CT4.04 – Hieroglyphics and Computing

The Rosetta Stone and Heiroglyphics

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The key to the mystery of Egyptian hieroglyphs. Students attending this microlesson will build up their knowledge of how we as a society developed multiple systems for representing real world items in a written form. This can be compared to having multiple programming languages. 

A Summary


Minimum Grade Best for students 2nd grade and up
Complexity Level Low
Length 20 minutes / Class
Subject Area Development of multiple systems

Target Audience

We think this material can be understand by students as young as 2nd grade.


YES.  Just like most of our micro-lessons there will be a test after this lesson. We will ask questions requiting a student to reference a chart and translate a Hieroglyfic symbol to English. The entire class is 20 minutes long. 15 minutes will be devoted to material and 5 minutes for testing. You will do great. Don't worry. You can always retest again if you aren't able to achieve 80% or better the first time around."