This integrated research report has students navigating informational text, recording their findings, publishing their reports (2 styles of publishing are included), writing an opinion piece about one simple machine, and presenting their reports to the class. This Simple Machines Research Report can be implemented during literacy centers as an independent project or a partner project. Students will have fun researching and learning about simple machines!
This 40 page project includes the following:
Notes for the Teacher
Lists of ELA CCSS for Grades 3-5
Student Directions for Mini-Book Publishing and Brochure Publishing
Student Planning Forms
Brochure-Style Final Draft Pages
Mini-Book Style Final Draft Pages
Simple Machines Academic Vocabulary Chart
2 Styles of Academic Vocabulary Templates
Opinion Writing Graphic Organizer
Opinion Writing Final Draft Pages with Prompt
Report Rubrics for Grades 3-5 Aligned with CCSS
Opinion Writing Rubrics for Grades 3-5 Aligned with CCSS
Oral Presentation Rubric for All Grades
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