Egypt

Shirley J. Jordan, M.S.

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials ISBN: 9780743904285

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Ancient Egyptian civilizations first began along the Nile River when nomads grew tired of the dangers of traveling and settled into villages for safety. With a gift for building, they began to create their own bricks and later discovered a way to build from stone; this lead to the construction of the great pyramids. Pharaohs ruled the society and were highly respected. Because of its location Pharaohs had a difficult time protecting the land from intruders and Egypt was eventually conquered by the Roman Empire.

Reading Level
Lexile
710L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
W
ATOS
4.6
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Cultural/Diversity Geography History People & Places
Interest Age
Ages 9-12
Grade
4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade 7th Grade
Subject
Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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