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Elementary Research Lessons: Grades K-5

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Empower elementary students’ research journey as you scaffold research skills and copyright concepts through elementary research lessons.

👇🏼 Download the K-5 Research Bundle Preview to see what’s included! 

Product Quantity

K-5 Research Newsletter Bundle

Keep families connected to what their elementary researchers are learning in school.

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Augmented Reality Research Pack

Help students learn the difference between augmented and virtual reality before  they use it for learning. Augmented and Virtual Reality are engaging forms of media that immerse students in life-like situations. Situations that can be used during research projects. 

This research pack is a perfect precursor to Nearpod™ Virtual Field Trips, Google™ Expeditions, Discovery™ VR, and more! 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and print the poster today! 

1

Bibliography Introduction: Citation Lesson

Teach young researchers about bibliographies in a fun and interactive way. Not only will they learn about bibliographies, but they will engage in critical thinking and social skills. 

👇🏼 CHECK OUT WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THIS BIBLIOGRAPHY ACTIVITY!

1

Modified Bibliography Grades 2, 3, 4

TURN YOUNG RESEARCHERS INTO DIGITAL CITIZENS BY TEACHING THEM HOW TO GIVE SOURCES CREDIT IN A WAY THAT’S DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE FOR THEM. 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and how it’s organized! 

1

Bibliography Generator Lesson

It can be really hard to remember everything that needs to be included in a citation and in what order to place it. Teaching young students how to use a citation generator will save time and decrease stress. 

👇🏼 DOWNLOAD THE PREVIEW TO SEE WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THIS BIBLIOGRAPHY ACTIVITY!

1

Define Copyright Lesson

Teach students to follow and respect copyright law when using digital content!

Digital materials are included in this resource. To get your own copies, click the links included in the PDF.

 

1

Copyright Scavenger Hunt

Get young digital citizens up and moving as they show what they know about copyrighted materials. Pre assess prior knowledge and post assess student understanding of copyright with interactive and collaborative activities.  

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included! 

1

Identify In-Text Citation Citations

Teach young research writers what proper in-text citations look like and stop worrying about them ethically sharing information. Knowing that we should cite sources that we quote and paraphrase is key to being a Digital Citizen.

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and try a sample of the activity! 

 

1

Writing In-Text Citations

Teach students how to write in-text citations when sharing research in papers and projects. Decrease your worries of them plagiarizing and increase their Digital Citizenship skills.

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and try a sample of the activity! 

 

1

Citing Images

Teach students to be ethical digital citizens when they use images and other artwork. Stop worrying about where students get artistic content & how they are crediting artists with fun activities that explicitly teach them 2 ways to cite images.

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and try a sample of the activity! 

1
Citation activities empower young researchers.

Introduction to Citation Activities

After engaging with these citation activities, students will become citation experts! Are you tired of fielding questions from your students about the purpose of creating bibliographies or trying to make them grasp that just because information is on the internet doesn’t grant them carte blanche to use it as they please? 

This lesson can be used with grades 2 - 5, and can be spread out over 1-3 days depending on your needs and available time.

One of the suggested resources requires a BrainPOP subscription. If you do not have one, please use the alternative handout that does not include BrainPOP.

One of the suggested resources is a Blooket. You can learn more about this FREE tool here.

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE CITATION INTRODUCTION ACTIVITIES!

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Developing Research Questions

Keep students focused on the research at hand!

 

 

1

Search It: Research Questions With Google

Use Google™ to teach students how to craft HOT research questions! 

1

Rich Research Questions With Siri

Use Siri™ to teach students how to craft HOT research questions! 

 

1

Kindergarten Research Graphic Organizers

Help young researchers take notes with these kid friendly graphic organizers.

The files for PicCollage™ and Seesaw™ are linked on page 4. Click the link and you will be brought to a folder. Click the download arrow in the upper right to get your own copy!

1

First Grade Research Graphic Organizers

Help First Graders Organize their Research Notes.

The files for PicCollage™ and Seesaw™ are linked on page 4. Click the link and you will be brought to a folder. Click the download arrow in the upper right to get your own copy!

 

1

Second Grade Research Graphic Organizers

Help Second Graders Organize their Research Notes AND Cite Sources.

The files for PicCollage™ and Seesaw™ are linked on page 4. Click the link and you will be brought to a folder. Click the download arrow in the upper right to get your own copy!

1

Third Grade Research Graphic Organizers

Teach Third Graders to Independently Organize their Research Notes AND Cite Sources.

The files for PicCollage™ and Seesaw™ are linked on page 4. Click the link and you will be brought to a folder. Click the download arrow in the upper right to get your own copy!

1

Grades 4 Research Graphic Organizers

Help your fourth graders organize their research, think critically about it, AND remember to cite their sources..

Download the preview to see what's included!

1

Grade 5 Research Graphic Organizers

Help your fifth graders organize their research, think critically about it, AND remember to cite their sources.

👇🏼 Download a preview of the activity!

1

Website Evaluation Introduction Lesson

Teach students how to differentiate FAKE websites from REAL sites.

 

1

Website Evaluation for Research

Guide students to evaluate websites for independent research. Help them make sure they are using trustworthy sites.

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WEBSITE EVALUATION ACTIVITY

Website Evaluation Activity

Get students to differentiate between FAKE and REAL websites.

1

Website Evaluation Games

Help your students master the criteria for evaluating websites! 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what's included.

1

Website Evaluation Achievement Awards

Recognize students’ efforts to analyze websites; identifying what to trust and believe online. 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what's included!

1

Research Achievement Badges, Bracelets, & Digital Stickers

Acknowledge students’ hard work during the research process with achievement badges and awards. Some students want and need extrinsic motivators for their efforts. Some are just collectors and love to collect badges and other awards. 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included.

1

Digital Sources Achievement Badges, Bracelets, & Digital Stickers

ACKNOWLEDGE STUDENTS’ ABILITY TO ANALYZE, ACCESS, AND CURATE RESOURCES FOR RESEARCH. Students love being recognized for their positive efforts, and many of them enjoy receiving tangible rewards. 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and try a sample of the activity! 

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Help young learners unlock the secrets of research success with engaging activities to teach types of research sources!

Types of Research Sources

Teach young researchers to identify different types of sources!

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT ACTIVITIES ARE INCLUDED IN THE TYPES OF SOURCES FOR RESEARCH.

1

Analyzing Resources Kindergarten

Keep students engaged in the research process by teaching them how to access, choose, and  resources that teach them about their topic and meet their learning needs.

👇🏼 DOWNLOAD THE PREVIEW TO SEE HOW KINDERGARTEN ANALYZES RESOURCES.

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Analyzing Resources Grade 1

Keep students engaged in the research process by teaching them how to access, choose, and use resources that teach them about their topic and meet their learning needs.

👇🏼 DOWNLOAD A PREVIEW OF WHAT IS INCLUDED FOR 1ST GRADE TO ANALYZE RESOURCES.

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Analyzing Resources Grade 2

Keep students engaged in the research process by teaching them how to access, choose, and use resources that teach them about their topic and meet their learning needs.

👇🏼 DOWNLOAD THE PREVIEW TO SEE WHAT'S INCLUDED AND GET A COPY OF THE POSTER TO USE NOW!

1

Define a Researcher

Teach primary students what a researcher is and does before they become one. Our youngest students are highly capable of engaging in research when they understand what it is and their role in the process. 

LET’S GET OUR KIDS STUDENTS THINKING ABOUT HOW THEY ARE A RESEARCHER!

After purchasing, be sure to click the link and then click the download arrow in the upper right hand corner. This will save the files to your computer.

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and get a sample poster!

1

Honeybee Virtual Field Trip

Let students buzz alongside our pollinating friends on a honeybee virtual field trip! They’ll experience honeybees first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 DOWNLOAD THE PREVIEW TO SEE WHAT'S INCLUDED.

 

1

Sloth Virtual Field Trip

Let students hang out with our slow friends on a sloth virtual field trip! They’ll experience sloth first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 DOWNLOAD THE PREVIEW TO SEE WHAT IS INCLUDED

1

Virtual Field Trip: Roller Coasters

A no prep lesson that engages students in research and inquiry with 360 virtual reality. 

👇🏼 DOWNLOAD THE PREVIEW TO SEE WHAT'S INCLUDED

1

Butterfly Virtual Field Trip

Let students get up close and personal while on a butterfly virtual field trip! They’ll experience butterflies first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 DOWNLOAD THE PREVIEW TO SEE WHAT'S INCLUDED

1

Dinosaur Virtual Field Trip

Let students walk amongst giants on a dinosaur virtual field trip! They’ll experience dinosaurs first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 DOWNLOAD THE PREVIEW TO SEE WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THIS RESOURCES

1

Manatee Virtual Field Trip

Let students swim alongside our water friends on a manatee virtual field trip! They’ll experience manatee first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE MANATEE VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP

1

Virtual Field Trip: Sharks

Let students swim with our ocean friends on a shark virtual field trip! They’ll experience sharks first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THIS RESOURCE!

1

Penguin Virtual Field Trip

Let students hang out with our chilly friends on a penguin virtual field trip! They’ll experience penguins first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE PENGUIN VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP.

1

Koala Virtual Field Trip

Let students snuggle up to our Australian friends on a koala virtual field trip! They’ll experience koalas first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE KOALA VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP.

1

Kangaroo Virtual Field Trip

Let students hop alongside our Australian friends on a kangaroo virtual field trip! They’ll experience kangaroos first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE KANGAROO VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP.

1

Elephant Virtual Field Trip

Let students get up close and personal while on an elephant virtual field trip! They’ll experience elephants first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE ELEPHANT VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP!

1

Monkey Virtual Field Trip

Let students hang out with our rainforest friends on a monkey virtual field trip! They’ll experience monkeys first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE MONKEY VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP!

1

Virtual Field Trip: Rhinoceros

Let students hang out with our safari friends on a rhino virtual field trip! They’ll experience rhinos first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE RHINO VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP.

1

Sea Turtle Virtual Field Trip

Let students swim with our ocean friends on a sea turtle virtual field trip! They’ll experience sea turtles first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE SEA TURTLE VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP.

1

Biome Sort: Inquiry & Research Activity

USE INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING TO TEACH STUDENTS ABOUT BIOMES. Get them using their background knowledge and critical thinking skills while participating in a biome sort. 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and get a note-taking sheet to use now! 

1
Paraphrasing and Plagiarism activities for intermediate students

Paraphrasing and Plagiarism Activities

Instill the art of paraphrasing in young researchers to deter plagiarism. Many elementary students unknowingly duplicate text verbatim from their resources. They don’t realize it constitutes unethical research behavior – plagiarism. These paraphrasing and plagiarism activities help them understand the difference! 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and try the paraphrasing word scramble right now! 

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Products Included in this Bundle:

Product Quantity

K-5 Research Newsletter Bundle

Keep families connected to what their elementary researchers are learning in school.

1

Augmented Reality Research Pack

Help students learn the difference between augmented and virtual reality before  they use it for learning. Augmented and Virtual Reality are engaging forms of media that immerse students in life-like situations. Situations that can be used during research projects. 

This research pack is a perfect precursor to Nearpod™ Virtual Field Trips, Google™ Expeditions, Discovery™ VR, and more! 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and print the poster today! 

1

Bibliography Introduction: Citation Lesson

Teach young researchers about bibliographies in a fun and interactive way. Not only will they learn about bibliographies, but they will engage in critical thinking and social skills. 

👇🏼 CHECK OUT WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THIS BIBLIOGRAPHY ACTIVITY!

1

Modified Bibliography Grades 2, 3, 4

TURN YOUNG RESEARCHERS INTO DIGITAL CITIZENS BY TEACHING THEM HOW TO GIVE SOURCES CREDIT IN A WAY THAT’S DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE FOR THEM. 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and how it’s organized! 

1

Bibliography Generator Lesson

It can be really hard to remember everything that needs to be included in a citation and in what order to place it. Teaching young students how to use a citation generator will save time and decrease stress. 

👇🏼 DOWNLOAD THE PREVIEW TO SEE WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THIS BIBLIOGRAPHY ACTIVITY!

1

Define Copyright Lesson

Teach students to follow and respect copyright law when using digital content!

Digital materials are included in this resource. To get your own copies, click the links included in the PDF.

 

1

Copyright Scavenger Hunt

Get young digital citizens up and moving as they show what they know about copyrighted materials. Pre assess prior knowledge and post assess student understanding of copyright with interactive and collaborative activities.  

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included! 

1

Identify In-Text Citation Citations

Teach young research writers what proper in-text citations look like and stop worrying about them ethically sharing information. Knowing that we should cite sources that we quote and paraphrase is key to being a Digital Citizen.

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and try a sample of the activity! 

 

1

Writing In-Text Citations

Teach students how to write in-text citations when sharing research in papers and projects. Decrease your worries of them plagiarizing and increase their Digital Citizenship skills.

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and try a sample of the activity! 

 

1

Citing Images

Teach students to be ethical digital citizens when they use images and other artwork. Stop worrying about where students get artistic content & how they are crediting artists with fun activities that explicitly teach them 2 ways to cite images.

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and try a sample of the activity! 

1
Citation activities empower young researchers.

Introduction to Citation Activities

After engaging with these citation activities, students will become citation experts! Are you tired of fielding questions from your students about the purpose of creating bibliographies or trying to make them grasp that just because information is on the internet doesn’t grant them carte blanche to use it as they please? 

This lesson can be used with grades 2 - 5, and can be spread out over 1-3 days depending on your needs and available time.

One of the suggested resources requires a BrainPOP subscription. If you do not have one, please use the alternative handout that does not include BrainPOP.

One of the suggested resources is a Blooket. You can learn more about this FREE tool here.

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE CITATION INTRODUCTION ACTIVITIES!

1

Developing Research Questions

Keep students focused on the research at hand!

 

 

1

Search It: Research Questions With Google

Use Google™ to teach students how to craft HOT research questions! 

1

Rich Research Questions With Siri

Use Siri™ to teach students how to craft HOT research questions! 

 

1

Kindergarten Research Graphic Organizers

Help young researchers take notes with these kid friendly graphic organizers.

The files for PicCollage™ and Seesaw™ are linked on page 4. Click the link and you will be brought to a folder. Click the download arrow in the upper right to get your own copy!

1

First Grade Research Graphic Organizers

Help First Graders Organize their Research Notes.

The files for PicCollage™ and Seesaw™ are linked on page 4. Click the link and you will be brought to a folder. Click the download arrow in the upper right to get your own copy!

 

1

Second Grade Research Graphic Organizers

Help Second Graders Organize their Research Notes AND Cite Sources.

The files for PicCollage™ and Seesaw™ are linked on page 4. Click the link and you will be brought to a folder. Click the download arrow in the upper right to get your own copy!

1

Third Grade Research Graphic Organizers

Teach Third Graders to Independently Organize their Research Notes AND Cite Sources.

The files for PicCollage™ and Seesaw™ are linked on page 4. Click the link and you will be brought to a folder. Click the download arrow in the upper right to get your own copy!

1

Grades 4 Research Graphic Organizers

Help your fourth graders organize their research, think critically about it, AND remember to cite their sources..

Download the preview to see what's included!

1

Grade 5 Research Graphic Organizers

Help your fifth graders organize their research, think critically about it, AND remember to cite their sources.

👇🏼 Download a preview of the activity!

1

Website Evaluation Introduction Lesson

Teach students how to differentiate FAKE websites from REAL sites.

 

1

Website Evaluation for Research

Guide students to evaluate websites for independent research. Help them make sure they are using trustworthy sites.

1
WEBSITE EVALUATION ACTIVITY

Website Evaluation Activity

Get students to differentiate between FAKE and REAL websites.

1

Website Evaluation Games

Help your students master the criteria for evaluating websites! 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what's included.

1

Website Evaluation Achievement Awards

Recognize students’ efforts to analyze websites; identifying what to trust and believe online. 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what's included!

1

Research Achievement Badges, Bracelets, & Digital Stickers

Acknowledge students’ hard work during the research process with achievement badges and awards. Some students want and need extrinsic motivators for their efforts. Some are just collectors and love to collect badges and other awards. 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included.

1

Digital Sources Achievement Badges, Bracelets, & Digital Stickers

ACKNOWLEDGE STUDENTS’ ABILITY TO ANALYZE, ACCESS, AND CURATE RESOURCES FOR RESEARCH. Students love being recognized for their positive efforts, and many of them enjoy receiving tangible rewards. 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and try a sample of the activity! 

1
Help young learners unlock the secrets of research success with engaging activities to teach types of research sources!

Types of Research Sources

Teach young researchers to identify different types of sources!

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT ACTIVITIES ARE INCLUDED IN THE TYPES OF SOURCES FOR RESEARCH.

1

Analyzing Resources Kindergarten

Keep students engaged in the research process by teaching them how to access, choose, and  resources that teach them about their topic and meet their learning needs.

👇🏼 DOWNLOAD THE PREVIEW TO SEE HOW KINDERGARTEN ANALYZES RESOURCES.

1

Analyzing Resources Grade 1

Keep students engaged in the research process by teaching them how to access, choose, and use resources that teach them about their topic and meet their learning needs.

👇🏼 DOWNLOAD A PREVIEW OF WHAT IS INCLUDED FOR 1ST GRADE TO ANALYZE RESOURCES.

1

Analyzing Resources Grade 2

Keep students engaged in the research process by teaching them how to access, choose, and use resources that teach them about their topic and meet their learning needs.

👇🏼 DOWNLOAD THE PREVIEW TO SEE WHAT'S INCLUDED AND GET A COPY OF THE POSTER TO USE NOW!

1

Define a Researcher

Teach primary students what a researcher is and does before they become one. Our youngest students are highly capable of engaging in research when they understand what it is and their role in the process. 

LET’S GET OUR KIDS STUDENTS THINKING ABOUT HOW THEY ARE A RESEARCHER!

After purchasing, be sure to click the link and then click the download arrow in the upper right hand corner. This will save the files to your computer.

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and get a sample poster!

1

Honeybee Virtual Field Trip

Let students buzz alongside our pollinating friends on a honeybee virtual field trip! They’ll experience honeybees first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 DOWNLOAD THE PREVIEW TO SEE WHAT'S INCLUDED.

 

1

Sloth Virtual Field Trip

Let students hang out with our slow friends on a sloth virtual field trip! They’ll experience sloth first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 DOWNLOAD THE PREVIEW TO SEE WHAT IS INCLUDED

1

Virtual Field Trip: Roller Coasters

A no prep lesson that engages students in research and inquiry with 360 virtual reality. 

👇🏼 DOWNLOAD THE PREVIEW TO SEE WHAT'S INCLUDED

1

Butterfly Virtual Field Trip

Let students get up close and personal while on a butterfly virtual field trip! They’ll experience butterflies first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 DOWNLOAD THE PREVIEW TO SEE WHAT'S INCLUDED

1

Dinosaur Virtual Field Trip

Let students walk amongst giants on a dinosaur virtual field trip! They’ll experience dinosaurs first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 DOWNLOAD THE PREVIEW TO SEE WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THIS RESOURCES

1

Manatee Virtual Field Trip

Let students swim alongside our water friends on a manatee virtual field trip! They’ll experience manatee first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE MANATEE VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP

1

Virtual Field Trip: Sharks

Let students swim with our ocean friends on a shark virtual field trip! They’ll experience sharks first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THIS RESOURCE!

1

Penguin Virtual Field Trip

Let students hang out with our chilly friends on a penguin virtual field trip! They’ll experience penguins first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE PENGUIN VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP.

1

Koala Virtual Field Trip

Let students snuggle up to our Australian friends on a koala virtual field trip! They’ll experience koalas first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE KOALA VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP.

1

Kangaroo Virtual Field Trip

Let students hop alongside our Australian friends on a kangaroo virtual field trip! They’ll experience kangaroos first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE KANGAROO VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP.

1

Elephant Virtual Field Trip

Let students get up close and personal while on an elephant virtual field trip! They’ll experience elephants first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE ELEPHANT VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP!

1

Monkey Virtual Field Trip

Let students hang out with our rainforest friends on a monkey virtual field trip! They’ll experience monkeys first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE MONKEY VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP!

1

Virtual Field Trip: Rhinoceros

Let students hang out with our safari friends on a rhino virtual field trip! They’ll experience rhinos first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE RHINO VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP.

1

Sea Turtle Virtual Field Trip

Let students swim with our ocean friends on a sea turtle virtual field trip! They’ll experience sea turtles first hand, jot their observations, and can even extend their learning with short informational passages!

👇🏼 PREVIEW WHAT'S INCLUDED IN THE SEA TURTLE VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP.

1

Biome Sort: Inquiry & Research Activity

USE INQUIRY-BASED LEARNING TO TEACH STUDENTS ABOUT BIOMES. Get them using their background knowledge and critical thinking skills while participating in a biome sort. 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and get a note-taking sheet to use now! 

1
Paraphrasing and Plagiarism activities for intermediate students

Paraphrasing and Plagiarism Activities

Instill the art of paraphrasing in young researchers to deter plagiarism. Many elementary students unknowingly duplicate text verbatim from their resources. They don’t realize it constitutes unethical research behavior – plagiarism. These paraphrasing and plagiarism activities help them understand the difference! 

👇🏼 Download the preview to see what’s included and try the paraphrasing word scramble right now! 

1

Description

Scaffold the fundamental concepts of research, sources, and copyright for students during their first research experiences. Elementary research lessons build their capacity for note taking and citing sources as they dive into topics that they are interested in.

The Elementary Research Lessons bundle is exclusively designed for Kindergarten through Grade 5 students. With over 40 engaging lessons, it empowers elementary school librarians and media specialists to cultivate young learners into skilled researchers. 

Guide students through the art of research and digital citizenship. This comprehensive bundle seamlessly integrates play and allows students to make choices. It transforms what may seem like a dry topic into an exciting learning adventure.

Equip your students with essential skills while fostering their enthusiasm for exploration and discovery. Join the learning adventure of making research a captivating expedition for elementary students!

💜 YOU WILL LOVE HOW SCAFFOLDING THE PROCESS FOR STUDENTS BEGINNING IN KINDERGARTEN AND THROUGH GRADE 5 MAKES IT EASIER TO TEACH CHALLENGING CONTENT AND CONCEPTS!

👉🏼 This activity addresses AASL, CSTA, CCSS & ISTE Standards.

👉🏼 These resources include links to digital resources. Click the links to get your own copies. 

👉🏼 Read more about teaching primary students to research!

👉🏼 To download the materials be sure to click the link and then click the download arrow in the upper right hand corner. This will save the files to your computer.

👉🏼 Receive up to 30% discount on each of the included resources when purchasing them in this BUNDLE.

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Included

AFTER downloading this resource you’ll get:

Note Taking sheets for students to use when they research. They provide opportunities for intermediate learners to capture information in a developmentally appropriate way.

Activities that teach students what a source is and how to choose the best one for their research & learning needs.

Hands-on activities that teach students about bibliographies, why we cite sources, and how to cite sources in a developmentally appropriate way.

🖥️ Slideshows & materials to teach students in developing questions that keep their research focused.

🖥️ How to use alternative sources, immersive technologies, for research and stay accountable when learning about their topic. 

🖥️ How to determine if a website can be trusted and then used for research. 

🖥️ How to use a bibliography generator as an alternative for citing sources. 

📌 Posters to be used as anchor charts and teaching & learning guides.

📌 Achievement badges, bracelets & stickers for students to show off their research skills.

📌 Scope & Sequence that lays out which research activities to use with each grade level. 

📌 Newsletters to share with families what their young researchers are learning in school.