Research Project Templates

Research projects are easy and fun with these templates. Students can learn about dinosaurs, states, provinces, and more. Each template guides students through the research process by asking simple questions and requiring basic drawings. Each file also has a bibliography form that students can fill out at the end of each project, as well as a rubric to help teachers with grading.

Choose an animal. Write about it's habitat and anatomy. Then list interesting facts. Includes a bibliography page, a grading rubric, and step-by-step instructions.
1st through 5th Grades
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Students research their favorite dinosaur. They describe the physical attributes of their dinosaur, tell what it ate, and where it lived. (7 pages, includes bibliography and grading rubric)
1st through 5th Grades
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Research a famous historical explorer. Write about his or her major accomplishments, area explored, and biographical overview. (8 pages, includes bibliography and grading rubric)
4th and 5th Grades
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Write about your favorite fairy tale. Tell who the good and evil characters are. Describe the setting. Tell what magical events happen.
3rd through 5th Grades
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Research the life of Thomas Jefferson, George Washing, Benjamin Franklin, or any of America's Founding Fathers.
4th through 6th Grades
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Insect Report  FREE 
Your students will enjoy researching their favorite insect. They'll write about the anatomy, life cycle, and habitat of their insect. There is also a section for students to list interesting facts. (8 pages, includes bibliography and grading rubric)
2nd through 5th Grades
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Research your favorite planet. Describe it's location, distance from the sun, gravity, and other characteristics. (7 pages, includes bibliography and rubric)
1st through 5th Grades
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Choose a former United States president and research his or her life, legacy, and accomplishments.
3rd through 6th Grades
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Research a Canadian province. Describe it's major cities, natural resources, and attractions. (9 pages, includes bibliography and rubric)
4th and 5th Grades
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Learn about one of the fifty states. Students describe their state's population, area, natural resources, geographic features, and main attractions. (9 pages, includes bibliography and rubric)
1st through 5th Grades
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