Ancient Rome Inside Out

John Malam (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9781427118509

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Description

This revealing book explores the culture and achievements of ancient Rome through the examination of artifacts that have survived through the centuries. Each primary-source artifact offers the reader significant clues to the civilization's technologies, cultural traditions, foods, and conflicts.

Reading Level
Lexile
950L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
V
ATOS
6.3
DRA
50
Categories
Genre
History People & Places
Interest Age
Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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