Research is out of this world with this unit! This space research unit teaches students information literacy skills while they study outer space and the planets. The topic is introduced with the use of children's literature. Then, all of the steps of the research process are covered in this unit. Students have opportunities to select appropriate resources, take notes, and create an end product. In addition, the end product, a persuasive letter, correlates with writing skills learned in language arts classes.
This packet includes five lesson outlines, including preparation steps and a list of needed materials. The packet also includes cards for grouping students into teams, a t-chart for note-taking, a postcard template for their writing product, a self-evaluation slip and bookmarks.
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