This is a fun, 35 page resource to help your students produce a research report on Polar Animals.This report template contains worksheets, organizers, tools and forms to use for your students to create, develop, write, edit, illustrate, present, and assess your students’ research report. This report (or performance task) is also designed to not only to learn and explain the new information, but answer some higher level thinking questions (Common Core Essential Questions) to apply the knowledge they have learned.
This report is designed to have your students choose one polar animal, to research it, and complete this report.
A simple rubric and student checklist is included. You can also add to this report by asking your students to do a model or large poster of their polar animal as well.
You can use this report template in its entirety, or “pick and choose” the questions that you wish to use and tailor it to your students’ needs.
This package contains the following planet report elements:
1. Creative Cover and folder for report
2. Title Page- (Polar animal name, your name, teacher name)
3. Polar Animal Report (Template)
A. Topic and Introduction
B. Is your polar animal from the Antarctic region, the Arctic region, or both?
C. Description of the polar animal
F. Life Cycle
G. Eating Habits/ Predators or Prey?
H. How animal protects itself/ Communicate with the Outside World
I. Interesting and Unusual Facts
J. What are your polar animal’s closest relatives?
K. Compare and Contrast Two Animals
L. A Day in the Life of Your Animal
M. Is your polar animal’s environment changing?
N. Additional Information
O. Extra Blank paper to expand any questions throughout the report
4. Life Cycle
5. Finding Your Information
6. Resources or Bibliography
7. Graphic Organizer (Tree Map)
8. Notes page two varieties
9. Presentation Information Sheet and/ or Project Sheet/ Performance Task
10. Rubric for Report or Performance Task
11. Student Check List
12. CCSS Bulletin Board Standard to post
13. Teacher Notes
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