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Second graders study the contributions of Ancient Egypt and China, which have had an impact on world history, with emphasis on written language, laws, calendars, and architectural monuments such as the Pyramids and the Great Wall of China.
Sixth graders engage in a variety of assignments and activities surrounding Ancient Egypt. They pretend they are archaeologists on a Pyramid dig and create a PowerPoint presentation to their fellow "archaeoloists" on their findings.
Rich imagery highlights this narrated timeline of the History of Egypt Part One: Ancient Times through Cleopatra.
Through animated reconstructions, viewers can visit the fortresses of Sesostris III, all of which are now lost beneath the waters of Lake Nasser. Part six of The History ChannelÕs examination of Egyptian engineering marvels begins with SesostrisÕ building programs focused on military architecture to protect its borders and proceeds to the mortuary temple of Hatshepsut, the first woman ruler of Egypt.
Students explain Egyptian instruments and scales. In this Egyptian Music lesson, students familiarize themselves with Bedouin culture in relation to Bedouin music. Students play glockenspiels in order to mimic Bedouin scales, instruments, and notes. Lastly, students create shadow puppets and narrate a Bedouin musical epic poem.
Part two of this narrated timeline of the history of Egypt begins after the reign of Cleopatra and ends abruptly with mention of the struggles against Great Britain.
In this English worksheet, learners read "Violence Erupts Across Egypt," and then respond to 1 essay, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
Students explore the rights of women in the United States and ancient Egypt. Comparisons between the two eras and countries are made as the wealth, business, marriages, court cases, divorces, and employment of women are probed.
Students use decimeter squares to measure their lifespans and create a metric-based time line going back to ancient Egypt.
Sixth graders work in groups to design and paing their own tomb. They view fragments from a museum and identify the beliefs they represent. They write an essay on the fragments they observed.
This presentation's narrator follows the process of decolonization across nations throughout Afro-Eurasia. First highlighting Gandhi's efforts for independence in British-ruled India, learners are then quickly taken through a series of examples of decolonization, such as in Egypt, Indonesia, the Congo.
In this social studies worksheet, students find the words that are related to ancient Egypt and the answers are accessible at the bottom of the page.
In this social studies worksheet, learners find the words that are used to describe Egypt and the answers are found using the button at the bottom of the page.
Tour the decayed temples, chapels, and pylons of Karnak, watch the whirling Sufi dancers, and visit the puzzling Egyptian pyramids. This is a non-narrated video, but it provides a look into Egyptian history and culture.
Students assess what environmental conditions best contribute to preservation and mummification by participating in a multi-day 'apple mummification' lab.
Students look at pictures of a sarcophagus, then read a news article about King Tut's mummy. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion, pictures, and a vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and participate in a think-pair-share discussion. Lesson includes interdisciplinary follow-up-activities.
Oh those awesome ancient Egyptians! Kids hit the books for an art analysis instructional activity. They research the art, culture, and beliefs of ancient Egyptians in regard to their use and creation of mummy cases. They write a compare and contrast essay that focuses on written versus visual information. They then create a mummy case that represents their personal beliefs. The resource includes tons of great images!
Young scholars mummify a fish. In this mummification instructional activity, students follow the steps of mummification to make a fish mummy over the course of five weeks.
Students research in large groups. They either research a day in the life of an Egyptian farmer or a day in the life of a nobleman or pharaohs. Students create an oral presentation with the research material.
Need a concise, well-constructed, and engaging overview of Ancient Egyptian civilization? Look no further, as John Green highlights the most important features and takeaways of this ancient civilization. The video discusses the importance of the Nile to Egyptian culture and agriculture, religious notions regarding gods and an afterlife, developments through the progression from the Old to New Kingdom, and the general longevity and permanence of the civilization as a whole.