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Learners identify and analyze ancient Egypt and interpret how to develop bibliographical references. They research topics using multiple resources and various forms of media of media. Finally, students practice and deliver an oral presentation on Egypt and their expedition experience.
Sixth graders create museum displays about Egyptian life. Their exhibits include information about ancient Egypt's religion, economics, government, and customs. Their museum items resemble actual artifacts they have researched.
Sixth graders choose a specific topic (art, dress/jewelry, family life, religion, Nile River, hieroglyphics, pharaohs, and pyramids), research the topic, and write a three-page report.
Young scholars explore world history by examining images in a slide-show. In this Egypt history lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation which includes photographs and illustrations of the Great Pyramids. Young scholars identify the activities and geography of the images while discussing them with their class.
You cannot enter the afterlife without your name, or so says Egyptian theology. In "Egypt Unwrapped: the Mystery of the Screaming Man," the National Geographic Channel follows researchers as they attempt to unwrap the mystery surrounding Unknown Man E, an Egyptian mummy buried in an unmarked sarcophagus. Fun for world history sleuths and budding forensic scientists.
In this reading and following directions worksheet, students read facts about the flag of Egypt and color it according to the information in the passage. Students color one flag.
Fifth graders explore the Egyptian mummy making practices, and create canopic jars to reinforce their understanding. In this Egyptian lesson, 5th graders research and study new vocabulary words, which help them to create their canopic jars. Students discover information about the Egyptians and their mummifying process'. Students understand the significance of the canopic jars and what they were used for during the mummification process.
Third graders compare the Sphinx and the Washington Monument. In this ancient Egypt lesson students discuss the contributions of Egypt to the United States and the world. Primary source pictures are used for the comparisons.
In this Egypt instructional activity, learners fill in the blanks to definitions, a time line, and a Venn Diagram with Egypt vocabulary. Students complete 3 activities.
Students examine the global impact of the Egyptian uprisings. In this current events lesson, students watch video clips and read articles about the role of social and traditional media in the uprising. Students also discuss the role of the United States in the uprising and the implications for the rest of the world. Students then create their own political cartoons based on the uprising.
Students locate Egypt on the globe or map and calculate the approximate distance from "home" and how long it would take to fly there. They predict what the climate would be using the newspaper or the Internet to see weather and temperature conditions.
In this geography worksheet, students investigate the location of the continent of Africa and the country of Egypt by studying a map of the region. Students color the map and locate Egypt.
Sixth graders explore the Ancient Egyptian civilization. They draw and label important features of Ancient Egypt.
In this World History worksheet, 6th graders identify that ancient Egypt is divided into four sections. They complete a chart where each of the four sections is broken down into specific time periods. Students write the historical period's name and what important event occurred during that time.
For this social studies worksheet, students answer the questions that focus upon the general knowledge and purposes of hieroglyphics in Ancient Egypt.
In this social studies worksheet, middle schoolers create a timeline of the ancient civilization of Egypt. They use the example in the graphic organizer for the rest of the activity.
Sixth graders describe the defining characteristics of major world civilizations from political, social, and economic perspectives. They compare and contrast the religions in terms of leaders, beliefs and locations.
Students watch a video about the mysteries of Egypt. They discuss philanthropic acts performed in ancient Egypt. They locate Egypt and landmarks on a map. They finally create a replica of an Egyptian artifact after researching the object.
Eighth graders research Ancient Egyptian gods and their functions. Using the internet, 8th graders explore Ancient Egyptian history. Using computer technology (Photo Story or PowerPoint), students create a presentation. They explain the role of four Egyptian gods.
Students explore the history of ancient Egypt. In this world history lesson, students watch the movie "Mysteries of Egypt," and locate various landmarks of Egypt on a map. Students research Egyptian artifacts for a museum exhibit.