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:
This is a BUNDLE and includes Fact Files for October, November, December, January, February, March, April and May (as was initially promised when this resource was developed). It is *possible* that I will add files for August and September, but I have not made that decision at this time (4.28.15),
Isn't the month of October just so much fun? I love all of the activities that this month allows to really get students super excited about writing. I mean...who doesn't want to describe Oobleck or write a spooky story about a silly skeleton? Along with putting our dead words to rest, in the month o
This packet is a great way to welcome spring AND the Common Core into your classroom (or any not-so-common-core standards)!
Included in this Informational Writing Pack:
*Graphic Organizers (5)
*Writing paper (6)
*Bulletin Board Idea
*5 Sentences Writing Poster
I started creating these mini-flips as a way to help my students document their learning about the topics that we are learning about. Throughout these books the students will be note taking, explaining, comparing, and much more! My second graders love using them!
How will this growing bundl
Moon ~ Mr. Moon, Are You Shrinking?
* NEW PAGES ADDED!!
This Moon Common Core research project addresses Common Core Standards for Research Writing.
Through guided and supported research, the students will resolve any misconceptions that the Moon is changing its shape. They will learn that the m
Gifts for Santa's Scientists is a fun, multi-day cooperative learning lesson in which students research 12 types of scientists to learn about their areas of study. Then they share and discuss their research information with their teams. The culminating activity involves matching 12 scientists' names
This is the perfect project to compliment your unit study of bats! Gather your nonfiction books and favorite internet bat resources, and get ready to create a fantastic learning/research project that will also be precious on display!
Your students will create a mobile of facts they learn throughou
In this unit, your students will learn about many famous American Symbols.
There is a book about the symbols, copy 1 per page. This book will explain each symbol and how it became an important part of American history. ***There is now a color copy as well as black and white****
The symbols covered
In this Holidays Around the World (Christmas Around the World) unit, students can travel around the world to learn about different countries' holidays using QR codes with websites. Your students will love using their passports as they research different countries and their special holidays and tradi
Use any time of the year......a poster for every child. March is Women's History Month in the US, so what a great opportunity to learn about the role these fascinating women played in history.
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I have marked these women's history posters for grades
This biographies report pack includes 39 different American Heroes for students to research. There are 10 report pages to complete the biography, including a resources page.
Pages are provided for intermediate and primary students. Some wording/directions have been simplified or modified for prima
Lapbooks All Year is a great, hands on resource that will take you through the entire year. Lapbooks are a fun and unique way to dive deep into a variety of topics all while providing your students with the opportunity to prove their evidence of learning through writing. These make great keepsakes
Directions for the experiment
Lima Bean Dissection Experiment Recording Sheet
Label the parts of a seed
Label the parts of a plant
All worksheets have a color and BW version
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If you like to take the responsibility out of your hands and put it back into your students’ hands- then this is the perfect product for you! Perfect for a Black History Month Study and can be as simple or in depth as you choose. Using this resource your students will become experts on one famous bl
You are purchasing a pumpkin Mini-Flipbook that can be used to document your students' learning about pumpkins! Please note that your students will be completing this book by illustrating and writing inside :-)
All you have to do is copy the book back-to-back (detailed photo and video instructions
Presidents, famous inventors, and passengers on the Mayflower research topics are included in this biography research packet. It's a new way to organize your next biography project. Directions are included for making writing wallets to organize research notes, labels and signup chart for President
I have completely updated this packet and am excited to share with you!
I have created easy to use worksheets for primary students to start researching! Included in this file are 2 separate research books-one for Owls and one for Bats, as well as a general "other nocturnal animal" packet!
This packet is filled with material to enrich your curriculum as well as enhance your student's understanding of Presidents' Day.
The packet contains:
1. Craft - Washington and Lincoln characters for Page Toppers or Mounting on a bulletin board.
2. Suggested Resources for reading aloud
3. Mini Boo
Tell your students to pack their bags!!! This unit is a super fun and educational introduction to teaching Christmas traditions in different countries around the world!
* Christmas Around the World-A 10 page printable book with information on traditions in the USA, France, Netherland
Captivate students with persuasive point of view. This story will evoke excitement while meeting learning standards! This 44 page packet is packed full.
Begin with schema about ducks and rabbits with two graphic organizers: KWL and Fact Chart.
Building background with themed v
Your students will have fun researching and learning all about penguins while compiling their very own penguin book with nonfiction text features (table of contents, headings, captions, diagrams and labels, photograph, map, and a glossary).
1 cover page
1 table of contents page
NOT JUST FOR HALLOWEEN, BUT PERFECT FOR ANYTIME you want to beef up your nonfiction reading, research, and writing for your COMMON CORE classroom.
Common Core Correlations for Second Grade with essential questions, learning targets, and vocabulary. It can easily be adapted for first and third grad
Your students will have fun learning about bats as they create their own lapbook about bats. I've provided lots of templates, photos and directions so students will know exactly how to design their lapbook. The templates can even be used for interactive notebooks.
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Arctic Research Graphic Organizer - Research will be easier with these Arctic themed graphic organizers. Students may either record their research on pie organizers or charts. The packet includes:
-Pie organizer #1 - Arctic region
-Pie organizer #2 - Arctic Animals
There are many ways to use this project. My class completed these in class as a class project for Black History Month. We worked on these for a week during our Social Studies lesson. Another option is to send this project home with the students. Just include the parent letter I have created in t
This packet integrates the Tacky the Penguin books with researching penguins. I have created easy to use worksheets for primary students to start researching! To start this unit off, you'll need some of the book Tacky the Penguin books. I created response sheets to go along with the book as well
This set includes everything you need to create a fun & educational penguin study unit for your students! It is differentiated for use in grades K - 2, and is aligned to the CCSS.
Activities included are:
headers & posters for a KWL chars,
two pages of penguin facts
full color penguin info
Penguins - Nonfiction - Activities - Research - Winter
Introduce your students to research with this fun unit on penguins! Complete the KWL chart first to find out what students already know and want to know, then use books or online information to research some facts! Then you can use the rest of
The Glyph Girls have created this eye-catching Mayflower Book for your students to share their new learning after researching and reading about the pilgrims' journey to our land. You can choose how many pages you want to add to your books. Books lift from the bottom to the top so they can be display
Introduce your students to research with this fun unit on turkeys! Complete the KWL chart first to find out what students already know and want to know, then use books or online information to research some facts! The rest of the pages in the pack can be used to organize and reinforce learning!
This Holidays Around the World: Christmas Around the World unit can be implemented in several different ways. Your students can choose a country and create a lapbook or choose several countries and put the templates into an interactive notebook. Either will work perfectly. Interactive notebooks and
Learn about winter holidays from around the world with this informational unit focusing on 5 of the main winter holidays: Christmas, Hanukkah, Las Posadas, Diwali and Kwanzaa. Non-fiction, literacy, art and fun rolled into to one great unit. Common Core aligned for the primary grades.
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Add REAL non-fiction into your class on a topic that we ALL care about: snow days!
Use this mini-unit in your regular ELA class, OR assign pieces of it as actual homework on a snow day (especially if your school policy requires it!) Use every assignment, or pick and choose your favorite ones for s
Introduce your students to research with this fun unit on polar bears! Complete the KWL chart first to find out what students already know and want to know, then use books or online information to research some facts! The rest of the pages in the pack can be used to organize and reinforce learning!
Constitution Day Scavenger Hunt - This U.S. Constitution activity is perfect for Constitution Day or to add variety to a social studies lesson. The short pieces of text in the Constitution Scavenger Hunt break down complexities in the U.S. Constitution for students in middle grades.
In Black History Month Biography - Close Read SAMPLE PRODUCT, by the2teachers, you will get an eight page sample of our full product. Download this, use it and come back to get the full product. *This product was featured in TPT's weekly newsletter.
This product contains the one
A great end of the year project!
Your students will have a blast learning about the 20th century! Included in this pack are 10 information sheets full of events, pop culture, music, and events of each decade of the 20th century. Also included is a research page, a project guide, and rubrics.
Do you need to assign a short research task AND a digital media presentation for Common Core Standards? This is it - and it's no prep for you!
Before you decide.... this lesson is included in my Surviving Halloween Bundle along with some other great lessons for a savings!
Each year I have my students choose a famous American and research facts about their life. This graphic organizer has always been a useful tool in having my students organize their facts and information. Once they record all of their facts on their graphic organizer, writing their report is a cin
This non-fiction unit about Theodor Seuss Geisel is sure to grab and keep your students' attention! This unit is jam-packed with information on Theodor Seuss Geisel, such as information about his early life, early career, continued success, later life, honors/awards/recognitions, and fun facts! Incl
You are purchasing a Mini-Flipbook that can be used to document your students' learning about President's Day. Please note that your students will be completing this book by illustrating and writing inside :-)
All you have to do is copy the book back-to-back (detailed photo and video instructions
Your students will enjoy learning about important figures in Black History as they complete these engaging research reports! This set includes 20 different no prep research posters. There are 4 different styles and formats! After students complete research, colorful details are added to the poste
Women's History Month Research Pennant Project: This project contains 15 famous women important to history. After the individual pennants are completed, they can be displayed in the classroom or in a common area of the school to show off just how appreciated the women who made such
Are you teaching your students about George Washington and Abraham Lincoln? President Washington and President Lincoln have had a major impact on our country. This product will provide your students with resources to research these amazing men. The graphic organizers will enable your students to
This activity allows students to read a short paragraph about each of the Indian tribes. Then they cut out the facts and clue them in the correct location. Creek, Cherokee, or both.
I have also included the Creek and Cherokee graphic organizer to use as a research tool or fact check. This goes grea
In Black History Biographies - Close Reads and More!, by the2teachers, you will get 36 pages of integrated reading and social studies learning.
WHAT IS INCLUDED?
You will get 8 one page biography pages with reading focuses for each read, a recording sheet for close read focusing, a
This is a great pack on informational text writing about turkeys.
Included in this pack....
Information on turkeys, graphic organizers for writing a poem or research paper and final draft pages.
Cards that contain information on turkeys is also included that can be displayed in a pocket chart
You are purchasing an apple Mini-Flipbook that can be used to document your students' learning about apples! Please note that your students will be completing this book by illustrating and writing inside :-)
All you have to do is copy the book back-to-back (detailed photo and video instructions pr