We found 181 resources with the concept research writing
Writing Informative Text: School Days
5th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewA three-part writing assessment challenges scholars to think critically about schools of the past and present. Learners read informative texts, answer questions to prepare for a discussion, research in small groups, complete a Venn...
Writing About Literature: Comparing and Contrasting Characters in Heidi
5th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewScholars read excerpts from the story, Heidi, in a three-part assessment that focuses on comparing and contrasting characters. Each part contains three tasks that challenge learners to discuss, answer comprehension questions,...
Project-based Learning: A Dynamic Approach to Classroom Learning
9th - 12th
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 road to PBL.
Building Evidence-Based Arguments: Energy Crossroads
6th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewHow did Benjamin Franklin feel when he discovered electricity? He was shocked! Writers put their their argumentative writing skills to the test in the fourth and final unit containing five scaffolded parts that first explore an energy...
Scaffolding Methods for Research Paper Writing
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewRome wasn't built in a day, but researchers can be with proper scaffolding. This writing unit has scholars write a research paper through scaffolding of various parts of the process. Learners begin with identifying a topic and crafting a...
Biography Project: Research and Class Presentation
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
New ReviewI Have A Dream ... that after the lesson, all individuals master the reading, writing, researching, listening, and speaking skills the biography project helps them develop. Martin Luther King, Jr. serves as a topic example for a model...
Work That Matters: The Teacher’s Guide to Project-Based Learning
K - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Whether new to inquiry-based learning or experienced with its protocols, you'll find much to value in High Tech High's comprehensive guide to project-based learning. Designed for educators, the guide has everything instructors need to...
Thomas Jefferson and Monticello: An Introduction to Writing Historical Fiction
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Thomas Jefferson is one of the most recognized names and faces in America—but is there more to the third president of the United States? Upper elementary and middle schoolers conduct research on Jefferson, his famous home at Monticello,...
Innovative Research Skills for Middle School
6th - 8th
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 collection that includes in-depth explorations into student research theory as well as straightforward worksheets to facilitate a great research project. Additionally, you'll find some sample science, history, and language arts activities to get young researchers started.
Developing Research Skills for Elementary Learners
K - 5th
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 resources in the collection are intended for upper elementary, however, they can be tailored to meet the needs of younger elementary learners as well.
Writing Informative Text: Did Shakespeare Write Shakespeare?
7th CCSS: Designed
William Shakespeare penned some of the richest and most fascinating works of literature—or did he? Middle schoolers read three brief informative passages and conduct additional research to evaluate the claim that Shakespeare did not...
Eclipse Classroom Activities: Cultural Significance Project
1st - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What better way to celebrate eclipses than across cultures? Explore myths of solar and lunar eclipses from ancient cultures like the Chinese, Ancient Greek, Mesoamerican, Incan, Egyptian, Ancient Babylonian, and Middle Eastern. Learners...
The Legendary King of San Miguel: Lesson Plan 3 - Grades 9-12
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
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...