Thursday, January 28, 2016

Magic Tree House book 3 Mummies in the Morning Chapter 1

This is the third book in the series. The first two book are very interesting too.

I am teaching this series of books, so I am writing these lesson plans for this book 
Mummies in the Morning. 
Chapter 1
Before Reading, 

What do you know about Ancient Egypt? 
What was the purpose of the Pyramids? 
What is the weather like in Egypt? 
 Here are some website that you can go to 

While reading
List the events in the chapter 





gazed Verb to look at carefull
They gazed at the movie's special effects. 

rattled Verb to move and make noise
The rattle snake rattled his tail. 

parade Noun a procession of people or animals usually for an important event
The Rose Bowl Parade happens every January 1st in Pasadena, California. 

caught his breath. - Means to stop your breath for a second, usually because of surprise.
The view of the waterfall was so beautiful that he caught his breath. 

clump of bushes - a few bushes growing close together
The clump of bushes was blocking the view of the sea. 

(M) stand for - what is the meaning of the letter?
The X in the name X box means it is a wonderful miracle box. 



Are Jack and Annie surprised that the Tree House is still there? 

Why did Jack say loudly that he will bring the bookmark and the medallion back tomorrow?

Who did they think was making the coughing sound? 

What was unusual about the Castle book? 

Why did Jack yell at Annie to put the Castle book away? 

Which book did she want to read now? 

Did Jack agree with her? 

What sound did they hear after Jack made the wish? 


Using the websites, describe life back in Ancient Egypt.  

What food did they eat, what type of houses did they live in? 

Why were they so concerned about the "afterlife?" 
Be sure to include your sources! 







Life in the Eastern woodlands 

Iroquois Indians lived in longhouses that had room for several families. They were made of poles and covered with bark.  They made  beautiful bead work  that was called "wampum"  These were given away as gifts and used in religious ceremonies. The women were the head of the tribe, Women did most of the farming, the major part of the everyday food supply.  Even though the men were the ones who were the head of the village, the Head Woman had to approve the decisions, and if she didn't like the decisions, she could remove him and appoint a different village chief.  

Source: Timelinks G5 Volume 1 pages 44-45

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