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"The Moon": Research Project

Grade 1
Relevant for grades K-2
  • 13-pg PDF
  • Ten-day series of sample lessons
  • Nonfiction and Fiction

Includes:

  • Text dependent questions
  • Student discussion activities
  • Vocabulary and syntax tasks
  • Writing-based formative assessment
  • Annotations for teachers

Supplemental Resources

Phases of the Moon: Student Work

Culminating assignment produced by full class. 16-pg PDF.

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Article: The Moon Challenge

Four Vermont educators describe process of creating first-grade research project. 6-pg PDF.

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Academic Word Finder

A digital tool for identifying academic vocabulary (Tier 2 vocabulary) by grade level within a text.

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CoreStandards.org

Official website of the Common Core State Standards Initiative

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