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Resources for Middle School Studies of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome 

Posted about 1 month ago by Regina S

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Overdrive Books

Cover of Ancient Greece by Britannica Educational Publishing Ancient Greece by Britannica Educational Publishing
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Cover of Ancient Greece, Discovery Education: Ancient Civilizations Ancient Greece, Discovery Education: Ancient Civilizations
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Cover of The History of the Ancient World from the Earliest Accounts to the Fall of Rome The History of the Ancient World from the Earliest Accounts to the Fall of Rome
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Cover of Ancient Rome DK findout! Ancient Rome DK findout!
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Cover of The Rise of Rome: The Making of the World's Greatest Empire The Rise of Rome: The Making of the World's Greatest Empire
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World Book Ebooks

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Cover of Ancient Greeks Ancient Greeks
Cover of Ancient Romans Ancient Romans
Cover of Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece Myths and Legends of Ancient Greece
Cover of Myths and Legends of Ancient Rome Myths and Legends of Ancient Rome

Gale Resources

Cover of Ancient Greece and Rome: An Encyclopedia for Students Ancient Greece and Rome: An Encyclopedia for Students
Cover of The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Ancient Greece
Cover of The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Ancient Rome The Greenhaven Encyclopedia of Ancient Rome
Cover of Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear Through the Ages Fashion, Costume, and Culture: Clothing, Headwear, Body Decorations, and Footwear Through the Ages
Cover of World Eras. John T. Kirby, ed. Vol. 3: Roman Republic and Empire, 264 B.C.E.- 476 C.E.. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2001. 454 pp. World Eras. John T. Kirby, ed. Vol. 3: Roman Republic and Empire, 264 B.C.E.- 476 C.E.. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2001. 454 pp.
Cover of Arts and Humanities Through the Eras (choose volume 2) Arts and Humanities Through the Eras (choose volume 2)
Cover of World Eras. John T. Kirby, ed. Vol. 6: Classical Greek Civilization, 800-323 B.C.E. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2001. 395 pp. World Eras. John T. Kirby, ed. Vol. 6: Classical Greek Civilization, 800-323 B.C.E. Detroit, MI: Gale, 2001. 395 pp.
Cover of Ancient Civilizations Reference Library. Judson Knight and Stacy A. McConnell, eds. Vol. 2: Almanac Volume 2: China-Rome. Detroit, MI: UXL, 2000. 626 pp. 3 vols. Ancient Civilizations Reference Library. Judson Knight and Stacy A. McConnell, eds. Vol. 2: Almanac Volume 2: China-Rome. Detroit, MI: UXL, 2000. 626 pp. 3 vols.
Cover of Slavery Through the Ages. Don Nardo. World History Detroit, MI: Lucent Books, 2014. 104 pp. Slavery Through the Ages. Don Nardo. World History Detroit, MI: Lucent Books, 2014. 104 pp.

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Cover of Ancient Greece Ancient Greece
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Cover of Ancient Greece Ancient Greece
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Cover of Ancient Greece Ancient Greece
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Cover of The Technology of Ancient Greece The Technology of Ancient Greece
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Cover of A Chronology of Ancient Greece A Chronology of Ancient Greece
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Cover of How to Survive in Ancient Greece How to Survive in Ancient Greece
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Cover of Ancient Rome Ancient Rome
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Cover of Ancient Rome Ancient Rome
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Cover of Ancient Rome Ancient Rome
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Cover of Ancient Rome Ancient Rome
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Cover of The Technology of Ancient Rome The Technology of Ancient Rome
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Cover of The Common People of Ancient Rome The Common People of Ancient Rome
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Cover of Famous Men of Ancient Rome Famous Men of Ancient Rome
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Print

Cover of Ancient civilizations Ancient civilizations
Cover of Ancient Greece Ancient Greece
Cover of Living and working in ancient Greece Living and working in ancient Greece
Cover of The Greeks: an illustrated history The Greeks: an illustrated history
Cover of Living and working in ancient Rome Living and working in ancient Rome
Cover of Ancient Rome Ancient Rome

Research Tools

Explora Secondary Schools (6-12)

Provides safe, trustworthy research materials for class projects or homework on a variety of topics.

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National Geographic Virtual Library Series

Access the complete archive of National Geographic Magazine (1888-Current) - along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos including National Geographic: People, Animals and the World.

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Subjects: history/government, science and social studies

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Oxford Research Encyclopedias

Provides new comprehensive collections of in-depth, peer-reviewed summaries on an ever-growing range of topics and disciplines including but not limited to American history, business, criminal justice, environmental science, literature, politics and religion.

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Subjects: business, English/language arts, health, history/government, science and social studies

Third-Party Provider: Oxford University Press

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Very Short Introductions

Offers concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas from climate to consciousness, game theory to ancient warfare, privacy to Islamic history, economics to literary theory and beyond.

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World Book eBooks
  

Supports classroom instruction and library reading initiatives with over 2,500 titles, including World Book exclusive content and classic literature. 24/7 unlimited, simultaneous access. World Book eBooks also feature a free downloadable app compatible with Apple, Windows, and Android devices.

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World Book Encyclopedia

Online version of the popular encyclopedia. Great for general information or for school projects. Includes non-fiction eBooks for students and WorldBook in Spanish and French.

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Subjects: art/music, geography, history/government, science, social studies and technology

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