Geography of Egypt Teacher Resources
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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
New Review Arthur’s World Neighborhood: Bibliography for Kids
Support young learners as they expand their cultural awareness with this list of children's literature on countries from around the globe. Including both fictional and non-fictional texts. This resource will help students across the primary grades come to appreciate the wonderful diversity the world has to offer.
1st - 5th Social Studies & History 22 Views 13 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Traders of the Lost Art
Learners work in small groups to investigate a variety of art and architecture forms common during the Old Kingdom epoch in Ancient Egypt. Learners then evaluate how these art forms reflect a culture's beliefs and values. And, finally, groups do research on an assigned art form and create an example.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 39 Views 340 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 20 Views 98 Downloads
Here is a good cross-curricular lesson requiring middle schoolers to read about Egypt and determine main ideas, make connections, check understanding, draw inferences, and ask clarifying questions. It includes activities like an online scavenger hunt, concept mapping, and a learning frame.
6th - 8th Language Arts 30 Views 217 Downloads
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.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 22 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Ancient Civilization of Egypt
Research ancient cultures with your class. They will read assigned text in class and utilize a map to identify the location of Egypt. Students complete many ancient Egypt activities including multiple choice questions, role-plays, and research assignments.
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 216 Views 952 Downloads
The Zabbaleen, Cairo's Garbage Workers
Here is a fascinating human geography study of the Zabbaleen. They are a sub-class of people who work as garbage collectors in Cairo, Egypt. I can't say enough good things about this resource in my limited space here. It is fabulous! If you are a secondary teacher looking to challenge and engage your students in a study of human geography, this lesson is for you!
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 22 Downloads
Ancient Egyptian Profile
Students explore the meaning of the term "material culture" and its role in piecing together the past. They research ancient Egyptian material culture and the style of ancient Egyptian art. They then reproduce a portrait in the manner of artists in ancient Egypt.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 6 Views 8 Downloads
Desert Fever: A Student-Centered Approach to Learning About the Middle East
Explore the exciting and diverse geography, people, history, governments, and economies of the Middle East. Curious minds develop a basic vocabulary of Arabic terms and work with various materials to create an aesthetically pleasing, easy-to-understand board game for their own use (and for use by their peers).
4th Social Studies & History 15 Views 85 Downloads
Mummies: Honoring the Dead
Students examine how various ancient cultures honor the dead through mummification. They view online pictures of Incan and Chinese mummies, and write or draw pictures describing an imaginary trip to the "mummy room" of a museum.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Where in the World is Mrs. Waffenschmidt? #9
Mrs. Waffenschmidt is off on another adventure, but where has she gone this time? After reading the informational passage, learners should be able to determine the man-made canal she's visiting. A wonderful way to introduce a little extra geography into any classroom.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 6 Views 12 Downloads
Venice and the Ottoman Empire
In the nineteenth episode of a world history series, the narrator explains how the mutually beneficial relationship between the Venetians and the Ottomans led to the Renaissance and Christopher Columbus' voyages. More specifically, your class members will learn about Venetian reliance on trade and merchant ships, coupled with the Ottoman Empire's capture of Egypt and control of trade through the Mediterranean.
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Egypt and the Nile
Provide a tiny bit of information on Egypt and its dependence on the Nile River. The critical-thinking question posed at the beginning of the slide show is great, however there is not enough information for pupils to know how to answer it. The pictures are good.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 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