1920’s Newspaper Project Hot off the press! You and a team of talented writers will be creating a newspaper section from the 1920’s. Your job is to provide full coverage of the people and events that influenced the Roaring Twenties. Be sure to let your imagination work and your creative minds soar, but be historically accurate and specific! Please follow all directions and deadlines! 1. You and your team will be assigned one of the following topics (Sections) to cover: Sports Police Blotter/Crime Movies/Music Politics Economy/Business Social/Culture Automobiles/Technology 2. Each person will write (2) full- length articles that will be worth 15 points each. One article must cover an event, and one article must feature a person related to your topic. Each article will be between 250 and 300 words. Each article will be single spaced, typed and arranged into columns. Each article will have an attention-grabbing title. Each article must be given a date(with the year that it is closest to) Accurate grammar, punctuation and spelling are expected. Each article should have the author’s name as a byline Example: Helen Wills, Tennis Champion! -Mrs. Duddles, Editor-in-Chief 3. Each person will also write (2) feature articles worth 10 points each. Each feature article will be between 100 and 500 total words. Each feature may only be used once in each section. Accurate grammar, punctuation and spelling are expected. Examples include: Dear Abby or advice column Horoscopes Weather Classifieds Obituaries Fashion Restaurant Review Political Cartoon Advertisements 4. The final product is worth 15 points. This portion is determined by the quality, creativity, and depth of the COMPLETED newspaper section. Therefore, 50 points are earned individually, based on the quality of your contribution to the newspaper. The final 15 points are earned as a group. 5. To begin your research, please refer to your textbook, notes and class handouts. As you expand your research to the internet and books, always be sure to consider the authority of your resources. Each group is expected to submit an MLA-format bibliography with their completed newspaper section. We will be in the computer lab on Friday, February 20th and the resource room on Monday February 23rd. 6. First deadline: team assignments. Create a list with each person in your group and the topics/people they are covering. Due by the end of class on Friday, February 20th. 7. Final deadline: The completed newspaper sections are DUE on Thursday, February 26th. Each group will present to the class.