Compare and Contrast Writing / Informational Writing and Research / BUNDLE
With these engaging projects, students will learn about different animals, write informational papers about them, compare and contrast the animals, and write compare and contrast papers.
These fun research projects can be used throughout the school year. Included are Bats vs. Owls, Polar Bears vs. Penguins, Sharks vs. Dolphins, and Butterflies vs. Frogs.
The projects could be implemented in several ways:
-For younger students, they could be a whole class shared/guided reading and writing projects.
-Older students could conduct their own research with books and online resources, possibly in a reading/writing center.
-Half of the class could research and write about one animal while the other half learns about other. Students could partner up to share their research and work together to write the compare and contrast paper.
Included in each packet are:
~a list of Common Core Standards covered
~online research resources
~brainstorming activity cards and directions
~informative writing poster
~student editing checklist
~graphic organizers for each part of the project
~publishing pages with and without clip art – primary and intermediate writing lines
~compare and contrast writing poster
~holistic grading rubric
~colorful bulletin board header pages
Each packet is also available individually:
Bats vs. Owls
Polar Bears vs. Penguins
Sharks vs. Dolphins
Butterflies vs. Frogs
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