Draw Write Now Book 7

Draw Write Now Book 7

Animals of the World, Part I: Tropical Forests/Northern Forests/Forests Down Under

by Marie Hablitzel, Kim Stitzer
Softcover Textbook, 64 pages
Price: $14.99

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Each of the eight Draw Write Now books are divided into three units and offer 21 lessons. The lessons are presented on two pages showing a colorful drawing, four sentences, and step-by-step drawing instructions. The four sentences are shown in manuscript writing, but the lessons can be used with cursive, D'Nealian, modern manuscript, Italic—any style! The authors recommend using the Startwrite handwriting software in order to customize lessons.

Book 7 shows how to draw world maps. Three concepts are explored: 1.) representing a round earth on a flat piece of paper, 2.) drawing a simple map of the world with the goal of developing a mental map of the world, and 3.) drawing a world map.

The three units (with lesson titles) in this book are:
  • Tropical Forests
    Asian Elephant, Tiger, Chimpanzee, Leopard, Monkey, Alligator, Toucan, Sloth
  • Northern Forests (temperate forests)
    Grizzly Bear, Raccoon, Giant Panda, Red Fox, Little Brown Bat, Porcupine, Moose, Opossum, Skunk
  • Forests Down Under (Australia - tropical and temperate forests) Kangaroo, Platypus, Koala, Echidna
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