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Author: Jeri Freedman; Hope Lourie Killcoyne; Michael Moy
Publisher: New York, New York : Britannica Educational Publishing in association with Rosen Educational Services, 2015. ©2015
Series: Britannica common core library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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This engaging volume introduces readers to the world of technical texts and their uses and is aligned with grade 2 Common Core ELA-Literacy standards. Students learn about the purposes and types of technical texts, and actually analyze sample texts. They review experiments, recipes, and crafts, and compare and contrast the examples. They also discover how specific images contribute to and clarify texts. In an  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Freedman, Jeri.
What is a technical text?
New York, New York : Britannica Educational Publishing in association with Rosen Educational Services, ©2015
32 pages
Material Type: Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeri Freedman; Hope Lourie Killcoyne; Michael Moy
ISBN: 9781622756759 1622756754
OCLC Number: 903963361
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource (34 pages) : color illustrations, photographs.
Contents: Cover; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; What is a Technical Text?; What Qualities Does a Technical Text Have?; Technical Text in Use; A Scientific Study; A Scientific Experiment; Let's Compare; How to Play Volleyball; How to Play Checkers; Let's Compare; A Recipe for Hot Chocolate; How to Make a Mask; Let's Compare; Write Your Own Technical Text; Glossary; For More Information; Index; Back Cover.
Series Title: Britannica common core library.
Responsibility: Jeri Freedman ; Hope Lourie Killcoyne, executive editor ; Michael Moy, designer.
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This engaging volume introduces readers to the world of technical texts and their uses and is aligned with grade 2 Common Core ELA-Literacy standards. Students learn about the purposes and types of technical texts, and actually analyze sample texts. They review experiments, recipes, and crafts, and compare and contrast the examples. They also discover how specific images contribute to and clarify texts. In an activity section, readers are given the opportunity to write their own technical text. Vocabulary boxes explain ""diagrams, "" ""format, "" ""charts, "" ""data, "" and ""warning boxes."" Side.

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