Jacqueline Given

Week 11: Review/rewrite news article and quiz

Inquiry: Read the article Courier Mail article Problems with this article were: It had a long unnecessary heading, which did not grab enough attention The lead sentence did not state the 5W's and 1H appropriately It came across as repetitive because... Continue Reading →

Week 10: Caption photos to tell a story, write headlines and quiz

Practical 1: Photo Essay Take a series of 10 photos that tell a collective story.  Caption each photo to represent a story to a reader/viewer. We are on the road to Townsville this weekend to watch the two top Queensland... Continue Reading →

Week 9: Review a newsletter and quiz

Inquiry: Review a newsletter  and analysis and reflect on the following: Newsletter CROCODILE SPECIALIST GROUP NEWSLETTER VOLUME 35   No. 2  •  APRIL 2016 - JUNE 2016 Stories in the newsletter are mainly based on the conservation of crocodiles/alligators from around the... Continue Reading →

Week 8: Write a media release and quiz

Practical: Review the scenario and write a media release that incorporates the three key messages as per the example in this week's study guide.   MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2 June 2016 FAKECOMICON INVESTIGATES INCIDENT   FakeComicCon CEO, Casey... Continue Reading →

Week 7: Write a short audio script, Inquiry: Review chapter of your text and quiz

Inquiry: Chapter 11 review Key points: Preparing Broadcast Copy News happens at anytime of the day or night. Radio copy writing is written for the ear. Use a pronunciation guide to ensure no mispronunciation happens. The listener or viewer has... Continue Reading →

Week 6: Storify rehearsal and planning and quiz

Practical A: Write up a short Storify article that incorporates week four's tasks. This week I was to convert the quotes from my short story in week four to tweets then write-up a short Storify article that incorporates those tweet/s based... Continue Reading →

Week 5 : Establish a Storify account, Inquiry: Review some social media platforms taking into consideration your interests and quiz

Practical: Storify account I set up my Storify account which was fairly easy to do.  It has a basic banner image at the top and a photograph of myself depicted next to my full name, my Storify and Twitter name are... Continue Reading →

Week 4: Practical: Interview two people and write their speech as a news report and quiz

Interviews: Question asked: "The things that are most important to me" and "Why?" The first person was my fiancé Shep who I asked late one night at bedtime.  He was confused by the question at first, then I explained what I was... Continue Reading →

Week 3: Plan your stories, prepare for assessment 2 and Inquiry: short media story and quiz

Plan your stories an prepare for assessment 2: The two possible local events that I identified to cover are: 1. Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal Bull Riding Blow Out PBR: Professional Bull Riders National Tour 2016/2017 Saturday 17th September at 7pm... Continue Reading →

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