Use this project to introduce the idea of non-fiction research and writing with this animal research project. It is easy to use and requires little prep. Use sheets to create a booklet or individually to teach certain aspects of non-fiction writing and research.
-Fact and opinion mini posters
-Fact and opinion worksheet Sort
-Animal Idea page (black and white and color option)
-Animal selection page
-My animal can, has, is and needs page
-Facts research page
-All About cover page
-Table of Contents (2 styles)
-Writing pages (5, use as many as needed)
-Meet the Author page
When students have completed this project, there are many extension activities you could do with it. Have them share their reports with the class or peers, create a wax museum zoo where the students become the animals and report on their topic, create habitats and more.