Are you looking for a biography research report that puts students in charge of their learning? Students "become the person" during the culmination event wax museum or classroom speech with this fun biography project.
Students gain access to my website collection of 125+ web pages of famous peo
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 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
Do you want to bring the excitement of the Olympics into your classroom? This writing pack includes the suggested website links for research purposes and 3 different styles of printable writing posters you'll need to have your class write Olympian biographies.
Informational Writing ~ U.S.A. Symbol Research Project: With this informative writing research project students will research and write about government buildings, statues, memorials, symbols, songs, and oaths. Then they'll create a patriotic report booklet to share! This would be a great project fo
Paired passages, or paired texts, meet the demand for more rigorous, complex texts with Common Core- especially these passages that students can use to compare and build knowledge to integrate information and draw conclusions. The passages in this set are great to stretch your 4th and 5th graders, a
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!
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Students will learn about the Civil War through research activities using graphic organizers and writing activities. Students will learn about the Civil War as an important event in U.S. history. Teachers will be able to help their students have a better understanding of the Civil War by providing t
Looking for research resources for your Living and Working in Ontario Unit? These information pieces will provide your students with some age appropriate information about the land regions and 8 specialized communities in Ontario
For each of the 3 Land Regions of Ontario
***Now revised to include a NEW supplemental pack and my dinosaur-themed Bloom's Taxonomy posters! This 114 page best-seller is sure to be a favorite in your classroom!***
This resource is an excellent accompaniment to a study of dinosaurs, archaeology, paleontology, prehistory, etc. In "Dinosa
In this research assignment students research different gods, goddesses, creatures and humans from Greek Mythology. I had my students work individually at home and I had them pick names from a hat. You can have them work in groups and do it in class using laptops if you wish. Some of my students pre
This Texas State Facts and Symbols unit contains hands-on learning activities so students can learn facts about symbols of Texas in a fun way. Students can design their own little Texas Book and play Bingo with other classmates. I've also provided books and websites for additional resources.
Titanic Booklets make learning about the Titanic fun and engaging. Use this printable booklet to teach the history of one of the most famous ships, the Titanic. The pages have many blanks for students to fill in as you explore the History Channel's interactive websites on the Titanic. Great place
Get ready to dive into the world of biographies! This 42-page packet consists of tons of goodies for studying Famous Americans - biography style!
The following pages are included in this great resource:
-Table of Contents
-General Overview on how to make the most of this unit
Inventors and Inventions: "All About Inventors and their Inventions" 29 Research Posters
This pack includes 29 different posters, each one focusing on a different inventor and their invention.
**You will also like my inventor biography pack (8)-
This 32-page booklet of North Carolina symbols is the perfect resource to add to any NC social studies curriculum! This product allows students to research and create their own booklet of North Carolina symbols. My students always LOVE this project and find it so interesting. *Also makes a great k
California Gold Rush.... Poster Activity bling, bling :-)
Let your students show what they've learned about their studies of The California Gold Rush by using this 8.5 x 11 poster. This poster will look great hanging outside your classroom, and parents will enjoy reading them when
This region report poster template and rubric is ready for classroom use. Most intermediate grades learn about the regions of the United States. This region report poster is an easy template for the kids to report on regional facts and add a pop of color to your hallway display too. After completing
Just the thought of doing a research project is enough to send some students into a permanent state of shock, (and fill teachers with dread!). End the fear with this fun and easy method of organizing and writing research projects. Once I started using this method with my own students, they started d
Social Studies Bundle Vol. 2 of Differentiated Reading Passages
**Age of Exploration to the Civil War**
This bundle saves you $36 - over 25% discount!
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Celebrate 100th day of school by traveling back in time! What was life like 100 years ago? Includes morning messages, tech connection, and graphing.
This packet contains:
Morning Work: 3 Morning Messages and answer key about life 100 years ago. These are a great way to review skills. Can also
September 11, 2001 was a significant day in our American history. I created this reader's theater toolkit in order to give my students my history of the event, as well as allow for them to deepen their understanding through research.
This toolkit includes:
• clear directions for easy implementatio
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
Ancient Egypt WebQuest - Helps students explore Ancient Egypt through websites that feature interactive games, activities, videos, and text. Students go on an "ancient expedition" that will keep them engaged and motivated. My students have enjoyed doing this project as an independent activity or p
This Country Report project or task is a wonderful learning experience for all students!
I teach in a multiage classroom of 1-3rd graders so I needed to make this report writing easy, so all our students could learn and get the idea of how to write a report. I first have the students collect the d
These 20 no prep, fiction and nonfiction Interactive Reading Comprehension Flip Book Reports are great for the busy teacher who is looking for a fast, easy way to incorporate research and book studies into their classroom.
These easy-to-implement interactive reading compr
Paired passages, or paired texts, meet the demand for more rigorous, complex texts with Common Core- especially these passages that students can use to compare and build knowledge to integrate information and draw conclusions. The passages in this set are great to stretch your 3rd, 4th, and 5th grad
Print these two pages back to back and fold to make a brochure. Students can use their creativity to create a brochure all about Ancient Greece. They write in information and then can use crayons, colored pencils or markers to draw pictures in the blank boxes. This is a GREAT cross curricular projec
(Can be used with GOOGLE) This editable state travel brochure is a great informational text resource to use in presenting a state research project. I've included a front and back trifold template in PowerPoint and Google Slides option. (These can be printed if you do not wish to use computers with t
State research project template plus posters for all 50 states!
This resource includes everything you will need to seamlessly implement a state report project in your classroom. The template will work with any state that a student is researching. In addition to the template pages, you will receiv
Social Studies Bundle Vol. 1 of Differentiated Reading Passages
**Post-Civil War to Present Day**
This bundle saves you $17 - over 20% discount!
This bundle will "grow" each tim
World War I Worksheets!
Are you teaching the about the compelling and complicated saga of World War I? This 30-page worksheet packet will provide your students with an extensive examination of this important period of history.
This packet is perfect for use as introductory mater
This is a great resources for researching Presidents. Students will enjoy researching and learning about their favorite Presidents.
3 pages per President. Please see preview.
Blank research pages included.
This is used to study Presidents and includes all 44 different Presidents:
Westward Expansion Bundle of Differentiated Reading Passages
This resource is a bundle of multiple individual passage sets sold separately.
It saves you $2.
This Resource Includes:
• Engaging Reading Passages - see ALL passages listed
Task cards offer a variety of learning opportunities. My Social Studies Task Cards touch on the 4 areas of social studies: geography, government & civics, economics, & culture. The tasks include multiple choice, true/false, short answer, creative thinking, writing, and research. Common Core
Current Events: Poster Activity
It's time to find out what's happening in the world, whether it is at the local, state, national, or world level. Some parental guidance may be needed or a bit of monitoring when watching the news or looking at a local paper, but with a little assis
This is a set of worksheets to help students in grades K-5 complete a research project on their family and native country. I use them with my K-5 ESL classes to publish a book about their heritage. It contains worksheets for Kinders, 1st-2nd grade, and 3rd-5th grade.
A set of 18 comprehension questions and 6 project ideas to use with the book, "Shh! We're writing the Constitution", by Jean Fritz. This is a great book to use during a study of government and/or on September 17th for Constitution Day!
Include photos of one of the projects as well as directions fo
Research the Declaration of Independence and Liberty Bell with these graphic organizers and activity sheets. Students will understand that the Declaration of Independence is an important document in U.S. History and the Liberty Bell is America's symbol of freedom.
This product includes:
Students (individuals or groups) can research any country and answer the questions related to the five themes of geography. The assignment comes in 3 different formats so you can choose the one that best fits your classroom environment. It can be used as a stand-alone assignment or as the basis for
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
Westward Expansion Wagon Project for Oregon Trail Unit – This creative and hands-on project is a wonderful opportunity for students to show their understanding of pioneers moving west. Learners will create a covered wagon out of construction paper, cardboard, and a shoebox.
Use this template to help students produce a beautiful STATE ABC Book. This file includes a title page, all 26 alphabet pages, a teacher scoring guide, and photos of completed student pages to show as a sample.
Both my 4th and 5th graders loved this project and prefered it to creating a state pos
Want to get your students in research mode about the US states and capitals?
This resource includes a student packet that gives students the opportunity to choose one of the 50 US states and research its facts and history, along with a notebook sheet for each state to allow students to follow alon
Have students research a woman that is important to U.S. history, and use that research to create an essay, map, and timeline for Women's History Month! This women's history packet includes:
-a graphic organizer to help students research their famous woman
-a rough draft writing paper to scaffold s
This packet will give you and your students everything they need to research and learn about the California Gold Rush. Use this packet with the Internet, your social studies textbook, or trade books - it can be used with any curriculum! This resource will help your students enhance their research
Your students will love learning about Famous Americans with these biography trading cards! Students will each complete a card and then you can put them in a box, on a ring, etc. for students to use as practice. The 22 famous Americans included are: Martin Luther King, Jr., Harriet Tubman, Sojourner
"Research Logs" - a set of resources designed to give students scaffolding for almost any research project.
The resources could be used in an English, science, or social studies class for research essays or presentations on any topic.
Included in this unit are...
* Four Stud
This internet scavenger hunt allows students to explore the internet using provided websites to discover the New England Colonies. The students are asked to visit the provided websites and write their answers on the provided webquest worksheets. An answer key is provided to check their work!
A 5 week project about family history. This unit focuses on family history and multicultural awareness. Family background, literature, and special holidays will be covered. This unit is to help students feel an appreciation for their own cultural heritage and respect for others' as well. After the 5
This packet contains everything you need to help your students with informational reading and writing about Ancient Egypt.
There are over 50 differentiated graphic organizers and writing templates for students to use while they are studying Ancient Egypt.
The organizers are differentiated by topic