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Take a close-up look at the evolution of hyenas in South Africa. Natural historians read about the five hyena species found in the fossil record and examine four statements that summarize the theory of evolution. As a culminating activity, pupils form groups and design a fact sheet about any modern member from the hyena family. This is an uncomplicated assignment to do with biology classes. You will appreciate the teacher's notes and grading rubric that are provided alongside.
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. They then create a mummy case that represents their personal beliefs. The resource includes tons of great images!
Kids love to learn about ancient rights and practices, and nothing seems more fascinating that Egyptian mummification. Help them learn as they read with a well-organized study guide. They read to define each of the 29 questions, 18 vocabulary words, and seven gods, all related to the process of mummification.
Learners can listen along to the 23 playful tales in this collection, which are paired with vivid and varied illustrations. The second app in a series, this collection of stories is targeted toward second graders. Class members will have no difficulty navigating the app.
Comparative thinking is one way to build critical analysts. Budding artists discuss symbols and how they represent concepts, beliefs, or ideas. They compare the symbols found on an ancient Egyptian mummy case to those found in contemporary society. They then create symbolic clay tablets that express ideas important to them. Great photos and background information are included.
Students examine how repeated shapes, lines, and colors make patterns. In this patterning lesson, students view images of a Mummy Case to see how patterns are formed. They talk about Egyptian hieroglyphs and examine how they were painted on both sides of the case. There is an extensive teacher's guide included.
Tenth graders discuss the events leading up to antisemitic behavior in Europe during World War II. Through various activities, 10th graders acquaint themselves with the political ideology of Nazism and assess responsibility for the Holocaust. Materials to complete this unit are included.
Students "visit" India to learn about its culture and the lives of children in India. In this India lesson, students conduct research and report on the lives of Indian children in the form of a mock interview between a journalist and an Indian child. Students write a foreign news service article based on the facts they have learned through the interviewing process.