BC: A year long journey to Egypt by teachers and students of San Jose Episcopal Day School in Jacksonville, Florida/USA
FC: San Jose Episcopal Day School Travels to Egypt 2007-2008
1: SJEDS traveled to Egypt in the 2007-2008 school year. Follow along as each grade level learns and experiences the journey.
2: Egypt Map Collaborative Work Pre-k through 6th Grade
4: Comparing Egypt with the United States of America. | What is different what is the same? Creating Venn Diagrams
5: Video Conference with Egypt. Classroom Exhibits. Creative Outlets.
6: Art Day 2008 Egypt
8: Pre-Kindergarten enjoys trying to make their own Hieroglyph.
9: Pre Kindergarten had a camel race! It's really hard to run like a camel
10: Basket Relay | Miss Frame's 2nd Grade is practicing by carrying baskets on their heads like the Egyptians in the Market.
11: PreKindergarten visited the replica of King Mizar's Tomb. We recognized the Ancient Egyption symbol of power right away! | We loved making our own pyramids and Ankh necklaces. How powerful! Can you see our Egyptian prayer rug?
12: 6th Grade created an Egyptian timeline to display outside King Mizar's tomb.
13: Tech Connect to Egypt with the 6th grade | 6th graders spent time creating photo stories using pictures from the trip to Egypt.
14: Egypt, here we come! Mrs. Cronin's class located Egypt on the globe, and boarded the plane carrying our passports. Fletcher, the class mascot, was the pilot guiding us safely over the Atlantic Ocean. We had a great time creating life along the Nile River.
15: We designed our own cartouche | and wrote words using hieroglyphics | Crocodiles were everywhere! | Painting the Nile River was lots of fun. | Fletcher had fun hiding between the pyramids | The mural is complete!
16: We found Cairo on the map. Mrs. Gatewood showed us what was once original Egyptian dress. As a whole class, we had so much fun building an Egyptian barge called a Felucca.
18: Art Day Miss Frame's 2nd Grade
20: Mrs. Balek's Kindergarten class tried to make a classmate into a mummy! | How long do you think it took?
22: Mrs. Weaver's class enjoyed making all of the art projects!
23: Working hard with... | oil pastels.
24: Experiencing Egypt on Art Day | Mrs. Buckingham's 1st Grade
26: Mrs. Edwards' Class | We love Mummy Books! | Mrs. Edwards' Hieroglyphic Maniac | Walk Like an Egyptian
27: We see Egypt! | Mummy Wrapping...what fun! | Building Pyramids! | More Pyramids!
28: In fifth grade, we compared Egypt's government to our own. We were surprised at how similar they are in some ways.
29: When we had written our comparisons, we placed them on the bulletin board to share.
30: The fourth graders followed the teachers' journey to Egypt on the blog, | spent time with Jose before his journey to Egypt, and had fun with the Amazing Race. | and had fun with the Amazing Race.
31: Fourth graders helped create murals for the walls of King Mizar's tomb.