Ancient Egypt * King Tut

Tuesday’s Lesson : Ancient Egypt & opening of King Tuts tomb….Lisa

When King Tutankhamun’s tomb was opened in November 1922, the world fell under his spell. For today’s archaeologists, the explanation for the cult of King Tut lies in the exceptional richness of the discovery, especially as many of the tombs were robbed of their mortuary goods; and in the mystique surrounding the premature deaths of the boy king and Lord Carnarvon, who funded the dig

History :

Tutankhamun, Egyptological pronunciation Tutankhamen, was an ancient Egyptian pharaoh who was the last of his royal family to rule during the end of the 18th dynasty during the New Kingdom of Egyptian history. His father was the heretical king Akhenaten, believed to be the mummy found in the tomb

Today’s Books:

Ever since Howard Carter uncovered King Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922, the young pharaoh has become a symbol of the wealth and mystery of ancient Egypt. Now, a two-and-a-half-year-long museum exhibit of Tut’s treasures is touring major cities in the U.S., drawing record crowds. This Who Was . . . ? is complete with 100 black-andwhite illustrations and explains the life and times of this ancient Egyptian ruler, covering the story of the tomb’s discovery, as well as myths and so-called mummy curses.

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You, who have dug deep and sifted hard for a story to read, have unearthed an ancient treasure: a mystery from the dusty ages, when a boy could be a hero and fight for the good of all . . .

12-year-old Zet and his sister Kat love running their family pottery stall. But it’s a struggle to keep afloat, now that their father is away fighting the Hyksos invaders. When the siblings learn about a valuable scroll that’s gone missing, Zet and Kat decide to join forces. If they can find it, they’ll win a huge reward for their family. Their problems will be over! Little do they know what troubles lie ahead. 

You can download lessons here : 2 nd grade

Today’s Crafts :

Color Sheet for the mask :

paper plate collar

What you need:

  • paper plate
  • paint
  • jewels
  • basic crafts supplies
  • Paint color with gold and glue on jewels or decorate as you wish.

Kids will love this wild adventure that takes them running along the Nile, through strange temples bristling with towering pillars, past walls covered in ancient hieroglyphics, all while they try to figure out what happens next.

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