This 15 page unit will help your students create an "All About" book that focuses on research and informative writing. The students can pick any topic that interests them and use a variety of resources to gather information on their topic. Each day students complete another part of the book and in the end, will have a complete book all about their topic.
Day one: Introduce the project and students brainstorm a topic.
Day two: Students discuss and finalize topics, as well as begin brainstorming ways to research.
Day three: Students start using books or computers/iPads to read and learn more about their topic.
Day four: Using their resources, students start filling out the "Fun Facts" worksheet.
Day five: Students continue gathering more info and filling out worksheet.
Day six: Students create a diagram of their object.
Day seven: Using everything they've learned, students use the writing page to write an informative piece about the topic they've chosen.
Day eight: Students create a cover and dedication page.
Day nine: Students put the book together and make up/finish any worksheets.
Day ten: Community sharing of books
-Also included: Easy guide for teachers to follow the unit and a certificate of completion to give students!
This unit will help your students learn about the research process, as well as work on informative writing skills. After each student shares their book, you can give them the fun and cute certificate to show they've finished this writing unit!
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