Saturday, September 8, 2007

Bilingual/ELA LoTi Curriculum Session

Characteristics of Feature Article

? Answers a “how” or “why” question
? Begins with a lead which draws the reader into the article
? Ends with a closing that connects back to the beginning and leaves the reader with something to think about
? Is non-fiction/factual/Researched
? Finds and explains in-depth the extraordinary in the ordinary
? Evokes an emotional reaction: joy, sympathy, anger, frustration, contentment, or some other emotion
? Use of technology enhances or embellishes the writer’s purpose