Resources for High School TeachersHere is a no-cost, stress-free way to refresh your curriculum for lessons dealing with journalism, communication arts and related topics. This 25-module curriculum was designed and developed by the faculty of the Missouri School of Journalism.

Choose from 25 modules to help you teach skills used in journalism, yearbook and related topics.

  • Audience engagement
  • Audio storytelling
  • Basic design
  • Broadcast news producing
  • Broadcast writing
  • Cross cultural journalism
  • Editing and headlines
  • Features
  • Infographics
  • Investigative and data journalism
  • Journalism ethics
  • Law and the First Amendment
  • Multimedia
  • News writing
  • Opinion and reviewing
  • Photography and cutlines
  • Reporting and interviewing
  • Research
  • Social media and digital tools
  • Sports writing
  • Story ideas
  • Videography
  • Web design
  • What is news?
  • Writing for social media

Individual module landing pages set you up with an overview of the lesson’s activities:

  • Complete lesson plan
  • “Do” activities
  • Worksheets, examples and answer keys to support activities
  • Readings and resources
  • Various types of formative assessment
  • A summative assessment at the end of each lesson in the form of a 10-question multiple choice quiz with feedback on correct and incorrect answers
  • The plans also state the learning objectives to which those activities and readings are aligned and sets the expectations.


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