Broadcast Quarter 2

Unit 1: Broadcast

Standards:  (ELA-9th grade)


Make strategic use of digital media (e.g., textual, graphical, audio, visual, and interactive elements) in presentations to enhance understanding of findings, reasoning, and evidence and to add interest.


Integrate and evaluate information presented in diverse media and formats, including visually, quantitatively, and orally.


Adapt speech to a variety of contexts and communicative tasks, demonstrating command of formal English when indicated or appropriate.


Make strategic use of digital media and visual displays of data to express information and enhance understanding of presentations.

Essential Questions:

-What makes a great newscast?

-What is newsworthy in our community?

Content (Major Concepts, Figures, and Events)

Suggested Activities


Assessment Strategies

video and audio editing, script writing, evaluating newsworthiness

-Basic intro lessons to technology.

-Studio Setup

-Final Cut Pro introduction

-Special edition newscast project

Final Cut Pro

Tricastor Mini

Daily news reflection, rubric

Special edition news cast as final assessment

*Quarter 3 and 4 project will be submitted at KSTL-MACE competition