This activity is student centered and Common Core! First, students read a brief history about the evolution of hieroglyphics in Ancient Egypt. Then, students support the main idea of the reading with evidence from the text. Lastly, students decipher a message and try writing like an Egyptian by writing his/her name is hieroglyphics. A writing translation chart is included.
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Tony Pavlovich, Instructomania, Ancient World History, Ancient Egypt, Hieroglyphics, Common Core Writing, Fun history acitivity