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You have completed your final drafts for your newspaper. Now you are ready to put your newspaper together.

You will need the following:
· white construction paper (at least two sheets)
· drawings or pictures of the Civil War
· glue stick (no staples or scotch-tape)
· scissors

Order of news articles:
1. Headline Story: Fort Sumter (front page)
2. Special Feature: Your choice
3. Interview of a Soldier
4. Editorial: Slavery
5. Political Cartoon
6. Movie Review: Glory

Design of newspaper

1. On the front , beginning at the top of the newspaper, you must have the...
· Title of your newspaper (Are you a Southern or Northern newspaper?)
· Cost of your newspaper (5 to 10 cents)
· Name of Publisher (that's you!)
· Date: April 12, 1861 - April 9, 1865

Example:

THE SOUTHERN BELLE
Published by Tom Smith

April 12, 1861 - April 9, 1865
Price: 5 cents

South Victorious at Fort Sumter!
(Headline Story)

 

2. Each article should have a graphic: a picture or drawing. Use the picture handout or copy pictures from any book of your choice.

You can find pictures by Matthew Brady to insert into your newspaper:
http://www.nara.gov/education/cc/brady.html

3. Be neat. Do not use too much glue (use a glue stick). Do not use a stapler or scotch tape.

4. Make sure all writing is in black pen or typed.

5. Date Due:

6. Points Possible: