This is a lesson plan was created to help librarians and first grade teachers teach their students about research. The format is note taking and a Power Point presentation. cover page photo credit = File:Mammal Diversity (Placentalia).png - Wikimedia Commons
This resource gives a description of how Genius Hour could be implemented into the lower elementary grade K-2. It gives ISTE standards, mini-lesson for helping students choose a topic and complete their research. It has links for an exit ticket and rubric that can be used for lower elementary students. It also contains a reflection on what I have learned about Genius Hour in the Classroom.Resource Photo: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/
With guidance and support students will explore using various research tools to help them access information about a specific topic. In this lesson we are learning about bears but you could choose another animal or topic as well.