Primary Source Interview Questions: Writing Frame

Help students write a successful biography with this age-perfect fill-in frame. Includes a clear and simple lesson for you, questions for an interview of an adult and a child, and fun templates for a report cover, text features, bibliography, and more. See Full Product Description.

Number of pages: 13 Subject: Writing, Nonfiction Writing, Informational Text, Reading, Proofreading Grade: 2 - 4 Type: Learning Activities and Worksheets Author: Rhonda Graff Common Core: Language, Writing File Size: 636 KB
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Teach students to use primary sources, like an interview of a friend or adult, to write a complete report. Kids simply research their topic, read the prompts, and then complete the reproducible frame for a ready-to-share structured report. The resource includes a detailed lesson plan and many templates for students, including:
• 2 interview forms with prompts
• blank interview forms
• report cover
• report table of contents
• About the Author page
• text feature pages
• fact page
• bibliography

Common Core Alignment

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.2
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.W.4
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.2.2
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.2a
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.2b
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.2d
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.3.4
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.2a
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.2b
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.2e
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.4.4
Teaching Tips

Discuss what a primary source is and model how to use an interview to gather information. Brainstorm questions together and review how to take accurate notes using key words and correct spelling of names and places.

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