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Animal Research Bundle: From Anchor Charts to Assessments!

The Naturally Creative Classroom

The Naturally Creative Classroom

This Animal Research Bundle contains all you need to teach students how to complete an individualized, self-directed research project ending in a Natural History Museum. Students will learn how to ... View Full Description
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Total Price: $22.00

Categories: 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, Science, Writing
Product Type: Printable

Product Description

This Animal Research Bundle contains all you need to teach students how to complete an individualized, self-directed research project ending in a Natural History Museum. Students will learn how to research using non-fiction books and put the information in their own words! No more copying directly from the book! The process is broken down into day-to-day lessons.

Who is it for?

  • 3rd Graders (8 to 9-year-olds)
  • 4th Graders (9 to 10-year-olds)
  • 5th Graders (10 to 11-year-olds)
  • Your little scientist
  • Homeschoolers

 This Animal Research Bundle contains all you need to teach students how to complete an individualized, self-directed research project ending in a Natural History Museum. Students will learn how to research using non-fiction books and put the information in their own words! No more copying directly from the book! The process is broken down into day-to-day lessons.

This Animal Research bundle is differentiated and a perfect way to meet the needs of all of your students.

This unit contains CHOICE, which is key for student engagement. Students will choose one animal from a selection of grade-appropriate non-fiction and focus on their animal's adaptations, habitat, predators, prey/diet and other interesting facts.

Common Core and Science Standards aligned! Suggestions for guided reading groups are also included.

What's included?

 -5 + weeks of complete daily lesson plans

-Completed PROJECT SAMPLES to show your students what a quality animal research project looks like

-All student handouts, parent letters (English and Spanish) and teacher masters

-Choosing books for animal research

-Suggested Animal Lists

-Anchor Chart Printables

-Interactive Journal Pages

-Creative ways to assess prior knowledge

-Informational Text Features

-Informational Text vocabulary activities

-detailed instructions on how to teach students how to write an interesting paragraph with strong, varied language

-suggestions on how to supervise student work and create guided reading groups based on need

-step-by-step instructions on how to demonstrate to students how to make a No-to-Low cost diorama

-step-by-step instructions on how to demonstrate how to make animal research product using PowerPoint or Prezi

-Product Descriptors for easy grading! These Animal Research Product Descriptors are available in English and Spanish (translated using Google Translate)

-Writing Process Clip Chart

If you enjoy my Animal Research Project, check out my Biography Research Project!

 

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About the Seller

The Naturally Creative Classroom
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I have taught 1st through 5th grade and have taken some time off to be home with my twins. I am certified to teach K-8 as well as Gifted and Talented. I am also pursuing my English as a Second Language endorsement. 

I LOVE to create challenging but fun resources that can be easily implemented in your classroom. I focus on creative thinking and integrated research units. I hope that you enjoy my products!

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