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The Rosetta Stone
Students examine the controversy surrounding the Rosetta Stone. In this Rosetta Stone lesson, students read an article about the stone and then follow the steps in the lesson to look at 2 sides of the controversy about it. The article is not included.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 26 Downloads
The Rosetta Stone: Where Does It Belong?
In this Rosetta Stone worksheet, students read a 6-paragraph article on the Rosetta Stone. Students respond to 4 short answer questions regarding the article. Vocabulary words from the article and their definitions are also included.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 120 Downloads
Ancient Egypt : Ancient Civilizations, Rosetta Stone
Students gain an understanding of Ancient Egyptian's physical make up and appreciate the importance of the Rosetta stone because it unlocked the secret of the Ancient Egyptian writing system. They also get to play an Egyptian board game.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History 14 Views 56 Downloads
New Review A Rosetta Stone for the Indus Script
Imagine traveling 4,000 years into the future to a time when all knowledge of the English language has been lost. Computational neuroscientist Rajesh Rao uses this hypothetical situation to engage the audience as he discusses his attempts to decipher the ancient Indus script.
17 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Achievements and Challenges of Egypt
Awesome, that is all I have to say! This set of lessons provides learners with an understanding of ancient Egyptian laws, lifestyle, religion, and culture. It engages them in a critical analysis activity regarding the film, "The Prince of Egypt.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 86 Downloads
Sixth graders complete a variety of activities surrounding the study of Egypt. They create a PowerPoint presentation on how the pyramids were built and cartouches with hieroglyphics out of plaster of Paris. They put on an Egyptian Festival for lower grades.
6th Social Studies & History 13 Views 84 Downloads
Chapter 12 Writing: the ABCs of Language
Providing a thorough presentation on the art of written language (and not just English), this slideshow will open your students' eyes to the sociological and linguistic issues surrounding writing systems, both modern and historical. The presentation could be easily broken up into several lecture sessions, and it includes a bibiliography for additional research.
Higher Ed Social Studies & History 4 Views 20 Downloads
The Ancient Middle East
King Tutankhamon, Queen Nefertiti, and many other names literally written in stone are featured in these slides about the culture of Ancient Egypt. Whether used as an introduction to a unit on Egypt, or as a tool to elaborate on the subject, this presentation will undoubtedly pique interest with its elaborate and vivid images of relics from the ancient time of the Middle East.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 7 Views 69 Downloads
Egypt Lesson 6: Language and Writing
Students explore Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics. In this world history "Egypt" lesson plan, students decode messages written in hieroglyphics using a translator found on a given website. Students make cartouches with their name in hieroglyphics to be used as bookmarks.
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads
Young scholars identify and analyze ancient Egypt and interpret how to develop bibliographical references. They research topics using multiple resources and various forms of media of media. Finally, students practice and deliver an oral presentation on Egypt and their expedition experience.
4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 7 Downloads
Humans have been around for a long time and have left behind some pretty interesting artifacts throughout history. While some may consider Bill Nye's videos one of these artifacts, they are still relevant, accurate, and engaging to kids. An excellent plan for a sub day or one of those get-caught-up-on-grading days, learners watch a 22-minute video and complete the viewing guide as they watch.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Spanish Spot: Issue One
The Spanish Spot is awesome! It contains a short article about a Spanish-speaking destination, a mini-grammar lesson (this one's on cognates), and activities. Start by reading a short article (in English) about the driest desert in the world!
7th - 9th Languages 93 Views 469 Downloads