Today students are studying a short story by Ray Bradbury called “A Sound of Thunder”. We read the short story and observed some vocabulary and questions related to the story. Then we watched the classic television production of this story as represented in “Ray Bradbury Theatre”.
Today we are going on a virtual field trip to Egypt with our VR headsets. You will see many wonders including the Rosetta Stone itself. Download a copy of the google expeditions onto you device in order to join the fun. The google expedition that we are going on is called “Masterpieces of Ancient Egypt Art”
Students have an assignment associated with the experience. Download the response questions here.
Today we are discussing the Rosetta Stone: the key to understanding ancient Egypt. Students will decipher codes, watch a fascinating documentary, and begin work on their very own Rosetta Stones that will be written in Cuneiform (the Mesopotamians), hieroglyphics (the ancient Egyptians), and English (us of course).