Aventura en la Acrópolis
Aventure à l'Acropole
Informational (fiction), 2,543 words, Level W (Grade 4), Lexile 880L
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Acropolis Adventure is told from a young man's perspective as he and his parents vacation in Greece. He meets Dimitri, an old friend of his father's, who shows him some of the famous local landmarks. Most importantly, Dimitri teaches Brady how to appreciate the details and beauty that surround him. Brady leaves Greece a different person. Illustrations and a map support the text.
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Literature Circle Resources
ancient, Andronicus, Athens, columns, comedy, European, geometric, Greek, landmark, octagon, perspective, proportions, tragedy
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Use the reading strategy of visualizing to understand text
Compare and Contrast : Identify details to compare and contrast
Grammar and Mechanics
Possessives : Recognize and use possessives
Similes and Metaphors : Identify and understand similes and metaphors
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