Ancient Rome (Kingfisher Readers Series: Level 3)

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Many of the things we have today, such as our language, our laws, our buildings and our cooking started in ancient Rome.  This book introduces new readers to the history and culture of the Romans, including the architecture, games, clothing, and interesting aspects of daily life such as bathing, studying, and entertainment. The text introduces important new vocabulary—conquer, empire, mosaic—and is woven together with beautiful photographs and illustrations, which help readers get the context. A timeline, ...

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Overview

Many of the things we have today, such as our language, our laws, our buildings and our cooking started in ancient Rome.  This book introduces new readers to the history and culture of the Romans, including the architecture, games, clothing, and interesting aspects of daily life such as bathing, studying, and entertainment. The text introduces important new vocabulary—conquer, empire, mosaic—and is woven together with beautiful photographs and illustrations, which help readers get the context. A timeline, index, and glossary complete the book, and help build research skills and confidence in reading.

 

LEVEL 3: READING ALONE

WITH SOME HELP

Accessible and engaging, with plenty of interest and repetition, and more variety of language and information than level 2. Text introduces a few more challenging words and a wider variety of tenses.

Guided Reading Levels: K, L

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780753469040
  • Publisher: Kingfisher
  • Publication date: 12/24/2012
  • Series: Kingfisher Readers Series
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 32
  • Sales rank: 783,191
  • Age range: 5 - 8 Years
  • Lexile: 730L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 8.90 (w) x 11.70 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

PHILIP STEELE is an experienced writer and editor who has been writing books for children and adults on a wide range of topics including history, geography, and cultural and social themes, for over 20 years. He lives in North Wales, United Kingdom.

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Table of Contents

From city to empire 4

Uncovering the past 6

In the empire 8

Trading goods 10

The Roman army 12

Roman gods 14

Homes of ancient Rome 16

Food and feasts 18

Clothes 20

In the arena 22

Public baths 24

Education 26

The end of the empire 28

Glossary 30

Index 32

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