Aventura en la Acrópolis
Informational (fiction), 2,603 words, Level Z (Grade 5), Lexile 940L
Multilevel Book also available in levels P and W
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. Book and lesson also available at Levels P and W.
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ancient, Andronicus, Athens, columns, comedy, European, geometric, Greek, landmark, multitude, octagon, perspective, proportion, tragedy
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