Egyptian Art Teacher Resources
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Egyptian Relic: Ceramics Lesson
Egyptian artwork is inspiring in so many ways. Learners discover the world of Egyptian relics as they make a ceramic version of their own. Multiple resource links and full instructions make this a fun and easy-to-incorporate art project that has historical significance.
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Egyptian Symbols: What story do they tell?
Young scholars create a stele to represent what symbols are the most important to them. In this symbols lesson plan, students learn about Egyptian symbols, and then put their own important symbols into model magic clay according to their size and importance.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
Traders of the Lost Art
Learners work in small groups to investigate a variety of art and architecture forms common during the Old Kingdom epoch in Ancient Egypt. Learners then evaluate how these art forms reflect a culture's beliefs and values. And, finally, groups do research on an assigned art form and create an example.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History
Sixth graders demonstrate their knowledge of Earth clay construction by creating, inscribing, and glazing an earth clay Egyptian cartouche. The lesson culminates with learners sharing their knowledge of key terms in the lesson through written assessment.
6th Visual & Performing Arts
Exploring Egyptian Culture and Pyramids
Students access a variety of Egyptian Culture and pyramid related resources on the Internet. They explore various websites, read articles, create an Egyptian art figure, construct a model of a pyramid, and describe the mummification process.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
New Review Mummies in the Morning
Visit the Magic Treehouse and take your class on a trip through time with a reading of the children's book Mummies in the Morning. Using the story to spark an investigation into Egyptian culture, this literature unit engages children with a wide variety of fun activities and projects.
3 mins 1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Finding out about Gallery 33
While these worksheets are specific for use while visiting the Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, they could be used to guide nearly any museum trip. Questions focus on human activity, symbolism, culture, religion, and society as they are portrayed in the art found throughout the exhibit.
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Black Tiger Academy Martial Arts Fitness Unit – Lesson 3
“A good exercise for the heart is to bend down and help another up.” Black Tiger Academy’s martial arts instructional activity three of 20 focuses on cardiovascular exercise and activities that get that heart pumping. There are quite a few activities to do in relay fashion.
3rd - 6th Physical Education
Lesson: A Face to Remember
Oh those awesome ancient Egyptians! Kids hit the books for an art analysis lesson. They research the art, culture, and beliefs of ancient Egyptians in regard to their use and creation of mummy cases. They write a compare and contrast essay that focuses on written versus visual information.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
How to Make a Mummy Mask
With some plaster casting materials and a quick lesson on the ancient burial traditions of Egypt, your class can create amazing mummy masks. Listed here are all the tools, precautions, and steps needed for each child to make an Egyptian burial mask.
3rd - 9th Visual & Performing Arts
Ancient Egyptian Cartouche
The best part about teaching sixth grade is ancient history. Kids love learning about the ancient past and they'll love creating Egyptian cartouches using real hieroglyphics. They'll discuss ancient art forms, practice drawing ancient hieroglyphs, and discuss the cultural significance of the ancient cartouche.
6th Visual & Performing Arts
Egyptian Mummy Cases
Here is an activity I'd like to do with my class! They researching the ins and outs of Egyptian culture, hieroglyphs, symbolism, and art, then use what they know to create realistic or stylized Mummy cases. These cases need to include their name in hieroglyphs as well as real Egyptian symbolism.
4th - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
Lesson: Jan Rothuizen: Topophilia
The avant-garde movement is explored through a sociopolitical lens. Learners analyze the work of Jan Rothuizen by considering several critical-thinking questions and the cultural context of each piece. They then create a drawing based on their study of the Situationist International Movement.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts