Shared Research Activities W.K.7, W.1.7

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K - 1st, Homeschool
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These Shared Research Activities are the perfect way to enhance student research skills and writing abilities. Kids will love using these Shared Research Activities to learn more about popular topics and topics of interest.

Why will you L*O*V*E these Shared Research Activities?

Have you run a shared research project with primary students? It can be a daunting task that requires a lot of logistics and thought.

This shared research printables set will take the hassle away from this writing project in the primary years while using a cooperative learning structure. This pack is SO very easy to assemble, will save you tons of time, sanity, and energy! It is also low prep and ink friendly!

What is included in the Shared Research Activities?

This shared research packet is designed to be used with any animal and contains:

♦Cover page

♦Teacher note

♦How to use this writing research project any month of the year

♦Shared Research tips.

♦Cooperative learning job tags

♦Chart with possible mini-lessons for shared research unit

♦Shared research title page

♦table of contents

♦ Writing frames (topic sentence, three facts, closing sentence) for body features, adaptations, habitat, food, predators, having babies.

♦ Illustration page (labels and captions) for body features, adaptations, habitat, food, predators, having babies


♦grading rubric

♦Copyright and credits page

Thank you for considering my shared research activities for your classroom!

Laura G.

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Key Words: shared research, Common Core writing, writing for kindergarten, writing for first grade, nonfiction writing.

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of books by a favorite author and express opinions about them).
Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., explore a number of “how-to” books on a given topic and use them to write a sequence of instructions).


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