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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.
The Father of History Looks at Egypt
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.
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.
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.
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. 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.
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. Concepts covered here are advanced, so this resource would only be appropriate for secondary level students.
Bearing the Torch: A Study of Ancient Greece
Second graders research Ancient Greece. In this Ancient Greece instructional activity, 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.
In this geography skills worksheet, learners read a 2-page selection about North Africa. Students then respond to 4 short answer questions and complete a graphic organizer.
The Interconnectedness of Ancient Peoples Map Study
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.
Ottoman Lyric Poetry
Young scholars 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.
Ancient Greece: Inquiring Minds Want to Know
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.
The Persian Empire
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.
A Trip Back in Time
Second graders, through the following 10 lessons, develop an understanding of what life was like in Ancient Greece.
Middle Ages Traveler
In this map worksheet, pupils 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.
Roman Empire: Physical Framework - Location, Borders, Dimensions
Learners relate the classical world to the modern world. For this map skills lesson, students turn a blank map into a colorful complete map by following step-by-step directions. This lesson allows learners to connect our current geography with geography of the past.
The World's Longest Rivers
In these word meanings in context worksheets, learners read the selection about the world's longest rivers and then use context clues to learn the meanings of the words Nile River, source, mouth, Amazon River, Mississippi River, tributary, Ob River, and Yangtze River. Students then label the world map with the vocabulary terms and complete three vocabulary activities. Learners finish by matching the vocabulary words and their meanings to complete the crossword puzzle.
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. Students trace a picture of a god or goddess of their choice, then add describing words inside the tracing. Students continue work on a group newspaper project.