Tools of the Ancient Romans: A Kid’s Guide to the History & Science of Life in Ancient Rome

Tools of the Ancient Romans: A Kid’s Guide to the History & Science of Life in Ancient Rome

Tools of the Ancient Romans: A Kid’s Guide to the History and Science of Life in Ancient Rome explores the history and science of the most powerful empire the world has ever known. Through biographical sidebars, interesting facts, anecdotes, and 15 hands-on activities that put kids in ancient Roman shoes, readers will learn about Roman innovations and ideas of government, science, religion, sport, and warfare that have shaped world history and our own world view.

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  • Softcover, $15.95
  • eBook, $12.95

Grade Level 4–6

Ages 9–12

GRL X

Subjects

  • Ancient Civilizations
  • World History

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Tools of the Ancient Romans: A Kid’s Guide to the History and Science of Life in Ancient Rome explores the history and science of the most powerful empire the world has ever known. Through biographical sidebars, interesting facts, anecdotes, and 15 hands-on activities that put kids in ancient Roman shoes, readers will learn about Roman innovations and ideas of government, science, religion, sport, and warfare that have shaped world history and our own world view.


School Library Journal “A lively and entertaining survey of a millennium of Roman history.”

Metrokids Pennsylvania “Interesting text and activities.”

Library Media Connection “Teachers will have students explore Roman civilization and learn about the culture and how it affects us today in a fascinating and engaging way.”

School Librarian’s Workshop “Lively and well rounded history.”

Homeschooling Parent “You can’t go wrong with this teaching tool—it is simply fabulous!”

Curriculum Connections “Will keep students engaged.”

Gifted Education News “A wonderful example of how to clearly organize information about history, technology and science to appeal to the curiosity and learning capabilities of gifted students . . . excellent resources for an inquiry learning format.”

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Uncovering Your Family History

Like the stories surrounding the beginnings of Rome, most families have stories that have been passed down from generation to generation that may or may not be completely true.

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Rachel Dickinson

Rachel Dickinson has published hundreds of articles on travel, nature, and science in numerous newspapers and magazines. Her work has appeared in publications as varied as The Christian Science Monitor, USA Weekend, Islands Magazine, Audubon, National Geographic Traveler, AARP, Living Bird Magazine, and Dolphin Log. Her book The Witch’s Handbook: A Field Guide to Magic was published in 2002. She is a member of the American Society of Journalists.



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Grade Level: 4–6
Ages: 9–12
GRL: X
Subjects: Ancient Civilizations, World History,
Specs: 8 x 10 , black and white interior , 128 pages,
Includes: Table of Contents, Timeline, Maps, Glossary, Resources, Index,

Reviews

School Library Journal “A lively and entertaining survey of a millennium of Roman history.”

Metrokids Pennsylvania “Interesting text and activities.”

Library Media Connection “Teachers will have students explore Roman civilization and learn about the culture and how it affects us today in a fascinating and engaging way.”

School Librarian’s Workshop “Lively and well rounded history.”

Homeschooling Parent “You can’t go wrong with this teaching tool—it is simply fabulous!”

Curriculum Connections “Will keep students engaged.”

Gifted Education News “A wonderful example of how to clearly organize information about history, technology and science to appeal to the curiosity and learning capabilities of gifted students . . . excellent resources for an inquiry learning format.”


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Uncovering Your Family History

Like the stories surrounding the beginnings of Rome, most families have stories that have been passed down from generation to generation that may or may not be completely true.


Click here to download a print-friendly PDF

Author-Illustrator

Rachel Dickinson

Rachel Dickinson has published hundreds of articles on travel, nature, and science in numerous newspapers and magazines. Her work has appeared in publications as varied as The Christian Science Monitor, USA Weekend, Islands Magazine, Audubon, National Geographic Traveler, AARP, Living Bird Magazine, and Dolphin Log. Her book The Witch’s Handbook: A Field Guide to Magic was published in 2002. She is a member of the American Society of Journalists.