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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.
Sixth graders engage in a variety of assignments and activities surrounding Ancient Egypt. They pretend they are archaeologists on a Pyramid dig and create a PowerPoint presentation to their fellow "archaeoloists" on their findings.
In this ancient Egypt worksheet, students read a 1-page selection about the civilization and examine a map of the region. Students outline the information that they read.
Students, 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. In addition, they fill out a chart on the objects they are critiquing.
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.
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.
Young scholars 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. Students design a booklet to compile information regarding the Nile River and its importance.
In this Ancient Egypt worksheet, students read a 2 page article on Ancient Egypt, answer 3 statements as true or false and choose which multiple choice answers best answers 3 questions/statements.
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. Concepts covered here are advanced, so this resource would only be appropriate for secondary level students.
In this ancient Egypt worksheet, 6th graders use maps in chapter 5 of a Houghton Mifflin text to label items on an outline map and answer a set of 10 related questions.
Second graders research Ancient Greece. In this Ancient Greece lesson plan, 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.
For this geography skills worksheet, students read a 2-page selection about North Africa. Students then respond to 4 short answer questions and complete a graphic organizer.
Seventh graders begin this lesson by viewing various maps of the Ancient World. As a class, they take notes on the changes of different areas in Europe and Asia as their teacher lectures to them. They answer questions about the geography and trade of each area to end the lesson.
Learners explore the Ottoman style of poetry. They view a video, Suleyman the Magnificent, and view maps of Europe, Asia, Africa and the Mediterranean Sea. They research the Ottoman Empire and keep a journal. They read various Ottoman poems and identify themes and images.
Second graders explore world history by writing newspaper articles. In this Greek history lesson, 2nd graders investigate the geography and society of Ancient Greece by utilizing the Internet as a research tool. Students collaborate with their classmates to create an Ancient Greece newspaper while each student contributes a single article.
In this the Persian empire worksheet, students read a two page passage about Persia, then answer 5 multiple choice and 7 short answer questions requiring research about the topic.
Second graders, through the following 10 lessons, develop an understanding of what life was like in Ancient Greece.
In this North Africa worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer as they read four short passages about the culture and economics of Northern Africa, then answer four comprehension questions.
In this map worksheet, students are given three maps of France to use to answer multiple choice questions. Students complete an activity from the perspective of a Middle Ages traveler.
Students relate the classical world to the modern world. In this map skills lesson, students turn a blank map into a colorful complete map by following step-by-step directions. This lesson allows students to connect our current geography with geography of the past.