One narrowly avoided crashing in Alabama but
landed safely at the U.S. air base.
Air traffic controllers at Logan International Airport (or
Boston airport) are seeking a raise.
The prosecutor alleged that he robbed the bank. Or: The
prosecutor accused him of robbing the bank.
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Grammar: Plurals and
Possessives
4 Instructions: Please correct the errors in the sentences
below. Do not try to avoid the grammar issue by rewriting
a sentence. Instead, try to keep the words in the same
basic order, but correct the punctuation.
 The car is the students’.
 I saw your father at Ricks house.
 The teacher’s asked the girl’s and boy’s to be quiet.
 The Detroit Tiger’s baseball team dropped a
doubleheader yesterday.
 The mans son shoveled the walk.
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Grammar answers: Plurals and
Possessives
The car is the student’s.
I saw your father at Rick’s house.
The teachers asked the girls and boys to be quiet.
The Detroit Tigers baseball team dropped a
doubleheader yesterday.
The man’s son shoveled the walk.
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Beat Story #1
The story’s disadvantage
The story’s advantage
Consider everything and anything:
 lead
 nut graph
 headline (if applicable)
 quotes, attribution
 AP style
 Grammar, punctuation, redundancy, cliches, wordy
sentences, passive voice, SVO sentences, and other
stylistic elements.
 Accuracy, fairness, and balance
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Beat Story #2
The story’s disadvantage
The story’s advantage
Consider everything and anything:
 lead
 nut graph
 headline (if applicable)
 quotes, attribution
 AP style
 Grammar, punctuation, redundancy, cliches, wordy
sentences, passive voice, SVO sentences, and other
stylistic elements.
 Accuracy, fairness, and balance
McGraw-Hill
© 2010 The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.
Week 12 Assignments
Submit 1st draft of Beat story #3
 Deadline: Wednesday, June 5 by 8 a.m.
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