Christine Dugan, M.A.Ed.

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743904339

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Julius Caesar was a major figure in the ancient Roman Empire. He was a talented leader and had a very successful military career. Caesar upset many people by making himself a dictator. The members of the Senate decided he was too powerful and decided to kill him. Not long after his death, the republic ended and Rome became an empire.

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Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Biographies Cultural/Diversity History Military People & Places
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Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade
Social Studies
English (US)
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