Egyptian Hieroglyphs Teacher Resources

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Describing Egypt Virtual Tours

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Save money. Avoid long flights and massive crowds. Virtual tours of some of Egypt's most famous await in a collection that permits viewers to explore the tombs and temples of pharaohs, gods, and goddesses of ancient Egypt. WebVR with...
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Ancient Egypt

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Bring to life a study of ancient Egypt with this series of engaging educational resources. Providing information about the culture and history of ancient Egypt, these videos, activities, and lesson plans will make a great addition to...
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Egyptian Hieroglyphs

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Humans have been developing number systems for thousands of years, and while they can be very different from one another, they can also share surprising similarities. Take your young mathematicians on a journey through the history of...
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Write your name in Egyptian Hieroglyphics!

For Students 1st - 6th
In this Egyptian hieroglyphics activity, students work like Egyptians as they use the Egyptian hieroglyphic alphabet to write their names in the cartouche.
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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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Egyptian Cartouche

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders demonstrate their knowledge of Earth clay construction by creating, inscribing, and glazing an earth clay Egyptian cartouche. The lesson culminates with learners sharing their knowledge of key terms in the lesson through...
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Mummies in the Morning Egyptian pyramids, hieroglyphics

For Teachers 1st - 4th Standards
Visit the Magic Treehouse and take your class on a trip through time with a reading of the children's book Mummies in the Morning. Using the story to spark an investigation into Egyptian culture, this literature unit engages...
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Hieroglyphic Cartouche Pendants

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
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...
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Secret Messages

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students research Egyptian hieroglyphics and how the Rosetta Stone makes it possible to decode ancient writings. They then develop their own picture symbol codes and write messages using picture symbols instead of letters. They then use...
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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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Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Ancient Egypt Edition

For Teachers 6th - 8th
"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.
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The Egyptian Book of the Dead: A Guidebook for the Underworld

For Students 6th - 10th
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...
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Egyptian Relic: Ceramics Lesson

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
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...
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Egyptian Patterns

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Learners examine how repeated shapes, lines, and colors make patterns. For this patterning lesson, students view images of a Mummy Case to see how patterns are formed. They talk about Egyptian hieroglyphs and examine how they were...
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DRYWALL CARVING

For Teachers 2nd - 8th
Students study relief sculpture and architectural elements, discuss Egyptian hieroglyphics and relief sculptures that can be seen on Roman and Greek structures, and create a relief sculpture using drywall.
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Cartouche Codes

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore ancient Egyptian hieroglyphics and cartouches. Then they develop their own written code to represent their names. Students also sculpt and use their code to create their own cartouche. Finally, they research the symbols...
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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. In this Ancient Egyptian lesson plan, students put information on the flash cards such as Egyptian artifacts, hieroglyphs, and...
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Picturing Text

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students, 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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Count Like an Egyptian

For Students 5th
In this count like an Egyptian worksheet, 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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Add Like an Egyptian

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Add and subtract 20 interesting problems, all written with ancient Egyptian numbers. A great challenge to increase interest in math and problem-solving skills, kids will work through each problem; answering by drawing the correct...
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Draw Like an Egyptian

For Teachers K - 12th
Students craft their own Egyptian art. In this ancient Egyptian art lesson, students explore Egyptian art and create their own work following the 4 guidelines presented in the lesson.
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Hieroglyphic Art Project

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Young scholars translate words and ideas into pictures. They make a list of words or phrases that could be drawn as symbols. Students complete this as part of a project on Egyptian and other civilizations that used hieroglyphics. They...
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Home Hieroglyphics

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Learners explore the Egyptian hieroglyphics from cartouches listed in books or on the internet. They design a cartouche-shaped door knob door sign that contains hieroglyphics, meaning "keep out." They press the words into their cartouche...
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Egyptian Symbols: What story do they tell?

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students create a stele to represent what symbols are the most important to them. In this symbols lesson plan, students learn about Egyptian symbols, and then put their own important symbols into model magic clay according to their size...

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