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Hieroglyphs, The Lion King Jr. & Trivia

At GLEC-PVA and every spring, we do a magnet arts enrichment program. This spring, we've chosen The Lion King, Jr. to celebrate the wonderful continent of Africa! So to use one of my favorite books again, Mummy Cat -(it's the perfect combination of animals, Africa and curriculum)-we're going to explore the importance of storytelling using pictures. The artistry in The Mummy Cat background tells the story just as well, if not better, than the words! However this time, in addition to the wondrous beauty of Queen Hatshupset and her cat, we're going to double whammy the picturesque component of storytelling and discover HIEROGLYPHS hidden within the pages! Click on the slideshow to grow what you may not know about hieroglyphs! There's a bonus bit of knowledge at the end regarding how we STILL use hieroglyphs in 2018! In case you missed the slide, EMOJIS are the modern-day Hieroglyph! Discover more here . But students, don't think that emojis are