As part of the 4th grade social studies (history) standards, students researched a famous Kansan to understand the motivation and accomplishments of that person.
They used the WISER research model which is used school-wide.
W- Wonder (ask questions)
I- Investigate (read and take notes)
S- Synthesize (put the info together)
E- Express (share the project)
R- Reflect (think about how I did)
They wrote speeches, created posters, and used props to share their info with family members, Dayton Creek staff, third graders, and fifth graders.