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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 explore world geography by researching Ancient Egypt. In this world history lesson, students examine images of Egypt many centuries ago in order to get a better understanding of the times. Students complete worksheets based on the information they read about the historic country.
Sixth graders engage in a study of Ancient Egypt with the help of specific literature choices. They read the literature and then write an essay using the information featured in the reading. As the unit progresses this is repeated until the integration of technology and the creation of a PowerPoint presentation is made for final assessment.
Students analyze the beginnings of civilizations in Mesopotamis, Egypt and Kush. Using maps, they locate the major river systems and landforms in each area and how they helped to support new civilizations. They describe the main features of Egyptian art and architecture. They also explore the history of language in its written and spoken fom.