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From pharaohs and pyramids to the mummification process, this packet is a fantastic resource for studying ancient Egypt! Worksheets not only review key terms and practices that are foundational to ancient Egyptian culture, such as religious beliefs, writing, architecture, etc.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 63 Views 52 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The country of Egypt is more than just big pyramids and ancient pharaohs. After reading a brief overview of this African nation, young learners will demonstrate their understanding of the text by identifying the main idea and supporting details.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 34 Views 33 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Ancient Civilizations - Egypt
Sixth graders examine important information relating to Ancient Egypt while obtaining specific knowledge about ancient civilizations. In this ancient civilizations lesson, 6th graders read a chapter on Ancient Egypt, discuss and complete a 'Coat of Arms' worksheet, and explore websites dedicated to ancient civilizations.
6th Social Studies & History 30 Views 151 Downloads
Sunset in the Egyptian Desert
Students spend time examining pictures from different books on Egypt and the pyramids. Using construction paper, they draw what they believe the desert looks like based on the pictures. To end the lesson, they use watercolor paint to color their drawing.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Sixth graders complete a variety of activities surrounding the study of Egypt. They create a PowerPoint presentation on how the pyramids were built and cartouches with hieroglyphics out of plaster of Paris. They put on an Egyptian Festival for lower grades.
6th Social Studies & History 14 Views 85 Downloads
Students, for five minutes, brainstorm everything they know about Egypt and archaeologists. Then,after analyzing objects (beads, glass bottles, statues, etc.) found at burial sites of pharaohs or queens at archaeological sites in Egypt, interpret the possible uses and meanings of those objects.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 16 Views 94 Downloads
Introduction to Ancient Egypt KWL Chart
Students explore ancient Egypt. In this world history Egypt lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation depicting people and geographical landmarks of ancient Egypt. Students contribute information about the pictures based on prior knowledge, and the first portion of a KWL chart is completed.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 23 Views 145 Downloads
Olympics: Geography Lesson
Students locate Egypt on a map and identify its physical features. In this Egypt lesson, students discover that in addition to the pyramids, the desert, and the Nile River, Egypt has been the birthplace of many other amazing innovations.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
Eyeing Ancient Egypt
Young scholars examine the culture of Ancient Egypt. In groups, they focus on a topic of interest to them and create a HyperStudio presentation. Using a CD-ROM, they locate Egypt and the Nile River on a map and rotate between centers around the room.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 35 Downloads
The Prince of Egypt-Brothers in Egypt Activity Worksheets
In these activity learning exercise for The Prince of Egypt, students complete a combination of true/false, sequencing, short answer and matching questions for chapters 10-12. Two activity pages are followed by an assessment page.
4th - 6th Language Arts 6 Views 48 Downloads
Ancient Egypt: Connecting Literature and Geography
Students brainstorm prior knowledge of Ancient Egypt, locate Egypt on map of Africa and on world map, watch King Tut film, discuss term biography, and map geographical information mentioned in stories and documentaries about Ancient Egypt.
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History 6 Views 50 Downloads
Egypt: "Gift of the Nile"
Students use maps, atlases, and Internet sites to learn about the geographic features and topographical features of Egypt. They compare and contrast the importance of the Nile River through the Pre-Dynastic, Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom, and Modern Egypt eras.
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 77 Downloads
The Hidden History of Egypt
Students explore daily life in ancient Egypt. In this ancient civilizations activity, students research Internet and print sources regarding aspects of daily life in ancient Egypt. Students compose fictitious journals based on their findings.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 7 Views 46 Downloads
After reading the Magic Tree House book Mummies in the Morning, learners talk about Ancient Egypt. They identify the plot, characters, setting, etc., explore vocabulary terms, and construct a pyramid. This will motivate your class to learn about Ancient Egypt.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads