Where Does It Come From?
Series of 12 titles
What happens to wax before it becomes a crayon? How are T-shirts made? Discover how everyday items get from the earth, fields, and factories to our homes and stores in this fun series. Real photos show the steps of the cycle or process, while a picture glossary reinforces new vocabulary. Each book features a comprehensive diagram to illustrate each step. Bright, full-color photographs and photo labels complement the carefully leveled text to make reading for understanding easy and fun. Includes reading tips for teachers and parents, a table of contents, and an index.
|Interest Level||Kindergarten - Grade 3|
|Category||Beginning Readers, New!, STEM|
|Subject||Social Studies, STEM|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Dimensions||7.75 x 7.75|
|Guided Reading Level||F|
|ATOS Reading Level||0.9-1.0|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, and Table of contents|
Where Does It Come From? - Reviewed by School Library Journal
A look at the steps needed to bring favorite foods from the farm to the table. Each title includes a sidebar of “Ideas for Parents and Teachers” on the copyright page, with prompts for engaging with readers before, during, and after reading. The accurate descriptions of the preparation and processing are streamlined to be accessible to the target audience, and they are repeated toward the end of the text to reinforce the sequence. Circular labels identify the items in the photographs. Many words are defined in the narrative, with more complex ones found in the glossary. Instructions for accessing online resources are included, as well as an index. VERDICT A first purchase for elementary libraries and classrooms.