ANCIENT EGYPT SArcophagus PROJECT

DUE TUESDAY  12/ 1/ 20

You will build a sarcophagus based on your research and lessons in class.
The construction will take place outside the classroom. It can be made of:  cardboard, wood, metal, foam core, clay, or plaster.
Your sarcophagus and script are due in class 12.1.20… please, remember however….several other steps are due beforehand!

ANCIENT EGYPT
Sarcophagus Project

Keep the Mummy Comfortable for the After Life!


PROJECT CALENDAR ~ (When & what is due)

10pts. 11.8.20  _ SKETCHES~ Draw 3 rough sketches of designs u might use for your sarcophagus. (submit on Schoology Google Docs form)

 10pts. 11.14.20 _ MATERIALS~ Describe at least 10 materials you will need to build your sarcophagus  including parent signature (submit on Schoology Google Docs form)

10pts. 11.17.20 _ STEPS~ Explain 10+ steps you will take to build your sarcophagus  (submit on Schoology form)

10pts. 11.28.20 _ Egyptian Prayer: Find an Egyptian ancient prayer that helps give safe passage for your mummy’s soul  to the underworld. Prayer should translated in English but you can include hieroglyphics. You can roll it up and treat it with coffee grounds to make it look ancient. (submit picture on Schoology form)

10pts. 12.1.20 _ A bibliography that includes 5+ sources  (submit on Schoology Google Docs form)

10pts. 12.1.20 _  “SCRIPT” 2+ paragraphs explaining the ways your sarcophagus connects to ancient  Egyptian  culture and beliefs. HINTS: (think of what, why, where, how questions /answers) (mention mummy, amulets, hieroglyphs, canopic jars, prayers, natron, heart, brain, feather if truth, Ammit, Anubis, etc. ). 2 paragraph minimum (submit on Schoology Google Docs form)

50pts. 12.1.20 _ Your completed Sarcophagus project with pictures that document how you have met the requirements stated below submit on Schoology form) 

PROJECT CRITERIA

Your Sarcophagus Project should include:
 

1. __ “SCRIPT”: 2+ paragraphs explaining the ways your sarcophagus connects to ancient  Egyptian  culture and beliefs.
HINTS: (think of what, why, where, how questions /answers)
(mention mummy, amulets, hieroglyphs, canopic jars, prayers, natron, heart, brain, feather if truth, Ammit, Anubis, etc. ).       2 paragraph minimum:

2.  __ On the outside of your sarcophagus ~ ancient Egyptian designs / motifs
3.
__ On the outside of your sarcophagus ~ Egyptian hieroglyphics
4.__ On the top of the coffin ~ Egyptian style “head” (human or animal)

           (drawn or3-D) (NO PRINT OUTS PLEASE!)
5.  __ Inside your sarcophagus ~ objects for the ‘afterlife’  and amulets for  protection

6. Egyptian Prayer: Find an Egyptian ancient prayer that helps give safe passage for your mummy’s soul  to the underworld. Prayer should translated in English but you can include hieroglyphics.
You can roll it up and treat it with coffee grounds to make it look ancient. (submit picture on Schoology form)

7. __Bibliography listing at least 3 sources using the correct bibliography format (see bottom of this page)

 

                                 

                      The Sarcophagus Size: (dimensions)

                        length: not less than 8” & not more than 16”

                        width:  not less than 6”  & not more than 12”  

                        depth:  not less than 3” & not more than 8”

                                     

 

 

Previous Sarcophagi by ISLC 6th Graders

 

PREPARING a BIBLIOGRAPHY For Your RESEARCH and/or Projects

 

When writing a report or doing a project, it is always necessary to list the source(s) of your information.  This list of sources is called a “bibliography.”  A bibliography should be listed alphabetically.  The second line of an entry should be indented.  Then, skip a line after each entry.

FOR AN INTERNET ADDRESS:

Author’s last name, first name. Title of Article

e.g.      Rosa, Vinnie. “How Zoos Affect Python Eggs.”

             http://www.usa.net/~Vinnier/home/python-eggs.html, October 5, 2019.

If there is no author Title of Article

“How Zoos Affect Python Eggs.” [Online] Available

             http://www.usa.net/~Vinnier/home/python-eggs.html, October 5, 2019.

FOR A BOOK:

Author’s last name, first name. Title of book. Place of publication: Publisher, copyright year.

   

  1. Blanco, Henry. Feeding Your Python. New York: DK Publishing, 2001.

 

    If you only used part of a book:

    Blanco, Henry. Feeding Your Python. New York: DK Publishing, 2001,
    pgs. 50-55.

 

FOR A MAGAZINE OR NEWSPAPER ARTICLE:

Article author’s last name, first name. “Title or headline of article.” Name of magazine or newspaper. Date of magazine or newspaper, page(s).

 

     Hernandez, Cassandra. “Pythons at Night” Salon. May, 2013, p. 27.

 

.

FOR AN INTERVIEW:

Name of person interviewed (last name first). Kind of interview. Date.

       Blackwell, Cisco. Personal interview. June 24, 2018.

NOTE: Your finished bibliography should be alphabetized by the first word you written down.  Look at the example below:

BIBLIOGRAPHY/WORKS CITED

“African Python as Predator.” Sony Entertainment. DVD. 2009.

 

Blackwell, Cisco. Personal interview San Diego Zoo. June 24, 2018.

 

Blanco, Henry. Feeding Your Python. New York: DK Publishing, 2001,
pgs. 50-55.

 

Hernandez, Cassandra. “Pythons at Night”. Salon. May, 2013, p. 27.

 

Python Habitats CD-ROM. Osaka: Sony Ltd., 2006.

 

Rosa, Vinnie. “How Zoos Affect Python Eggs.” [Online] Available

       http://www.usa.net/~Vinnier/home/python-eggs.html, October 5, 2019.


Wilkenson, Beatriz W. “Asian Pythons in the Woods.” World Book Encyclopedia. 2014. Volume 6, pp. 264-266.