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Students explore ancient Egypt. In this world history Egypt lesson, 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 explore Egypt. In this ancient history lesson, students listen to The Egyptian Cinderella by Shirley Climo and the poem "I am the Mummy He-Nefert" by Eve Bunting. Young scholars view a website and take a virtual tour of King Tut's tomb. Students write a narrative piece from the viewpoint of a young King Tut and type the final copy on a word processor.
Students 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. Students 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.
Students study art pieces from Egypt's Pagan and Coptic sculptures. In this art analysis lesson, students read descriptions, background, analysis, and use viewing questions to study sculptures from Egypt's Pagan and Coptic beliefs. Students complete an art activity, a history activity, an economics activity, and a science activity that supplement the art analysis.