Designed with third and fourth graders in mind, this biography project 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,• use a graphic organizer as a prewriting tool to organize their writing,• write informative text in five paragraphs, including an introduction paragraph, three body paragraphs, and a concluding paragra
If you’re one of the thousands who made the BIOGRAPHY LAPBOOK a best-selling item, you’ll love this one, too! 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 presentation of their final informational writing piece, in an Animals Lapbook. To complete this project, students:• read nonfiction texts,• use a graphic organizer as a prewriting tool to organize t
Teach your students to write solid argument essays step-by-step with my Argument Writing unit. It is aligned with the Common Core State Standards for grades 6-12.
Newly updated to include EDITABLE handouts and rubrics in Google Drive (using Google Slides).
This IS included in my mega bundle: ALL of my WRITING RESOURCES MEGA BUNDLE and is also included in my Argument Essay Writing Bundle + Editable Presentation and Handouts.
Students won't struggle writing an argument with my graphic organiz
Christmas Around the World:Includes a link for google slides™ for google classrooms or distance learning. This unit includes 5 Reading Comprehension Passages that teach your students about the Christmas traditions in the USA & Canada, Australia & New Zealand, Germany, Japan, and Mexico. Each Reading Comprehension passage has four or five short answer or multiple choice questions. There is also a reader's theater script starring children from the seven countries that they will read about
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 instruction to use during the Christmas holidays! This unit focuses on comprehension, vocabulary, writing, and research that is appropriate for 2nd and many 3rd graders. ***THIS WILL NOT BE INCLUDED IN THE R
Need an easy to use, meaningful research project that your students, parents, and principal will love? This Wax Museum Project is a highlight of the year and will guide your students to create a biography research report on a famous person. The culminating part of the project is an amazing Wax Museum event, where students dress up as the person they have learned about and stand “still”, like a Wax Museum, until someone walks up to them and presses the “button” on their backdrops to hear a short
Upper elementary students learn about the systems of the human body and its functions in this fun, low prep printable and digital Google Slides™ research booklet. Students create an encyclopedia of information related to the Nervous, Circulatory, Respiratory, Digestive, Muscular, and Skeletal Systems. This Human Body Systems project is perfect for science notebooks, too!Included in Human Body Systems Research Project Bundle:✔ Printable AND digital Google Slides™ file student research booklet for
Are you looking for ways to get more poetry writing into your classroom? This poetry unit has everything you need to get your students excited about writing poems. Both print and digital are included. Students will learn about 12 different types of poems as they complete their own student books using the elements of poetry templates.*Click on the preview button to see more pictures and information about this unit.Twelve Types of PoemsAcrostic Autobiographical Cinquain Diamante Couplet Triplet
**RECENTLY UPDATED TO INCLUDE DIGITAL PAGES FOR GOOGLE SLIDES**PERFECT FOR DISTANCE LEARNING!**The original files are also included with over 70 pages of PDF / printable pages for use in the classroom. 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
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:
Lesson 1: Welcome to Chewandswallow Duration: 1 Day
Lesson 2: Know the Lingo
Duration: 1 Day
Lesson 3: What is a Meteorologist?
Duration: 1 Day
Lesson 4: A Meteorologist's Toolbox
Duration: 1 Day
Lesson 5: Weather Tools
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This 1st grade packet is aligned with the Common
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 and place it over that box! When editing, I could simply remove sticky notes that wouldn't work in the paper, and/or have students fix and rewrite on a new sticky note! The students copied their stic
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 on the graphic organizer and then use this information to write a research paper. This product supports the common core standards for reading informational texts and non-fiction writing.
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Argument essay writing is easier to teach when you have an EDITABLE unit with well-written mentor texts and a step-by-step process. Students will LOVE this argument essay writing unit, as well as the real-life application and mentor texts included here.Update 1: I included 40 editable pages, a Google Drive link to the entire argumentative essay unit, and an extra rubric! As of January 2021, the digital file is even more interactive.Update 2: Buyers have been asking for at-a-glance lesson plans j
This seven continents and major oceans geography resource includes: Continent Student Book - A cover page, label by number student maps, and pages picturing an outline of each of the 7 continents with space for students to write three facts about the continent are included.Continent and Ocean Quizzes - Both continent and ocean options come with and without word banks. Answer keys are included.Continent Study Cards - Each study card features a picture of the continent and the continent’s name.
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 as a guide and summary and is, by no means, a replacement for the actual articles and research and is not intended to be an exhaustive list. Please read the articles listed for full descriptions.At the b
Teach your students how to cite their sources! Newly updated to include MLA 9th edition. This has also been updated for distance learning! Everything is included in an easy-to-use Google Slides document that can be shared digitally with students on a platform such as Google Classroom.MLA style and format for citations includes teaching instructions, practice exercises, interactive notebook flipbook, and many examples. The citations are those your students use the most. I wrote guidelines and exa
Take your Ecosystems and Biomes Unit to the next level with a Ecosystems and Biome Project that can incorporate Project Based Learning! With detailed animal research graphic organizers, this resource allows you to customize the focus of your students' research--studying organisms and animals, habitats, biomes, or ecosystems, this resource has you covered! Need digital? Google Slides for Google Classroom are included!With the support of the Animals and Ecosystems research graphic organizers, your
Printable and TpT Easel digital activities are included for kids to learn about the Constitution of the United States and the Bill of Rights. There are tons of activities for Constitution Day and for students to learn about the U.S. Constitution and the first ten amendments. This resource has a digital Easel Activity created for students to input their responses in answer boxes and to use other tools to draw and highlight. It is an Interactive layer over the original PDF. Click here to learn mo
Are you looking for a project to help your students research space, the Sun, and Moon? This solar system STEAM project is just what you need to guide students through the research of the planets. In just one download, teachers can print a no-prep project that includes all planets (and Pluto), as well as clear note-taking sheets that guide students through the research. This project integrates report writing, the reading of informational text, and science. It includes complete answer keys to k
Use for Black History Month or any time of the year......50 research posters.....a poster for every child. February is Black History Month (also known as African American History Month) in the US, so what a great opportunity to learn about the role these fascinating individuals played in history. Here is a video to show how you might use this product with TpT's new digital activity tool to assign it through Google Classroom: View Video HereNOTE: I originally included Kevin Clash (original vo
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 inform, researching).
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, and writing templates.
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For black history month, have students research a famous African American person and use that research to create an essay, map, and timeline. This no prep resource is scaffolded to help all of your students be successful with report writing. A digital version for use with Google Classroom / Google Slides of the students project has recently been added for your convenience. However, this resource was originally designed as a printable, and the scaffolding will not be as effective digitally. T