Habitat Research Project - Trading Cards and Report Writing Templates BUNDLE

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    ✍ Take the challenge out of teaching informational report writing to kids. Use these no-prep differentiated writing templates and habitat trading cards to help your students practice informative writing and write information reports on habitats. ✍

    ☀️☀️ New! EASEL Activity added. ☀️☀️

    The habitat trading cards and report writing BUNDLE supports students as they read and learn about habitats. Students can use the information on the fact cards in their habitat report.

    Materials in this bundle include:

    ❤️ Printable Insect Report Writing Templates

    ❤️ Digital Insect Report Writing Templates For Google Slides™ and EASEL

    ❤️ Printable Insect Trading Cards

    ❤️ Digital Insect Trading Cards For Google Slides™ and EASEL

    Materials are available in two versions - printable and digital for Google Slides™ and EASEL. This resource includes BOTH the printable and digital versions.


    Included in the Printable Report Writing Package:

    • report writing posters (poster for each step of the report writing process)
    • report writing bookmark - color and black/white
    • word bank - color and black/white
    • jot notes templates - 3 options
    • draft templates - 3 options with primary and regular lines
    • report templates - 3 options with primary and regular lines
    • editing bookmarks - 5 options in color and black/white
    • self, peer, and teacher assessments - 2 options (happy faces & 4 point scale)
    • rubrics - 2 options

    Included in the Digital Report Writing Package:

    • report writing posters
    • word bank
    • jot note templates - 3 options
    • draft templates
    • final copy templates - 2 options
    • writing mechanics checklists - 5 options
    • sources and bibliography slides (with and without examples)
    • self, peer, and teacher assessments - 2 options (happy faces & 4 point scale)
    • rubrics


    The trading cards are provided in both printable and digital form. The printable version includes a scavenger hunt and the digital version includes 4 questions that students can answer for each of the 8 habitats.

    ✅ There are 8 trading cards that provide factual information on the following habitats:

    • arctic tundra
    • coral reef
    • desert
    • freshwater
    • ocean
    • savanna
    • tropical rainforest
    • temperate forest

    ✅ Each trading card includes the following information :

    • location
    • description
    • weather
    • plants
    • animals
    • three fun facts

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    ☀️☀️ PLEASE NOTE: You need a Google™ account (free) to download and use the Google Slides™ version. ☀️☀️

    How To Use Digital Products With Google Slides™:

    1. Click on the image included in your resource.
    2. When prompted, select ‘Make a Copy.’
    3. Choose the slides you want your students to complete.
    4. Share the file with your students on Google Classroom or with Google Drive™.

    How to use the Digital Products with EASEL:

    1. Click on "Preview and Assign."
    2. Click on "Edit Pages."
    3. Select the pages you want your students to complete by clicking in the little box to the left of each page.
    4. Click "Save Changes" in the top right corner.
    5. Assign to students by clicking on the "Assign" button.


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    ❤️ "One of the biggest selling points of this resource to me was that it was set up in multi-levels. I have a large population of ELL students in two of the schools I work at, and having the different levels of the report forms make research much easier! Thank you so much!!!” - Ellen D.

    ❤️ "I am using this for our research/informational writing unit. I love how there are differentiated pages for learners of all types, visual steps of the process, and the rubrics at the end!" - Kristin Y.


    Look What Teachers Are Saying About Trading Cards:

    ❤️ "These are amazing! I used these as one of my library lessons on research. I challenged my students to find 3 more different facts from a second source." - Cathy A.

    ❤️ "My students loved using these trading cards as a resource when they researched various habitats. They were simple yet detailed. The headings made it easy for my students to find just the fact they needed." - TpT Seller

    ❤️ "I've used this resource for research and it was very easy for the students to read and use. I have a lot of animal lovers this year, so they've even asked to read them during recess!." - Trina S..

    ❤️ "These have been wonderful for my learners that struggle to use the internet for research. Thank you." - TpT Seller


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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Write informative/explanatory texts in which they name a topic, supply some facts about the topic, and provide some sense of closure.
    With guidance and support from adults, focus on a topic, respond to questions and suggestions from peers, and add details to strengthen writing as needed.
    Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.
    With guidance and support from adults and peers, focus on a topic and strengthen writing as needed by revising and editing.
    Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.


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