Tools and Treasures of Ancient Egypt (Searchlight Books - What Can We Learn from Early Civilizations?)
|Rating||:||4.72 (632 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||40 Pages|
Captions provide nearly as much information as the text, and some ask questions to guide reading or elicit critical thinking. . Although not exceptional, these books provide basic introductory information and a good visual history of each culture's material treasures, making them strong additional purchases for elementary schools. Each book's four chapters introduce the country's culture and describe its people's daily lives, major achievements, and eventual decline or conquest. From School Library Journal Gr 3–5—Written to meet new standards that introduce ancient cultures in the early grades, these books share a common format: large, full-color photos and illustrations of artifacts or scenes of daily life in the culture. Text is limited to a few sentences per page, pr
"Excellent first resource for elementary age" according to WeeBeaks. This is an overview book of ancient Egypt, best utilized probably as a read-aloud for around 1st/2nd grade or an independent level reading book for grade Excellent first resource for elementary age This is an overview book of ancient Egypt, best utilized probably as a read-aloud for around 1st/2nd grade or an independent level reading book for grade 3 or so. It carefully covers all the basic ancient civilization topics at an introductory level:* What did they create/leave behind?* What was the environment like (desert/water, homes)?* What major crops did they eat/grow?* Who were the neighbors/trade influences?* Wh. or so. It carefully covers all the basic ancient civilization topics at an introductory level:* What did they create/leave behind?* What was the environment like (desert/water, homes)?* What major crops did they eat/grow?* Who were the neighbors/trade influences?* Wh. This book is a treasure This is a great resource for those just beginning to learn about Ancient Egypt. What little kid isn't fascinated with mummies, pyramids, hieroglyphics, and human-bodied, animal-headed gods? This book has just enough information to "wow" them without overwhelming them. One of the best things about this book is that many early elementary students will be able to read it independently.. LaGina LaGina As a lover of all things have to do with Egypt I really liked this book and the fact that me and my 8yo were able to sit down and enjoy it together. He was very interested in the book as well and it was just long enough to keep his attention.
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Find out where the ancient Egyptians lived, what their lives were like, and what happened to them. Have you ever heard of hieroglyphics? Do you know what a mummy is? All these things came from ancient Egypt. More than four thousand years ago, the ancient Egyptians created tools and treasures that still shape our lives. Discover how they changed the world!