Students use prior knowledge of ancient Egypt to investigate the art of hieroglyphics. The symbols are then sculpted from clay and used as forms of personal communication in comparison to how they were used in the past.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 8 Downloads
The Ancient Civilization of Egypt
Research ancient cultures with your class. They will read assigned text in class and utilize a map to identify the location of Egypt. Students complete many ancient Egypt activities including multiple choice questions, role-plays, and...
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Political Cartoons: Literacy
Readers decode and deconstruct political cartoons to heighten critical thinking, extra-textual literacy, and making meaning from symbolism and metaphor. A compatible activity to use in English class when your 8th or 11th graders are...
8th - 11th Visual & Performing Arts
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