What if you could travel through time … where would you go? What would you see?Listen to “Castle on Hester Street”, which is in a different time and different place. When you are finished, choose one of these book report activities to tell about what you learned.
Quick Write: different styles of clothing were popular in different time periods. Use this writing prompt to think about the outfit a cartoon version of you would wear.
Something you might see people using during your time travels is…buttons! They have been used by humans to fasten their clothing for thousands of years. Grab some buttons (or a collection of small round disks, like lids from cartons and jars) and a ruler (or print one here) and plot some measurements in this task. Your at-home teacher can help using information from this link.
Continue your time travels by choosing one of these ancient places to learn more about on BrainPop Jr. Challenge yourself with a quiz when you finish.
Can you write like the ancient Egyptians? Make a secret message using hieroglyphics and send it to a friend. Make sure to send them the key to figure it out.
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