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25 resources with the concept hieroglyphics

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Maya, Aztec, and Inca Civilizations

For Teachers 5th Standards
A 10-lesson unit explores the Maya, Aztec, and Inca civilizations. Over the course of two weeks, scholars read nonfiction excerpts, discuss their findings, and complete activities. An assessment equipped with multiple choice and matching...
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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 instructional activity culminates with learners sharing their knowledge of key terms in the...
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Engineering an Empire - Egypt - Part 3/10

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Imagine organizing and providing for a workforce of 10,000, just one of the many challenges facing Imhotep, the architect of the worldÕs first stone step pyramid. Images and re-enactments enliven part three of the series on ancient...
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Cartouche Codes

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners 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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Mayan Hieroglyphics

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What was Mayan life like and how do we know? Introduce your class to this ancient civilization through its written word. Mayan hieroglyphs tell the tale of the rise and fall of a great civilization. Appropriate for grades 6-9.
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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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The Ancient Middle East

For Teachers 6th - 10th
King Tutankhamon, Queen Nefertiti, and many other names literally written in stone are featured in these slides about the culture of Ancient Egypt. Whether used as an introduction to a unit on Egypt, or as a tool to elaborate on the...
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My Pyramid: Preparing for a Journey

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders imagine and record what a pyramid they might create would be like. In this pyramid activity, 6th graders construct the contents of their pyramid which would include a hieroglyphic of their name, drawing of the structure,...
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Discovering Math Rational Number Concepts

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Young scholars research Egyptian hieroglyphics using print and Web resources. THey discuss Egyptian achievements in mathematics. Students explore how Egyptians used hieroglyphics to write numerals. They multiply and divide numbers...
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Chicken Mummies

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the mummification process used by the early Egyptians to preserve the bodies of their dead. Chickens are mummified, a sarcophagus designed and decorated with hieroglyphic designs in this lesson.
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Ancient Egypt : Ancient Civilizations, Rosetta Stone

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students gain an understanding of Ancient Egyptian's physical make up and appreciate the importance of the Rosetta stone because it unlocked the secret of the Ancient Egyptian writing system. They also get to play an Egyptian board game.
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Hieroglyphics of Ancient Egypt

For Teachers 6th - 8th
In this social studies worksheet, middle schoolers answer the questions that focus upon the general knowledge and purposes of hieroglyphics in Ancient Egypt.
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Egyptian Hieroglyphic Alphabet

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students answer the question, "How did Ancient Egyptians write?". They practice writing their names using the suggested text "My First Trip to Africa" by Atlantis Tye Browder. Afterward, they create their own system of writing using...
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Write Your Name in Hieroglyphics

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the ancient Egyptian writing of hieroglyphics. They study the various symbols and their meanings. Students create their own cartouche, name in hieroglyphics. They discuss the symbolic importance of the colors in...
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The Development of Written Communication: Hieroglyphics

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate what their lives would be like without writing. They recognize different types of writing, including pictographs and phonemic letters. Students describe ancient Egyptian writing practices and create...
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Hieroglyphic Cartouches

For Teachers 6th - 8th
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.
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"Hi" in Hieroglyphics

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students locate Egypt on a world map. They discover the use of the ancient writing system of hieroglyphics. They practice writing their name and translating words to hieroglyphics
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Hieroglyphics: It's Not Greek To Me! (It's Egyptian)

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Students identify different hieroglyphic characters. They spell their name and write a sentence using them. They use online hieroglyphic translators as well.
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Egypt Technology Unit

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students research the architecture and history of mummies, hieroglyphics, tombs, and pyramids of Ancient Egypt. They watch a video, explore Internet websites, and write a sentence in hieroglyphics.
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D'Nile Is Where It's At!

For Teachers 1st
Students travel down the Nile River to survey ancient Egypt in this unit of nine lessons. Data about pharaohs, hieroglyphics, growing crops, pyramids, the geography, and the sacred rituals are explored in this unit.
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Graphin' and Glyphin' Utah Weather

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders use glyphs as a way to visually represent information about Utah weather. These nonverbal representations help students collect and interpret data in a visual format.
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Decipher This!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars are introduced to the Rosetta Stone and asked to consider the difficulties of translating ancient texts. They write a message in hieroglyphics and translate each other's work. They evaluate their translations.
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Ancient Egypt: Unearthing the Past

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders imagine traveling the River Nile, excavating sacred burial tombs, investigating ancient rituals, exploring Wonders of the World, and translating ancient writings.
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Minnesota's Pyramid Addition Adventure

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this addition game worksheet, students help Minnesota Muskrat solving the addition pyramid problems by adding the adjacent pairs of numbers and write the sums in the blocks above them. Students solve the second set of pyramids by...