Ranofer dreams of following in his father's footsteps as a goldsmith, but when he is suddenly orphaned, he struggles under the abusive control of a half-brother.
When he stumbles across tomb robbers, Ranofer is swept into danger, mystery, and intrigue, but he never loses sight of his dream. This exciting coming-of-age mystery brings Ancient Egypt to life.
Through Eloise Jarvis McGraw's enthralling Egyptian mystery, students will learn:
About the Author: Learn about Eloise Jarvis McGraw.
Vocabulary words used throughout the novel, utilizing a variety of activities to stimulate retention and growth.
Literary Techniques: Synonym, imagery, simile, setting, juxtaposition, irony, foreshadowing, in context, foil, metaphor, dictionary, comic relief, antonym, cliffhanger, point of view, mood, conflict, climax, characterization, dilemma, theme, poetic justice.
Moral Lessons and Character Values: Refine, our plans, consequences, prayer, fear, anger, lying, greed, wealth, trust in God, diligence, truth, humility.
Activities and Writing Assignments: History, field trip, mapping, create your own lapbook, crossword, gold, jokes, hieroglyphics, cooking, Egyptian culture, discussion, drama, writing, art, Bible study.
Suggestions for Further Reading: We include a wonderful reading list of more books by the same author(s) and other books that tie in with, or are similar to, The Golden Goblet by Eloise Jarvis McGraw.
All of the unit lessons are written from a Christian worldview!
I purchased this to see if I wanted to use it for teaching at our co-op. I love it. I will be using it and two other books and study guides. I'm looking forward to our class next year.