Chapter 7 Breaking News Assignment Obituary

You are a writer for the obituary section of the newspaper.

 

 

You will write an obituary about the life and death of one of the prolific figures discussed in Chapter 7:

 

  • John Adams

 

  • Benjamin Franklin

 

  • Thomas Jefferson

 

  • Benedict Arnold

 

The obituary must be at least 500 words in length.

 

Examples of obituaries can be found in practically any newspaper. The ​New York Times, is renowned for the thoroughness and timeliness of its obituaries.

 

You will be required to include the following information in your obituary:

 

 

  • Full Name

 

  • Date of birth and Date of death

 

  • Age at the time of death

 

  • Cause of death

 

  • Education

 

  • Occupation

 

  • Major accomplishments/achievements

 

  • Place of residence

 

  • Place of funeral/burial

 

  • Integrate at least two quotations from the historical figure you select into your obituary article
 
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