DIY sundial for when we are teaching Ancient Egypt. Ancient Egyptians created sundials to tell time. Place a pencil upright in a ball of clay. Have a student go out every hour to place a stone where the end of the pencil is. Stones can be numbered to show what the hour is. At the end of the day look at the sundial your class has created.
Ancient Egypt PowerPoint, Cloze Notes, and Hieroglyphs Activity
This is a concise, one –block overview of Ancient Egypt comes from my Ancient Civilizations Interactive Notebook . Use the lesson plan to guide you through the activities. Introduce the concept of civilization with white-board graffiti, survey aspects of Ancient Egyptian Civilization with the PowerPoint while students follow along with cloze notes, practice writing using hieroglyphics, and finally, recap the lesson with a ticket out the door.
I have a 6-year-old daughter and we’re trekking on through our first year schooling at home. I chose to use Story of the World for the basis of our history lessons, and I’m super stoked to be doing little Egyptian crafts with her. We made a few paper cartouches as we practiced some of the …