Did Greek Soldiers Really Hide Inside the Trojan Horse?

And Other Questions about the Ancient World

From the Series Is That a Fact?

  • Interest Level: Grade 4 - Grade 6   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 4

Egyptians made their pet cats into mummies. The Greeks invented the idea of going to school. Julius Caesar’s last words were “Et tu, Brute?” You may have heard these common sayings or beliefs before. But are they really true? Can they be proven through research? Let’s investigate seventeen statements about the ancient world and find out which ones are right, which ones are wrong, and which ones stump even the experts! Find out whether the Romans ate so much at meals that they had to take time out to vomit! Discover whether Mount Olympus is a real place! See if you can tell the difference between fact and fiction with Is That a Fact?

Format List Price Your Price Qty
978-0-76136-266-1
$39.99 $29.99
Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 4
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Science
Publisher Lerner Publishing Group
Imprint Lerner Publications ™
Language English
Publication Date 2010-08-01
Reading Counts! Level 4.2
BISACS JNF025000
Dewey 930.1
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Lexile 790
Guided Reading Level U
ATOS Reading Level 5.2
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 138886
Accelerated Reader® Points 1.0
Features Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Sidebars, Table of contents, and Teaching Guides

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Is That a Fact?

There is life on other planets. People have tiny insects living in their eyelashes. You may have heard these common sayings before. But are they really true? Can they be proven through research? The Is That a Fact? series investigates and finds out which statements are true, which ones… View available downloads →