This follow-up resource for the Montessori Elementary classroom uses fascinating first-person narrative will draw children into the compelling history of the written word.
“You are a young Sumerian boy learning how to write. Your teacher has drawn some signs like this on a flat piece of clay… He ’s shown you how to cut a piece of reed to make a stylus…”
Detailed explanations of scrolls, paper, ink, and books have been made throughout history. Captivating photos of writing-related artifacts and classical images of people writing.
Covers ancient to modern communication; a complete reference with glossary, world historical languages map, and index. Hardcover, 48 pages. Ages 7 and up.