Egypt and the Mediterranean Sea Teacher Resources
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Sixth graders complete a variety of activities surrounding the study of Egypt. They create a PowerPoint presentation on how the pyramids were built and cartouches with hieroglyphics out of plaster of Paris. They put on an Egyptian Festival for lower grades.
6th Social Studies & History
Learners, for five minutes, brainstorm everything they know about Egypt and archaeologists. Then,after analyzing objects (beads, glass bottles, statues, etc.) found at burial sites of pharaohs or queens at archaeological sites in Egypt, interpret the possible uses and meanings of those objects.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
Myths, Legends, and Tales: Lesson 12
Students explore literature genres. In 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 English Language Arts
Eyeing Ancient Egypt
Students examine the culture of Ancient Egypt. In groups, they focus on a topic of interest to them and create a HyperStudio presentation. Using a CD-ROM, they locate Egypt and the Nile River on a map and rotate between centers around the room.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History
Ancient Egypt: Connecting Literature and Geography
Students brainstorm prior knowledge of Ancient Egypt, locate Egypt on map of Africa and on world map, watch King Tut film, discuss term biography, and map geographical information mentioned in stories and documentaries about Ancient Egypt.
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History
Egypt: "Gift of the Nile"
Students use maps, atlases, and Internet sites to learn about the geographic features and topographical features of Egypt. They compare and contrast the importance of the Nile River through the Pre-Dynastic, Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom, and Modern Egypt eras.
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History
Identifying Kinds of Pronouns
Provide your ESL or ELA pupils with some skills practice for identifying various kinds of pronouns. Comprised of 40 problems and broken into four parts, pupils first underline all the pronouns in each sentence, then identify them as personal, reflexive, intensive, demonstrative, relative, indefinite, or interrogative.
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Introduction to the Civilization of Ancient Greece
Students explore Greece. For this introduction to ancient Greece lesson, students locate and circle the names of the bodies of water surrounding Greece, then underline the names of important cities in Greece on a world map displayed on a Smart Board.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History
Exploring the Israeli and Palestinian Conflict through a Graphic Novel
Approaching the roots of the Israeli and Palestinian conflict can feel like a daunting task for many instructors; here you will find a lesson plan, reading materials, and handouts that will greatly support you in this valuable endeavor.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Mask wearing is not just for Halloween! This attractive and informative set of worksheets discusses this important African cultural tradition, as well as a variety of other significant cultural attributes to ancient civilizations, such as divination and demographics.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Veni, Vidi, Vici
Students participate in a Roman festival to complete a unit on Roman Civilization. In this Roman Civilization lesson plan, students learn about Cleopatra, Julius Caesar, the Mediterranean Region, and more. Students share what they learned and the projects the create in a culminating activity.
3rd Social Studies & History
Bearing the Torch: A Study of Ancient Greece
Second graders research Ancient Greece. In this Ancient Greece lesson, 2nd graders survey the geographical, historical, and cultural aspects of Greece. Students discover stories of Greek mythology and explore the beginning of the Olympic games.
2nd Social Studies & History