The lesson will go over Egyptian culture. It will explain how art was most important to the elite, ruling class of Egypt and often represented religious beliefs. The lesson will explain the artwork that could be found in the temples and palaces of Egypt. Egyptian paintings and sculptures were made to tell stories of their culture. After learning about the different art forms, students will learn about traditional Egyptian musical instruments such as the harp, drums, and rattles. They will listen to the sounds of Egyptian percussion and learn about how their musical sounds were passed from generation to generation. Students will explore the importance of dance to Egyptian culture. Students will learn about the ancient Egyptian written language, hieroglyphics. Then they will read “Creation,” an Egyptian myth, and analyze its purpose.