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What would an instructor be looking for if they gave an assignment asking for their students to write a newspaper article? Could you provide an example?

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As an instructor, I can say that I've never seen a piece of writing that was completely perfect, especially on the first try, so if your grammar is okay and you're able to state your point clearly, I think you'll earn a winning grade. Below are some tips that might help you with your paper and a "dated" sample newspaper article that I've provided as an example. If you have any trouble inserting dialogue into your entry, consult this website for guidance:

1. Use supporting quotes to support your claims.
2. Make sure you take a clear stance when conveying your opinion.
3. Make sure your composition is orderly and that you have a clear introduction with an interesting lead. You can open your essay in a number of ways: with a definition, with a personal story from your life that relates to the information about your topic, with a quote from someone that you've interviewed that defines the theme, etc. Make sure that you have a clear intro and conclusion.
4. If ...

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This excerpt explains how to write an awesome newspaper article for your creative writing course that your teacher will love. When composing a general essay and newspaper articles for that matter, you're mainly charged with stating the facts and your instructor wants you to get straight to the point. That's why it's important for you to have an interesting lead to start your entry off and provide as much detail as possible for your reader. After reviewing this entry, you should have a clear idea of how to write a newspaper article.