This project is designed to give students hands-on practice with the research and development of an informational presentation, the preparation of note cards, and presentation techniques. It also allows for practice with note-taking from an auditory source. It is structured around animal research, so information will likely be abundant. There is also a creative writing piece that helps reinforce literary elements. This is often used in the lower grades to introduce students to the idea of research and planning for a presentation, but it can be altered to be appropriate for any grade level. The packet includes all of the instructions for the research, a presentation rubric, note-taking outlines, and a culminating activity.