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Egyptomania Series Program 2: Hieroglyphics

from Cleveland Museum of Art

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Discover the ingenuity of one of the world's earliest civilizations through this lively series of four videoconferences just for elementary students:

2. Hieroglyphics
Learn how to decipher some of the "sacred writing" of Egypt in this fascinating look at a 4,000+ year old writing system. Teaching extensions to the lesson provide instruction for writing like a scribe, and creating a personalized cartouche.

The Teacher Materials for this program are sent in the mail - PLEASE INCLUDE THE TEACHER'S MAILING ADDRESS IN THE COMMENTS SECTION ON YOUR REGISTRATION.

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About This Program

Cost

By Request: $145.00
By Request Premium: $130.00


Purchase orders are due within 10 days of registration. Payment is due in full within 30 days of receiving the invoice. Invoices are sent upon program completion.

Length

45-60 minutes


Target Audience

Education: Grade(s) 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, Adult Learners

Minimum participants:

1

Maximum participants:

30


Primary Disciplines

Social Studies/History, Fine Arts, Language Arts/English


Program Delivery Mode

Videoconference - H.323 (Polycom, Cisco/Tandberg, LifeSize, etc...)
Zoom



Booking Information

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Receive this program and 9 more for one low price when you purchase the CILC Virtual Expeditions package. Learn more

For more information contact CILC at (507) 388-3672

Provider's Cancellation Policy

Programs are non-refundable, however cancellations due to technical difficulties, school closings, or those received 48 hours in advance may be rescheduled for no additional charge. Rescheduling is subject to availability.

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Cleveland Museum of Art

Cleveland, OH
United States

Distance Learning at The Cleveland Museum of Art allows classes to connect with the CMA and enrich their studies of history, language arts, science, math and the visual arts through our collection of art and artifacts from around the world. Through live, interactive videoconferencing, students participate in conversations with museum educators that are two-way and fully interactive. Programs are designed for grades K-12 and are aligned with ODE academic standards.

Contact:
Diane Cizek
DLBooking@clevelandart.org
2167072468

Program Details

Format

1. Open discussion with students’ previous knowledge on Egyptian culture.
2. Discuss importance of written communication
3. Compare and contrast hieroglyphics to English writing
4. Introduce students to hieroglyphics through related artifacts such as mummy cases, sculpture and architectural fragments
5. Hieroglyphic writing activity

Objectives

1. To introduce students to the symbolic nature of written languages.
2. To compare similarities and differences between hieroglyphs and the English alphabet.
3. To acquaint students with the role of the scribe and his importance in ancient Egypt.
4. To investigate the materials, techniques and equipment used to produce hieroglyphic inscriptions.

Standards Alignment

National Standards

All programs are aligned with the National Education Standards, Ohio Department of Education Academic Standards, and New York State Learning Standards.

State Standards

All programs are aligned with the National Education Standards, Ohio Department of Education Academic Standards, and New York State Learning Standards.