National Endowment for the Humanities Seminar
This material was presented and discussed by Susan Ruyle
of Saddleback College during one of the seminar's curriculum
The assignment for students is to create a newspaper to be
"delivered" to classmates for review. The assignment can be
modified for time periods and geographic areas. Establish
deadlines for (i) articles and the rough draft; (ii) edited,
typed articles; (iii) decorated finished papers; (iv) oral
divide into groups.
choose a time period.
decide on a creative format.
divide work on articles.
edit, proofread, assemble the newspaper.
"deliver" to class for review
Types of articles:
"news" from that time period
"gossip" on the authors
letters to authors, philosophers, psychologists,