Write Like an Egyptian: Examining Examples of Ancient Writing Systems

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In this lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, students learn about the discovery and import of the Scorpion Tableau. They then research other examples of ancient writing systems and synthesize their knowledge by designing new writing systems based on these early models.

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    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: Electives, Reading Comprehension, History-Social Science, World History, Geography, English-Language Arts

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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Cooperative Learning; Hands-on Learning; Discussions