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Ancient Explorers: Intro to Ancient Egypt 1 Week Class

In this 1 week class, students will learn about the basics of Ancient Egyptian Culture
Jennifer E Sumis
246 total reviews for this teacher
181 reviews for this class
Completed by 718 learners
Class
55 minutes
per class
5x per week
over 1 week
7-10
year olds
2-10
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Class Experience

Students will be able to analyze multiple theories on who built the pyramids and decide on who they believe built the pyramids based on the information presented.
Students will be able to decode hieroglyphics by transcribing messages and they will be able to write their names.
Students will be able to discuss the Ancient Egyptians belief in the afterlife 
Students will be able to list the steps of the mummification process.
Students will be able to apply what they learned about mummification by mummifying an apple.
I have my Bachelor's degree in secondary education and my certifications are World History, American History, and Middle School Social Science.
Homework may include finishing up on tasks that we started in class.  It will take no more than 30 minutes out of class.
Day 1: Students will need a notebook, pens and pencils, and access to the web. Additional handouts will be provided before class begins. Day 2: Students will need a notebook, white paper, pens and pencils, coloring utensils such as colored pencils, markers, or crayons, and access to the web. Two handouts will also be used in class. Day 3: Students will need a notebook, a pen or pencil, and access to the web Day 4:Students will need a notebook, white paper, pens and pencils, coloring utensils such as colored pencils, markers, or crayons, and access to the web so we can play a game of kahoot. Day 5: 1/2 of an Apple 1 ziploc bags 1 cup rock salt OR 1 cup regular salt OR 1/2 cup of salt and 1/2 cup of baking soda 1 black sharpie marker 1 carving tool, such as a pencil, plastic knife, a pumpkin carving tool Follow Up Class: clean ziploc bag 1/2 tablespoon of cinnamon 1/2 tablespoon oil toilet paper or other linen markers
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Assessments include: playing kahoot, class discussions, and creating their own mummified apple.
4 hours 35 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
We do talk about the Egyptians belief in the afterlife and polytheism, but we look at it through a historical lens discussing what the Egyptians believed.  

Teacher

Jennifer E Sumis
🇺🇸
Lives in the United States
Ancient Explorer Extraordinaire
246 total reviews
137 completed classes

About Me

Hello and happy exploring!  My name is Jennifer Sumis and I am a 7/8 grade Social Studies teacher in Chicago, Illinois.  I love teaching and have been happily teaching for 10 years.  I never thought I could love something as much as I love to be... 
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