Have you ever thought about starting a Genius Hour Project in your classroom? I have started one in mine and have searched high and low for great materials to make it all come together.
This is a huge product that includes a teacher section:
This mostly contains FAQs about Genius Hour and it's Implementation in the classroom.
A student section (all of the materials you will need to duplicate to get and keep students on track):
Session Reminder Half Sheets
Presentation Reminder Half Sheets
Parent Presentation Invitation Half Sheets
Binder/Folder Covers (teacher and student)
Brainstorming Questions sheet (3 pages)
Presentation Format Suggestions
Google Trick Sheets
Search Reference Page
Session Log (very detailed with a few options)
Session Planning Pages (students)
Research Logs (various- Google, KidRex & General)
Teacher Presentation Tracker Sheets
Teacher Student Project Tracker Sheets
Rubrics (1 General, 1 Aligned to 5th Grade CCSS)
To Include a new Editable Parent Communication PPT.
Simply add a text box over the slides and you have your own personalized parent communication sheets.
The Preview will show you a snapshot of some of the files included
If there is something not listed that you would love to see added, please let me know!