Read through with the class the
Make the point that a text should contain information that is linked to its title.
The class sort out the irrelevant facts, leaving only the information that is relevant to the headline.
Children sort out the irrelevant facts from the story below, leaving only the information that is relevant to the headline.
Give out copies of the
Print a selection of other news stories so that children can select one. For example, the
They can underline all the parts of the story that they feel could be removed and still leave the story making sense.
Children read aloud their edited stories and compare them with the versions on CBBC Newsround.