Five military dogs awarded K-9 Medal of Courage

Daily News Article - October 20, 2017

Questions

1. The first paragraph of a news article should answer the questions who, what, where and when. List the who, what, where and when of this news item. (NOTE: The remainder of a news article provides details on the why and/or how.)

2. When was the American Humane Lois Pope K-9 Medal of Courage established?

3. Why was this K-9 medal established?

4. Today’s Daily News Article is a human interest news story. Human interest stories differ from the regular news – they are sometimes referred to as “the story behind the story.“ The major news articles of the day tell of important happenings. Human interest stories tell of how those happenings have impacted the people or places around the story.
Do you think this human interest story is newsworthy? Why or why not?

5. What inspires you most about this story?