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Ancient River Valley Civilizations
Coupling well with a unit on ancient cultures, this presentation covers ancient Mesopotamia, Babylonia, Sumeria, Egypt, Indus, and China. It includes photographs of each region, their characteristics, and short quizzes after each section.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 39 Views 42 Downloads
King Tutankhamun: Was It Murder?
Students complete a WebQuest in which they research ancient Egypt and King Tutankhamun. They determine the difference between historical fact and interpretation before using their research to develop an essay or PowerPoint.
3rd - 8th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 2 Downloads
New Review Ancient Egypt Art
Help your class prepare for the AP Art History exam with a PowerPoint presentation that features over 130 images of the art of ancient Egypt. Most works are identified and dated, and maps of the areas where the works were found are included.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 4 Downloads
Egypt, Mesopotamia, Indus River, and Huang He Civilizations
Students develop a timeline of events associated with Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Indus River, and the Huang He. They prepare a clay, wood, or paper model of a representative artifact from one civilization. They write a description of their item.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 36 Views 90 Downloads
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.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 17 Views 342 Downloads
The Zabbaleen, Cairo's Garbage Workers
Here is a fascinating human geography study of the Zabbaleen. They are a sub-class of people who work as garbage collectors in Cairo, Egypt. I can't say enough good things about this resource in my limited space here. It is fabulous! If you are a secondary teacher looking to challenge and engage your students in a study of human geography, this lesson is for you!
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 22 Downloads
Egyptian Symbols and Figures: Scroll Paintings
Explore the writing, art, and religious beliefs of ancient Egypt through hieroglyphs, one of the oldest writing systems in the world, and through tomb paintings. Hieroglyphs consist of pictures of familiar objects that represent sounds.
K - 2nd Language Arts 5 Views 29 Downloads
High schoolers discuss what will become of Egypt after Mubarak. In this Egyptian uprising lesson, students analyze political cartoons and watch video clips about the stability of Egypt. High schoolers discuss their impressions of how the revolution in Egypt may cause a domino effect of revolutions in the Middle East.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
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 Language Arts 8 Views 46 Downloads
Egypt - The Gift of the Nile
Complete with a timeline and details about different Egyptian gods and pharaohs, these slides can supplement a unit on ancient cultures or on African civilizations. Pupils will enjoy the easy-to-read bullet points and contrasting information about the old, middle, and new kingdoms of Egypt.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 25 Downloads
Egypt and the Nile
Provide a tiny bit of information on Egypt and its dependence on the Nile River. The critical-thinking question posed at the beginning of the slide show is great, however there is not enough information for pupils to know how to answer it. The pictures are good.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
How did Life in Egypt affect Medicine: Ancient Medicine
Connect ancient Egyptian life ways affected their medical practices. Each side presents several facts connecting economy, skilled workers, trade, writing, farming, and religion to ancient medicine. This is a very interesting presentation that could help students see the big picture.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
Ancient Worlds Workshop: Egypt
Students explore the ancient civilization of Egypt and explore the geography of and daily life in ancient Egypt; students conclude by writing letters describing one aspect of life in ancient Egypt that they find interesting.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 37 Downloads