An informative research project on animals designed for implementation in the first grade classroom. It can be modified and used in kindergarten or second as well.
-Common Core Aligned page 3
-Letter to Parents page 4 (Explains research project)
-Habitat Shoebox Worksheet page 5
-Appearance, Home, Food, Babies, Cool Facts, Informational Sheets pages 6-10
-Bubble Map page 11
-Words to Sentences page 12
-Research Paper Cover page 13
-Writing Paper pages 14-16
My students will be using the structure of my writing process to complete the research writing portion of this project. You can find how I set up my writing on my teaching blog http://chalkfullofideasinfirst.blogspot.com/2014/03/amazing-writing-workshop.html. I would also recommend completing this project as a whole class on one animal (to model), and then partnering students up to complete it on their own animal. Enjoy and Happy Teaching!