Endangered Animals Species Research Report and Poster End of Year Project

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Are you looking for an engaging research project to motivate, engage, and improve student informational and research writing? This Endangered Species Animals Research Project is broken down step by step to help your students write a research project independently.

This set includes BOTH a printable and digital version.

This writing pack will help your students complete a well-written animal research project independently. Directions are clear and easy to understand and come in two layouts for students to work at their own pace or work as a class step by step.

This pack is perfect for celebrating Earth Day, tying together ELA and science, use as an end-of-year project, or any way you want!

Note-taking sheets and organizers help students to record information they learn from the sources they are using, as well as, gain a deeper understanding of why animals are endangered.

This pack can be easily infused into any writing program. See the preview for more specific details!

NOTE: For students to complete the research, you will need to provide them with books or websites. This pack contains reproducibles to help them gather and organize information into a research project. You can grab close reading passages about endangered animals HERE.

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✓Anchor Chart Posters:

  • What Does Endangered Mean? Poster (color and BW)
  • What Does Extinct Mean? Poster (color and BW)
  • Conservation Status Poster (color and BW)
  • Endangered Species List of Animals Poster (color and BW)

✓Saving Endangered Species NF Article and Reflection

✓Student Project Directions (2 Formats)

✓Preparing for Animal Research and KWL

✓Detailed Student Note Taking Sheets with Guided Ideas for 2 Different Sources

✓Plain Student Note Taking Sheet

✓Planning Your Writing Graphic Organizers

✓Planning each Paragraph & Details Graphic Organizer

✓Student Editing Checklist

✓Teacher Rubric

✓Lined Paper and Cover Sheet for Animal Research

✓Link and directions for digital version.

Creative Animal Research Display Options:

✓Animal Flip Book

✓Animal Snapshot

✓Animal Display Poster

✓6 “You Choose” Going Further Extension Organizers (Use with any book or article)

✓Teacher Notes and Suggestions

NOTE: For students to complete the research, you will need to provide them with books or websites. This pack contains reproducibles to help them gather and organize information into a research project.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.
With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose.
With guidance and support from peers and adults, develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.
Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.
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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