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What Your Child is Learning in Unit 6, "Rome: A World Power"

In this unit, your child will learn about the rise, expansion, and decline of Rome. He or she will examine Rome's achievements in military organization, engineering, and trade, and see how Christianity spread throughout the Roman-held lands to become the dominant religion in Europe. Your child will also come to understand how the ancient world has helped shape our modern world.

Activities You Can Do at Home to Support Your Child's Learning

Chapter 13 The Rise of Rome

Chapter 14 The Roman Empire

Chapter 15 Christianity and the Fall of Rome

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