Whether you're looking for something to do on a rainy day or making a personalized gift for a friend, crafts are a great way to pass the time. They also provide an opportunity to learn how to draw meaning from technical texts. The activities in this book push readers to read for comprehension, use information gained from the text and illustrations to follow step-by-step directions, determine relationships among steps in a technical process, and build the skills they need to fold amazing origami creations.
- Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
- Dewey: 736/.982
- Graphics: Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
- Reinforced book (9781624311451): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
- Paperback (9781624312779): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
- PDF (9781624312113): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
- Hosted ebook (9781624313431): 7.5 x 9.5, 32 pages, © 2014
- Series: How-to Library
- Lexile® Measure: 760
- JUVENILE NONFICTION / Crafts & Hobbies (JNF015000)
- JUVENILE NONFICTION / Art / Sculpture (JNF006060)
- JUVENILE NONFICTION / Art / General (JNF006000)
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Author: Dana Meachen Rau
Dana Meachen Rau is the author of more than 200 books for children. She has written a variety of nonfiction titles on many subjects, including books on history, science, toys, and crafts, as well as biographies. When she is not working in her home office, she is outside walking or running in her sneakers around her neighborhood in Burlington, Connecticut.
Illustrator: Kathleen Petelinsek
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