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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 red light questions and 5 green light questions about your dinosaur.  Use the tabs above to find information about your dinosaur.  Then, you will be creating a Wanted Poster and paragraph about your dinosaur.  All of the documents you need are below.

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.

Red Light & Green Light Questions

View the Powerpoint to learn about red light and green light questions.

Books