The Mystery of the Ancient Pyramid (Cairo, Egypt)

The Mystery of the Ancient Pyramid (Cairo, Egypt)

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The Mystery of the Ancient Pyramid (Cairo, Egypt) received the 2013 Preferred Choice Award from Creative Child Magazine! Mimi, Papa, Grant, and Christina fly over the sunny sands of the desert and land in the middle of a mystery that takes them back to the times of the ancient Egyptians! The action begins in Cairo, takes them aboard spitting camels, down the famous Nile River, and into too many tombs to count! A mummy goes missing...thereA•s a curse, of course...and they are being followed by a mad archaeologist in search of a missing pyramid he believes the children have stolen. Only by following hieroglyph clues do they have any chance at all of solving the mystery and saving themselves from becoming mummies! This mystery incorporates history, geography, culture and cliffhanger chapters that keep kids begging for more! This mystery includes SAT words, educational facts, fun and humor, Built-In Book Club and activities. This book includes a map, inline glossary definitions, and lots more! This Carole Marsh Mystery also has an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Level, a Fountas a Pinnell guided reading level and a Developmental Reading Assessment. LOOK what's in this mystery - people, places, history, and more! Places: Egyptian Museum - Nile River - Pyramids of Giza - Plateau of Giza, - Temple of Amun, Karnak - Mediterranean Sea, in between Europe, Asia, and Africa - Red Sea, between Africa and Asia - Mississippi River - Statue of Liberty - Sacred Lake - Nubian Museum - Sharia as-Souk - Elephantine Island - Aswan Dam - Lake Nasser Educational Items: History of King Tutankhamen - Hieroglyphs and Arabic writing - Camels including its uses, anatomy, and temperaments - Egyptian geography and the importance of water to the country - Mummies including the mummification process, why people were mummified, natural mummification, and burial traditions - Tomb raiders - Curse of the Pharaohs - Felucca (sailing boat) - Archaeologists - Scarabs - Pyramids including what they hold, history, construction, The Great Pyramid - History of the Temple of Luxor - History of the Temple of Amun - Belly dancers and whirling dervishes - Necropolis - Flight vocabulary - Traditional Egyptian clothing - Egyptian food - Seven Wonders of the Ancient World - Various Arabic words - Egypta€™s period of prosperity - Egyptian mythology - Rosetta Stone - History of Giza - Dynasties - The Sphinx - Curse of the Pharaohs - Discovery of Valley of the Kings - Egyptian markets and wares - Farming in Egypt - Aswan High Dam - Colossi and obelisks - Foreign archaeologists absconding with artifacts - Scorpions - Agatha Christie novels, The Mystery on the Orient Express and Death on the Nile - Nilometer Below is the Reading Levels Guide for this book: Grade Levels: 3-6 Accelerated Reader Reading Level: 5.1 Accelerated Reader Points: 2 Accelerated Reader Quiz Number: 105630 Lexile Measure: 860 Fountas a Pinnell Guided Reading Level: Q Developmental Assessment Level: 40This book includes a map, inline glossary definitions, and lots more! This Carole Marsh Mystery also has an Accelerated Reader quiz, a Lexile Level, a Fountas aamp; Pinnell guided reading level and a Developmental Reading Assessment.


Title:The Mystery of the Ancient Pyramid (Cairo, Egypt)
Author: Carole Marsh
Publisher:Gallopade International - 2010-01-01
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