#03, Mummies in the Morning

Book Summary

Jack and Annie find themselves whisked away to ancient Egypt, where they come face to face with a dead queen--and her 1,000-year-old mummy! "This will be welcomed by beginning readers making the transition to chapter books."--Booklist.  

Book Cluster: Mystery of the Tree, Books 1-4

Fact Tracker Summary

How were pyramids built? Why did people make mummies? What magic charms were buried with mummies? Who discovered King Tut's tomb? Unwrap the answers to these questions and more in Magic Tree House Research Guide #3: Mummies and Pyramids, Jack and Annie's very own guide to the secrets of ancient Egypt. Includes information on hieroglyphics, how mummies were made, tomb treasures and robbers, Egyptian gods and goddesses, and much more!

Subjects Addressed in these books:

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Core Curriculum Standards for Language Arts
Concept; Vocabulary; Cause & Effect Writing: Text types and purposes; Speaking & Listening: Comprehension and collaboration; Presentation skills
Core Curriculum Standards for Social Studies
Egyptian culture (lifestyle, religion, customs for death and afterlife); Gods and goddesses; Architecture: pyramids; Communication; Hieroglyphs
Core Curriculum Standards for Science & Technology
Interactions between humans and the environment; Water features: Nile River
Core Curriculum Standards for Mathematics
3D structures: pyramids
Core Curriculum Standards for Geography
Egypt; Nile River
Core Curriculum Standards for Character Building Lessons
Journeys to faraway places can be wonderful, but just having a peanut butter & jelly at home can be as wonderful. Be grateful for those who care for you.
Core Curriculum Standards for Visual Arts
Individual or group tree houses; Create Jack & Annie in their favorite wardrobe; Analyze still images for details and predictions.
Core Curriculum Standards for Music
Read Read Read Song
Core Curriculum Standards for Theatre Arts
Passport to Adventure

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