Reflection: Parent Communication Cosmically Cool Planet Research! Day Four: Researching with Digital and Print Text Continued - Section 5: Home Activity and Snack Request


I have been putting notes in my weekly newsletter about our planet research unit to keep families up to date about our reports, and all of the different steps along the way.  Also, I have links for students to access while at home, to encourage extra-curricular learning.  Today, the students will take home a letter explaining a planet display project to be completed at home.  This is just another way to connect school and home.

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  Parent Communication: Connecting School and Home
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Cosmically Cool Planet Research! Day Four: Researching with Digital and Print Text Continued

Unit 5: Out of this World! Exploring Enriching Literature and Cosmically Cool Informational Text
Lesson 12 of 19

Objective: SWBAT build their knowledge about a planet by reading print and digital sources. SWBAT to answer self-generated research questions about their planet, taking notes.

Big Idea: The students complete reading informational text in digital and print forms about the planet they're researching. They answer questions that they generated and take brief notes on notecards.

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English / Language Arts, research materials, Writing, Reading, Comprehension (Reading), Writing Process, research, third grade, note taking, inquiry based, Readability, digital text, print sources, research question, informational text
  40 minutes
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