Students use the Internet to research the meaning of some Egyptian hieroglyphics. They view a video about hieroglyphics, translate a paragraph of hieroglyphics into English and compare modern communications to the use of ancient hieroglyphics.
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Egyptian Relic: Ceramics Lesson
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...
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Ancient Egypt Edition
"Who Wants to be a Millionaire" is a fun game to play and a great way to review any topic. Use this game to test content knowledge related to Ancient Egypt. Egyptian gods, structures, alphabet, and lifestyles are all tested.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
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...
3rd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
The Egyptian Book of the Dead: A Guidebook for the Underworld
There's much more to ancient Egyptian burial practices than mummies and crypts. Viewers explore some of the beliefs that motivated the elaborate rites practiced long ago with a video that includes a description of the creation of and the...
5 mins 6th - 10th Social Studies & History