Journalism Day 13-Lead Sentences

Lead sentences are at the core of every story. Leads should be able to summarize the main points of the story while also intriguing the reader enough to encourage them to continue reading. 

Leads should answer most, if not all, of the 5 Ws and the H. 

Who

What

When

Where

Why

How

Go online and find a news story. You will share the lead sentence of your find in class and we will figure out which, if any, questions it answers. 

In the text box below, summarize what you learned in today's discussion.

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