Teaching Resource

Informative Text Research Template

PDF, Google Slides | 1 page|Grades: 4 - 6

A research template for students to use when writing an informative text.

Provide this teaching resource to students when they are researching for an informative text.

Students research an object, event, or process, then record their research in the template as bullet point notes.

The template enables students to record the following information:

  • the question they are going to answer in the text
  • the process, e.g., how a particular object works or why a particular event happens
  • a word bank of subject-specific vocabulary related to the topic.

Need to introduce your students to the ins and outs of explanation writing? The following teaching presentation will do all the heavy lifting for you!

  Common Core Curriculum alignment

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  • We have added a Google Slides version of this resource.

    Addition by Garrett Aug 13th, 2021

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