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At Anglesey, we are a vibrant and nurturing school community, where children are given the skills to become, inquisitive, resilient, independent learners. Our curriculum provides a range of creative, challenging and inspiring experiences for all. This equips our children with the life skills to be happy, flourish and be successful...Today, tomorrow and in the future

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91.1% (Since September 2020)

History

Ancient Egypt -Who’s Your Mummy?

 

This half term, our history topic is Ancient Egypt. This will include looking at where the Egyptians lived and what life was like for them during this time.

Monday 18th January

What was life like?

There are a few differences between how children lived during Ancient Egypt and how children live now.  Click on the BBC bitesize link to learn more about what life was like for the Ancient Egyptians?

Have a go at the activities to see what you remember.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zg87xnb/articles/zr4s8xs/

 

Thursday 21st  January

Comparing life in Ancient Egypt to

life now

Life was different for children during Ancient Egypt compared to your life now.  But how different was it?  We would like you to do a bit of research using the four headings (food, homes, school and other), to find out.  Can you write at least 2 differences between life during that time and now? 

 

You can have a look on the BBC bitesize using this link.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zg87xnb/articles/zr4s8xs/

To access the worksheet, click on the word document below.

Monday 11th January

An introduction to Ancient Egypt

Click on the link below to listen to a video that will introduce you to Ancient Egypt.  Read the text after to gain additional information.  

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zg87xnb/articles/z6x2382/

 

Task

Click on the powerpoint presention.  Your task is to complete 6 sentences based on the information you gained.  How many sentences can you complete correctly?

 

Extension

Try making your own pyramid or cartonnage pencil case using the download on the BBC website.

Thursday 14th January

What were Ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs?

The ancient Egyptians invented one of the earliest known writing systems.  They used symbols called hieroglyphs instead of letters.

 

Click on the link below to learn more about the hieroglyph alphabet.  Have a go at the activities on the BBC website.  Can you write your name using the Egyptian alphabet?

https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/topics/zg87xnb/articles/zvw3mfr

 

Task

Click on the document below to access the worksheet.  There are 10 codes, written using the hieroglyph alphabet.  Can you crack the code?

Friday 8th January

There are 5 interesting facts for you to know about Ancient Egypt.  Watch this you tube video, then test your knowledge by answering the questions on the worksheet.

 

The Ancient Egypt - 5 things you should know

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_V3C6szgcIY

Wednesday 6th January

During this week, we would like you to research information about the Egyptians.  If there is something that you would like to find out, type a question into the google search engine.  For example, where did the Egyptians live?

 

Task

Use bullet points to write down anything you know or any information you find out about the Egyptians. 

 

Can you write 5 bullet points?

 

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