Hi Year 3,
Today in topic we are going to look at the Ancient Egyptian ritual of mummification.
What is a mummy?
Who were mummies?
To get started listen to the song below as it explains mummification!
So mummification involves wrapping a corpse (dead body) up , after having taken out their internal organs.
But why did the Ancient Egyptians do this?
Watch the clip below to find out more about the mummification process in a bit more detail.
The process of mummification was a ritual that had to be performed a certain way.
Today you only need to choose one challenge. Please make sure you are not taking the easiest or quickest option but one that challenges you but you are also comfortable completing.
Complete all today’s learning in your homework books or a piece of paper please. Then comment on the blog by telling us your first and last step of the instructions you have written out.
We are going to write a set of instructions for ‘How to make a mummy.’
Here is a reminder of the key features of an instruction text and some word mats to help you with today’s writing.
Here are the spellings of some key words you will need to use in your writing.
As always we would like you to send a picture of your work to: email@example.com
Correctly order the steps of mummification as an instruction text.
Using the images below, write a set of instructions of how to make a mummy.
Write down a set of instructions on how to make a mummy. Use the clips above or the following websites to help you.
And just to finish off, another song about mummification…