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Simple procedures are good. Giving students feedback is good. Put them together, and you get simple, immediate feedback on student headlines - and that's great.

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A lesson on headline writing, with a dab of self-esteem on the side.

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Grading headlines can be a subjective minefield. It's easy to flunk a libelous or incorrect head, but how to place a value on all the other things that can go wrong. Here's one approach.

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Focus on the key words to write a strong, specific head. Here’s a way to find them.

DOWNLOADS: How to pick out key words

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Crossword puzzle fans are experts at finding synonyms. So here are threee puzzles designed to help students find just the right word that will fit.

DOWNLOADS: Crossword No. 3 Crossword No. 2 Crossword No. 1

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Tap students' creative juices by challenging them to out-do the masters of sensationalism.

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