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Crafting with Recyclables

Dana Meachen Rau (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312120

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 make crafts using recyclable materials.

Creating Halloween Crafts

Dana Meachen Rau (author), Kathleen Petelinsek (illustrator)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312151

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 make the perfect crafts for the Halloween season.

Crafting with Tissue Paper

Kathleen Petelinsek (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631378195

Complete a variety of fun craft projects using colorful tissue paper. Crafters practice reading comprehension as they follow the steps for each project. The easiest crafts are at the beginning, to allow the reader to practice scaffolding their knowledge as they learn the domain-specific vocabulary.

Crafting with Washi Tape

Kathleen Petelinsek (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631378188

Complete a variety of fun craft projects using tape made from traditional Japanese washi paper. Crafters practice reading comprehension as they follow the steps for each project. The easiest crafts are at the beginning, to allow the reader to practice scaffolding their knowledge as they learn the domain-specific vocabulary.

Creating Pipe Cleaner Crafts

Kathleen Petelinsek (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631378249

Complete a variety of fun craft projects using pipe cleaners. Crafters practice reading comprehension as they follow the steps for each project. The easiest crafts are at the beginning, to allow the reader to practice scaffolding their knowledge as they learn the domain-specific vocabulary.

Learning to Sew

Kathleen Petelinsek (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631378201

Learn how to make your own clothes and other items by sewing. Crafters practice reading comprehension as they follow the steps for each project. The easiest crafts are at the beginning, to allow the reader to practice scaffolding their knowledge as they learn the domain-specific vocabulary.

Raspberry Pi

Kristin Fontichiaro, Charles R. Severance (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781624312052

The Raspberry Pi is a small computer that allows almost anyone to learn about computer programming. Readers will discover new processes, integrate visual information with text, and and learn technical word meanings as they find out how the Raspberry Pi was invented and how makers are using it today. They will also learn how to set up and begin programming their own Raspberry Pis.

Hacking Fashion: T-Shirts

Kristin Fontichiaro (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781631888953

Learn how to recycle old clothes into brand-new fashions with these fun do-it-yourself activities. Readers can practice basic sewing skills to make their t-shirts more stylish and unique. Photos, sidebars, and callouts help readers draw connections between new concepts in this book and other makers-related concepts they may already know. Additional text features and search tools, including a glossary and an index, help students locate information and learn new words.