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The Royal Cubit
Young scholars explore the history of measurement in ancient Egypt. In this math lesson, students discuss the development of a standardized measurement system. Young scholars measure using various units and discuss the results and the need for a standardized measure.
9th - 11th Math 3 Views 13 Downloads
African Civilizations of the Nile Valley
Students evaluate impact of Nile River on ancient Egyptian life, show how pharaohs contributed to continuity of Egyptian life, analyze changes in Egyptian society during Middle Kingdom, examine Hatshepsut's unique place in early Egyptian society, evaluate impact of Kushite conquest of Egypt, and analyze how trade helped Kush flourish.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 9 Views 29 Downloads
Sort It Out - Ancient Civilizations
Students identify and sort primary source photographs of contributions from ancient civilizations. For this ancient civilizations lesson, students work in small groups to identify and discuss the contributions. Students sort 53 photographs as coming from Egypt, Greece, China or Rome.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History 6 Views 55 Downloads
Comparing and Contrasting Three Civilizations
Sixth graders compare and contrast ancient civilizations. In this research skills activity, 6th graders use SMART Board programs to compare and contrast the economies, cultures, and geography of Mesopotamia, Egypt, and India.
6th Social Studies & History 6 Views 35 Downloads
King Tutankhamen--The Boy Pharaoh
Middle schoolers study the life and afterlife of King Tutankhamen. They use the classroom text, video resources, the internet, and teacher directed activities to reach their goal. Students explore the concept that his life opened up a whole new world for archaeologists and an exciting glimpse into ancient Egypt.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 26 Downloads
My Pyramid - Preparing for a Journey
Young scholars create a three paragraph paper. For this Ancient Egypt lesson, students write a paper about what treasures they would put in their pyramid for their Ka to take on its journey. They also do a hieroglyph or their name, a sketch of a pyramid, and wall graphics.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 9 Views 16 Downloads
Treasures of Ancient Egypt
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.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 57 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
Napoleon and the Wars of the First and Second Coalitions
After a brief summary of Napoleon's conquests and the coalitions against which he fought, this video details his emergence as Emperor and a major superpower in Europe. It summarizes main points about Napoleon, including his trail through Egypt and back into France, and his appointment as first Consul.
13 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 9 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