Newspaper report – The Diamond Theft

Add to My Folder
This item has 4 stars of a maximum 5

Rated 4/5 from 16 ratings (Write a review)

Store your resources in your very own folder.

Sign in or sign up today!

Find out more

By Teresa Saunders — Educational Consultant and Writer

Poster 1 is presented as a newspaper report about the theft of a diamond. It displays typical newspaper features and illustrates the report style of writing. The same news story is also presented as a television news broadcast in On-screen resource 1


Shared learning and teaching

Before reading

  • Discuss what makes ‘news’. Who reads a newspaper or watches the news in the children’s families? What sorts of events are reported in them? Share ideas about why news is interesting, and what makes people want to read it. List features of newspapers that children read.

Shared reading

Log in to your account to read

Don't have an account?

Create your FREE Scholastic account


You need to be signed in to place a review.

  1. simran dhami
    on 30 April 2018

    brilliant thresa !!

    I don't know what to say its terrific I mean like if I would write a report of the diamond theft you would beat me I think this is the one of the best robbery report I have ever seen if you read this review you should totally see it .

    5out of 5
  2. MariamAhmed
    on 11 November 2013


    There was a girl called Athena she was the daughter of a king. she fell in love with Theseus.Theseus is a new boy in their country.The first time Athena sow Theseus she told him that there is a monster in their country. He was so shocked about what she said. So she said to him you can hide in our castle. Theseus Thanks very much but I am not scared and I don't want to hide. Athena what what are you saying you must to hide in our castle.Come lets go .Theseus; hmm mm OK.When they reached the castle.Hi dad oh sorry this is Theseus and this is my dad.Dad can Theseus hide in our castle. king Minos;NO NO of course NO. Athena; dad pleas king Minos NO MEANS NO Athena;but dad.King Minos hmm OK Athena;thanks very much dad. Theseus I want to give you a sword Theseus why I want you to kill the Minator Theseus OK I will kill the Minator Theseus killed the Minator

  3. Darcey Wadsley
    on 12 June 2013

    The Miner hunt

    A little girl called Ebony Statics was walking in the park on one sunny evening, she saw a hole in the ground she thought,"I better not go through it ore I will get told off by mummy.So she strolled
    away happily, she heard a squeaky noise, she wondered "What if it is a hurt squirrel or something so she ran off home sobbing with anger."Why do horrible animals have to hurt pretty and cute animals like them ? The story continues!

    I wonder what happened 3 days later ?

  4. Reena Singh Tiwari
    on 25 September 2012


    Well, this is a super duper thing
    when you have a super duper ring
    you bang it to a tin
    and it makes the sound ting ting !