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,
- 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
- Title (must show that the
brochure is about Egypt)
- Byline (both your name and your
- 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
- Save your work.
- Brochures are fast and easy to
- 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 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.