This resource will help you encourage your students to use the books they read as seeds to sprout new ideas and more books! In Read a Book - Make a Book teachers and students read a referereced literature title and then create a class or individual book in response. The 38 literature titles featured include: picture books such as Stellaluna and Have You Seen My Duckling? chapter books such as How to Eat Fried Worms and The BFG, classics such as Mr. Popper's Penguins and Make Way for Ducklings, both fiction and nonfiction selections. You can make double-hinged books, layered books, pull-tab books, pop-up books, pull-down books, flap books, and more. Each book-making project includes "After You Read" -- ideas for discussing each book. These suggestions serve as a prewriting lesson to the "Now Write!" activity. Each project has an original poem written to accompany it. Step-by-step instructions, reproducible patterns, and materials list included for every project. Fun, instructive line art illustrations throughout. All 160 pages perforated for easy removal.
Students read a book, then create a class or individual book in response. Featuring 38 projects: picture books such as Stellaluna; chapter books such as How to Eat Fried Worms; and classics such as Mr. Popper's Penguins. Fiction and nonfiction selections. Each project includes "After You Read" ideas for discussing the book, which serve as a prewriting lesson to the "Now Write!" activity. Each project is accompanied by an original poem.
The books in Evan-Moor's How to Make Books with Children Series provide a complete classroom and library resource for connecting the writing process with literature, science, math, andsocial studies. The innovative bookmaking projects motivate students to write and provide a vehicle for displaying and sharing those writing efforts. Make these titles the cornerstone of your classroom's writing program.
Each book includes: step-by-step directions for bookmaking projects, literature references on which to base each book project, writing suggestions, reproducible patterns and writing forms.