Grade 5 Month 6 The Wonder of Ancient Egypt
With its grandeur, architectural feats, royalty, and riches, Ancient Egypt is always a wonder to children. In addition to these aspects, students are guided to see the role that the Nile river played in their daily lives and our human story's progression through myths, language, arts, and science.
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Curriculum Areas/Learning Outcomes
Connection: Your child will write a first-person narrative, hear stories from ancient Egypt, and give an oral presentation.
Math: Concept: Closed shapes have area and perimeter that can be described, measured, and compared.
Connection: Your child will revisit area and perimeter.
Social Studies: Concept: Natural resources continue to shape the economy and identity of different regions.
Connection: Ancient Egyptians mined gold, silver, granite, limestone, as well as many precious and semi-precious stones. These items were important for trading, building and status.
Science: Concept: Machines are devices that transfer force and energy.
Connection: Your child will explore the work of the Egyptians who invented and used many simple machines, such as the ramp and the lever, to aid construction processes.