Exploring Ancient Civilizations: Rome

Lesson 19

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Compare and contrast both unit texts by comparing and contrasting the most important key details presented in both texts.

Readings and Materials

  • Book: Ancient Rome and Pompeii: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House #13 by Mary Pope Osborne and Natalie Pope Boyce (April 2006) 

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Writing Prompt

Both Eye Wonder: Ancient Rome and Ancient Rome and Pompeii: A Nonfiction Companion to Magic Tree House teach facts about ancient Rome. Compare and contrast the most important key details presented in both texts.

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Common Core Standards

  • RI.3.9 — Compare and contrast the most important points and key details presented in two texts on the same topic.

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