Love the vocabulary for posting.
There is a definition page and other word work that fits with all the 12 words for posting.
A favorite story that students can gather facts by reading. Yep details in a realistic fiction story.
And National Geographic does a tremendous job in helping students to prepare for gathering details and researching.
Lots of word work to develop a deeper understanding of the topic as well as grammar skills.
Plenty of activities for recording what we discovered.
Play some math games and create a craft.
See my Pinterest Page for ideas.
A mini bood for each student as well as information on the life cycle of an owl.