How to Be a Roman Soldier

Author: Fiona MacDonald

Publisher: Salariya Publishers

ISBN: 9781904642480

Category: Rome

Page: 32

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"How To Be" is an entertaining new series exploring some of the most difficult occupations of the past from the perspective of an applicant for the job. The book is packed with facts and investigates all aspects of your life in the Roman army, including training, weapons, service abroad, battles and living under barracks. Detailed illustrations accompany the text, showing character scenes, diagrams and period artefacts. Informative captions, a quiz, a complete glossary, clear labels and an index make this title an ideal educational text. How to be a Roman Soldier and the National Curriculum: Fits into the guidelines for the National Literary Strategy at Key Stage 2, promoting literacy in primary school classrooms; Helps achieve the goals of the Scottish Standard Curriculum 5-14, promoting 'positive attitudes to learning', 'knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the world' and 'skills in literacy'.

How to be an Aztec Warrior

Author: Fiona Macdonald

Publisher: Salariya Publishers

ISBN: 9781905087006

Category: Aztecs

Page: 32

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The book is packed with facts and investigates all aspects of your life as an Aztec Warrior - including schooling, weaponry, battle tactics and even human sacrifice - showing how you will learn to defeat your enemies and defend your sacred city. The book features illustrations of contemporary characters and artefacts to elucidate the text. Informative captions, a quiz, a complete glossary and an index make this an ideal educational text.

Nonfiction Reading Power

Teaching Students how to Think While They Read All Kinds of Information

Author: Adrienne Gear

Publisher: Pembroke Publishers Limited

ISBN: 1551382296

Category: Education

Page: 160

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How can you help students find meaning in informational texts and become independent strategic readers and thinkers? Nonfiction Reading Power gives teachers a wealth of effective strategies for helping students think while they read material in all subject areas. Using the best children's books to motivate students, Adrienne Gear shows teachers how help students zoom-in, question and infer; find the main idea, make connections, and transform what's on the printed page. Key introductory concept lessons for each of the five reading powers provide valuable insight into the purpose of each strategy. The book also explores the particular features of nonfiction and offers lists of key books organized around strategies and subject areas.

How to Draw Dinosaurs and Other Prehistoric Creatures

Author: Mark Bergin

Publisher: Salariya Publishers

ISBN: 1905638515

Category: Dinosaurs in art

Page: 32

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Learn how to draw a variety of dinosaurs, from the fearsome Tyrannosaurus to the giant sauropods, as well as the flying and marine reptiles that lived at the same time. This work includes background information on each animal. "The How To Draw" series takes a highly visual and practical approach to drawing. Each title features step-by-step instructions for every project. Duotone line illustrations highlight each step. Different drawing materials are used, including pencil, pen, crayon, paints and charcoal, with clear instructions for each. The series covers a comprehensive range of popular subjects, with sections on material, composition, perspective and technique. It encourages children to 'record from first-hand observation, experience and imagination, and explore ideas'. It teaches children to 'try out tools and techniques and apply these to materials and processes, including drawing'. It helps achieve the goals of the Scottish Standard Curriculum 5-14, promoting 'positive attitudes to learning', 'knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the world' and 'skills in literacy'.

Flight from Icarus to Space Ship One

Author: Penny Clarke

Publisher: Salariya Publishers

ISBN: 9781905087884

Category: Aeronautics

Page: 64

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Illustrated history of flight from the pioneer aviators to the complex computer-controlled machines of today. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

Transport

From the First Wheels to Special Cars

Author: Penny Clarke

Publisher: Salariya Publishers

ISBN: 9781905087891

Category: Transportation

Page: 64

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An illustrated history of land transport from the development of the wheel, to the pioneering machines and drivers of history making and record breaking machines. Suggested level: primary, intermediate.

The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Roman Empire

Author: Eric Nelson

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101199180

Category: History

Page: 408

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You're no idiot, of course. The battle scenes in Gladiator had you on the edge of your seat and wondering where you could find more information on the rise and fall of ancient Rome. But, so far, your search has left you feeling like a blundering barbarian. Pick yourself up off the Colisseum floor! Consult 'The Complete Idiot's Guide to the Roman Empire', a fun-to-read introduction to the fascinating history, people, and culture of Ancient Rome. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get: -The history of the Roman Empire's rise and fall. -An idiot-proof introduction to the great epic literature of the Roman Republic. -A survey of the Romans in arts and popular culture. -Fascinating details of some of history's most nefarious emperors, including Nero, Caligula, and Commodus.