Explore Ancient Rome!

Explore Ancient Rome! : 25 Great Projects, Activities, Experiements

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Investigate the fascinating civilization of ancient Rome through 25 hands-on projects and activities for young readers ages 6Â 9. Kids learn about ancient Roman homes, food, playtime, clothing, conquests, gods, entertainment, and more. Activities range from creating an amphora and making a tunic to baking bread and hosting a Roman feast. By combining a hands-on element with riddles, jokes, fun facts, and comic cartoons, kids Explore Ancient Rome! and develop an understanding of how this ancient civilization laid the foundation of our modern world.show more

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  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 96 pages
  • 198.12 x 246.38 x 10.16mm | 226.8g
  • Nomad Press
  • Norwich, VT, United States
  • English
  • 50 b/w illus & 1025 diagrams
  • 0979226848
  • 9780979226847
  • 310,317

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DIG Magazine"Explore Ancient Rome! By Carmella Van Vleet offers a variety of projects, accompanied by explanatory history text, designed to stimulate readers' interest in this ancient culture. Among them are making an aqueduct, designing a villa, creating an oscillum and designing a theater mask."show more

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In this book, young readers ages 6-9 can investigate the fascinating civilization of ancient Rome through 25 hands-on projects and activities. Kids learn about ancient Roman homes, food, playtime, clothing, conquests, gods, entertainment, and more. Activities range from creating an amphora and making a tunic to baking bread and hosting a Roman feast. By combining a hands-on element with riddles, jokes, fun facts, and comic cartoons, kids "Explore Ancient Rome!" and develop an understanding of how this ancient civilization laid the foundation of our modern world. "Explore Ancient Rome!" 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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In this book, young readers ages 6-9 can investigate the fascinating civilization of ancient Rome through 25 hands-on projects and activities. Kids learn about ancient Roman homes, food, playtime, clothing, conquests, gods, entertainment, and more. Activities range from creating an amphora and making a tunic to baking bread and hosting a Roman feast. By combining a hands-on element with riddles, jokes, fun facts, and comic cartoons, kids Explore Ancient Rome! and develop an understanding of how this ancient civilization laid the foundation of our modern world. Explore Ancient Rome! 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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