• Modelltexte

    a news report for a quality newspaper

    purpose of the text type:  to inform the readership about a news event criteria: informative headline (not catchy or ironic!) inverted pyramid (most important information at the beginning, background information in subsequent paragraphs) first paragraph: who?, what?, when?, where? second paragraph: detailed information about the event third paragraph: background information final paragraph: useful reader information (e.g. police hotline, websites, links, etc.) neutral language and no judgement formal and correct English passive constructions if possible: newspaper like layout if possible: pictures (licence-free!, e.g. pixabay.com) The following text was written by a 7th grader. The task was to write a news report about the hacker attack in chapter 8 of the novel “Jerry”…