Monday, May 20, 2019

Ancient Egypt (Junior Genius Guides) by Ken Jennings


Ancient Egypt (Junior Genius Guides)
by
Ken Jennings 
(Jeopardy Champion)
Illustrated by Mike Lowery

About the Book:

With this book about ancient Egypt, you’ll become an expert and wow your friends and teachers with awesome ancient facts: Did you know that some Egyptians used to shave their eyebrows whenever a cat died? Or that some people worshiped a god of lettuce? With great illustrations, cool trivia, and fun quizzes to test your knowledge, this guide will have you on your way to whiz-kid status in no time.

Preview

Vocabulary Activity

Writing about a new vocabulary word can help you understand the word.

1. Choose at least 10 words you do not know as you read this book. 

2. Write the sentence from the novel that contains the vocabulary word and page number.

3. What is the definition of the word?

4. Can you use it in your own sentence?

5. Explain how the word connects to the story.

Make a MCBA vocabulary book of other words in this book and all the
other MCBA books you read.