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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 144 Views 108 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 44 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 20 Views 98 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
Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Ancient Egypt
"Who was the most famous Egyptian?" "What were pyramids used for?" These are two of the great review questions you'll find in this fun, ancient Egypt review game. Kids will use their knowledge of Egypt's past to win the game.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 57 Downloads
Lesson: A Face to Remember
Oh those awesome ancient Egyptians! Kids hit the books for an art analysis lesson. 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.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 11 Views 41 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
Introduction to Ancient Egypt
Use images (hieroglyphics, pyramids, desert, ruins, etc.) to assess prior knowledge of ancient Egypt. The photographs available from the Library of Congress could also be used as prompts for research projects and bound into a classroom book.
Pre-K - 2nd Social Studies & History 6 Views 51 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 16 Views 87 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
Egyptian Tomb Art: Expressions of Religious Beliefs
Ninth graders are introduced to the Prown's technique of describing various objects. As a class, they view pictures of the pyramids in Egypt and discuss how the size and shape of them show their belief in eternal life and religion. They describe them based on the Prown technique and create their own pyramids to end the instructional activity.
9th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 22 Downloads
Ancient Civilizations - Egypt
Sixth graders examine important information relating to Ancient Egypt while obtaining specific knowledge about ancient civilizations. In this ancient civilizations lesson plan, 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 40 Views 159 Downloads