INDEPENDENT WORK! 20 independent research projects, activities, and crafts for 2nd and 3rd grade to work on during or after YOUR informational writing lessons. Independent work is great for high level learners and early finishers. Directions for completion and a cute template for each independent project are provided for each project. (SEE PREVIEW!) Set them in your science center or use them for early finishers. 2nd and 3rd grade students will do a lot of reading and writing during this authentic practice! There are 20 projects to choose from!
You will set out your books on the topics or provide web site access. Children read and write to complete the projects.
Use these while teaching the informational COMMON CORE standards to promote independence in research and determining importance while reading. Use them for early finishers and authentic practice in reading, researching, and writing. Use them for whole class projects during your science lessons! USE THEM FOR RtI projects for Tier 1 learners! Use them to make your classroom FUN!!!
Each project is based on COMMON CORE expectations OR high interest topics for these age levels. Using these will encourage children to read, learn, write, and make a project INDEPENDENTLY.
You get materials for 20+ projects and 3 extra sheets that can be used with any topic all year long!
-check list style instruction sheets for each project
-over 20 projects for children to independently complete-
-3 "any topic" organizers to encourage writing all year long
-science or research station
-bulletin board displays
-whole class projects
-non-fiction reading/writing units
-Friday Fun activities
-book buddy activities
-sub tub activitities
-summer reading activities/motivation!
Some projects need to be printed on card stock. Materials needed may include markers or crayons, tape, stapler, and construction paper. Most children can complete the projects independently!!!
You provide books on the topics OR access to the internet.
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