Common Core Research & Informative/Explanatory Writing Project (Topic: Penguins)

Common Core Research & Informative/Explanatory Writing Project (Topic: Penguins)
Common Core Research & Informative/Explanatory Writing Project (Topic: Penguins)
Common Core Research & Informative/Explanatory Writing Project (Topic: Penguins)
Common Core Research & Informative/Explanatory Writing Project (Topic: Penguins)
Common Core Research & Informative/Explanatory Writing Project (Topic: Penguins)
Common Core Research & Informative/Explanatory Writing Project (Topic: Penguins)
Common Core Research & Informative/Explanatory Writing Project (Topic: Penguins)
Common Core Research & Informative/Explanatory Writing Project (Topic: Penguins)
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This file contains several student pages to create an informative/explanatory writing booklet on the topic of penguins. A page with links to facts, videos and books is provided to plan the research on penguins. Students will use the following pages to create their books:

Table of Contents
All About Penguins (paragraph)
Diagram of a ______ Penguin
Species of Penguins
______ Penguins (paragraph)
Diagram of a ______ Penguin
How to Take Care of an Egg
Fun Facts
Glossary

Several samples are included from actual first grade students!

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.2 Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.2a Introduce a topic and group related information together; include illustrations when useful to aiding comprehension.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.2b Develop the topic with facts, definitions, and details.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.2c Use linking words and phrases (e.g., also, another, and, more, but) to connect ideas within categories of information.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.2d Provide a concluding statement or section.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1.7 Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of “how-to” books on a given topic and use them to write a sequence of instructions).
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.1.8 With guidance and support from adults, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.7 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).
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.8 Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.7 Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.8 Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.
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23 pages
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Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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