biography assignment poster activity A fifth grade project at my school is a Christian hero biography/wax museum project. Each student: reads a Christian hero biography takes notes while reading types notes (must have sections are: family, language, compare/contrast, timeline with 10 events, events/travels, accomplishments, obstacles, and a Bible verse) displays notes on a trifold board writes and memorizes a two minute (give or take) script
Earthquake or Volcano Multiple Intelligence Project
Earthquake Volcano Project: A great way to incorporate 21st century skills, technology, PBL, and creativity.Students research their topic, take notes, find key vocabulary, and use at least 4 sources to put together a final project. The multiple choices allow for differentiation and student individuality. I incorporate teacher-student conferences throughout the process so that students can check in with me along the way. Students often tell me this is their favorite project of the year!
Why you should take notes by hand, not on a laptop
Use these 5 informative nonfiction dinosaur articles to help your students research, take notes, and write a dinosaur report. This unit provides:*Directions for an in class research report.*Five informative nonfiction articles about the Triceratops, Parasaurolophus, Protoceratops, Tyrannosaurus Rex, and the Velociraptor. *3 Research fact sheets or note taking guides.*Rough Draft Writing Guide*Final Draft Sheets*Many Compare and Contrast Two Dinosaurs - Options*Cover Page, Title Page, Table…
My note taking has evolved SO MUCH over the years! In high school, I don’t think I ever took a single note (I was seriously the world's worst student). In college, my OCD really kicked in and I went a little crazy with trying to take perfect notes… which...
You will download FREE printable writing papers for your spring or summer themed classroom literacy centers. The student worksheets feature fun picture prompts for creative writing ideas, letter writing, note taking, summarizing or other research project activities. This freebie is appropriate for teaching 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th grade (elementary and middle school) kids, ESL and special education.
Valentine's Day (research, writing for information, taking notes, holidays, February)February 14th is the traditional day for Valentine's Day. Many people choose to send valentines or flowers to their friends and family. For some children, Valentine's Day is a day for cupcakes and school parties.But what is Valentine's Day and how did it get started?