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From pharaohs and pyramids to the mummification process, this packet is a fantastic resource for studying ancient Egypt! Worksheets not only review key terms and practices that are foundational to ancient Egyptian culture, such as religious beliefs, writing, architecture, etc.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 142 Views 107 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Springfield Podcasting Project: Ancient Egypt Talk Show
Sixth graders use both web and print resources to collect data on daily life in ancient Egypt. They use this data to write a script for an Ancient Egypt Talk Show which will be posted as a podcast. Note: This lesson is the culmination project that incorporates skills from an entire unit.
6th Language Arts 20 Views 80 Downloads
Traders of the Lost Art
Learners work in small groups to investigate a variety of art and architecture forms common during the Old Kingdom epoch in Ancient Egypt. Learners then evaluate how these art forms reflect a culture's beliefs and values. And, finally, groups do research on an assigned art form and create an example.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 39 Views 340 Downloads
New Review Gender Roles in Ancient Egyptian Society
After reading about the legal status of women in the Old Kingdom of ancient Egypt and doing some additional research, your young historians will work in groups to develop short skits that reflect a typical gender-role related scenario that may have occurred in ancient Egyptian times.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 6 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Need a concise, well-constructed, and engaging overview of Ancient Egyptian civilization? Look no further, as John Green highlights the most important features and takeaways of this ancient civilization. The video discusses the importance of the Nile to Egyptian culture and agriculture, religious notions regarding gods and an afterlife, developments through the progression from the Old to New Kingdom, and the general longevity and permanence of the civilization as a whole.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 22 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Here is a good cross-curricular lesson requiring middle schoolers to read about Egypt and determine main ideas, make connections, check understanding, draw inferences, and ask clarifying questions. It includes activities like an online scavenger hunt, concept mapping, and a learning frame.
6th - 8th Language Arts 26 Views 212 Downloads
Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Ancient Egypt
"Who was the most famous Egyptian?" "What were pyramids used for?" These are two of the great review questions you'll find in this fun, ancient Egypt review game. Kids will use their knowledge of Egypt's past to win the game.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 57 Downloads
Students discover details about ancient Egyptian funerals. In this ancient Egypt lesson, students compare and contrast modern funeral rites to those practiced by ancient Egyptians. Teachers may also access the suggested print and online sources to extend the lesson.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 57 Views 201 Downloads
Pupils complete a series of activities to discover life in ancient Egypt. They create want ads for pyramid workers, design vocabulary flash cards and dictionaries, and research famous Egyptians. They also research the "Curse of the Mummy's Tomb," and write a reaction paper or present an oral report about the curses.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 16 Views 341 Downloads
Lesson: A Face to Remember
Oh those awesome ancient Egyptians! Kids hit the books for an art analysis lesson. They research the art, culture, and beliefs of ancient Egyptians in regard to their use and creation of mummy cases. They write a compare and contrast essay that focuses on written versus visual information.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 40 Downloads
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Imagine Ancient Egypt at your finger tips! Cleopatra, Tutankhamen, Ramses II. The Great Pyramid at Gaza, Luxor, the Valley of the Kings. Explore them all through pictures, videos, games, and encyclopedia-style articles.
5th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 2 Downloads
Ancient Egyptian Profile
Students explore the meaning of the term "material culture" and its role in piecing together the past. They research ancient Egyptian material culture and the style of ancient Egyptian art. They then reproduce a portrait in the manner of artists in ancient Egypt.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 8 Downloads
Students explore the pyramids of ancient Egypt. They travel back in time to recreate scale drawings of the Great Pyramid and discuss the inside of the Great Pyramid. They research and find out about the mummification and burial process.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 4 Views 4 Downloads
Egyptian Fairy Tale
Students explore ancient Egyptian culture and government. In this social studies lesson plan, students compare the legal system from ancient Egypt to our current American legal system. Links are included for web searching Egypt and the U.S.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 13 Views 54 Downloads
Myths, Legends, and Tales: Lesson 12
Students explore literature genres. For this myths and legends lesson, students listen to The Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt by Leonard Everett Fisher and add the names and meanings of the Egyptian gods and goddesses described in the book to their Word Wall.
4th - 6th Language Arts 8 Views 46 Downloads
Renaissance in Ancient Egypt: the 25 th and 30th Dynasties
Seventh graders examine ancient Egypt. For this ancient history lesson, 7th graders collaborate to research advancements made during the 25th and 30th centuries. Students create presentations regarding their research findings.
7th Social Studies & History 21 Views 50 Downloads
Ancient Egypt Alphabet Book
Students research Ancient Egypt using a specific letter of the alphabet as a guide. In this Ancient Egypt lesson, students independently research their assigned topic using ProQuest or other research software. Once students have identified information, they write their research in preparation for compilation of a class Ancient Egypt ABC booklet.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 11 Views 10 Downloads
Introduction to Ancient Egypt KWL Chart
Students explore ancient Egypt. In this world history Egypt lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation depicting people and geographical landmarks of ancient Egypt. Students contribute information about the pictures based on prior knowledge, and the first portion of a KWL chart is completed.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 23 Views 145 Downloads