Ancient Egypt Teacher Resources
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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 144 Views 108 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 instructional activity is the culmination project that incorporates skills from an entire unit.
6th Language Arts 21 Views 81 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
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 plan 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 39 Views 225 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
Lesson: A Face to Remember
Oh those awesome ancient Egyptians! Kids hit the books for an art analysis instructional activity. 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 11 Views 41 Downloads
Get "Wrapped Up" in Ancient Egypt
First graders enter the fascinating world of ancient Egypt. In these lesson plans, learners study the culture and lifestyles of the Egyptians. The look at photographs of artifacts and recreate some of these historical treasures themselves. The culminating activity has them act as tour guides through the ancient world as other classes of students who come in to view their hand-made artifacts.
1st Visual & Performing Arts 18 Views 97 Downloads
Young scholars 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
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
Young scholars 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 14 Views 55 Downloads
Springfield Podasting Project: Introduction Part 1
The first in a series of lessons on how to create a podcast, this comprehensive resource has everything a teacher needs to ensure student success. While the lessons are supposed to result in a podcast about Ancient Egypt, any topic could be substituted.
6th Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
How Did Different People Live in Ancient Egyptian Times
What was life like for ancient Egyptians? Well, that depends on a person's job or title. Find out what life was like for pharaohs, priests, scribes, peasants, nobles, and craftsmen in Ancient Egypt. Each slide contains an image and a block of informational text.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 47 Downloads
Quilt Block Collage
Learn the art of quilting with this lesson plan that can be connected to a history lesson on quilts in Ancient Egypt, China, and modern art. After studying a general history of quilts, its uses, and the history of different patterns, have your class construct their own!
3rd - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 50 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
Introduction to Ancient Egypt
Use images (hieroglyphics, pyramids, desert, ruins, etc.) to assess prior knowledge of ancient Egypt. The photographs available from the Library of Congress could also be used as prompts for research projects and bound into a classroom book.
Pre-K - 2nd Social Studies & History 6 Views 51 Downloads