•Then they will use the wooden sticks/toothpicks to carve the symbols into the clay
-remind students that the ﬁrst letter should go on the top•Pass out parchment sheets and clay to each student and have them begin
- Have students write their name on the parchment, so they can easily tell which
cartouche is theirs.•Walk around and assist students as needed•When ﬁnished students may bring cartouches to a drying area.•Tell students that they will ﬁnish their cartouche by painting it tomorrow.•Pass out the worksheet with hieroglyphic words for decoding•Have students get out their hieroglyphic symbol sheet and decode the words•Walk around and assist students as needed•When everyone is ﬁnished, call on students to tell what each word is.
Ask students what they have learned about Egyptian hieroglyphs?
-what written language did Egyptians contribute to the world?
-How is it different from our written
language? What can you tell me about it?
-What is a scribe?
-what did Egyptians write on?•Have students add what they learned today to their KWL chart.
•During discussions do students participate and answer questions about hieroglyphics•Can they discuss what they have learned at the end of the lesson