Explore Ancient Greece!

Explore Ancient Greece! : 25 Great Projects, Activities, Experiments

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Investigate the fascinating civilization of ancient Greece through 25 hands-on projects and activities for young readers ages 6-9. Kids learn about ancient Greek homes, food, playtime, clothing, conquests, arts and entertainment, gods, and more. Activities range from fashioning a model oil lamp from clay to building a courtyard column and constructing a flipbook sailing ship. By combining a hands-on element with riddles, jokes, fun facts, and comic cartoons, kids Explore Ancient Greece! and develop an understanding of how this ancient civilization still influences our modern world.show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 200.66 x 251.46 x 7.62mm | 249.47g
  • Nomad Press
  • Norwich, VT, United States
  • English
  • b/w illus
  • 1934670111
  • 9781934670118
  • 258,730

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Eclectichomeschool.org " this little gem from Nomad Press is a great book for learning about Ancient Greece The author's enthusiasm jumps out of the page at you while you're reading descriptions of Greeks and their culture This book would also make a great basis for a co-op hands-on history class. Highly recommended!"School Library Journal" Fun book about an otherwise daunting culture. Kids will enjoy the format of the book with its cartoon-like drawings and jokes. The text is punctuated with fun fonts and sidebars that enrich the historical narrative of the text. Very fun activities make learning about this culture a great experience. This book a worthwhile addition to your library."show more

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In this book, young readers ages 6-9 can investigate the fascinating civilization of ancient Greece through 25 hands-on projects and activities. Kids learn about ancient Greek homes, food, playtime, clothing, conquests, arts and entertainment, gods, and more. Activities range from fashioning a model oil lamp from clay to building a courtyard column and constructing a flipbook sailing ship. By combining a hands-on element with riddles, jokes, fun facts, and comic cartoons, kids "Explore Ancient Greece!" and develop an understanding of how this ancient civilization still influences our modern world. "Explore Ancient Greece!" meets common core state standards in language arts for reading informational text and literary nonfiction. Guided Reading Levels and Lexile measurements indicate grade level and text complexity.show more

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In this book, young readers ages 6-9 can investigate the fascinating civilization of ancient Greece through 25 hands-on projects and activities. Kids learn about ancient Greek homes, food, playtime, clothing, conquests, arts and entertainment, gods, and more. Activities range from fashioning a model oil lamp from clay to building a courtyard column and constructing a flipbook sailing ship. By combining a hands-on element with riddles, jokes, fun facts, and comic cartoons, kids Explore Ancient Greece! and develop an understanding of how this ancient civilization still influences our modern world. Explore Ancient Greece! meets common core state standards in language arts for reading informational text and literary nonfiction. Guided Reading Levels and Lexile measurements indicate grade level and text complexity.show more

About Carmella Van Vleet

Carmella Van Vleet is the author of several books for Nomad Press including Amazing Ben Franklin Inventions You Can Build Yourself, Explore Ancient Egypt!, Seven Wonders of the World, and Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself. Her work has been featured in Highlights, Parenting, and Scholastic Instructor. Carmella lives in Lewis Center, Ohio.Alex Kim is a Cartoonist and Illustrator currently living and working Vermont. He earned an MFA from The Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont and a B. Arch from The Cooper Union in New York, NY.show more

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