Kings Park ElementaryAncient Egypt Webquest
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  • Egyptian Hieroglyphics (what are they? why were they used? samples of hieroglyphics)
  • Walk Like An Egyptian (daily life in ancient Egypt, clothing, food, families, boys and girls, school)
  • Fast Facts About Egypt (geography, language spoken, famous places, interesting tidbits)
  • Is It A Cube, A Sphere, No, It's a Pyramid (what do they look like? where are they? why were they built? who built them?)

  • Title (must show that the brochure is about Egypt)
  • Illustration
  • Byline (both your name and your partner's)
  • Don't forget to fill out your name and your partner's name on the fact sheet. Write in your topic and classroom teacher.
  • Use your fact sheet to record facts, don't rely on your memory.
  • Make a note of where you found the information (ie. Pyramids 1) in case you need to go back there to recheck something.
  • Keep your illustrations small when working with them in Pixie. Otherwise, after you resize them, they may not look right.
  • Don't forget to use spellcheck before printing.
  • Save your work.
  • Brochures are fast and easy to make.
  • The Internet is a great place to find all sorts of information.
  • Navigating from website to website is easy, especially when the sites are bookmarked for you.
  • You can import drawings from one program into another one. (You used Pixie for drawing and Word for writing.)
  • Margins and print orientation can be changed for a document.
  • You will have worked with columns and the toolbar in a wordprocessing document.
  • Hopefully, you will also have learned a lot about ancient and modern Egypt.
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