新聞編輯榮譽證

1) 描述一個好的開首段落的元素,及使用標題的重要性。

2) 寫一篇文章有至少三段,而採用了一個好的開首段落,內容關於在教會、學校、家中或前鋒會中發生的有趣的事。

3) 了解寫一個好的故事的基本要素是甚麼。

4) 清楚主動與被動句的分別,並列出三個比較例子。

5) 寫信給一間出版社,以獲得故事寫作指引。

6) 寫一個故事關於下列其中一項︰

a) 你的家是怎樣第一次接受基督,不論是由於你、你父母或是祖父母等。
b) 個人禱告蒙應允或得上帝引導的經驗。
c) 你曾養過的一隻有趣寵物。
d) 一個夏令營或營會的經歷。
e) 上帝首次真實地成為你的朋友及個人救主的時刻。
f) 今日成為基督徒的最困難處。

7) 提交一篇文章或故事予基督復臨安息日會的出版社。

8) 認識並撰寫給編輯的附信(cover letter),作投稿之用。

9) 知道修讀甚麼學科有助於加入寫作或新聞編輯行業。

10) 了解對寫作有興趣的人適合甚麼種類的工作。

註︰良好的文法基礎是本榮譽證的必要條件。

 

Level 2

English Version:

1. Describe the elements of a good lead paragraph and the use and importance of headlines.

2. Write a news article of at least three paragraphs, using a good lead paragraph about something interesting that has happened in your church, school, home or Pathfinder Club.

3. What are the essentials for writing a good story?

4. Know the difference between passive and active verbs, and give three comparative examples.

5. Write to a publisher, requesting story-writing guidelines.*

6. Write a story on one of the following:
a. How your family first accepted Christ, whether it was you, your parents, your grandparents, etc.
b. Personal experiences of answered prayer or divine guidance.
c. An interesting pet that you have had.
d. An experience you have had while at summer camp or on a camping trip.
e. When God first became real to you as a friend and personal Savior.
f. The most difficult thing about being a Christian today.

7. Submit a story or article to a Seventh-day Adventist publication.*

8. Know how to write a cover letter to the editor for submitting your story or article and write a cover letter to the editor to include with your story or article.

9. What education is helpful for getting into the career of journalism?

10. What types of jobs are available for anyone who is interested in journalism?

NOTE: Good foundation work in grammar is a fundamental must for this Honor.

*Story-writing guidelines are available free from the Review and Herald Publishing Assn., 55 West Oak Ridge Drive , Hagerstown , Maryland 21740 . Phone: 301791-7000. Stories may also be submitted to them for consideration.

 

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