P7 studied the different parts of a news paper article and learned the features that are vital to turn a news story into a written piece. The features we learned about included the heading, the lead, the by line, the picture and caption. Ask us to explain what the lead of an article does.
We then used these as our success criteria to write our own news stories about a heroic war animal called Vision, the carrier pigeon. Did you know over 200,000 pigeons were used during WWII?