Egyptian Art Teacher Resources
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First graders examine cuneiform writing from a stone tablet, then write a simple sentence using pictographs. They analyze various examples of Egyptian art, construct a model of an Egyptian boat, and create a class painting using glyphs from each student.
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.
Students create a timeline of the duration and stability of the Ancient Egyptian culture. They add important historical events on the timeline. They create Egyptian artwork and hieroglyphics on a tomb wall.
Students craft their own Egyptian art. In this ancient Egyptian art lesson, students explore Egyptian art and create their own work following the 4 guidelines presented in the lesson.
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.
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.
Second graders explore the Egyptian folktale, The Well of Truth. In this folktale lesson, 2nd graders read the tale and discuss the events from the text. Students write a diary entry from the point of view of a character in the text. There is an art activity included in this lesson where students discuss and create Egyptian art. Students use a recipe for Egyptian Cucumber Salad and make the dish for the class. There is also a math activity related to crops.
Ninth graders investigate the different types of Egyptian art including relief sculpture, sculpture in the round, and Egyptian architecture. They view and discuss pictures of Egyptian sarcophagi and compare them with current day coffins and grave markers. As a culminating activity they create a sarcophagus cover.
Young scholars investigate and create an Egyptian scarab. In this Egyptian art activity, students analyze and discuss the Egyptian scarab. Young scholars use Sculpey clay to create their own scarabs.
New Review Ancient Egypt Art
Help your class prepare for the AP art history exam with a PowerPoint presentation that features over 130 images of the art of ancient Egypt. Most works are identified and dated, and maps of the areas where the works were found are included.
Student groups create an art history timeline. They design collages to represent different periods of art throughout history, and recreate pieces from each era.
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.
Students discover the cultural history of Egypt by illustrating Egyptian figures. In this art history lesson, students analyze the Egyptian styles of figure drawings and emulate that by creating their own illustrations using an Egyptian canon to tell a story.
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. Terrific!
Young scholars compare customs of ancient times and modern times. Students create wall art using a similar process which was used by the Egyptians themselves.
Fifth graders make a Hyperstudio presentation based on their study of different time periods in art history. They complete a timeline using a teacher made template to complete the project.
Students study the art of Ancient Egypt from the Boston Museum and complete several activities to analyze the art and its content. In this art analysis lesson, students read background information about Ancient Egypt art and the description of Mummy Cartonnage of a Woman and the Head and Chest from a Sarcophagus. Students use questions to help them view the pieces and compare them. Students compare 4 activities to learn more about the art pieces and their history.
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. Everything needed is included.
Learners explore the writing, art, and religious beliefs of ancient Egypt through hieroglyphs, one of the oldest writing systems in the world, and through tomb paintings. Hieroglyphs consist of pictures of familiar objects that represent sounds.
Explore the writing, art, and religious beliefs of ancient Egypt through hieroglyphs, one of the oldest writing systems in the world, and through tomb paintings. Hieroglyphs consist of pictures of familiar objects that represent sounds.