Mummies + Pyramids + Ghost Queen + Jack + Annie = Magic Tree House Mummies in the Morning Fun! The Magic Tree House series, full of excellent titles that integrate science and social studies with Reading, is always a hit with students. In the third book of the series, Mummies in the Morning, your class will travel with Jack and Annie back to the time of Ancient Egypt and embark on an adventure to help a ghost queen. Not only will your students build their reading skills with comprehension questions based on the Common Core, they will even learn how to write their name in hieroglyphics!
The unit contains:
*Common Core based questions for every chapter as well as space for students to record answers.
*Vocabulary Activities: 10 vocabulary words with student-friendly definitions; vocabulary worksheets where students can record the definition, identify synonyms and antonyms, and illustrate the word in order to retain meanings; vocabulary fill-in-the blank worksheet, crossword puzzle, and a vocabulary quiz
* Writing: Short story composing a fiction piece about an adventure inside a pyramid.
* Hieroglyphic name writing: explanation for activity, example for students, Egyptian alphabet corresponding to the English alphabet, and balnk cartouche for students to write their names using hieroglyphics.
This novel is an excellent choice to read to students as a guided reading unit for the class or as a read-aloud book. It would integrate well with a unit on Ancient Egypt or ancient cultures.
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