3R English home learning- Wednesday 20th May

Wow, we are onto our 3rd paragraph about Cleopatra. We know about her appearance and diet. Today we will look at the habitat.

Habitat… what does that mean?

A habitat is where something or someone lives. So when we looked at hamsters it was their cage. However, when looking at Cleopatra we need to look at Ancient Egypt.

I want you to write a paragragh about Ancient Egypt.

What do you know about the pyramids, the River Nile and Egypt.

Make sure you are using full sentences and capital letters.

44 thoughts on “3R English home learning- Wednesday 20th May

  1. Habitat
    Habitat is the natural environment of plants and animals.

    Pyramids
    Deep inside the walls of the pyramids, there is a lot of treasure the walls are carvings and paintings most Egyptians grew crops. The two most important crops and papyrus. In the pyramids, they buried the dead king and queen with the things they might need in the next generation and even though they are dead they still give them food but the only supper. There was a Ferro at the age of 9 years old people had jobs at the age of 5 years old they got their body parts and put each body part and put each bone in a different box. When the pyramids were first made they looked so glorious now they look very different. the pyramids were like mazes
    they had stairs which were very impressive because then they had bungle lose

  2. Egypt is in Africa continent. It is a very hot desert and very dry. However, the Nile river is considered as a big wealth for the ancient Egyptians. River Nile is the second longest river in the world. It is almost 7000km long. The Ancient Egyptians lived mainly around the river Nile because the river flooded one time every year, so it fertilises the ground there. They plant lots of crops around the Nile river. They also caught fishes from the river Nile, and they used the river for transportation. Ancient Egyptians spent several years to build the pyramids which is one of the seven wonders of the world. Inside the pyramids, there are mysteries such as tunnels, chambers or passageways. The most important pyramids are Cheops, Chephren and Menkaure. The king of the ancient Egyptian called Pharaoh. The most famous pharaoh was Tutankhamun and the most famous Queen was Cleopatra. Ancient Egyptians thought with the afterlife. Because of that, they used mummifications to protect the body from rotting also they put all the jewellery and luxury things in the tomb for afterlife.

  3. Habitat
    Cleopatra lived in ancient Egypt, a country in North – East Africa which had a lot of pyramids to bury their pharaohs (kings of Egypt). During her early childhood, Cleopatra was brought up in the palace of Alexandria in Egypt and received a primarily – Hellenistic Greek education from her tutor, Philostratos. The ancient Egyptians invented molds to make bricks. Some large homes were built of stone, but most homes of both the rich and the poor were built of bricks.
    Nobles:
    The nobles lived in huge homes or villas along the Nile River. They painted the outside of their homes white because it kept their home cooler.
    The River Nile
    Ancient Egyptians lived near the Nile as it provided water, food, transportation and excellent soil for growing food. The River Nile overflows every year after heavy rains and spreads black silt on the banks. This is an excellent fertilizer for the crops.
    Fun fact – A plant called Papyrus grew on the banks of the River Nile and ancient Egyptians made paper out of it.

  4. Pyramids
    Mummies
    Egypt
    Nile River
    Pharaohs

    Pyramids
    The pyramids in Egypt were tombs for Pharaohs or wealthy dead Egyptians. 1000 Egyptians build the pyramid. There are three types of Pyramids . They are Cheops, Chephren and Menkaure.

    Mummies

    A mummies was a Pharaoh or a wealthy Egyptians who has died. There body would be prepared to be preserved as much as possible.The dead body would be cleaned . Then it will be wrapped with bandages. The Egyptians believed in life after death. They would leave furniture’s and food inside the pyramid.

    Egypt
    The Egyptians lived in a continent called Africa, in a place close to Asia that is now called Egypt. The civilisation started about 5000 years ago and lasted about 3000 years.

    River Nile
    The River Nile is the second largest river in the world. The Egyptian fish from the river and farm near the river.

    Pharaohs
    Pharaohs were the kings of Egypt . The most famous Pharaoh is Cleopatra.

  5. The egyptians had to build the pyrimad cleopatra was middle aged egytian and she was the leader and pharoh died when the egyptians became romans.

  6. habitat:
    Cleopatra was an Egyptian Queen and the last Pharaoh of Ancient Egypt.Her death marked the end of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt and Egypt became absorbed into the Roman Empire.Cleopatra was the only one of her family that learned to speak Egyptian language.She knew a half dozen to a dozen other languages.she was an educated intellectual and a capable administrator.Despite of her abilities and effort she failed and her life was one of sadness rather than glamour.
    searching through her life we came to know that she believed to had dressed according to where she travelled.Her diet was full of vegetables,legumes,fruits and meatsuch as pigeon and mutton and of course seafood.Olive oil,honey,cheese and cereal.
    Pyramids.
    The ancient Egyptians built Pyramids as tombs for the Pharaohs and their Queens.The Pharaohs were buried in Pyramids of many different shapes and sizes from before the beginning of the old kingdom to the end of the middle kingdom.There are about 80 pyramids known today from ancient Egypt.

  7. The great pyramid of Giza is estimated to take over 23 years to build. This pyramid was built for the Pharaoh Khufu and was 146 metres tall. The pyramid of Djoser was the first and oldest pyramid. In the pyramids they had fake packages to try and trick anyone who tried to rob the pyramids. The Egyptians Civilisation started more than 5 thousand years ago and lasted about 3000 years. One of the most important thing is the river Nile. It was good for growing crops such as wheat, flax and papyrus. The river Nile also helped the Egyptians travel up and down carrying people and goods. To become a Pharaoh you needed to do long and hard training. Some people believed that a man named Aha was the first Pharaoh while others believed it was someone named Menes.

  8. Habitat
    Habitat is the natural environment of a plants, and animals.

    Pyramids
    Deep inside the pyramids lays the Pharaoh’s burials chamber which would be filled with treasure and items for the Pharaoh to use in the afterlife. The walls were often covered with carvings and painting s.

    Most of Egypt is desert but along the Nile River the soil is rich and good for growing crops. The three most important crops were wheat, flax, and papyrus.

  9. Habitat:
    The wealthy ancient Egyptians lived in large, comfortable houses with many rooms. Walls were painted white and floors had coloured tiles. Most wealthy houses had vast gardens with pools. Inside their homes rich Egyptians had wooden furniture such as beds, chairs, tables and chests for storage. The most common piece of furniture was a three or four-legged low stool covered by leather or wool. The cheapest stools had frames made of reeds and had seats made of woven rushes like the wicker furniture of today.

    During ancient times Egyptians lived in houses made from mud bricks. The houses of the poor were made from single walls which were one brick thick, while those rich were made from double thick walls to ensure increased security. Most of the poor people in ancient Egypt had only stools, reed matts, rugs and reed baskets to store items, inside their homes. There were almost no tables and the scribes that did all of the writing usually sat on the floor and wrote on wood planks.

  10. Habitat.
    Cleopatra lived in Egypt, which is in the African continent. Egyptian civilisation began more than 5000 years ago and lasted for around 3000 years. Egypt is mostly desert apart from along the River Nile which was very fertile land.
    The River Nile is the world’s second longest river and is almost 7000km long. The River Nile was important to the Ancient Egyptians as it provided them with food from the good ground and was also used for transportation.
    Pyramids were built in Egypt. Pyramids were massive tombs for Pharaohs. They took thousands of builders many years to build. Inside the pyramids were tunnels, chambers and secret passages. Three important pyramids were Cheops, Chephen and Menkaure.
    Pharaohs were the Kings of Ancient Egypt and seen as Gods on earth. Cleopatra is a famous and important Queen from these times and Tutankhamun ‘King Tut’ is the most famous Egyptian King. Tutankhamun became king at 9 years old.
    Pharaohs and wealthy Egyptians were preserved for as long as possible after death. They were mummified and put into a sarcophagus. They also added objects that they thought would be useful in the next life. Ancient Egyptians believed in life after death.

      • Yes I would like to live in ancient Egyptian times because I think it would be interesting and completely different to the way we live now. I like how they used all the things that they grew to eat and survived without electricity and shops.

      • Cleopatra was born in Egypt, however she traced her family origins to Greece.
        Both men and women wore make up especially eyeliner to protect their eyes and enhance their beauty.

  11. The Egyptious used to make amazing moulds of gold if a Pharos died. Also they put some golden beautiful things that migh be useful for there next life. Pharos as so called a queen or king. One pharaoh was a Pharaoh at the age 9 very young.

  12. 1: What are pyramids?
    The pyramids are the stone tombs of Egypt’s kings – the Pharaohs and one of the world’s greatest historical mysteries. They have stood for thousands of years, filled with many hidden secrets: clues about what life (and death) was like in Ancient Egypt.

    2:Why did the Ancient Egyptians build pyramids?

    The Egyptians believed that if the pharaoh’s body could be mummified after death the pharaoh would live forever. The tombs were designed to protect the buried Pharaoh’s body and his belongings.

    3:Where were they built?

    Most of the pyramids can be found on the western side of the Nile River, just into the dry desert.

    4:How does the dry desert help?

    The dry desert heat worked to keep the Pharaohs’s body and his belongings from decomposing and rotting away.

    4:Why did they build pyramids next to the Nile?

    The reason they built the pyramids next to the Nile River was so it would be easier to get the blocks to the pyramid. The stones could be bought nearer to the pyramid building site by boat.

    5:What was is the name of the most famous pyramid?

    The Great Pyramid is the largest and most famous of the pyramids. It was built for the Pharaoh Khuf. It is over 140 metres high and took 20 years to build.

    6:What guards the pyramids?

    The Sphinx stands in front of all the pyramids in Giza. It has the body of a lion and the head of a pharaoh.

    7:How do pyramids help us know so much about life in Ancient Egypt?

    Ancient Egyptians were buried with their belongings and the tomb walls were painted with scenes from the dead persons life. By examining the objects (artifacts) and paintings in the tombs, we have been able to understand a lot more about life in Ancient Egypt.

    We can learn about how the Egyptians lived by looking at the objects stored in pyramids ready to be used in the afterlife.

    8:What is the afterlife?

    The Egyptians believed that when they died, they would make a journey to another world where they would lead a new life. They would need all the things they had used when they were alive, so their families would put those things in their graves. Egyptians paid vast amounts of money to have their bodies properly preserved. Egyptians who were poor were buried in the sand whilst the rich ones were buried in a tomb.

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