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Research-A-Saurus

Want to know how tall a Brachiosaurus is

or

how many teeth an Tyrannosaurus Rex has?  

You've come to the right place!

 

We will be using encyclopedias, fact sheets, the Internet, and more to find information about different dinosaurs.  But, we won't just be finding easy information.  We will be looking for the answers to questions that make us think!

Assignment

You will be working with a partner to become an expert on your dinosaur.  You will be answering at least 10 questions about your dinosaur.  Use the tabs above to find information about your dinosaur.  Then, you will be creating a Wanted Poster and paragraph on a google doc about your dinosaur.  All of the documents you need are below.

Google Accounts

To log into your google account, follow these steps:

1.  Go to cpsed.net

2.  Click on CPS Google Mail (top right)

3.  Type in your e-mail address (example:  john.smith422@cpsed.net)

4.  Type in your password

5.  Go to the waffle (top right)

6.  Click Docs

7.  Start a Blank Document

8.  Title it "Dinosaur"

Paragraph

When typing a paragraph about your dinosaur, you should start like this:

My dinosaur is wanted for __________________________.

Important Things To Remember:

  • 1 space between words
  • 2 spaces after a period, exclamation point, etc.
  • You can change the color, font, and size after you type your paragraph
  • JUST KEEP TYPING

Here is a sample of a paragraph about the pachycephalosaurus

Books

Essential Questions

While we are working on this project, think about the following essential questions:

  • What is the difference between a red light question and a green light question?
  • Where can you find information about dinosaurs?
  • Why is it important to use different sources when doing research?

Standards

Click on the link below to view the Common Core, AASL, and ISTE standards for this unit.