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Here's a matchbook foldable research project from 2nd grade ESL (low intermediate) at J.H.Gunn Elementary School.
This project is based on the Reading A-Z book, Extreme Animals.
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The backing for this project is an animal shape. The matchbook foldable is the body or the face (see other animals below).
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For this project, students chose an animal and used a website to find facts about the animal. The following website is kid-friendly and has lots of facts about animals and many other things, too: Science Kids...http://www.sciencekids.co.nz/sciencefacts/animals.html
Students wrote comparisons about their animal using a note-taking organizer to record the information they found while researching the website.
They used their notes to write three comparison sentences inside the matchbook foldable.
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NOTE: The outside of the matchbook foldable is the face or tummy area of the animal. I glued a piece of plain white paper inside the matchbook foldable for students to write on.
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How to Create a Famous / Infamous Matchbook Foldable ... Snapguide
...This Snapguide will explain in pictures & text how to make a matchbook foldable.

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More examples:
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FOLDABLE_matchbook_3.png ... using paint chips!


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