Lesson ideas and tools for teaching students how to research and write research papers.
This product has been updated (6/12/14) to include SEVEN writing graphic organizers your students can use to plan and organize their writing pieces: narrative writing, two versions of opinion writing, informational writing, and how-to writing. I’ve also included two prewriting sheets for research reports: an animal report and a planet report.
5 Tips for Successful Research Projects - Overwhelmed by the thought of doing a research project with your elementary students? These tips will help streamline the process so that ALL of your students will be successful, including students that struggle to write complete sentences. Use these tips to make your elementary research projects engaging, motivating, and enjoyable again! (Adventures of a Schoolmarm on Classroom Tested Resources)
Just the Facts: Writing Your Own Research Report AWESOME book for teaching research writing. It is certainly more appropriate for upper elementary and middle school - but all together a wonderful resource with great pictures to use when first teaching research writing!