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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.
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. It includes a full procedural schedule, examples, web links, and all related pdf files.
Students explore ancient Egypt. In this world history Egypt lesson plan, 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.
Young scholars study the art of Ancient Egypt from the Boston Museum and complete several activities to analyze the art and its content. In this art analysis lesson, students read background information about Ancient Egypt art and the description of Mummy Cartonnage of a Woman and the Head and Chest from a Sarcophagus. Young scholars use questions to help them view the pieces and compare them. Students compare 4 activities to learn more about the art pieces and their history.
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.