City Patterns

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Giant skyscrapers, checkered taxi cabs, and stretching sidewalks all have patterns. Search high and low to find repeated shapes, colors, and other fun patterns in the city.

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Overview

Giant skyscrapers, checkered taxi cabs, and stretching sidewalks all have patterns. Search high and low to find repeated shapes, colors, and other fun patterns in the city.

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Children's Literature - Kris Sauer
A striped awning is an obvious choice for demonstrating city patterns, as are rows of bricks, but how about a taxi queue or the zigzag pattern created by an outdoor fire escape? These are but a few of the techniques employed to aid the reader in discovering patterns in real life. Once patterns are very simply defined, the text takes the reader on a colorful romp through the city to find fun city line, square, and zigzag patterns. Young readers will likely not realize that their fun-filled read, which uses full-page, full-color photography and clear, simple text, is actually helping them build foundational math skills. Using full-page, full-color photography and clear, simple text, young readers will likely not realize that their fun-filled read is actually helping them build foundational math skills. Geared toward first grade level readers, this book in the "A+" series will appeal to pre-kindergarten students through second graders. Like most in the nonfiction genre, the book's format includes a table of contents, glossary, and index. Bonus features include a bibliography, a guide to internet sites, and city pattern facts sections.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736878487
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 7/1/2007
  • Series: Finding Patterns Series
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 832,251
  • Age range: 4 - 8 Years
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.20 (d)

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