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Mrs. Kelly’s Monster |

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Read this Pulitzer Prize-winning feature, answer questions in Moodle and be prepared to discuss.
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Ira Glass on Storytelling, part 1 of 4 - YouTube

Ira Glass of "This American Life" talks about the building blocks of a great story. http://www.pri.org/this-american-life.html Video courtesy of Current TV h...
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Watch all four episodes on storytelling by Ira Glass. Make a list of your Top 10 takeaways in how to tell a great story.
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Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek

Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek | Feature Stories | Scoop.it
Fresh powder beckoned 16 expert skiers and snowboarders into the backcountry. Then the snow gave way.
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Read this Pulitzer Prize winning feature by John Branch and answer the questions in the Moodle forum.
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Maple Sugar Production and Recipes

Maple Sugar Production and Recipes | Feature Stories | Scoop.it
New Hampshire's maple producers might have joined the high-tech revolution, but as a new season begins, they hold to one simple truth: Mother Nature trumps all.
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This is one of my feature stories that ran in Yankee Magazine. After reading it, deconstruct the reporting process--what do you think I did to write this story? Make a list of sources and activities it took to produce this story. Now, picking your own topic, make a 'hit' list of how you'd go about getting all the information that you need. Finally, write in the Moodle forum about the tone and feel of the story.
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What journalists carry on the front lines: Lucas Pernin, Syria

What journalists carry on the front lines: Lucas Pernin, Syria | Feature Stories | Scoop.it
“Lucas Pernin is a freelance photographer and writer based in Sweden.”
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After reading this post, tell me (in Moodle) what would be in your pack and why.
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