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Egyptians and Hittites Teacher Resources
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In this Egyptian history learning exercise, students read an excerpt about Ramses the Great of Egypt. They use this excerpt to respond to three questions that follow. Students explain why Egyptian pharaohs held so much power in Egypt and why they had such huge monuments.
Ninth graders examine the importance of trade in the Mediterranean Sea. In groups, they create a chart of the items that were most popular in the late Bronze Age and where they originated. To end the lesson, they read an article out of "National Geographic" and answer discussion questions.
Here is a lesson whose focus is on classical archaeology. In groups, high schoolers read various myths and legends to examine the how the culture was passed between different groups. They participate in a role-play activity in which they represent different countries trading with each other and discover how cultures can clash.