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Advertising A-Z: A practical guide for high school publications

Advertising A-Z: A practical guide for high school publications

March 22, 2014

By Rob Melton Advertising A-Z: A practial guide for high school publications, created by Oregon advisers Rob Melton and Sunny Stautz, includes everything you need -- all the forms to start your own advertising and business departments, plus a handy how-to-do-it guide with plenty of tips. Sunny remembe...

First Things First: Using the newspaper to teach the Five Freedoms of the First Amendment

First Things First: Using the newspaper to teach the Five Freedoms of the First Amendment

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor

March 19, 2014

By Rob Melton The reason for integrating newspapers into the curriculum is to acquaint students with various types of expository texts. These lessons help students analyze historical documents and synthesize them with issues involving the First Amendment. View First Things First or download it in P...

Follow these simple techniques to write the perfect caption every time to intrigue, inform readers

A supercell thunderstorm rolls across the Montana prairie at sunset. (Photo and caption by Sean Heavey)

Rob Melton, Contributing Editor

September 30, 2012

By Rob Melton Notice what you just did? You looked at the featured photo, then you looked under the photo  for the words to help you understand what you just viewed. Then you looked back at the photo to fully appreciate what you know now that you didn't know just a few seconds before that. ...

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