Rabbits and Hares are the perfect topic to introduce your students to using note cards when gathering information. I have used these lessons with third through fifth graders. The lessons take the Writing Process step-by step with scaffolding and modeling. They include: Complete Lesson Plans, a KWLW Chart, one fiction and three non-fiction selections, labeled note cards, a Graphic Organizer, and an Editing Key. There is a reading for Details Activity also included.
Since this is an introduction to writing a report, there is a great deal of modeling and guided practice in this unit. In addition, it offers students an abundance of information about creating topic sentences, plus editing and
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