This Non-fiction Research Activity Pack is PERFECT for today's modern kid! There are 3 ENGAGING and FUN research project ideas for your students to complete. Use them whole group and add them to your literacy centers or rotations. Your students are sure to LOVE these activities!!! Check out the PREVIEW!!
Activity 1 - "Oh, Snap! Animal Research" an iPhone themed activity where students research an animal using the sticky note research template and formulate a fictional scenario where they snap a photo of their animal in the wild. Students will incorporate some of their facts in the story.
Activity 2 - "Facebook Biography" where students will research a famous person or historical figure using the sticky note template. Once research is finished, students will create a fictional Facebook page for their person incorporating some of the things they learned while researching.
Activity 3 - "How-To YouTube Tutorial" where students research any subject or topic they want using the sticky note template. Once they have researched enough information about the topic, students will sketch out an idea for creating a YouTube tutorial video explaining HOW TO do something.
Each activity included in this packet comes with a sticky note research template for recording notes, a blank activity template, and BEST OF ALL, a teacher's guide/example for EACH ONE!!! Modeling made easy :)
This non-fiction research activity pack can be used with students ranging from 1st grade through 4th grade. Students will benefit most with explicit modeling and practice. Your students will LOVE having these activities included in their literacy centers and will give them PURPOSE while they learn and research new topics of interest.
THANK YOU for looking! :)