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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 4b, Unit 2: Research Study: Industrial and Agricultural Water Management

For Teachers 7th Standards
The 17 lessons in Module 4B, Unit 2 continue to focus on sustainable water management. Seventh graders research ways industry and agriculture currently use freshwater resources to ways sustainable water management could be improved. They...
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Life Science

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Photosynthesis, extinction, biomimicry, and bioremediation. Young environmental engineers study these processes. Using photosynthesis as a model and biomimicry as an example, groups research how nature provides hints for engineering...
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2020 Election Lesson Plans

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
With all the hyperbole of an election year, it can be difficult to find the facts, just the facts about candidates, issues, and ballot measures. Young political scientists, with the help of 21 resources from a nonpartisan, information...
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Peacebuilding Toolkit for Educators - Middle School Edition

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Rather than just talking about giving peace a chance, with the 15 resources in this collection middle schoolers learn the skills they need to become peace builders. The lessons were developed by the United States Institute of Peace...
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EngageNY Algebra II Module 4: Inferences and Conclusions from Data

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The Algebra II Module 4 collection focuses on four topics: Probability, Modeling Data Distributions, Drawing Conclusions Using Data from a Sample, and Drawing Conclusions Using Data from an Experiment. Students show what they have...
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EngageNY Grade 7 ELA: Module 2a, Unit 3

For Teachers 7th Standards
The final unit in Module 3A focuses on research skills. The 10 lessons in the collection have students examining how businesses can impact working conditions. Using a case study of the garment industry, class members learn to gather...
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EngageNY Grade 9 ELA: Module 3, Unit 2

For Teachers 9th Standards
Temple Grandin's Animals in Translation provides the anchor text in an inquiry-based unit project that requires ninth graders to use sophisticated research skills. Learners focus on accurate search engine techniques including searching...
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EngageNY Grade 10 ELA: Module 3, Unit 2

For Teachers 10th Standards
Research writing is all about the process. Scholars work through the steps of the investigative process in a unit that asks them to create a research portfolio, examine several possible topics, and search for resources on these topics....
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EngageNY Grade 4 ELA Module 2A, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: Life in Colonial America

For Teachers 4th Standards
Fourth graders delve into a variety of informational text types to begin building background knowledge on life in Colonial America. The unit engages learners in researching what life was like during this time by exploring how colonists...
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Writing: 7th Grade ELA Common Core

For Teachers 7th Standards
Transform drafting into crafting with a collection of materials designed to enrich your seventh grade writing unit. Each resource addresses one or more Common Core standards for persuasive writing, informational writing, and narrative...
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Project-based Learning: A Dynamic Approach to Classroom Learning

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Project-based learning. What is it? What are the benefits? The pitfalls? What preparation is necessary? Skills? Tools? This collection of articles, apps, worksheets, lesson/units plans, and project suggestions will get you started on the...
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Research Skills For High Schoolers: Going Beyond Google

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Now more than ever it is essential that 21st-century learners develop strong research skills. The resources in this collection are designed to teach high schoolers how to formulate a research question, use advanced search techniques,...
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Innovative Research Skills for Middle School

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
No matter what technology is available to your middle schoolers, the basic tenets of research remain the same: analyzing primary and secondary documents, verifying the validity of sources, and citing sources properly. Explore a...
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Developing Research Skills for Elementary Learners

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Engage young learners in the research process. From how to use the Internet to perform searches, to investigating research topics and writing about them, this collection is sure to get beginning researchers on their way. Most of the...
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Performing and Presenting Research: 7th ELA Grade Common Core

For Teachers 7th Standards
The W.7.7, W.7.8, and W.7.9 Common Core standards revolve around conducting, gathering, and presenting research. Solid research skills will serve your students well across the disciplines throughout their academic, and perhaps...
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EngageNY Grade 4 ELA: Module 2A, Unit 3

For Teachers 4th Standards
Fourth graders continue their research on colonial life in America and build on knowledge gained in the first two units of the module. Taking that knowledge and putting it into a historical fiction narrative is the focus of this final...
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Communicating Your Results

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Groups analyze and interpret their data from previous research in order to develop individualized findings. The teams then use guidelines to help determine what aspects of their research to include on a poster. Class members then compare...
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Biology Training Conclusion

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Gravity is just one consideration when determining human habitability on a new planet. The lesson connects four different units and starts with connecting the various systems: planetary systems, human body systems, etc. After scholars...
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Research to Deepen Understanding Grade 6: Research Framework

For Teachers 6th Standards
The ability to research is a key skill that helps deepen understanding of information, find explanations to questions, evaluate sources, and make connections. Walk sixth graders through the research process involving identifying a topic...
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Pocket

For Students K - 12th Standards
Can't read this now, I'll have to check it out later. A teacher's time is always limited. So often as we peruse the web for personal and professional content, we come across sites and information that we cannot immediately browse. Enter,...
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Famous Person Book Project

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
What a great adaptation of your traditional famous person project! After selecting and reading a biography of a famous person, pupils design a "book" that includes a doll/action figure printable of the famous person, written summary, and...
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Advanced Word

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed Standards
How do you manage the formatting of a lengthy document, like a research paper or dissertation, in Microsoft Word? Discover how to use built-in tools to organize research and citations in a Word processing document, automate tedious...
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Documenting Research: Sorting and Recording Information About the Wheelwright

For Teachers 4th Standards
Fourth graders practice using a graphic organizer to record their notes and answer text-dependent questions while supplying evidence of how they found their answer. They focus on a machine called the wheelright, which was commonly used...
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Writing to Inform: Colonial Trades

For Teachers 4th Standards
Fourth graders who are studying life in colonial America engage in a instructional activity which has them create a "Help Wanted" ad that would have been written by a master craftsperson from back in the day. They utilize a graphic...
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Following the Leaders

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Examine the historic election of Pope Benedict XVI and reflect on the challenges he faces as the new leader of the Catholic Church. This New York Times lesson investigates how other world leaders are chosen in different forms of...
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Discovering Japan Through Cooperative Research

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Search a variety of sources to create a multimedia or book project about Japan. Learners use the independent investigation method to plan and conduct research about Japan. They use the information they discover to create a computer book...
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Candidate Position Research

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
New ReviewAs part of their study of the US Presidential election process, class members research a presidential candidate's position on a specific topic or topics. Formatting their research as a pro/con question ("Should the Death Penalty Be...
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Digging into Halloween

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Halloween is the topic of a writing lesson that challenges scholars to research the holiday and create an information product such as a brochure or oral report. A presentation activates prior knowledge in preparation for a small group...
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Individual Research

For Teachers 7th Standards
Seventh graders get the option of choosing their own text from a selection to read and gather more information as part of their research. Learners discuss the difference in reading for research and reading for pleasure. They also begin...
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Performance Task: Planning the Final Brochure

For Teachers 7th Standards
Partners use a Brochure Planning Guide to create brochures giving advice to consumers about products based on the research they finished about working conditions. After planning the brochure, they complete a sketch outline and then begin...
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Hey, Little Ant

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
A lesson about opinions and perspective begins with a discussion that challenges scholars to imagine their life as an ant. Learners then listen to a read-aloud of Hey, Little Ant by Phillip M. Hoose and Hannah Hoose—stopping to answer...
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Survey Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
It's time to take a survey. After looking at an example of a survey on lunch preferences, groups design their own surveys. They consider the sample size and sampling technique, then conduct the surveys. As a final activity, they create...
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My Voice, My Voter's Guide

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Class members may be too young to vote, but that doesn't mean their voices are silent! After researching key information, such as policies for registering to what to expect at the polls, young scholars create and present election guides...
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Community Spotlight Cards

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Not all heroes wear capes—or cleats. Class members identify unsung heroes in their schools or towns for interviews, then create trading cards. A celebration including presentations or trading of cards completes their investigation of...
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My Myers-Briggs Type

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Psychology students investigate a personality type test and consider its validity. After taking the assessment, individuals consider how accurate they believe the assessment is.
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Using Biographies for Sequencing, Main Idea and Details

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Amelia Earhart is the focus of a lesson that challenges scholars to determine the main idea and details of biographical texts. Small groups read a biography, respond to several questions, and put events in sequential order to create a...
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Beautiful Utah!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
When you're planning your next trip, don't overlook the lovely state of Utah! Elementary class members learn more about the Beehive State before creating a poster and presenting their research to peers.
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Setting Up Your Report Before You Write

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Young scholars have many questions, but when it comes to finding the answers, they come up a bit short. Help them learn where to turn to solve their queries with a research structure activity. As elementary students brainstorm and...
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Discovering Diwali

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Learn more about the festivals of India with an enriching activity on Diwali! After middle schooler research information about the Hindu holiday, they write an essay about its origin, who celebrates it, and the sights and sounds of the...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Unit 2, Lesson 9

For Teachers 10th Standards
So what is the plan? Scholars are now ready to complete the final instructional activity of independent research before finalizing their plans. At the end, they turn in all research tool sheets and research frames, as well as organize...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Unit 2, Lesson 1

For Teachers 10th Standards
Scholars work through an investigation process to narrow down a question to research. Learners begin by examining the research process, creating a research portfolio, and then vetting two or three possible topics. For extended work, they...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Unit 2, Lesson 13

For Teachers 10th Standards
Is that your final answer? As part of the last lesson, scholars finalize their research portfolios. They review all of their claim tools and gain the perspective of others as they discuss their work with a group. To finish, they write...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Unit 2, Lesson 8

For Teachers 10th Standards
Take it one step at a time. Scholars use the steps learned in lessons three through five to guide their independent research. While using the steps, learners complete research tool organizers to record their thinking, sources, and...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Unit 2, Lesson 7

For Teachers 10th Standards
Scholars begin to work on their research ideas from the first six lessons independently. They use their previous work in the first six lessons as well as a research checklist to guide their work. To finish, they complete graphic...
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Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Unit 2, Lesson 3

For Teachers 10th Standards
Is that source reliable? Learners take a close look at determining which sources give reliable information to use for their research. Scholars use organizers to examine each source based on credibility, accessibility, and relevance....
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Grade 10 ELA Module 3: Unit 2, Lesson 2

For Teachers 10th Standards
There are no bad questions—or are there? Scholars learn how to create effective questions to guide their research by first creating questions for their peer's research topic. Learners then vet classmates' questions before narrowing down...
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The Long Wall of China

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
While some aspects of the Great Wall of China are known, other parts of its story are obscured by time. A research lesson asks scholars to consider what we know and don't understand about this wonder of the world. The class then compiles...
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Planning and Conducting a Study

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Plan to use the activities on planning studies and experiments. A curriculum module for AP® Statistics gives instructors some useful information on how to conduct studies, sample surveys, and experiments. It also has some ideas for...
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Black History Month Report

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
As part of Black History Month, class members investigate in depth the life and work of an African American musician.
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Honors Theses

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
For those enrolled in a college honors program, four years of hard work culminate in one paper—an honors thesis. A handout outlines the steps to writing the paper, beginning with a sample timetable and time management instructions. Once...
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Citing Sources: APA Style

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
It's more than simply polite to cite the sources used when conducting research—it's a necessity. A handout on APA style outlines how to cite a wide variety of sources, as well as how to format a research paper so it aligns with APA...
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Policy Brief

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Not all writing assignments take the form of an essay. When it comes to politics, it's all about policy briefs. This type of writing is the topic of an informative handout, which is part of a larger series on specific writing...
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Plagiarism

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
As many unfortunate journalists have learned, taking someone else's ideas and passing them off as your own is never a good idea. It's called plagiarism—and it's a big deal. Thankfully, a handout helps writers learn how to avoid...
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Evaluating Print Sources

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Not all sources are created equal, so how do you evaluate them? Writers learn how to evaluate print sources based on elements such as audience, tone, and argument in the sixth handout of 24 in the Writing the Paper series from the...
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Organizations Working for Peace

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
We're all in this together! Show young scholars that peace is a process and having the support of like-minded people can make it happen. 13th in a series of 15 peace building activities, groups conduct research on a peace organization,...
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Research Ethics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Psychologists designing experiments to research human behavior must consider weighty ethical concerns. Class members act as members of an institutional review board and examine proposals to determine whether included provisions...
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Sampling or Assignment?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Each discipline has its own vocabulary, terms it uses to identify key concepts and processes. Sample, to psychologists, refers to those people (participants) a researcher is studying, while assignment refers to the treatment conditions...
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Writing an Opinion Requiring Voting

For Students 5th Standards
Challenge writers to compose an essay detailing their stance on, and the history of, voting. Three assignments, each broken down into three parts, requires fifth graders to take notes, read and complete charts, write paragraphs, compare...
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News Flash!

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Extra, extra, read all about it! Scholars research information on endangered species and produce a news report to share their findings with the rest of the class. In groups, they then consider engineering solutions to problems on habitat...
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Historical Source Analysis Sheet

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How can you teach high schoolers to evaluate their sources? A helpful, one-page worksheet prompts young researchers to list the creators, arguments, and purpose of their sources as well as any questions they have about them.
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Is Most Published Research Wrong?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Don't believe everything you read! The Veritasium playlist offers a lesson describing the validity of published research. According to their information, there is cause to question most results. 
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The Legendary King of San Miguel: Lesson Plan 3 - Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The documentary, The Legendary King of San Miguel Island, introduces the fascinating tale of Herb Lester, his family, and their life on San Miguel Island. Viewers have an opportunity to expand their study of the island and of Lester's...
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10 Ideas for Teaching Black History Month

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Celebrate Black History Month with the help of 10 ideas that delve deep into the history, major events, contributions, famous African Americans, and sheds light on how scholars today can take a proactive stance on current civil rights...
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A Living Timeline of Civil Rights

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Take a step into a live museum exhibit featuring important people and events from the Civil Rights Movement. Here, scholars research, write a summary, and present their new-found knowledge orally as well as visually to museum...
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The Revolutionary Times

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Be sure to grab a copy of the Revolutionary Times! Scholars take a step back in time to report on topics as set in the revolutionary time period. Events include the ride of Paul Revere, the Battle of Saratoga, and more.
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Models

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Small groups research one of six recycling topics and collect data to develop a model. They then use the model to make predictions and draw inferences about the recycling trends of their materials and present their findings to the class. 
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Introductions: Formulating Problem Statements

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Describing a problem efficiently doesn't solve it, but a well-crafted argument can move readers to action. High schoolers focus on structuring problem statements by reading examples of strong essays and working in groups to create their...
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Scavenger Hunt: Identifying Unreliable Sources

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What's the difference between a good source and an unreliable source? Young researchers prove accurate facts by finding sources that both support and deny their truth. 
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Brainstorm Workshop: Responding to Friendly Questions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Questions are not meant to challenge arguments, but to enhance them. High schoolers use peers' questions about their one-page research proposals to guide further research and to generate ideas for the next draft of writing.
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How to Find a Research Question

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
There are so many fascinating topics and concepts to learn about in the world. But where do you start? Begin formulating questions for an argumentative research paper with a guided practice lesson. After coming up with three questions...
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Evaluating Reports Based on Data from a Sample

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Statistics can be manipulated to say what you want them to say. Teach your classes to be wise consumers and sort through the bias in those reports. Young statisticians study different statistical reports and analyze them for misleading...
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What's in a Biography?

For Teachers 5th Standards
Reinforce research skills, close reading, teamwork, and biographical writing skills with one collaborative lesson. Groups create slide shows detailing the elements of a biography through a presentation on a famous American person. Based...
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Current Applications in Science

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers may claim to have no interest in scientific revelations and discoveries, but watch how quickly they download a new app onto their state-of-the-art smartphones. Scholars discuss the scientific or technological breakthrough...
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Plagiarism Fair Use Copyright

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Nothing makes junior high and high school teachers more frustrated than plagiarism. Instruct young writers about copyright laws and the correct ways to paragraph information without copying the exact words. A set of secondary-level...
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Special Friends: Challenge Activities (Theme 9)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Special Friends is the theme of a unit comprised of challenge activities for those who have already mastered the skills in the Houghton Mifflin unit Special Friends. Extended learning opportunities include writing an activity book, a...
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Big6 Research Project

For Teachers 8th Standards
Do research projects at your school look like a class of eighth graders staring at a blank screen? Use the Big 6 research method to guide middle schoolers through the process of finding a topic, searching for and evaluating sources,...
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Group Presentation Assignment

For Teachers 10th Standards
Rather than waiting for the world to change, encourage your class members to become agents of change with a project that asks groups to select an issue found in Tyson Miller's Dream of a Nation: Inspiring Ideas for a Better America....
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BEAM: Background, Exhibit, Argument, Method

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Thinking of assigning a research paper? Get writers off on the right foot with a lesson that introduces the BEAM research model. Writers brainstorm the background of their topic, explicate the aspects of their topic, consider the...
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Surprise!: Challenge Activities (Theme 2)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Surprise! is the theme of this series of challenge activities. The surprise comes from the information your scholars will discover when researching topics such as alligators and crocodiles, living in other countries, becoming a...
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The First Amendment, Copyright, and Fair Use

For Students 5th - 12th Standards
Do I have a right to make a copy? Head off this commonly asked question with this colorful, informative infographic, and promote digital citizenship in your class by directing learners to ask the right questions before downloading...
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Pudd'nhead Wilson: K-W-H-L

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Prejudice is the theme of this Pudd'nhead Wilson KWHL chart. Learners fill out their charts, discuss how to find the answers to their questions, and spend some time researching a topic they want to know more about.
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Charlotte's Web - Character Analysis

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Augment your instruction on Charlotte's Web with this collection of eight related lesson plans. Kids can explore characters, write opinion pieces, conduct research, practice descriptive writing and making inferences, and examine E.B....
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My Antonia: K-W-H-L Strategy

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Use the well-known KWHL chart as a tool for building up to a research project and oral presentation related to Willa Cather's My Antonia. Starting with a class brainstorm, pupils research and gradually narrow down topics relating to...
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AP Biology-End of Year Project

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
What to do after the AP biology test? Give pupils the opportunity to dig deeper into a biology topic that interests them with this end-of-the-year project. The resource includes basic independent project guidelines and an extensive list...
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Creating a Successful Project

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Guide your learners step by step through the process of designing an original, independent student project. This resource includes a wealth of worksheets and materials, including student project checklists, timelines, primary and...
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The Greatest President

For Students 3rd - 7th Standards
Who is the greatest US president? George Washington? Abraham Lincoln? FDR? Find out the opinions of your young historians with this cross-curricular writing prompt that engages them in researching the accomplishments of these influential...
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A Planet in the Solar System

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Take young scientists on an exploration of the cosmos with this cross-curricular writing exercise. Tasked with producing an expository composition describing a planet of their choosing, students perform research and present their...
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Famous Person Research Project

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Provide pupils with a series of questions to guide their research during your next class research project on famous persons. The questions cover a wide range of research points, from basic information, such as birthplace and physical...
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Research Paper Project

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Break down some of the most foundational components of writing a research paper, such as incorporating and formatting citations, creating a thesis statement, and using quotes effectively, into manageable tasks for your young writers.
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Math Biography Worksheet

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Celebrate the lives of early mathematicians with this cross-curricular research assignment. 
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Languages as Reflection of Cultures and Civilizations: French Speaking Countries

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Expand your class's vision of the French-speaking world by conducting this research project. Pupils focus on building 21st-century skills while they look up information about a French country and put together presentations.
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Elementary Keyboarding Activities

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Listen to the sound of children's fingers flying across their keyboards as they perform these fun typing lessons. From creating alphabet books and multimedia presentations to researching presidents and writing class newsletters, numerous...
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Meet a Naturalist: Researching, Writing, Interviewing

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Young scholars reach out into the community and learn about different environmental science careers in this inquiry-based instructional activity. Beginning with a short research assignment, children gain background knowledge about...
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4th Grade Animal Report

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Congratulations, your students have just been hired as zookeepers at the San Diego Zoo! Their first job is to help set up new exhibits by researching and giving a presentation about different animals. Provide each young researcher with...
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Research Writing: An Introduction for 4th Grade

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Writing a research paper has never been so easy! From choosing a topic to publishing the final draft, this presentation covers all the steps in between. Show this to your class in a single lesson, or cover it a few slides at a time as...
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Research: Identifying Categories for Our Research About the Wheelwright

For Teachers 4th Standards
Here is a fine lesson on reading and understanding expository text designed for 4th graders. With a partner, learners read a passage of text about a machine called a wheelright. This machine was commonly used in the colonial period....
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Bibliographies

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
The bibliography is an exacting document which is very confusing for most students. This presentation does a credible job of introducing the biliography and showing writers how to properly construct entries in bibliographies for reports...
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Using Conjunctions in Your Writing

For Students 3rd - 5th
Young writers practice using the conjunctions and, or, or but to give their writing variety and keep it from being too choppy. They complete two exercises in which they use one of these conjunctions in each of five sentences in a...
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Olympic Report Planner

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Use this worksheet to research a future or past olympian. There's a space for researchers to brainstorm things they'd like to know, a space for them to record notes, and a KWL chart. There's also an open space to write a cumulative...
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The Earth Scientist Project

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Pairs of learners choose an earth scientist from an extensive list. They collect information by researching online or in books about the childhood, education, and major contributions made by their chosen scientist. When they present...
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Autumn Internet Hunt

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Which is better for a harvest party, apple juice or apple cider? Are there many black bears in your state? How soon in advance do you need to plant pumpkins in order for them to be ready by October? Find the answers to these questions...
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Report Writing

For Students K - 1st Standards
Why don't dinosaurs wander the earth any longer? Answer this fascinating question with young readers as they examine a brief informational text. There are bolded words to separate text sections which are an excellent example of...
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Adding Details to Your Writing (Research Report)

For Students 3rd - 4th
Include prepositional phrases in your writing to include important details and add information. Start with a short exercise that asks learners to place the correct preposition in each sentences. Then, each learner will write a paragraph...
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Bibliography Format

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Middle schoolers discover how to cite sources in this bibliography lesson. First, they discuss plagiarism and how to cite resources. Next, they use graphic organizers to write a research report. Finally, they use two resources and follow...
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Non-Chronological Reports

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Here is another in a series of informative presentations which give your class important tips on how to construct a well-written non-chronological report. Tips include: how to structure the report, how to keep the purpose at the...
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Gauguin Mini-WebQuest and Report

For Students 7th - 9th
Explore the world of art with this WebQuest, which provides several resource links to learn about Paul Gauguin's life and art. After finishing the research, young artists can synthesize the information into a research report. The lesson...
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Sisley Mini-WebQuest and Report

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Step into the colorful world of Alfred Sisley in this WebQuest, which provides the opportunity to synthesize research into a final report. The lesson comes with several resource links about Sisley's biography and work, as well as a...
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Paul Klee Mini-WebQuest and Report

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Explore the world of art with this WebQuest, which provides learners with several resource links to learn about Paul Klee, his life, and his art. After completing the online research, they compile the information into a report. If...
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Degas Mini-WebQuest and Report

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Take a walk through a virtual art museum in this lesson, which provides a WebQuest and report form for the life and art of Edgar Degas. After finishing the research (links are provided), young artists can compile the information into a...
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Pissarro Mini-WebQuest and Report

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Bring the stark contrasts of Camille Pissarro's paintings to life in your classroom with this WebQuest about his life and work. Given a list of research links about Pissarro, learners take notes about his biography and six different...
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Grant Wood Mini-WebQuest and Report

For Teachers 7th - 9th
The budding artists in your class will enjoy this WebQuest about Grant Wood, his life, and his work. After completing research about the biography and art of Wood, your artists write descriptions of six paintings and incorporate the...
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The Rise of Railroads: Illinois

For Teachers 4th Standards
Railways not only cross the US, but they are also intertwined with the history of America. Using a timeline format, individuals explore the connections between major events in American history—such as the Civil War—and the rise of the...
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Scientific Reports

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
IMRAD isn't text-speak for I'm cool. It's actually the format for scientific reports. As part of a larger series on specific writing assignments, an informative handout explains the nuts and bolts of writing a lab report. First, however,...
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Graphic Organizer: Reference Citations

For Students 3rd - 11th Standards
Pupils practice researching sources and logging citation information with this graphic organizer. After posing a general topic, groups of students are asked to devise general questions about that topic, and to research sources that they...
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Report Writing

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
The guidelines for writing a report are concisely summarized in a presentation that details the phases (exploratory, implementation, improvement), the revision process, and the formatting for this kind of technical writing.
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Focus on Writing a Research Report: Adding Details

For Students 4th - 5th
Why do we use prepositional phrases? They add information to our writing, making it more interesting! This simple worksheet will provide a good introduction to prepositional phrases if you've already reviewed prepositions as a whole...
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Writing About the Holocaust, Thesis Worksheet

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Are your young writers struggling with thesis statements? Use this simple format to help them brainstorm a quality thesis statement for their research paper. The lesson is designed for a research project based on the Holocaust, but you...
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Gathering, Evaluating,and Organizing Information for a Research Report

For Teachers 4th - 5th
It's never too early to build research skills! Students locate information relevant to a subject they are doing a research project on. They take notes and sort the information under main topic headings. Through research, they gain an...
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Endangered Animals

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Introduce young learners to endangered animals. They write a report of an endangered animal and create an illustration for their report. They create a poster for their report as well and present it to the class.
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Biomes Newsletter Report

For Teachers 5th - 7th
If your class will be studying biomes and you also want to address some technology standards, check this out! Each class member becomes an expert on 1 biome through online research, and writes a 4-page report that covers climate,...
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Examine Methods of Reporting Research Results

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students analyze a research report and the list of components needed in a research report and then identify those components based on a set of standards using the scientific method. They collect data which can be used for a graphical...
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Report Writing: Creating and Using a Mind Map

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Walk your class through the process of creating a mind map. Learners begin with a specific topic and add details. Then, they use their mind maps to write a report.  This is a creative approach to teaching writing.
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Non-Chronological Reports

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Here is a short, ten-slide presentation which gives your students important tips on how to construct a well-written report. Tips include: putting questions into your report to make your readers think, and, how to end the report. Some...
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Researching: Asking the Right Questions

For Teachers 7th Standards
Learners look over the iCare about the iPhone performance task and discuss how it relates to working conditions. They then review the research process and place focus on the step of asking questions. Finally, scholars ask questions to...
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The Big Bus Module: Match Me 1

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Young writers, while in the computer lab, practice developing a topic to complete research on and write a report on in the near future. They analyze how to pick an appropriate topic to research on the Internet and how to document their...
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Arctic

For Students 2nd - 4th
While you'll have to create an assignment sheet for a research project focusing on the arctic, you could use this sheet when it comes time to write the final draft. The title is already printed, and there's a cute penguin in the bottom...
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Technical Writing Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If you're looking for a general outline to a technical writing unit, this lesson plan might help you out. It summarizes the lesson objectives, activity, and assessment of a unit on informational writing and business letters, but doesn't...
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Famous People

For Teachers 4th - 5th
In this report writing worksheet, students prepare to write a report about a famous person by using this chart to organize information. Students choose a famous person, research information, use the chart to organize notes and finally...
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Digging Up Dinosaurs

For Students 4th - 6th
In this report writing worksheet, students prepare to write a dinosaur report by selecting and reading a nonfiction book. Students choose one dinosaur and write a report following the specific guidelines on this page.
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Science Fiction Fun

For Teachers 4th - 6th
In this writing worksheet, learners read a science fiction book and write a report. Students follow the 6 guidelines and answer the questions to complete this report.
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Map And Flag of Greece

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this Greece worksheet, students color and study a Greek flag. Students also color and label a map of Greece. This could be used in writing a report.
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Halloween Report Planner

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this Halloween report planning worksheet, students prepare to write a report. They choose a topic from a list they make, do research, and write the report on the lines.
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Hispanic Celebration

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students are introduced to Mexico's culture, people, language and celebration of traditions. They develop their own Cultural Report Slide Show and are encouraged to do several activities on this topic.
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Animal Report

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research an animal of their choice and take the information in outline form, and write paragraphs to complete a final report form, draw a picture of their subject, and mount for display.
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Project Based Learning

For Teachers 6th - 12th
After reviewing the information included in this resource, you will be an expert in both the definition of project-based learning and how to implement it with your class. Discover and explore thorough explanations, detailed examples, and...
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Writing: 5 W's and How

For Students 4th - 6th
In this report writing worksheet, students read a passage about digging for fossils then complete 4 short answer questions that answer, where, when, why, and how. Next, students choose a topic and complete a graphic organizer that...
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Animal Report

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore the variety of resources available to them at the library. They utilize many of these resources to create an animal report with a set criterium.
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Read Across Texas

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders read a book about Texas and write a book report with specific information. In this read across Texas instructional activity, 6th graders create a poster representing the book they are currently reading. Students present...
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Find information for Reports

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders research different sources for a report. In this research lesson, 5th graders find their information based on their learning style. Students are broken into 3 groups: auditory, visual, and interpersonal learners.
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Write On! Step by Step Paragraph and Report Writing

For Teachers 3rd
Students plan and write paragraphs while integrating other core subject areas. In this paragraph writing lesson, students complete 5 lessons to practice writing paragraphs. Students incorporate various core subjects into their paragraph...
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Focus on Writing a Research Report: Using Possessive Pronouns

For Students 4th - 5th
In this possessive pronouns worksheet, students complete three activities for possessive pronouns. Students use the pronouns to help them eliminate wordiness when writing a research report.
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Focus on Writing a Research Report: Subject and Object Pronouns

For Students 4th - 5th
In this subject and object pronouns worksheet, students complete three activities for subject and object pronouns in research report writing.
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Conducting Research

For Students 6th - 7th
In this train research report, students select one mechanical aspect of a train to write a report. Students fill in the outline with the subject, thesis statement, topic, and details. All research would need to be done on the Internet;...
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Using Conjunctions in a Research Report

For Students 4th - 5th
In this conjunctions worksheet, learners learn to write sentences of various lengths by using contractions. Students complete three activities about conjunctions.
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Making Flap Books for Report Writing - All About Tigers

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this report writing worksheet, students make an All About Tigers flap book based on the directions give for the teacher on the first page. They examine topics such as where the animal lives, what do they eat, enemies and protection,...
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Just the Facts

For Teachers 5th - 6th
In this writing worksheet, students learn to write clear and concise reports. Students examine the steps to follow and read the sample information before writing a short report about snakes.
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Happy Holidays!

For Students 4th - 6th
In this report writing learning exercise, students select a holiday and read a nonfiction book about it in preparation for writing a report. Students write a report including answers to all the questions listed.
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Camel Report Planner

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this camel report planner worksheet, students are to list three things they want to learn about camels. From the list provided, students circle the resources they will use for the report, then take notes on the worksheet. Organization...
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Oral Presentation of a Report With Visual Support

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create multi-paragraph report using the researched information. Over several class periods, students research a topic of their choosing and create a one-two page report. Student reports are presented to the class using an...
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The Research Report

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students brainstorm criteria for reliablility, currency, and accuracy of information. They research a given topic, write a research report then develop a bibliography of sources for the research report using the designated format.
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Research Report

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students review research skills and discuss types of information, e.g. fact/opinion, examples/evidence then research and gather information to answer a given set of research questions. They write a multi paragraph report using the...
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Election Issue Comparison Chart

For Teachers 9th - 12th
New ReviewAs part of a study of the issues raised in the 2020 presidential election campaign, class members investigate and then create a pro-con comparison chart that reveals each candidate's position on a variety of issues.
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Presidential Qualifications

For Teachers 9th - 12th
New ReviewCan anyone grow up to be president of the United States? As part of their study of the 2020 election, groups research the constitutional requirements to become president. The class then brainstorms a list of qualifications beyond those...
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Beyond a Two-Party System

For Teachers 9th - 12th
New ReviewYoung political scientists go beyond the two-party system and research third-party candidates running in the 2020 US Presidential election. Groups present background information about the candidate, the party's platform points, and a...
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Practice PT - The Internet and Society

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Speaking of the Internet. The culminating lesson for the unit on the Internet challenges pupils to prepare short, two-minute speeches on an issue facing society. The pupils chose from three topics that connect the Internet and society,...
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Finding Trends with Visualizations

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils often hear about trends, but they don't always see them. The eighth lesson in a unit of 15 requires individuals to use the Google Trends tool. Class members identify patterns in the visualization before presenting the patterns...
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Lossy Compression and File Formats

For Teachers 9th - 12th
I'm compressed. Groups do a rapid research of different file types to determine what kind of compression the formats use and how it works. They share their information with the rest of the class until everyone has all the information for...
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Encoding Numbers in the Real World

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Ah, the numerous number of numbers. Individuals research different ways of encoding numbers. After conducting their initial research, they find classmates who have researched a different article and the pair share information. The lesson...
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Biography Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 6th
The design of good graphic organizers indicate the relative importance of the information collected. This biography graphic organizer is a good one because the focus is more on events in the subject's life, the whys and whats, rather...
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Biography Worksheet

For Students 2nd - 8th
Gathering information about a person is the easy part. Crafting an interesting biography is another thing altogether. The value in this information-collecting worksheet is that writers are asked to move beyond the usual basic questions.
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Spanish Speaking Country Project

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Ask your pupils to imagine they are about to go on a trip to a Spanish-speaking country. To prepare for this trip, they research their country, create a travel brochure, and compose a letter to their host family (in Spanish).
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Writing About the "Arab Spring"

For Teachers 6th - 12th
An information-rich resource, this webpage will provide your class with all the information they need to explore a relevant real-world and little understood topic: the Middle East and the people's revolutions that shook it in the spring...
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Exploring Careers

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The world is full of possibilities for your ELLs. Help them explore their career options with a lesson that incorporates Internet research and expository writing. Not only will they learn more about their careers of choice, but both...
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"Study Finds Soft Drink Consumption Up, Health Down"

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Pupils compare the nutrients in soda with those in milk after reading an online article. They identify micronutrients that are important in the teen years and those that help stave off disease.
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A Bat Year

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students create a project about bats. In this bat lesson plan, students monitor a bat's life for a year and record their monthly observations. They use websites and online sources to get information about the bats. 
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Using Contractions in Your Writing

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this writing skills worksheet, students learn about the rules for using contractions in writing. Students complete several exercises that help them define when to use contractions.
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Crazy Critters

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders visit a local park to collect insects. They record the habitats, identify the insect and write a report including the kingdom, phylum, class, and order.
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Research Report on Earth Science Topics

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders are given a variety of Earth Science topics which be covered during the year. They select one of their choices to research and work in class and at home to meet the guidelines for their report.
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Author Background/Investigation

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students research an Accelerated Reader author and write a two page report summarizing relevant information about the author. They include personal data, professional data, and at least one quote from someone who has read one of the...
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The Life Cycles of Plants and Animals (Comparing & Contrasting)

For Teachers 3rd
Using educational software, learners use a graphic organizer to compare the life cycles of plants and animals. This lesson is supposed to be completed in conjunction with a unit on the topic. It calls for the use of Kidspiration, but...
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Research Cards

For Students 3rd
For this language arts worksheet, 3rd graders focus on the writing of factual information. Using these cards as tools, students respond to the question, "Did you know..." by filling in information about a given topic.
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Animal Research Project

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders prepare an oral report using Appleworks to present information on their animal. They write a short narrative comparing and contrasting their animal to another students and, after watching other presentations, discuss what...
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A Short Report on Snakes- Little Book

For Students 3rd
In this science and writing activity, 3rd graders fill in 24 blank lines with information about snakes. They fold the page along dotted lines to make the book. They see a clip art graphic of a snake on the cover but there are no...
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A Wild Family Album!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students create a scrapbook style family album for a selected animal. They complete an interactive Internet activity on research reports, fill out a graphic organizer, diagram a food web, and complete their scrapbook that includes...
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Renewable Energy Sources

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Place learners into groups to research and present different renewable energy sources. As individuals listen to the class presentations, they take notes and then write a persuasive article defending the form of energy that they feel...
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Writing A Research Report

For Students 5th - 6th
In this report writing worksheet, students read about the key things to remember when writing a research report. Students choose one of 10 research topics and write a report.
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Do Some Research

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this writing instructional activity, students read the sentence and use the library or Internet to find the answer. The students are also asked to write a short report and draw a picture about the topic.
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Lesson Plan For Writing The First Report in Third Grade

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders research a planet independently and collaborate with another student to create a presentation of the research. They insert graphics and action buttons before using a drawing program to insert a picture of their planet on a...
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Who We Are: To Know the Characteristics of a Population Within Certain Domains

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils, through research, discover the characteristics of the population of Quebec and compare them to those of Canada as a whole. They create a class presentation about information they found.
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Investigation 10 - Mammal Oral Reports

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders research a Utah mammal, then create and present a mini-report. They access websites imbedded in this plan to help them with their research. There is also a nice prewrite graphic organizer to help them organize their...
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Report Writing in Primary Grades

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students learn how to read a short section and parepare a sentence to share with the group. Students listen to the reading of expository text, restate, in sentence format, one fact learned from that text, and produce a report.