The Egypt Game
by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
The Egypt Game, a Newberry Award Winner, is an adventurous story
about some kids that fantasize a game depicting ancient
Egyptian history. You will visit Internet sites to read about Egypt and create a catalogue such as might have been used in the “A-Z Antique Store”.
Remember your school’s acceptable use policy for work on the Internet. Also, links
on the Web often change. Tell your teacher if you find an inappropriate link
in this guide.
Select Egyptian artifacts for the A-Z Antique Store Catalog
1. Save pictures from the Internet to a floppy disk.
2. Insert the pictures to Microsoft Word.
3. Label the pictures with their correct name.
4.Print the labeled pictures.
5. Assemble pictures in a catalogue titled, “A-Z Antique Store”. Include a cover for your catalogue
6. Keep a bibliography of the web sites you use.
How You Will Be Graded
You will be graded on your accurate use of the
Internet. (100 points)
You will be graded on your behavior. (100 points)
Your catalogue will be graded on neatness, spelling and
completeness of the six steps above. (100 points)
List your bibliography of websites used. (100 points)
Visit at least 5 of these web sites
Nom en hieroglyphes (Name in Hieroglyphics)
of Egyptian Art
Listen to the Egyptian National Anthem
The Magic and Mysteries of Ancient Egypt
Lostris' Ancient Egyptian Site
Museum of Art
The Curse of the Pharaohs - Features “Fun for Kids”
An Interactive Adventure in the Land of Egypt(Travel with Mousey)
"Wondrous scenes of an ancient land
Temples, tombs, once buried in sand
Treasures and secrets of a long ago time
Forever cherished within one's mind."
© 1996 - Margaret S. Rigby
DID YOU KNOW?
The ancient Egyptians were the first to
document the use of makeup.
The ancient Egyptian men wore makeup!
Eye makeup was often applied with tips carved from ivory.
A makeup kit was often placed in the tomb so
that the Egyptian could makeup in the afterlife.
The ancient Egyptians often shaved their head and bodies
and wore wigs woven from human hair.
Less well to do Egyptians wore wigs made from reeds.
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