This research booklet is designed using thinking maps as a way to help students organize their thoughts while researching a specific animal. I created these for 1-2 graders to be able to organize their research when we covered a unit on animals. I merged science/writing to be able to have a cross curricular project that spanned several weeks of research and writing. In the end the students used this to create their own entire book about an animal.
Each page also has a box of "frequently used words" for each section.
The document is in English and Spanish