100 Things You Should Know About World Wonders
Transcript 100 Things You Should Know About World Wonders
100 Things You Should Know
About World Wonders
Written by: Adam Hibbert
By: Madi Mitchell
I read a book called 100 Things You Should
Know About World Wonders. This is a
Historical informational text. The book is
about historical places around the world.
Places like, pyramids, hidden cities and
1st Interesting Fact
On page 8 I learned that The Great Sphinx
is very old. It was carved over 4,500 years
ago. The statue is so old that sand blowing
in the wind rubbed away detail in the
2nd Interesting Fact
On page 10 I figured out that the Egyptians
were not the only ones who built pyramids.
The South American people were the
other people who built pyramids. The
South American people used the pyramids
as temples instead of tombs.
3rd Interesting Fact
On page 16, during 214 B.C. the Great Wall
of China was built to keep it’s neighbors
away. This wall is 3,800 miles long. This
wall was over 30 feet tall.
4th Interesting Fact
On page 18 Stone Giants on Easter Island
weighs as much as 1,000 men. That is a
lot of weight! The biggest of the 600
figures weighs about 75 tons. That is more
that 30 small cows!
5th Interesting Fact
On page 20 I read a very interesting fact.
Ancient cities have been swallowed by the
sea. This happens when the sea level
rises and changes since the cities have
6th Interesting Fact
I read on page 23 that there is a mountain
range under the Atlantic Ocean. This
mountain chain is 10,000 miles long. The
mountains are forming from volcanic rock.
7th Interesting Fact
On page 26 I discovered that the rocks on
the bottom of The Grand Canyon are 2
billion years old. The rocks were formed
by sediments inside of glaciers.
8th Interesting Fact
On page 39 I learned that lava can be used
to make an island bigger. Lava can form
harbors and different landforms. To find
out more about world wonders read this
interesting, fun learning book