Designed with third and fourth graders in mind, this biographies resource includes materials for students to use while conducting research, as well as materials for the presentation of their final writing piece, in a Biography Lapbook.
To complete this project, students:
• read biographies,
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Designed with third and fourth graders in mind, this animals resource includes materials for students to use while conducting research using nonfiction texts, as well as materials for the
This 118 page unit combines research, observation and experimentation to allow students to dive head first into basic weather concepts. This unit includes 10 lessons that can be taught during a three week weather unit. Here is a look at the lesson breakdown:
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1st Grade Data binder - folder
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This freebie features information pages about these penguin species: Emperor, King, Gentoo, Adelie, Macaroni and Little.
The pages are written in an easy-to-read format making it easier for young students to study these birds and write reports. They can read the information page, record key facts
Doing research papers with your students will be organized and SO easy with these themed sticky note planning pages! My first graders were guided to find the most important information by the prompts provided in each box--all they needed to do was write the information they found on a sticky note a
In Let's Learn About Poetry your students will learn about 12 different types of poems and make a poetry book. As they learn about each poem, they will have the opportunity to write their own poem. Poems included:
1) Acrostic Poems
2) Autobiographical Poems
3) Cinquain Poems
4) Diamante Poems
Wanting to know what Rooted in Reading is all about before purchasing the bundle or monthly units? Or would you like to add another book to your collection? This one-week special edition will give you a taste of how our Rooted in Reading Program runs. It will also provide great reading instructio
This Animal Diorama and Research Report is such a fun and engaging project for your students! They will learn about an animal by creating a diorama of the animal's natural habitat. Students will research an animal of their choice, complete an Animal Research Report poster, organize and write a res
This Smart Art packet contains directions for a fun science & art project focusing on six major systems of the human body:
- The Nervous System
- The Circulatory System
- The Respiratory System
- The Muscular System
- The Skeletal System
- The Digestive System
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2nd Grade Data Binder - Folder
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This resource is perfect to use for Shared Reading and Interactive Writing in a K & 1 classroom. This resource can be used with a study on American Symbols.
There are FOUR informa
Research doesn't have to be lifeless!
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If you're like me, you're tired of spinning your wheels when it comes to research projects. You want something more than the typical elementary school reports! Having my students study biographies of historical figures allows m
One of the most important aspects of our practice in speech-language pathology is making sure our assessments and interventions are evidence-based and are in line with the current research. This binder is intended to be used as a tool to guide you in your decision-making.
It is intended to serve a
Animal Report - Informational Writing - Shared Research: This animal report mini-book is a great way to implement the informative writing and shared research standards in the Common Core for kindergarten or first grade students.
This 10 page fill-in-the-blank mini-book tells about an animal’s appea
Reader's Notebook Response Pages: A huge collection of flexible, differentiated, reading response pages in an engaging reader’s notebook format, to use with almost any piece of literature or informational text!
This bundle combines the following two resources:
• Reader's Notebook Response Pages for
This continents and oceans geography resource includes a student book created for classroom or homeschool use when studying the seven continents and five major oceans. A cover page, label by number student maps, and pages picturing an outline of each of the 7 continents where students are asked to l
This can be used for any small biography research activity! It includes a graphic organizer for gathering information (name, year of birth, year of death, most important contribution, picture, and five additional facts) and writing paper.
Meets Common Core standards (nonfiction text, writing to
Biography Report - Informational Writing & Research: Students will enjoy this step-by-step biography research and informative writing project and feel successful too! After researching and writing about a famous person, students will create a biography report booklet to share.
This biography pa
Dinosaur Research for Kinder (91 pages)
*This unit allows your class to research 6 types of dinosaurs (Apatosaurus, Pterodactyl, Stegosaurus, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Triceratops, Velociraptor)
*Dinosaur Resources page
*Dinosaur Research Report pages
*My Dinosaur Research book
This packet is a designed to help you guide your students through an animal research project. It includes pages for an animal research report to help your students record information about specific things including habitat, appearance, animal classification, body covering, babies and interesting fa
Life Cycle: Informational Article, QR Code Research Page & Fact Sort is a set of 7 informational articles all about animals that undergo a metamorphosis. These articles are full of interesting facts and details that students can use during reading and writing activities.
Includes an article ab
Your K-1 kids will love learning about informative writing with this non-fiction writing unit! Students will learn what informative writing is and end the unit by writing their own all-about books. Included are 3 weeks of lesson plans for writers workshop, printables, anchor charts, activities, an
For black history month, have students research a famous African American person and use that research to create an essay, map, and timeline! This black history month research project includes:
-a graphic organizer to help students research their African American
-a rough draft writing paper to sc
Research is such a big part of the classroom. It covers multiple standards, but it's time consuming to design meaningful projects for your students! The Big 6 process for researching provides students with an organized way of finding information and presenting a final product. I've taken the six ste
Keeping your fast finishers and enrichment students engaged just got easier! Never again hear a student say, "I'm done, what do I do now?" Although these are easy prep printables for you, they provide more than just fill in the blank busy work for your students.
This set of activities is based upo
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This fun research packet gives students a place to take notes on a planet. Here is what you get in this packet:
- a fun research page with guiding questions
- writing paper for a report
- a planet scrapbook page
- a travel brochure for visitors to your planet
- cool websi
Are your kiddos learning about the human body and its systems? This 250 page Body Systems includes all you need to teach this unit to your students.
Systems included in the pack are:
Digestive System resource pack
Nervous System resource pack
Muscular System resource pack
Circulatory System resour
These five non-fiction text passages are perfect for Black History Month in February!
The passages are rigorous to help meet the Common Core standards. Each passage includes five text dependent questions that assess main idea, details and comprehension.
Each passage also has a graphic organizer th
"Animal Adaptations" includes everything you’ll need to teach your students how animals use their adaptations to survive. After learning about animals’ physical features and behaviors, students will create trading cards to showcase their learning. Best of all, this research project can be used over
I am so excited about my new animal research pack! Next year I will be the K-6 computer specialist at my school and I wanted to come up with a fun way to get my kindergarteners and first graders excited about doing research.
Your students can do this research project using non-fiction reading book
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Perfect for independent study projects! Unlock your students' passions!
I have been trying to wrap my mind around how to implement passion projects in my classroom all year long. I LOVE the idea behind allowing my students to research topics that interest them, but I also wanted to create some gui
You can use these simple, nonfiction reading passages with non-readers and fluent readers. You can use them during whole group or guided reading groups. Here are some ideas...
*Provide fluent readers with their own copies of the passage. Students can highlight passages and then record the informati
FREE St. Patrick's Day Book - customs, traditions, origins and symbols PDF file
A 5 page, free St. Patrick's day book.
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This booklet could be a shared book for younger children or an independent book
One of the most challenging parts of teaching is when the students constantly ask how to spell a word. Not only is this frustrating to me, but students are not learning independence. To solve this little dilemma of mine, I created a spelling dictionary for my students to use in class. My spelling di
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Are you getting ready to do research on one of the fifty U.S.states? This 19 page unit comes with all the templates students need to complete a research project on one of the fifty states. Students can record information they gather, glue images, photos and draw ma
Update: a rubric to evaluate your students on their project
This packet is a fun way for kids to research and show what they have learned about a person they have researched. It is a creative way to meet the writing standards for research for all of the elementary grades. Of course, speaking and li
This Planet Model and Research Project will be a fun and meaningful learning experience for your students!
Note: This resource has been newly updated with new research project choices as well as editable rubrics and parent letters!
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Bear Research for Kinder (86 pages) –
covers all 8 species of bears (American Black Bear, Asiatic Black Bear, Brown Bear, Giant Panda Bear, Spectacled Bear, Polar Bear, Sun Bear, and Sloth Bear)
*Bear can/have/are chart
*Bear know/wonder/learned chart
*Bear Research Repo
This anchor chart is a great one to give to students to use as a reference while they are learning about the 6 question words. My students put it in a page protector to keep at the front of their binders. I hope it can be useful for you and your students. Thanks so much for looking!
This is a great booklet for students to learn about their town, state, country, continent, the oceans and world! They fill in each name along with places in their town and even their "absolute location" (address!). I use this with my second graders but would be perfect for f
This resource will help your first grade students write an animal report. It includes a graphic organizer, sentence frame outline and links to free online resources. The report can be edited and published in a variety of ways. Children's work samples are included.
Meets the following Common Core
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Animal Research printables for primary students who are doing a project about an animal of their own choosing. This is a fun animal research project to do at the end of the year.
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Your students will have a BLAST writing their own Animal Research Report using Hefty ZooPals plates! This packet includes everything you will need.
- 2 page Teacher guide
- Planning guide for students
- Title page
- Four writing pages
- Table of contents
- Grading rubric
I have included pictures i
This item is a great tool to help students learn about researching, biographies, taking notes, and writing a multi-paragraph paper.You'll find everything you need to put on a wax museum as well! Items include:
*a student tracking sheet to help you keep track of historians, assignments, and due date
Reader's Notebook Response Pages: A huge collection of flexible, differentiated, reading response pages in an engaging reader’s notebook format, to use with almost any informational text!
Lots of Variety!
Includes response pages on recording facts and information, interpreting ideas, summarizing an
This free download includes 8 sheets full of facts along which come along with a questionnaire for the students. The students will surely learn the order of the planets from the sun with these fun worksheets. Included is also a mini book that will help the kiddos memorize the order of the planets an
An informative research project on animals designed for implementation in the first grade classroom. It can be modified and used in kindergarten or second as well.
-Common Core Aligned page 3
-Letter to Parents page 4 (Explains research project)
-Habitat Shoebox Worksheet page 5
Antarctic Animals: Informational Article, QR Code Research Page & Fact Sort is a set of 6 informational articles all about Antarctic Animals. These articles are full of interesting facts and details that students can use during reading and writing activities.
Includes an article about each ani