Making books provides students with motivation and a purpose for writing. The worksheets in this book encourage students to compose, create, publish and respond to print. The technological side of book production involves problem solving and engages children in gathering information, prioritizing, negotiating, decision-making and evaluating. The activities include: selecting an idea for a book; choosing a good title; creating an index; choosing and designing illustrations; producing preliminary pages; different types of books, e.g. pop-ups, books with windows, concertinas, pocket books, big books and diaries.
How to be Brilliant at Making Books