The Rise and Fall of the Incas explains that hundreds of years ago, the Incan Empire was one of the largest in the world. It comprised almost twelve million people who spoke more than twenty different languages. This text explores the reasons for the empire’s success and the causes of its demise.
Features of the Book – Archeology, – Architectural detail, – Procedural text, – Artist rendering of historical events, Purpose The Rise and Fall of the Incas can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills and understandings: – determining importance, – using analogy to make meaning from unfamiliar words and concepts, – making connections, – examining people’s interaction with their environment.
Themes covered in this book are: History, The Arts, Ancient Peoples
Reading Level:29-30 (Sapphire)
Guided Reading Level28
Theme/TopicAncient Peoples | History | The Arts
Strategy/SkillsDetermining importance | Making connections | Text structure | Using graphic sources | vocabulary and word