Ancient Civilizations

Set of 6 titles

The world we live in today was shaped by impressive and innovative civilizations of the past. This series explores the daily life, religious practices, societal structures, artistic and scientific achievements, and the rise and fall of six significant ancient civilizations. Readers will enjoy historical illustrations and images, informative sidebars, and QR codes linking to more resources as they learn all about these amazing cultures. Features include a table of contents, fun facts, Making Connections questions, a glossary, and an index. QR Codes in the books give readers access to book-specific resources to further their learning.

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Title   ATOS Format Qty
Ancient Civilizations (6 titles)
The Ancient Chinese
The Ancient Greeks
The Ancient Romans
The Aztecs
The Inca
The Mesopotamians
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Interest Level Grade 2 - Grade 5
Reading Level Grade 3
Dewey Number 972.01
ATOS Reading Level
Guided Reading Level
Language English
Publisher Abdo Publishing
Format Reinforced book
Copyright 2023
Number of Pages 32
Dimensions 6.25 x 9
Graphics Full-color illustrations, Historical photographs

SLJ Review of Ancient Civilizations

The glamor and mystery of ancient kingdoms from around the world are described in these titles. Readers can learn about the Epic of Gilgamesh or Chinese mythology, as well as emperors, dynasties, and the extent of the territories they ruled. Most pages contain an illustration or sidebar to break up the text and provide extra details on the Colosseum or Aztec ball games. Each book also includes QR codes to access videos, online articles and essays, and activities such as puzzles and coloring pages. These resources can also be accessed through a provided URL. Questions help readers make connections between the text and themselves, other texts, and the world. VERDICT A helpful introduction for intermediate grades, and the online extras make it especially appealing to students.