Who are the brave warriors of history and of today? This title discusses the origin of gladiators, their historical development, famous examples, key skills, and traits, along with details about weapons, training, and missions. Gladiators were grand entertainers during the Roman Empire; while onlookers enjoyed and cheered them, they were actually low members in society. Special features include sidebars, infographics, on-page definitions, online search sidebar, further evidence sidebar and primary sources. This title also includes a timeline, glossary, Web links, index, and common core activities.
Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.
Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Subject||History, Social Studies|
|Number of Pages||48|
|Reading Counts! Level||4.7|
|Reading Counts! Quiz||60952|
|Reading Counts! Points||4.0|
|ISBN||9781617837227, 9781617837722, 9781624010262|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Paperbacks, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||7.25 x 9.25|
|Guided Reading Level||R|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.1|
|ATOS Interest Level||MG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||157586|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||1.0|
|Online Resources||FREE! Core Library Connection
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Great Warriors - School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Each title opens with an account of a dramatic battle or operation, followed by chapters about its featured warriors’ history, recruitment and training, weapons and tactics, and lifestyle. The volumes are clearly designed and written with the Common Core State Standards in mind. The texts are paired with captioned. . . photos and reproductions and maps. Sidebars include primary-source excerpts, additional facts, and/or prompts to elicit critical-thinking skills. “Stop and Think” sections at the end of each title suggest independent research and writing activities. . . . The set is accurate and informative enough for research projects and reports…