Exploring Ancient Civilizations - Encyclopedia Britannica

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Exploring Ancient Civilizations

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Book Description

Thousands of years ago, ancient civilizations around the world developed cultures whose impacts are still felt today. From codes of law and religious practices to cuisine and language, these long-ago societies have shaped the course of human history. Readers will discover innovative contributions made by ancient peoples: the engineering marvel of the Great Wall of China; the development of democracy in ancient Greece; the Maya civilization’s astute observations of the moon and planets; and many more. • Gives historical perspective, showing how many advancements were made by civilizations long ago • Sidebars highlight the most interesting aspects of each culture and its enduring impact. • Key social studies domain-specific vocabulary words are defined in the glossary to help readers effectively explain the text. • Complex yet engaging informational text that explains historical events and presents information causally.


Number of Titles: 6

Interest Level: Grades 5-8

Guided Reading Level: T-Z

Lexile Level: 860-1080

Copyright: ©2015

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