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KS2 writing task: Type a newspaper article on Purple Mash about the opening of the new ride (that you have designed) at a theme park

Instructions: There is an 'unformatted newspaper' set on your 2dos on Purple Mash. Please write a newspaper article about the opening of an amazing new ride at a theme park.


A newspaper article should be written in the 3rd person, organised in paragraphs and have:

eye-catching headlines


interviews with eye-witnesses (with quotes)

facts and figures - eg. how much did it cost, how long did it take to build, where is it in the park, when is it opening, what age do you need to be to ride it? 


facts and opinions


There is a lesson on BBC Bitesize KS2 on features of a newspaper report if you would find this helpful