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Research: Where to Find the Answers
Research: Where to Find the Answers
Lesson Plan
Research: Where to Find the Answers
This lesson introduces students to a variety of resources that they can use when doing research. It will also help them differentiate between print and digital sources and how to use each.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Learning About Family Traditions
Learning About Family Traditions
Lesson Plan
Learning About Family Traditions
Use this lesson to give your students an opportunity to share about their family traditions. Prior to the lesson, they'll complete a worksheet to gather information about the way their family honors their culture and beliefs with traditions. They'll bring their information back to the classroom to share with their peers.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
What's in a Name?
What's in a Name?
Lesson Plan
What's in a Name?
Every name has a story behind it. This lesson allows students to share the story of their name with their classmates. Not only is it fun, it's ideal for establishing a respectful classroom community.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Focus on Founding Fathers
Focus on Founding Fathers
Lesson Plan
Focus on Founding Fathers
This lesson will allow students to explore the backgrounds and contributions of the Founding Fathers by completing an online scavenger hunt and writing a basic biography.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Researching and Writing about Frederick Douglass
Researching and Writing about Frederick Douglass
Lesson Plan
Researching and Writing about Frederick Douglass
Frederick Douglass was an influential black man in U.S. history. In this lesson, the historical context is set for students so that they can conduct their own research on Frederick Douglass, using a graphic organizer and multiple sources, before writing an informational essay on him. Ideal for fourth and fifth grade students, this lesson plan not only gives students practice in research and essay-writing skills, it also has them exploring a fascinating part of our country's history.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Holidays Around the World
Holidays Around the World
Lesson Plan
Holidays Around the World
Use this lesson to give your students an opportunity to learn about winter holidays that are celebrated all over the world. Learners will utilize a graphic organizer to guide their research of their chosen or assigned holiday. Then, they will share what they learned with their peers. Your students will hone their research skills by using the internet, books, or other available research materials, and they will practice their speaking and listening skills when they share the interesting facts and details they found. Designed for a second through fifth grade reading and writing curriculum, your learners will enjoy learning about some of the many holidays that are celebrated around the world.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
My Research Notes
My Research Notes
Worksheet
My Research Notes
Help your students organize their notes as they conduct research for their informational writing.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Colonial America: Jamestown
Colonial America: Jamestown
Worksheet
Colonial America: Jamestown
Teach students all about the Jamestown colony and important settlers with this social studies worksheet.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Cite Your Sources!
Cite Your Sources!
Worksheet
Cite Your Sources!
Cite your sources correctly with these bibliography guidelines, which show how to properly cite sources like books, magazines, and web articles.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Pop Rocks Matter
Pop Rocks Matter
Lesson Plan
Pop Rocks Matter
This experiment is a fun lesson that captures the ears, eyes, and minds of students! It combines writing, reasoning, predictions, and teamwork with candies and soda to produce a memorable lesson on chemical reactions and energy.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Lesson Plan
Research Graphic Organizer
Research Graphic Organizer
Worksheet
Research Graphic Organizer
Encourage learners to engage in research by offering them this Research Graphic Organizer to help guide their explorations and record their findings.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Martin Luther King, Jr.
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your students research facts about Martin Luther King, Jr. Learners will decide which two statements are true and which is a lie.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
How to Write a Research Paper
How to Write a Research Paper
Worksheet
How to Write a Research Paper
Writing a paper doesn't have to be boring! Introduce your student to research and writing with this thorough guide.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Research an Important Person
Research an Important Person
Worksheet
Research an Important Person
This graphic organizer is a helpful tool for learners to gather and organize key information as they research an important person of their choice.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Sonia Sotomayor
Two Truths and One Lie: Sonia Sotomayor
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Sonia Sotomayor
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your learners research facts about Associate Justice to the Supreme Court Sonia Sotomayor.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
How to Outline an Essay
How to Outline an Essay
Worksheet
How to Outline an Essay
If your little writer needs help organizing to write that big essay assignment, give her a helpful cheat-sheet full of tips on making an outline.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Mae Jemison
Two Truths and One Lie: Mae Jemison
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Mae Jemison
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your students research facts about Mae Jemison.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Holidays Around the World Research Graphic Organizer
Holidays Around the World Research Graphic Organizer
Worksheet
Holidays Around the World Research Graphic Organizer
The Holidays Around the World Research Graphic Organizer is a perfect tool to support your learners as they learn about holidays that are celebrated all over the world. With an assigned or chosen holiday, they will utilize research materials to find infor
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Two Truths and  One Lie: Research Edition
Two Truths and One Lie: Research Edition
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Research Edition
Take the monotony out of researching a topic with this Two Truths and One Lie worksheet.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Two Truths and  One Lie: Biography Edition
Two Truths and One Lie: Biography Edition
Worksheet
Two Truths and One Lie: Biography Edition
Use the game Two Truths and One Lie to help your students research facts about a famous person. Learners will research an important figure and then write down two true statements and one false statement.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Interview Your Family About Traditions
Interview Your Family About Traditions
Worksheet
Interview Your Family About Traditions
Get to know more about your family's meaningful traditions with this fun interview activity.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Conduct an Interview: Fall Family Traditions
Conduct an Interview: Fall Family Traditions
Worksheet
Conduct an Interview: Fall Family Traditions
Give your students the opportunity to conduct an interview with a family member or loved one to learn about their meaningful traditions. They will ask questions about fall traditions, finding out about clothing, food, location, and the people involved. Th
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Introduction to Research: Grocery Store!
Introduction to Research: Grocery Store!
Worksheet
Introduction to Research: Grocery Store!
Where does the food in the grocery store come from? Get your student ready to investigate his local grocery store with this fun worksheet and activity.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet
Graphic Organizer: Research an Influential Person
Graphic Organizer: Research an Influential Person
Worksheet
Graphic Organizer: Research an Influential Person
Whether it’s a poet, inventor, or famous scientist, this worksheet will help learners gather and organize important information.
5th grade
Social studies
Worksheet
Digging In with Research
Digging In with Research
Worksheet
Digging In with Research
Your students will be digging into nonfiction texts in search of the purpose and main idea of a passage.
5th grade
Reading & Writing
Worksheet