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F11TEP546A1 - 6th Grade Egypt. Egypt UnitBy: Melissa Curran, Kari Wilcox, and Sarah HolmstromEssential Questions:1.

F11TEP546A1 - 6th Grade Egypt

What were the major river systems in Ancient Egypt and why were they important? 2. How did economic surplus and the emergence of cities as centers of culture and power come about? 3. How does religion affect and dictate the establishment and development of Egypt's social and political order? This picture shows a completed Winged Isis (left) art project which is done in connection to the gods and goddesses lesson. This activity focused on having the students master the social hierarchy which presided during Ancient Egypt. Performance Task BlueprintTask Title: Draw Like An Egyptian Approximate time frame: 45 minutesWhat desired understandings/content standards will be assessed through this task? ANCIENT EGYPT song by Mr. Nicky. Ancient Egypt. Cassie Stephens: In the Art Room: Walk Like an Egyptian.

Last week most of my third grade students finished their Egyptian sarcophagus.

Cassie Stephens: In the Art Room: Walk Like an Egyptian

We had a lot of fun with this looong project and I thought I'd share it with you. It began way back at the beginning of the school year. I remember it like it was yesterday... I spent the first week of school dressed as King Tutankhamun (aka Tut). As King Tut, or Mrs. After that, we got a little side tracked with other projects: a field trip to the local art museum to see an Egyptian exhibit; a school-wide t-shirt tie-dying project; and a fall leaf-relief project. We began with a self-portrait drawing.

Understanding the concept of shading is a pretty advanced skill. For the sarcophagus, students were given a 3' (maybe a pinch longer) piece of butcher paper. With a piece of vine charcoal, students drew hands, crook and flail and, if they wanted, Isis, the winged goddess. Ancient Egypt Personalized Learning. 7 characteristics of an Ancient Egyptian Civilization by Devin J on Prezi. The Art of Ancient Egypt. Making Mummies. Tell students that various types of mummies have been found on every continent.

Making Mummies

Explain that in this lesson students will examine a well-known mummy and make a presentation to the class. Divide the class into small groups to conduct research using the Web sites suggested below. (Depending on students' abilities, you may wish to reveal the category or description of each mummy.) Tollund Man: This 2,100-year-old mummy was found in a peat bog in Denmark. He had a rope around his neck, indicating that he was probably sacrificed.Tollund Man and the Bog MummiesMummies UnwrappedViolence in the Bogs Lindow Man: This mummy was found in an English peat bog.

Yde Girl: Discovered in a bog in the Netherlands, this mummy had been stabbed and strangled when she was 16 years old.The Drents Museum in Assen: The Yde GirlBog Mummies ? Juanita (also known as the "Ice Maiden"): This young Inca girl was discovered in theAndes in Peru. Mummy-Making Methods Mummification Process Mummies Unmasked Mummification. A Fun Mummy Lesson Plan for Elementary or Middle Schoolers.

Written by: Noreen Gunnell • edited by: Elizabeth Stannard Gromisch • updated: 1/17/2012 A lesson plan about mummies of Ancient Egypt, looking at the Ancient Egyptian process of mummification and why it started in the first place.

A Fun Mummy Lesson Plan for Elementary or Middle Schoolers

It is perfect for any time of year, but makes a great Halloween lesson plan. We all know Halloween can be quite a treat for students. Candy, costumes and harmless pranks make it a very popular holiday with kids. Teachers can have fun with Halloween in the classroom as well. Egyptian Cartouches - The End In Mind. History - Games - Pyramid Challenge. National Geographic Magazine Treasures of Egypt: Translator. Mummy. Ancient Egyptian Cartouche Lesson.

A cartouche is an oval frame which surrounds the hieroglyphs that make up the name of an Egyptian God or royal person.

Ancient Egyptian Cartouche Lesson

It represents a looped rope which has the magical power to protect the name that is written inside it. A cartouche was meant to protect against evil spirits both in this life and the afterlife. It can be arranged both horizontally or vertically depending on the best layout for its design. Decoding ancient egyptian hieroglyphs. Discovering Ancient Egypt.

Ancient Egypt Map Project

Ancient Egypt maps for the map assignment - Mr. Brunken's Online Classroom. CHAPTER%20FIVE. Ancient Egypt Maps. Journals Through History Ancient Egypt Constructing Civilization. Egypt - A Journey Down The Nile. Escape from the Mummy's tomb, Kids Zone at National Museums Liverpool. Discovery Kids. The%20Egypt%20Game%20 %20Zilpha%20Keatley%20Snyder. Egyptian tomb adventure.