Experiential Writing Worksheets:
You Are What You Eat -
You are basically organizing a brainstorm or thought board. In researching her report, Eliza has written facts about her topic down on a series of post‐it
notes. Read each fact. Color related facts the same color. When write each fact in your own
words under the correct heading.
How To Raise Chickens - Which
heading does each fact belong under? Kyle has completed his
research about raising
chickens, and has written
facts about his topic down
on some index cards. Read
each fact. Then, on a
separate sheet of paper,
write each fact in your
own words under the
Acknowledge Your Sources! -
Piece together your first bibliography with some prompts. Putting together your bibliography is the last step in doing a research project. A bibliography is a list of the
sources that you used in compiling your report. Sources are written in alphabetical order, by the author's last
name, and each source has a certain format it must be written in. S
Writing a Bibliography
- A solid follow up to the previous worksheet. Study the example. Then use the list of sources provided to create a bibliography.
Use the space provided.
Doing Research! - An organizer
for taking complete notes. To take notes for your report, write down only the important information and ideas. Use your own words.
List each source in the space provided.
Taking Notes -
Doing research is a bit like being a detective, and a good detective
keeps good track of his clues.
A Garden of Facts
- As you do your research, it is important to take notes, not only
of important information and ideas, but of the sources of them.
Library - Before you begin your research, visit three areas
of the library to find resources on your topic.
- Before you begin your research, visit three areas of the library
to find resources on your topic.
Pretend that you have to do a report on the nature of courage. In
addition to researching the topic, it is a requirement for you to
include some personal anecdote in your report.
Sources of Information
- Choose one of the situations about which you have some personal
experience. Write an anecdote describing that experience.
Know Where To Look
- Polly is on a Library Scavenger Hunt to locate information about
all of the topics listed.
Look It Up! -
Read each topic. Write its number on a line in the reference book
where you are most likely to find the information you are looking