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Written by Jean F. Blashfield


ISBN: 978-0-531-23677-2

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With settlements that date back thousands of years, Italy is home to some of the oldest cities on Earth. Readers will explore this fascinating nation and take a close look at everything from its many recognizable landmarks to its world-famous cuisine. They will travel back to the days of ancient Rome to get a glimpse of Italy's origins and then zoom forward to see how the country's people live today.
Item #: 621778
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2014
Trim Size: 8" x 9 1/4"
Pages: 144
Grades: 5 - 9
Ages: 10 - 14
  • Colorful photos provide breathtaking views of foreign cities and landscapes
  • Sidebars highlight especially interesting people, places, and events
  • Delicious, easy recipes give readers the opportunity to experience foreign cuisine firsthand
  • Fun facts and statistics are included for easy reference
  • Social studies nonfiction about countries' key people, places, events, culture, and history that meets students' need for complex informational texts
  • Related articles and web links available on www.factsfornow.scholastic.com with which students can meet the Informational Reading Anchor Standard 9, to analyze how two or more texts address similar themes or topics in order to build knowledge or to compare the approaches the authors take
  • Material on countries with which students can meet Writing standards by Researching to Build and Present Knowledge
  • Source material on countries for students to meet Writing standards by creating opinion pieces and informative texts
  • Maps, timelines, photos, and illustrations provide text features that help students meet Informational Reading Anchor Standard 7, locating information relevant to a given topic efficiently