What Makes a Community? Complete Set
What Makes a Community? explores how people, businesses, and buildings help shape where people live and work. Engaging photographs and design along with age-appropriate text teach readers what makes their community special.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 1|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Genre||Beginning Readers, Nonfiction|
|Series||What Makes a Community?|
Arlington ISD Review of Libraries
This book is one in the ‘What Makes a Community?’ series by J. P. Press. It begins with teaching tips for before, during, and after reading, followed by a table of contents. Closely focused photographs are included in every page spread and illustrates the function and features of public libraries. The text is large, simple, and features bolded words for key vocabulary related to the topic. The book discusses library cards, types of books and the variety, the children’s area, places to read, computer usage, toys & games, as well as the checkout and return process. The story is followed by pages with vocabulary, a glossary, an index, more resources (print and online), and information about the author.
Arlington ISD Review of Chefs
Chefs are members of the community who provide food for people at restaurants. Chefs use many tools to cook meals for people. This book tells the reader the names of the tools as well as the meaning of a variety of words. The information is organized in a clear way for the young reader to comprehend. The book provides illustrations that are colorful and descriptive. It also contains many nonfiction text features such as table of contents, glossary, index, and a website to get further information about chefs. This book is recommended for kindergarten and first grade classrooms that are studying community helpers.
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