Bugs Research Project | Google Slides Informative Writing Prompt with Videos

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  1. Engage students in digital writing with these fun weekly Google Slides writing projects. Students will practice common core writing with engaging prompts including narrative, informative, opinion and how to pieces throughout the year. ALL teaching videos are already included.. simply assign and go!
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Engage students in a bugs and insects research project with this fun Google Slides digital writing prompt / report. Students will research their insect while taking notes on graphic organizers and templates then compile their research into an informative writing presentation. Work is graded using the provided rubric.

ALL teaching videos are already included.. simply assign and go! Excellent for digital learning, distance learning, homeschool teachers, hybrid teaching, guest teachers, student teachers and the average busy teacher!

Students will practice basic skills on Google Slides while working on this presentation. ALL TEACHING VIDEOS are included, or can be replaced with videos that you make. Simply assign, and students will be ready to go.

Week Overview:

  • Monday: Introduction and Prewrite - Students will learn how to research facts and add bullet points to their graphic organizer
  • Tuesday: Draft - Students will write a hook topic sentence, 2 fact sentences and details to support their facts
  • Wednesday: Draft - Students will finish their last 2 reasons, 2 details and add a closing sentence
  • Thursday: Revise/Edit - Students are walked through using a basic revising and editing checklist
  • Friday: Students are taught to add photos and to use a rubric to check their work before turning it in

What you get with the download:

A PDF linking to:

  • Teaching Slides
  • Student Publishing Template
  • Teacher Example

This was designed for second graders, but can easily be adapted to be implemented in first and third grade classrooms.

All video links are also included, for troubleshooting purposes for districts that have permissions settings.

These lessons build on each other, so videos might go through previously covered topics rather quickly. If you would like the comprehensive resource, upgrade to the bundle.

A FREE subscription to Epic Books will help students with research, but is not required to complete this project. Any nonfiction tools that students have available to gather information will work.

Check out A YEAR OF DIGITAL WRITING LESSONS [a growing bundle]:

August

September

October

November

December

Or

January

February

March

April

May (Released April 16)

  • Hey Little Ant Opinion Writing Project
  • Insect Report Informative Writing
  • A Buggy Life Narrative Writing

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Total Pages
25+
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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Standards

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Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.
With guidance and support from adults, use a variety of digital tools to produce and publish writing, including in collaboration with peers.
Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., read a number of books on a single topic to produce a report; record science observations).
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

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