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Archive for June, 2011

Mud Bricks

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

Mixing the mud

Mud brick city

3 May 2011

Encyclopedia of the Ancient World

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

Early Egypt

Narmer had three names: Narmer, Menes, Hor-Aha

The Egyptian Religion

I liked that the god Thoth healed Horus’s eye.

Question to research: what part of Osiris’s dead body could Isis not find?

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF THE ANCIENT WORLD

28 April 2011

Gods of Ancient Egypt

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

It was interesting that the Egyptians thought that Osiris was the one who made the Nile overflow every year.

SOTW

28 April 2011

Cave Painters

Sunday, June 12th, 2011
Cave Painters

Cave Painters

Cave Painting detail

Cave painting detail: saber-toothed tigers and sloths.

 

Saber-toothed tiger

After leaving the safety of the cave, the nomads encounter a saber-toothed tiger.

 

EARLY HUMANS

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

Magic

I thought it was interesting that the people thought spirits gave them colds and not viruses.

EARLY HUMANS (Dorling Kindersley)

20 April 2011

Egyptians Lived on the River Nile

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

Two Kingdoms Become One

I thought it was interesting that each king wanted to rule all of Egypt instead of having their own part of Egypt.

SOTW

20 April 2011

Nomad Weaponry

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

Stick weapons

Spear girl

19 April 2011

THE USBORNE BOOK OF WORLD HISTORY

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

The First Settlers

Telling stories of history to the children.

Learning how to sprinkle seeds.

Jericho (The First Cities: 8000-5650 B.C.)

Digging up the skulls with shell eyes and people think they are for the people’s dead ancestors.

They built round houses and did lots of trading.

 

THE USBORNE BOOK OF WORLD HISTORY

13 April 2011

The First Nomads Become Farmers

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

I think it was interesting that there was one particular place where nomads would stay without moving.  The Fertile Crescent.

It’s important that they found a way to give water to the plants.

SOTW

13 April 2011

The First Nomads

Sunday, June 12th, 2011

It was interesting that the nomads don’t buy things at the grocery stores and markets.  They picked berries.

 
SOTW

8 April 2011