News Item Text with Generic Structure: 12-year-old Student Ready to University

Again understanding text gives you an other example of news item text. This very short newspaper text shows you a very amazing boy. He is only 12 year old but he has been accepted to enter famous universities.

You can see the detail below but before reading the news item text, it is better we show you the generic structure. If you forget on how such news paper text organized, read the definition of news item text! Below is the generic structure.
1. Paragraph newsworthy event: It show the headline of the news
A boy of 12 years ol has been accepted to enter famous university

2. Paragraph background events: We can see the detail on the headline news in the paragraph 2 , 3 and 4
a. Tanishq Abraham has been accepted to UC Davis Santa
b. Tanishq started community college at age 7 and last year he received associate's degrees from American River College.
c. Professors didn't want him in but finally agreed to let him

3. Paragraph sources: The last paragraph show from who the news is validated
Biology professor Marlene Martinez said he was never afraid to ask lot of questions.

Well, have catch the point on how to write and structure a news item text. Read whole news story below!

Example of News Item Text: 12-year-old Student Ready to University
A 12-year-old Sacramento student who already has three community college degrees and has been accepted to two University of California campuses says he plans on studying biomedical engineering and becoming a doctor and medical researcher by the time he turns 18.
Tanishq Abraham has been accepted to UC Davis and received a regents scholarship to UC Santa Cruz, but he has yet to decide which university he'll attend, reported Sacramento television station CBS 13 Sunday
Tanishq started community college at age 7 and last year he received associate's degrees from American River College, a community college in Sacramento, in general science; math and physical science; and foreign language studies.
Professors at the college didn't initially want him in their classes because of his age. But finally a professor agreed to let him attend if his mother, a doctor of veterinary medicine, also took the class.
Biology professor Marlene Martinez said he was never afraid to ask lot of questions. "In lecture he would always pop up with 'so, does that mean ...' or 'what about this?' " Martinez said.

Source:  http://bigstory.ap.org/article/114eb0ec6f4449f2801948fe939c8dc8/12-year-old-sacramento-student-ready-start-university

That's all our lesson about example of news item with generic structure analysis. This news paper text is best medium to practice writing if you want tobe a journalist someday.

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