Looking for a fun and creative way to help your students learn how to write an animal research article start to finish? This complete guide helps students learn all the steps of researching ANY animal of their choice DIGITALLY (through google slides, compatible with google classroom) or in a PRINTABLE version. Students learn to write a thorough research article, practicing their functional writing skills.
In this assignment, students will move through the guide in a very natural way. First learning what the 5 main topics are they should include in their papers, how to research them, an example of what that research might look like, and a space to practice their own research. Students then will learn and practice each step of writing an animal research paper, starting with writing a headline and finishing with the summary paragraph.
Students can then peer assess each other’s articles, assess their own and have their papers assessed by their teacher with the various rubrics provided. Teachers may use the exit tickets provided randomly throughout the lessons in the guide or diligently after each lesson provided.
This guide is a fun way to teach students how to write an animal research paper, work on formative writing, independently, teacher lead, in groups, pairs, or completely student led. This is all up to you and your students! Have fun with it!
What’s included in this 54 page guide:
2.Table of Contents
7.Life Cycle/Span Research
8.Life Cycle/ Span Bubble Page
9.Fun Facts & Other Research
10.Writing Your Report/Headline
12.First Body Paragraph/Appearance
13.Second Body Paragraph/Habitat
14.Third Body Paragraph/Diet
15.Fourth Body Paragraph/Survival
16.Fifth Body Paragraph/Life Cycle/Span
17.Extra Body Paragraph/Fun Facts
20.Animal Research Title Page
21-29. Various Lined Pages
30. My Resources/Sources List
31. Student Peer Evaluation Grading Rubric
32.Self Assessment Grading Rubric
33.Teacher Grading Rubric
34-52. Exit Tickets
54.Purchase Rights & Credits
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