"a" is a bird
"A boys ear is on his back, he listens when he is
Egyptians didnt use writing like our writing they used Hieroglyphics.
Hieroglyphics is a special writing made with pictures and shapes. A picture of a dog meant
the word "dog" in Egyptian. We dont know much about Egyptian schools, but
we do know that this what most boys studied with scribes (people who know how to write).
Reading, writing, and math were all basic subjects. Egyptian children would write on
special clay tablets and wrote with special pens made from reed. If a child made a mistake
they would be punished.
Did the Egyptians ever invent paper? Answer: Yes, they did make paper. In
fact, they made the first paper. It was made of papyrus, a common marsh plant.
Did the Egyptians have to learn Hieroglyphics? Answer: Most people wanted to learn
What does that poem at the left mean? Answer: It means that if your not paying
attention, you will get spanked or punished, and then you will listen.