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Egyptian Symbols and Figures: Hieroglyphs
Students 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.
K - 2nd Language Arts 21 Views 46 Downloads
Egyptian Symbols and Figures: Hieroglyphs
Learners explore the writing, art, and religious beliefs of ancient Egypt through hieroglyphs. They explore various websites, translate a sentence in hieroglyphs into English, and create name hieroglyphs and ideograms.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 6 Views 34 Downloads
Ancient Egyptian Artifacts and Hieroglyphs
Learners create flash cards based on Ancient Egyptian artifacts and hieroglyphs they discover on Second Life. In this Ancient Egyptian lesson plan, students put information on the flash cards such as Egyptian artifacts, hieroglyphs, and pictures.
3rd - 4th Social Studies & History 4 Views 24 Downloads
Hieroglyphic Cartouche Pendants
In ancient Egypt, mummified bodies were embellished with elaborate cartouches housing the name of the deceased. Elementary artists can read all about Egyptian burial practices then create a cartouche of their own using clay and real Egyptian hieroglyphs.
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 15 Downloads
What was Mayan life like and how do we know? Introduce your class to this ancient civilization through its written word. Mayan hieroglyphs tell the tale of the rise and fall of a great civilization. Appropriate for grades 6-9.
10 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Hieroglyphic Art Project
Students translate words and ideas into pictures. They make a list of words or phrases that could be drawn as symbols. Students complete this as part of a project on Egyptian and other civilizations that used hieroglyphics. They use hieroglyphic to translate the words into the language of the civilization they are working with.
3rd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
My Pyramid: Preparing for a Journey
Sixth graders imagine and record what a pyramid they might create would be like. In this pyramid lesson, 6th graders construct the contents of their pyramid which would include a hieroglyphic of their name, drawing of the structure, example of a wall graphic and composition describing the contents of their pyramid.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 40 Downloads
Egyptian Symbols and Figures: Scroll Paintings
Young scholars investigate ancient Egyptian symbols and figures used in scroll paintings. They create a pictorial alphabet, analyze the Egyptian hieroglyphic alphabet, create drawings for a Book of the Dead, and explore various websites.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 4 Views 17 Downloads
Discovering Math Rational Number Concepts
Students research Egyptian hieroglyphics using print and Web resources. THey discuss Egyptian achievements in mathematics. Students explore how Egyptians used hieroglyphics to write numerals. They multiply and divide numbers using the Egyptian doubling and addition method.
10th - 11th Math 4 Views 8 Downloads
Students explore ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics and cartouches. Then they develop their own written code to represent their names. Students also sculpt and use their code to create their own cartouche. Finally, they research the symbols Egyptians used and write a message with these symbols.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Students research the ancient Egyptian writing form of hieroglyphics and the symbols used in hieroglyphics. They view examples of Egyptian writing and discuss how the symbols and pictures represent letters. Students then create and design a personalized Cartouche with their name spelled in hieroglyphics.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 23 Downloads
Students explore the Egyptian hieroglyphics from cartouches listed in books or on the internet. They design a cartouche-shaped door knob door sign that contains hieroglyphics, meaning "keep out." They press the words into their cartouche and paint the indented characters with black paint.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads