Hieroglyphics & the Rosetta Stone - Ancient Egypt for Kids In the beginning, in ancient Egypt, over 5000 years ago, scribes wrote things down using pictures. That was a scribe's job, to write things down. Scribes used a system of pictures to do so. These pictures were called hieroglyphics. It was beautiful art. Each symbol had a meaning. Using Games in the Classroom This article is taken from the introduction to "Geometry Games", a photocopiable resource published by The Association of Teachers of Mathematics . When I first started to work on the use of games in the classroom, I was amazed that so little justification existed for their use. The assumption seems to be that games are fun and so they are a good thing to do. Setting up games in the classroom is time consuming in terms of preparation of equipment and demanding from an organisational point of view. Also, in some ways, it leads to a loss of teacher control of pupil learning, as well as the loss of the volume of recorded pupil activity produced by more formal activities. I felt therefore that a deeper analysis of what goes on when games are used as a pedagogic device was needed.
Ancient Times This lesson plan may be used to address the academic standards listed below. These standards are drawn from Content Knowledge: A Compendium of Standards and Benchmarks for K-12 Education: 2nd Edition and have been provided courtesy of theMid-continent Research for Education and Learningin Aurora, Colorado. Grade level: 3-5Subject area: historyStandard: Understands selected attributes and historical developments of societies in Africa, the Americas, Asia, and Europe.Benchmarks: Knows about life in urban areas and communities of various cultures of the world at various times in their history. Knows significant historical achievements of various cultures of the world. Grade level: 3-5Subject area: visual artsStandard: Understands the visual arts in relation to history and cultures.Benchmarks: Knows that the visual arts have a history and a specific relationship to various cultures.
Making a Mummy Learn to make a mummy and prepare the pharaoh for his tomb. © 2012 This website is produced by the Student Recruitment, Admissions and International Development Division at The University of Manchester Ancient Egypt Welcome to Ancient Egypt! Hi, I’m Professor Rosalie David. I'm Professor of Biomedical Egyptology at The University of Manchester. My work includes research and lecturing. I lead a team, "The Manchester Mummy Project", which uses scientific methods to examine Egyptian mummies so that we can discover as much as possible about disease, diet and religious and burial customs in ancient Egypt.
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