Digital Research Paper | Complete Unit for Upper Elementary | Google Slides™

Grade Levels
4th - 5th
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Formats Included
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25+ and Video
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Teaching students how to write a research paper can be difficult. This FULL DIGITAL UNIT makes it easier for the teacher to teach students to write quality research papers. This resource will walk your students step-by-step through the writing process- from brainstorming ideas to publishing the final product.

In this product you will find a complete guide for writing research papers. From beginning research to the finished product, this guide is perfect for grades 3-6. Below you will find a list of what is included in Google Folder:

• Packet Cover

• Due Dates for Project

• Unit Outcomes

• Brainstorming Ideas Page

• KWL Chart

• How to Research

• Taking Notes/Using Notecards

• How to write an outline

• Outline template (for a 3 or 5 body paragraph paper)

• How to Draft Diagram

• Opening/Closing Paragraphs

• Rough Draft Writing Pages (for a 3 or 5 body paragraph paper)

• Work Cited Guide

• Rubric (both PDF and Google Forms)

• Sample Essay

• Blank Slides (with the same format) so you can customize as needed (please note, you cannot edit the original slides)

• Video Walkthrough of the Resource for Educators

*Please note: This is a fully digital resource and is compatible with Google Drive and Google Classroom


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Total Pages
25+ and Video
Answer Key
Rubric only
Teaching Duration
1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Provide a concluding statement or section related to the information or explanation presented.
Develop the topic with facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples related to the topic.
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.


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