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To Testaccio and Beyond

Where Ms. Binkley goes to see a real pyramid, visit the Testaccio market, have lunch, and walk over the Aventino (Aventine Hill).

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THE PYRAMID AND THE CEMETERY

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Piramide (Pyramid of Cestius)

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Cimitero Acattolico (Protestant Cemetery)

Math
Study the map.
1. How far did we travel on the Metro?
2. How far did we walk after we left the restaurant?
3. Post your answer to the Blog. Don't forget your name.

English
1. Find the Protestant Cemetery and the Pyramid of Cestius on google maps.
2. There are famous people buried in the Cimitero Acattolico (Protestant Cemetery).
3. Find the names of two famous people.
4. Post your answer to the Blog. Don't forget your name.

TESTACCIO

Today we went to visit the famous Testaccio market and have lunch at a very famous restaurant.
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baby octopus at the fish market
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cheese pacifers
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chicken at the meat market
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involtini - meat wrapped around veggies

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Sculpture in Testaccio
This is where the Mattatoio (old meat houses) were located.

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Monte Testaccio
This hill is made of discarded jugs from ancient times
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Amphora (ancient jug)

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Monte Testaccio

Lunch at Checchino dal 1887, in Testaccio.

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Checchino dal 1887
English
1. Find out where this restaurant is on google maps.
2. What is unusual about the food they serve?
3. Post your answer to the Blog. Don't forget your name.

THE WALK TO THE BUS STOP
After an exciting day of exploring and eating good food, it was time to go home. We passed by the famous 'Round Temple' on our way to the bus stop.

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Capital of the 'Round Temple"

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Electric bus 117

Posted by MsBinkley 12:52 Archived in Italy Tagged educational

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