Teaching Resource

Animal Adaptations - Inquiry Task

PDF, Google Slides | 5 pages|Grades: 3 - 6

An inquiry-based task to strengthen your students’ understanding of conducting research for an informational text.

Use this cross-curricular resource in your classroom when teaching students how to conduct a research project.

Students research an environment and an animal of their choice and present their findings as a detailed information report.

This resource includes:

  • a detailed description of the task
  • a graphic organizer for recording information
  • a planning sheet for the information report.

This project works great when used as a writing center activity.

Use the drop-down menu to choose between the PDF or the Interactive Google Slide version.


  Common Core Curriculum alignment

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  • We have fixed the error (bibliography) found on page 5 of the resource.

    Fix by Natalie Oct 28th, 2020

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