A Roman Soldier by Fiona MacDonald


A Roman Soldier by Fiona MacDonald

How To Be is an entertaining new series exploring some of the most difficult occupations of the past from the perspective of an applicant for the job. The book is packed with facts and investigates all aspects of your life in the Roman army, including training, weapons, service abroad, battles and living under barracks. Detailed illustrations accompany the text, showing character scenes, diagrams and period artefacts. Informative captions, a quiz, a complete glossary, clear labels and an index make this title an ideal educational text. How to be a Roman Soldier and the National Curriculum: Fits into the guidelines for the National Literary Strategy at Key Stage 2, promoting literacy in primary school classrooms; Helps achieve the goals of the Scottish Standard Curriculum 5-14, promoting 'positive attitudes to learning', 'knowledge, understanding and appreciation of the world' and 'skills in literacy'.

About the Author

Fiona Macdonald studied history at Cambridge University and at the University of East Anglia. She has taught in schools and colleges and has written numerous books for children.

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32 pages


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Publication date

1st September 2004



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