Writing Assignment: Obituary
Write your own 200-300 word obituary.
- Use the information in the textbook and look at various obituaries, even those in your local newspaper or online, to help you get started.
- You can fictionalize the obituary, but make sure the content is appropriate to this genre of journalism.
- Consider including a photo of yourself.
- Don’t forget to include a headline.
- Use the Wire Service Style for writing located in Appendix 2, page 500.