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What is a Glyph?
The word 'glyph' is short for hieroglyphics which is an ancient Egyptian system of writing. In that system signs were used by scribes to record information in a pictorial form. In the classroom glyphs are used in the same way. Little details come together graphically to create a bigger picture or idea that relays information. Let's take a look at the glyph activity below:
In this activity students will have to follow the directions below:
This is what Ricardo's glyph looks like. Can you decode it?