Animal Research Bundle: From Anchor Charts to Assessments!

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Animal Research Bundle

This Animal Research Bundle contains all you need to teach students how to complete an individualized, self-directed research project ending in a Natural History Museum. Students will learn how to research using non-fiction books and put the information in their own words! No more copying directly from the book! The process is broken down into day-to-day lessons.

This Animal Research bundle is differentiated and a perfect way to meet the needs of all of your students.

This unit contains CHOICE, which is key for student engagement. Students will choose one animal from a selection of grade-appropriate non-fiction and focus on their animal's adaptations, habitat, predators, prey/diet and other interesting facts.

Common Core and Science Standards aligned! Suggestions for guided reading groups are also included.

This Animal Research Bundle includes:

-5 + weeks of complete daily lesson plans

-Completed PROJECT SAMPLES to show your students what a quality animal research project looks like

-All student handouts, parent letters (English and Spanish) and teacher masters

-Choosing books for animal research

-Suggested Animal Lists

-Anchor Chart Printables

-Interactive Journal Pages

-Creative ways to assess prior knowledge

-Informational Text Features

-Informational Text vocabulary activities

-detailed instructions on how to teach students how to write an interesting paragraph with strong, varied language

-suggestions on how to supervise student work and create guided reading groups based on need

-step-by-step instructions on how to demonstrate to students how to make a No-to-Low cost diorama

-step-by-step instructions on how to demonstrate how to make animal research product using PowerPoint or Prezi

-Product Descriptors for easy grading! These Animal Research Product Descriptors are available in English and Spanish (translated using Google Translate)

-Writing Process Clip Chart

If you enjoy my Animal Research Project, check out my Biography Research Project!

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155
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Teaching Duration
2 Months

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Animal Research Bundle: From Anchor Charts to Assessments!
Animal Research Bundle: From Anchor Charts to Assessments!
Animal Research Bundle: From Anchor Charts to Assessments!
Animal Research Bundle: From Anchor Charts to Assessments!