CT4.04 – Hieroglyphics and Computing

The Rosetta Stone and Heiroglyphics

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Description

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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.

Testing?

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."