Egypt: The Gift of the Nile

⭐ Junior

Experience Egypt, a place where the wind-driven sands of time have left colossal monuments and carved stone surfaces that tell a story of an ancient culture. Dance and sing the songs that echo celebrations past. Recreate the wonder and mystery of the hidden treasures in works of art.

Arts Curriculum Links


A1.1 develop short movement phrases inspired by a variety of activities in their community and incorporating different pathways, directions, and shapes
A1.2 use dance as a language to represent the main ideas in poems and stories, with a focus on body and space
A1.3 create distinct beginnings and endings for dance phrases in a variety of ways
A1.4 use a variety of locomotor and non-locomotor movements to depict creatures and objects in the world around them


B1.1 Engage in dramatic play and role play, with a focus on exploring main ideas and central characters in stories from diverse communities, times, and places
B1.2 Demonstrate an understanding of the element of role by communicating thoughts, feelings, and perspectives appropriate to the role being played
B1.3 Plan and shape the direction of a dramatic play or role play, building on their own and others’ ideas both in and out of role, with support
B1.4 Communicate feelings and ideas to a familiar audience (e.g., classmates), using several simple visual or technological aids to support and enhance their drama work


C1.1 Sing, in tune, unison songs, partner songs, and rounds, and/or play accompaniments from a wide variety of cultures, styles, and historical periods
C1.2 Apply the elements of music when singing, playing an instrument, and moving
C1.3 Create compositions for a specific purpose and a familiar audience
C1.4 Use the tools and techniques of musicianship in musical performances

Visual Arts

D1.1 Create two- and three-dimensional works of art that express personal feelings and ideas inspired by the environment or that have the community as their subject
D1.2 Demonstrate an understanding of composition, using principles of design to create narrative art works or art works on a theme or topic
D1.3 Use elements of design in art works to communicate ideas, messages, and understandings
D1.4 Use a variety of materials, tools, and techniques to respond to design challenges

Cross Curriculum Info

Social Studies

Strand A. Heritage and Identity: Communities in Canada, 1780-1850

A1. Compare ways of life among some specific groups in Canada around the beginning of the nineteenth century, and describe some of the changes between that era and the present day
A3. Identify some of the communities in Canada around the beginning of the nineteenth century, and describe their relationships to the land and to each other

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