2 Name of Story: Pompeii: The City That Slept for 1,500 Years airtight1,500 years of sleepseaside resortpoisonous gasesA. D. 79preservedpetrified remainsItalyguesses:Name of Story: Pompeii: The City That Slept for 1,500 Years
3 Back to story questions Do you think the theme of the story will related to any of the following?2,000 yearsMt. St. HelensNaples, Italy7 dayssnowburning ashesIndian OceanMediterranean OceanNavy5 days20,000 deadno oxygenUse this button firstBack to story questions
4 Defining Words from the Story excavatingAn engineer obtained permission to begin excavating the buried city..digging out
5 Defining Words from the Story hermeticallyThe volcanic paste formed a hermetically sealed layer, shutting off oxygen and preventing decay.airtight
6 Defining Words from the Story petrifiedStone like loaves of petrified bread were in the ovens.turned to stone
7 Defining Words from the Story erectThe Roman soldier was fully armed and standing erect.straight up
8 Defining Words from the Story nicheThe soldier was found at a guard post in a niche in the city wall.hollowed-out areaMove on
10 Important Details T = true; F = false; N = not mentioned The first person to discover Pompeii knew it was there.There were many famous sculptures in Pompeii.Mt. Vesuvius was a quiet volcano for many years .There are over 1,000 preserved bodies for viewing in museums.
11 Finding the Main Idea M= main idea; B = too broad; N = too narrow A volcanic eruption can preserve an ancient city.Mt. Vesuvius erupted, killing thousands of citizens from Pompeii.A volcanic eruption destroyed Pompeii, but also preserved it.
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