I have been using the thinkfinity Building Blocks lessons on basic research skills. They were mentioned in a litlife lesson.
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This is a link to one of 6 lessons in this series. Theyn are labeled as appropriate for 3-5 but I think they are good prep for middle school
Loved this resource Ann