W.2.7

Participate in shared research and writing projects (e.g., read a number of books on a single topic to produce a report; record science observations).

 
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Where is Water Found on Earth?

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Water and Landforms
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Water and Landforms
Jeri Faber
Ringwood, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Water on Earth comes in many different forms. We can use QR codes to help us research and learn about them.

 
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Learning to Observe

7th Grade Science » Unit: Introduction to 7th Grade Science
7th Grade Science » Unit: Introduction to 7th Grade Science
Mariana Garcia Serrato
San Jose, CA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Science starts (and ends) with observation. Careful observation.

 
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Procedural Text: Game Directions

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Procedural Texts
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Procedural Texts
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do procedural text apply in the real world ? Students find a treasure trove of knowledge and skills by analyzing the components of Game Directions.

 
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Pollination Power!

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Pollination and Seed Dispersal
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Pollination and Seed Dispersal
Jeri Faber
Ringwood, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Pollination is very powerful! It is paramount in order for plants to make seeds. But what exactly is it? Let's research with a team to find out about this vital part of life.

 
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Landform Experts Research

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Water and Landforms
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Water and Landforms
Jeri Faber
Ringwood, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

We can find definitions, characteristics and examples of different types of landforms by researching.

 
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The Korean Cinderella: Day 5 of Cinderella Unit

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Fractured Fairly Tales
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Fractured Fairly Tales
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

As an important literary technique,differences in perspective and point of view are exemplified in stories with the same central theme, such as this Korean version of CInderella

 
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Researching Our Class Culture: Culmination of Countries

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: A World of Difference
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: A World of Difference
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How can I communicate my experiences and share my knowledge?

 
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Focus on Research

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Text Features in Informational Text
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Text Features in Informational Text
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Text features have an important role in locating text evidence for research. Students will apply knowledge of the purpose of text features to find and organize key information.

 
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Da Vinci and the Journal

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Inquiry in Science
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Inquiry in Science
Veronique Paquette
East Wenatchee, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

The understanding that science ideas, concepts, creations and learning's can have a severe impact not only on individuals, but the world, is explored.

 
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Email Clarifying Questions

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: I Am A Biographer
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: I Am A Biographer
Miki Frace
Ocean Park, WA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Using email to clarify information is an authentic task.

 
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Creating the Science Journal

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Inquiry in Science
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Inquiry in Science
Veronique Paquette
East Wenatchee, WA
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Creating a living document that will share a year's worth of learning takes time.

Standards:
 
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Conducting an Interview

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: I Am A Biographer
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: I Am A Biographer
Miki Frace
Ocean Park, WA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

There is etiquette involved in asking personal questions, and interviewing takes practice.

 
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Butterfly Bush Visitors

2nd Grade Science » Unit: Pollination and Seed Dispersal
2nd Grade Science » Unit: Pollination and Seed Dispersal
Jeri Faber
Ringwood, IL
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Like the milkweed plant, the butterfly bush supports a variety of life. Let's conduct research with a partner using approved websites to find out more!

 
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Introduction to Cornell Notetaking System

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Florida Research
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: Florida Research
Dr. Miranti Murphy
Hollywood, FL
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

How do students effectively take notes during research? Students gather information using text features to locate key ideas during shared research. Information is graphically organized using the Cornell Note Taking System.

 
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Writing A Life Story

2nd Grade ELA » Unit: I Am A Biographer
2nd Grade ELA » Unit: I Am A Biographer
Miki Frace
Ocean Park, WA
Environment: Rural
 
Big Idea:

Using notes to write text is a complex task. Scaffolding the task makes the job doable.

Standards:
 
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