Informative Writing and Research Earth Day

Grade Levels
4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
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Informative Research and Writing: Researching Earth Day
Students research and write an informative composition on an Earth Day topic! Passages, note taking outlines, and blank writing pages are included in this purchase. Multiple Common Core Standards and TEKS for 5th Grade Writing are supported.

Included:
* 5 Reading Passages
~ History of Earth Day
~ Environmental Protection Agency
~ Rachel Carson
~ environmental disasters
(Exxon Valdez, 3 Mile Island, Great Smog of 1952)
~ President Theodore Roosevelt
* 10 Outlines / Graphic Organizer for Note-taking
~ 5 outlines provide topics
~ 5 outlines are blank / students provide topics and subtopics
* 5 Composition Pages
* 1 Product List (for teacher flexibility)


Suggested Implementation (independently or small group)
* Choose one of 5 topics to research.
* Take notes using outline provided.
* Use outline to write an informative composition.
* Share with class or in small groups.
* Use for Earth Day celebration / writing contest, Differentiation,
Homework or as an Introduction to Research

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**NOTE**
This is a bundle of 5 products. Each product can be found separately.
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Intended Audience
* Students in grades 5-8
* Identified gifted students in grades 4-5
* Any mathematically or scientifically advanced student
* Students needing extra support in note taking and informative writing

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Total Pages
26
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
2 hours

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Informative Writing and Research Earth Day
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Informative Writing and Research Earth Day
Informative Writing and Research Earth Day