This resource includes a complete lesson plan for a science writing workshop.
Students will follow a detailed writing process to generate their own essays on animal adaptations and survival. I have polished this process over a number of
5th, 6th, 7th, 8th
Lesson Plans (Individual), Assessment, Literacy Center Ideas
Students will choose an environmental issue to learn more about and will demonstrate their learning by selecting a children's book, a digital presentation, or a theatrical presentation of some kind.
This resource includes a contract for the project
I created this in response after many failed attempts to have students “research” important figures in Science. Research reports and presentations often resulted in snippets of information copied and pasted from the Internet. The resultant
Students work in groups to create a Google presentation about a specific mass extinction event. (We spent time up front on what it takes to create effective presentations).
The purpose of this is twofold. Students will research and learn more