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

Illustrated by Shawn Braley

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 Read More

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Includes: Table of Contents | Timeline | Maps | Glossary | Resources | Index
Specs: 8x10 size | black and white interior | 128 pages
Subject: Social Studies
Content Focus: Ancient Civilizations

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

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. Recommended.”

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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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.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Introduction
Romans All Around Us

Chapter 1
Fantastic Beginnings

Chapter 2
The Roman Republic—Democracy Rules . . . or does it?

Chapter 3
Expanding the Roman Republic

Chapter 4
The Demise of the Republic

Chapter 5
Remarkable Feats in Engineering and Technology

Chapter 6
Birth of an Empire

Chapter 7
Roman Society—Everyday Life

Chapter 8
The Mighty Roman Army

Chapter 9
The Next Two Hundred Years

Chapter 10
That’s Entertainment

Chapter 11
The Rise of the Empire, Again

Chapter 12
Gods and Goddesses

Chapter 13
The End of the Roman Empire & Rome's Legacy

Bibliography
Glossary
Index