Students will be introduced to the three C's of scripting - being clear, concise and correct and also the key concept of impartiality.
- Explore and adopt the key concepts of impartiality and the ‘three Cs’
- Examine and analyse the typical structure of a news report
- Produce a news story
BBC newsreader Huw Edwards explains the 3 C's of news writing: being clear, concise and correct. Writing scripts and news stories also means understanding that you need to get straight to the point; there's no point in having an amazing news story but leaving the most important fact to the last sentence.
You can recap the key points from the video with this accompanying worksheet, or read a transcript of the video.