268 Natural Disasters Project Editable Nonfiction Writing Task Common Core aligned PreviewProduct RatingCompressed Zip FileBe sure that you have an application to open this file type before downloading and/or purchasing. 21 MB|10 pagesProduct DescriptionIncluded in this product is everything you need to have your students complete a project on a natural disaster.

I designed it to use with my 4th graders, but it can easily be used for grades higher than 4th or to challenge 3rd grade students. I had students research a natural disaster in pairs and their projects included a 5-paragraph essay, visual aid, and oral presentation.

*UPDATE* The student directions handout and project grading rubric are now editable. Open the Powerpoint version and click on the document of slides 2 and 7.

Picture examples of students’ visual aids for completed projects 9.

Credits and Information page This project aligns with many common core standards. It also requires a lot of technical, nonfiction reading that the common core recommends.

4th Grade Common Core Standards Addressed: Key Ideas and Details