This 29 page Natural Disasters Research Report can be implemented during Literacy Centers before, during or after a study of natural disasters. This engaging project allows students to choose a type of natural disaster, navigate informational texts, record findings, draft a newspaper article, publish a newspaper article and present to their peers. Also included is a narrative writing extension where students can write an imaginative story about a natural disaster and publish as a separate newspaper article or a storybook. Word Work center activities are included for students to define, illustrate, and study academic vocabulary associated with the study of natural disasters.
Included in this package you will find the following:
Natural Disasters Report Planning Form
Natural Disasters Newspaper Planning/Drafting Form
Natural Disasters Newspaper Final Report Pages
Natural Disasters Narrative Story Planner
Narrative Story Newspaper Final Draft Page
Narrative Storybook Writing Final Draft Pages
Natural Disasters Newspaper Report Rubrics for Grades 3-5 Aligned with CCSS
Natural Disasters Narrative Story Rubrics for Grades 3-5 Aligned with CCSS
Oral Presentation Rubric
Natural Disasters Academic Vocabulary Chart
Natural Disasters Academic Vocabulary Templates—2 Styles
16 Natural Disasters Academic Vocabulary Flash Cards
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