How you begin your news package is one of the most important decisions you will make. Viewers will tune out within seconds if they aren't hooked.
Previously I wrote about creative stand-ups from professional reporters.
For a quick challenge, I gave my students a fake news story about our school and asked students to create a stand-up for the news piece. Here are examples of their work:
Pig Latin added as a new foreign language:
Our principal will tryout for American Idol:
Jedi training added as a sport:
Super hero gang revealed at school: