The Mystery at the Roman Colosseum (Rome, Italy) (3) (Around the World In 80 Mysteries)

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It's off to Italy for Mimi and Papa and their two grandchildren, Christina, 10 and Grant, 7. Mimi, a children's book writer, is writing a new mystery set in Italy, and Papa is going to visit an old friend. It doesn't take long for a mystery to unfold as Christina discovers a puzzling advertisement in an Italian newspaper...and suspicious men in black trench coats! Follow Christina, Grant, and their two new friends, Luigi and Francesca, as they look for clues while exploring Italy on fast scooters and floating gondolas! Things get even more interesting as the kids end up in the middle of Carnivale holiday festivities! (Who is really behind that mask?) Don't miss the adventure and action as the kids solve The Mystery at the Roman Colosseum.

This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, Built-In Book Club and activities. This book includes a map, inline glossary definitions, and lots more! This Carole Marsh Mystery also has an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Level, a Fountas & Pinnell guided reading level and a Developmental Reading Assessment.

LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more!
Places: Sistine Chapel · The Colosseum · The Leaning Tower of Pisa · St. Peter’s Square · Piazza della Minerva · The Pantheon · Trevi Fountain · Piazza Navona · Piazza D. Mercato Centrale · Piazza San Marco · Pisa International Airport and Leonardo da Vinci Airport · Milan · Sicily · Sardinia · Salerno · Pompeii · Harry’s Bar · Many sights in Rome, including the Arch of Constantine, the Mamertine Prison, and Capitoline Hill · Many sights in Florence, including the Cloister of the Dead, the Uffizi, and the Statue of David · Many sights in Venice, including the Ca’ d'Oro, the Grand Canal, and the Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute

Educational Items: Italian geography · Typical Italian food including gelato, Italian Wedding Soup, gnocchi · History of the Leaning Tower of Pisa · Facts about Vatican City · Facts about Rome · Information on many Italian artists, including Michelangelo and Botticelli, their works, and their mediums · History of the Colosseum · History of the Trevi Fountain · The Renaissance · Astrolabes and sundials · Transportation in Venice (gondolas, gondoliers, the Grand Canal, vaporettos) · Carnivale- including its history, traditions, costumes · Mardi Gras · Obelisks and hieroglyphics · Screen Actors Guild · Eurostar, Italy’s fastest train · History of the tarantella dance · Rome water · The Roman forum and Julius Caesar · The Black Plague · Lighting candles in prayer · Italy’s volcanoes · The Italian Alps · History of Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius, the ruins and excavation · Academy of Fine Arts · Roman gods and goddesses· Winter solstice

People: Michelangelo and Botticelli, their works, and their mediums · Galileo · Roman gods and goddesses · La Befana, Italian version of Santa Claus · Romulus and Remus · Peggy Guggenheim · Gladiators · Julius Caesar · Napoleon’s conquering of Italy · Tale of Pinocchio

Below is the Reading Levels Guide for this book:
Grade Levels: 3-6
Accelerated Reader Reading Level: 5.6
Accelerated Reader Points: 3
Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 105629
Lexile Measure: 860
Fountas & Pinnell Guided Reading Level: Q
Developmental Assessment Level: 40

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1. Download the Carole Marsh Mysteries Around The World Correlations to Common Core/State Standards HERE.


2. Download the Where in the World Have You Been map HERE.


3. Download additional activities including Fact or Fiction, Fascinating Facts, Book Club Discussion and Book Club Activities HERE;


4. Utilize the Around the World Common Core State Standards Teacher Resource for classroom discussion questions and activities for ELA grades 2-6. This can be used for all 19 mysteries HERE.


5. Want a sneak peak? Read the first three chapters HERE.

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About the Author:

Carole Marsh:

  • Native of Atlanta, Georgia
  • Professional writer and photographer
  • Founder and CEO of Gallopade International, Inc.
  • Founder and Owner of Marsh Media, a public relations anD corporate communications firm
  • Creator of more than 15,000 products, primarily fiction and non-fiction supplementary educational materials
  • including books, interactive CD-ROMs, games, and online adventures
Awards Include:
  • 2011 Teachers’ Choice for the Classroom by Learning Magazine
  • 2007 Greatest Products by iParenting Media
  • 2006 Georgia Author of the Year by Georgia Writers Association
  • 2004 Teachers’ Choice for the Family by Learning Magazine
  • 2003 Excellence in Education Award from the National School Supply and Equipment Association
  • 2002 Teachers' Choice Award by Learning Magazine
  • 2002 Award of Excellence Recipient from Association Advance America
  • 2000 Fastest Growing Small Press from Publishers Weekly
  • Communicator of the Year in 1979

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MidWest Book Review...very well crafted 128 page mystery which entertains and teaches young readers effortlessly, as do the other exciting Carole Marsh mysteries...outstanding series--each one of them a true gem of original, informative and entertaining storytelling.

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