Mike the Headless Chicken - A Mini Research Project

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If you have reluctant writers, this research project is sure to get their attention! In 1945, a farmer was sent out into the yard to bring back a chicken for dinner. After he beheaded the chicken, he didn’t die! In fact he lived for 18 more months, pecking, preening, and touring the country. (I know you are going to Google this!)

Package Includes:

• Lesson Plan
• Research questions on note cards
• Decorated stationery
• Rubric
• Multiple resources cited for research

Common Core Standards:

Third Grade

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.2
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.4
With guidance and support from adults, produce writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task and purpose.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.7
Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.

Fourth Grade

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.2
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.4
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.7
Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.

Fifth Grade

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.2
Write informative/explanatory texts to examine a topic and convey ideas and information clearly.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.4
Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.5.7
Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.

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Mike the Headless Chicken - A Mini Research Project
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Mike the Headless Chicken - A Mini Research Project
Mike the Headless Chicken - A Mini Research Project
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