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4th Grade - Introduction To Research Writing

by Caroline LaMagna

Click here for a hotlist of resources for introducing research writing to 4th Grade students.

Resources include:

  • A Teaching Power Point (feel free to download and make changes)
    • What is research writing?
    • Plagiarism
    • Citing Sources (very brief - not MLA citations)
    • Using Outlines
    • Locating Resources
    • Taking Notes - Research
    • The Writing Process
  • BrainPop resources - one free (internet safety) and 3 that require a subscription
  • Student Resources for research writing
    • Checklist, organizer, and sample paper
    • Think Tank - this is a great resource from that helps students narrow their topics
  • Online Writing Activities - Scholastic 


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