Choices, choices, choices!!! In this inquiry based learning project students can choose between 7 formats, but grades are based on the same rubric criteria.This research project is Common Core writing and literacy aligned, and was recently completely updated.
This works as a biography or teacher assigned topic project. Students write a focus question, gather primary source quotes, write an informational text paragraph with evidence, create timelines, create five class questions and provide visuals. Many of the projects have a template or have examples. An informational paragraph pre-write template is incliuded! In addition, there is a worksheet provided for a project gallery walk on due day.
Research project formats include:
1. Brochure with template
2. Make a Pizza Project
3. Mobile Project
4. Folding Flap Project with template
5. Video Interview with Script
6. Newsletter Project
7. Poster Board Project
All of the formats have the same requirements and the same rubric to make grading streamlined and easy! The teacher directions also have several other project ideas that students can do withthe exact same requirement! These projects are Common Core aligned straight forward and fun for students.
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