54 CRUNCH Report Writing Task Cards
Aligned to Common Core Standards:
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
Introduce a topic clearly, provide a general observation and focus, and group related information logically; include formatting (e.g., headings), illustrations, and multimedia when useful to aiding comprehension.
Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
Students learn about report writing through the CRUNCH acronym:
C- Consider. Consider your topic. A good topic should not be too broad or too specific.
R- Research. Research your topic. Find out as much about your topic as you can.
U- Understand. Understand your topic. Your research should lead you into understanding your topic.
N- Number. Number the subtopics (ideas) you want to include in your report. Number the pages of your report.
C- Create. Create your report. Create a rough draft first and then a good draft.
H- Hand In. Hand in your report to the teacher. Hand it in on time.
54 CRUNCH Report Writing Task Cards Includes:
-54 Ready to Laminate CRUNCH Report Writing Task Cards
-CRUNCH Class Activity with Activity Slips
-Answer Keys Included
CRUNCH Report Writing Task Cards Include a Variety of Question Types for differentiated learning:
Fill in the Blanks
Multiple Choice Cards
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Task cards can be used in a variety of ways:
• In a center / centers
• In a small group / small groups
• Set up around the room for students to walk around and write their answers on the answer sheet / recording sheet
• Scavenger Hunt style. Students have to look around the classroom to find the cards and answer the questions
• In groups. Groups get a certain amount of time to answer the questions on the task cards and then pass the questions to the next group
• A game of Scoot
What teachers have said about this resource:
♥ Great way for students to practice report writing. Thank you.
♥ Excellent report writing resource
♥ great writing station resource