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13 resources with the keyterm hieroglyphs

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Picturing Text

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars, through observation and discussion about the Coffin of Djed Mut, make connections between hieroglyphs and the English writing system. They create their own visual story using symbols that represent words.
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The Wonders of Ancient Civilizations

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Bring excitement and interest to your social studies with a unit on ancient civilizations.
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Egyptian Mummy Cases

For Teachers 4th - 6th
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...
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What Were the Accomplishments of the Ancient Egyptians?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What did those Ancient Egyptians accomplish anyway? Well, according to this slide show, they built amazing pyramids, developed hieroglyphic writing, mummified their dead, and had more gods than you could shake a stick at. A nice...
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King Tut Word Search

For Students 6th - 10th
For this Egyptian History worksheet, students identify and locate vocabulary terms related to the famous King Tut. There are 27 words located in the word search.
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Exodus History Writ Large

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students view the video Exodus: History Writ Large. They review facts about Moses and his role in the story of Exodus. Students create a list of signifcant events in the life of Moses. They are explained that Moses and the story of...
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Ancient Egyptian Artifacts and Hieroglyphs

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students create flash cards based on Ancient Egyptian artifacts and hieroglyphs they discover on Second Life. For this Ancient Egyptian lesson plan, students put information on the flash cards such as Egyptian artifacts, hieroglyphs, and...
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Archaeology - Tomb Writing

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Young scholars recognize that Egyptians made symmetrical pictures on their tombs.  In this archaeologist lesson, students translate hieroglyphics and observe that everything is written twice.
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Egyptian Hireroglyphs

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders identify the aspects of Ancient Egyptians and Heiroglyphs. They compare and contrast Egyptian Hieroglyphs with the decimal number system. Students recognize the decimal number system and compares to bases other than ten.
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Mesoamerican Carving Project

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders are introduced to the use of glyphs and relief carving by Mesoamerican cultures. They complete worksheets, view PowerPoint presentations, participate in a Webquest and create an original glyph carving in sandstone.
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Cracking Codes and Ciphers

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Pupils explore different codes and ciphers including Morse Code, Egyptian Hieroglyphs, and the Alphabet. They discuss how and why codes are used. Students create their own code and message to exchange with classmates.
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Count Like an Egyptian

For Students 5th
In this count like an Egyptian activity, 5th graders convert 24 Egyptian hieroglyphs into modern day numbers, then write 15 modern numbers as hieroglyphs;  the conversion code is given on each page.
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Personal Hieroglyphs

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students explore and compare hieroglyphic writing to the modern English alphabet through the creation of personal hieroglyphs.