Discussionscompare news writing and feature stories

 

1. Read the following two stories and compare how the styles of writing differ:

(1) Hurricane aftermath: Sandy leaves devastation along entire Jersey shore

word file: Hurricane aftermath.docx

(2) 48 hours: Before, during, and after Hurricane Sandy in Seaside Heights and Cape May

word file: 48 hours.docx

2. Then answer and share your thoughts on the following questions:

(1) What is the most distinctive difference between these two stories in terms of their writing style?

(2) Share 2-3 sentences/ short paragraphs from the second story “48 hours: Before, during, and after Hurricane Sandy in Seaside Heights and Cape May” that you think are very well written.