Ancient Greece: The History Detective Investigates

Author: Rachel Minay
Publisher: Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Category: Nonfiction History Books for Kids, History Books for Kids
Age Group: 9+
Book Format: Paperback

Who were the ancient Greeks? What are the Greek myths? What food did people eat? When were the first Olympic games?This book helps children at Key Stage 2 discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions. It also recommends sites on the Internet and sources in your local library where you can find out more about ancient Greece. The detective shows readers how to write a day-in-the-life story of a warrior, slave or Spartan girl, debate like an ancient Greek philosopher and rewrite a Greek myth and present it as a play!Packed with fascinating information, The History Detective Investigates series inspires children's curiosity to find out more about the past. A great tool for readers age 8+ or teachers looking for books to support the new curriculum for 2014.History Detective Investigates: Ancient Greece is a hands-on, investigative approach to history. Learn all about Ancient Greece, its people and the story of ancient Greece that goes back 2,500 years ago. Who were the Ancient Greeks? Ancient Greece has a remarkable history. Learn about the early Minoans, mainland Greece and the Greek Islands and the Olympic games that began in 776 BC. There are many great stories from Greece about the Trojan War and the Wooden Horse to The Odyssey about a Greek soldier. The Greeks were also famed for their Gods, Greek art, and they led the way with new ideas about science, art and philosophy. Contains maps, paintings, artefacts and photographs to show how the Greeks lived. Ideally suited for readers age 8+ or teachers looking for books to support the new curriculum for 2014. If you enjoy reading about the Ancient Greeks then take a look at Stone Age to Iron Age, The Mayan Civilization, Ancient Egypt and Early Islamic Civilizations.

Table Of Contents
4: Who were the ancient Greeks?;

6: What was a city-state?;

8: Why was Athens important?

10: What are the Greek myths?;

12: What was daily life like?;

14: What did the ancient Greeks eat and drink?;

16: How did the ancient Greeks dress?;

18: What happened at a Greek theatre?;

20: When were the first Olympic Games?;

22: Who were the Greek philosophers?;

24: Why did the ancient Greeks fight wars?;

26: What is the legacy of ancient Greece?;

28: Your project;

30: Glossary;

31: Answers;

31: Further Information;

32: Index
About Rachel Minay
Rachel Minay is an experienced editor and author of children's non-fiction, specialising in history and the arts.


SKU BK-9780750294171
Barcode # 9780750294171
Brand Wayland (Publishers) Ltd
Artist / Author Rachel Minay
Shipping Weight 0.1100kg
Shipping Width 0.218m
Shipping Height 0.012m
Shipping Length 0.266m

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