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Students create a mummy using the mummification process. In this mummy lesson, students peel an apple and place the peeling in a baby food jar. They carve a face into their apple, dry it in salt and wrap it in toilet paper to bury.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 38 Downloads
A Day In The Life Of An Egyptian
Students divide into research groups, and are each assigned a research topic. They access an award-winning Ancient Egypt site, which is an interactive book about the history and culture of the Ancient Egyptian civilization.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
The World's a Stage
In this Cleopatra and Ancient Egypt lesson, students learn about Cleopatra and the succession of Egyptian rules through the present day. Students watch a clip from the movie Cleopatra, read about events in the life of Cleopatra and analyze her personality.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
The Roots of Religion: Teacher’s Guide
Middle schoolers explore ancient cultures. In this ancient religions lesson plan, students study the civilizations of ancient Mesopotamia they watch "Garden of Eden" and discuss their impressions. Middle schoolers then research Sumer and prepare presentations regarding their research findings.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 37 Views 152 Downloads
Students brainstorm what life was like for people living in Ancient Egypt or Mexico, discuss different sections of newpaper, choose and gather research on ancient civilization, and work in small groups to create newspaper reflecting life in ancient society.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
A Global Culture to Fight Extremism
"Have you ever wondered why extremism seems to have been on the rise in Muslim-majority countries over the course of the last decade? Have you ever wondered how such a situation can be turned around?" This is a fantastic resource to begin discussion and research in your class, as Maajid Nawaz recounts his experiences as a former Islamist extremist and calls upon viewers to propagate a genuine, grassroots movement for democracy.
18 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Sort It Out - Ancient Civilizations
Students identify and sort primary source photographs of contributions from ancient civilizations. In this ancient civilizations lesson plan, 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 8 Views 57 Downloads
African Civilizations of the Nile Valley
Young scholars 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
Comparing and Contrasting Three Civilizations
Sixth graders compare and contrast ancient civilizations. In this research skills lesson, 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
My Pyramid - Preparing for a Journey
Students create a three paragraph paper. In this Ancient Egypt lesson plan, 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
King Tutankhamen--The Boy Pharaoh
Students 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
Venice and the Ottoman Empire
In the nineteenth episode of a world history series, the narrator explains how the mutually beneficial relationship between the Venetians and the Ottomans led to the Renaissance and Christopher Columbus' voyages. More specifically, your class members will learn about Venetian reliance on trade and merchant ships, coupled with the Ottoman Empire's capture of Egypt and control of trade through the Mediterranean.
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Tunisia and the Arab Spring
What types of countries embrace or deny freedom? Through a PowerPoint presentation, discussion, and analysis of political cartoons and news articles, your young historians will learn about the Arab Spring uprisings in Tunisia.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Ancient Egypt Web Scavenger Hunt
Sixth graders research Ancient Egypt on the Internet. In this Ancient Egypt world history and technology instructional activity, 6th graders access two given websites to answer fact based questions about Ancient Egypt after reviewing nonfiction text selections.
6th Social Studies & History 5 Views 26 Downloads
Interpreting Mythology Through Dance
Students use abstract movement to tell the story of Re's journey. In this ancient Egypt lesson, students choreograph locomotor and non-locomotor movements to describe ancient Egyptian journeys to the afterlife as described in Egyptian mythology.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 10 Downloads