W.3.7 and W.3.8- Research Writing 2nd Grade
This research writing set helps students learn how to find information in books and digital resources. It gives them practice and ample ways to practice researching and writing.
There are 5 lesson plans, which can be spread out over the course of 2 or 3 weeks.
There are many activities within each lesson plans, which should take you about 2 or 3 days to complete each. The lesson plans are scaffolded to gradually teach the process of research writing.
Lesson 1- Learning About Research Writing
Lesson 2- Sorting Evidence Into Categories
Lesson 3- Exploring Online Research Safely
Lesson 4- Research Project 1- Planets
Lesson 5- Research Project 2- Holidays Around the World
There are also...
--Writing papers with primary lines and regular lines (8 options with picture sizes)
--Assessments (teacher and self)
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This unit covers the Writing Common Core State Standard W.3.7 and W.3.8:
Conduct short research projects that build knowledge about a topic.
Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.