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Sixth graders examine important information relating to Ancient Egypt while obtaining specific knowledge about ancient civilizations. In this ancient civilizations instructional activity, 6th graders read a chapter on Ancient Egypt, discuss and complete a 'Coat of Arms' worksheet, and explore websites dedicated to ancient civilizations.
Students examine Hatshepsut, Egypt's female king. In this ancient Egypt lesson, students read about Hatshepsut's life. Students illustrate a children's book and create a skit for an Egyptian coronation. Students also answer comprehension questions and search the Internet for facts about Egyptologists.
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. In addition, they fill out a chart on the objects they are critiquing.
A fascinating presentation on the historical, physical, and cultural geography of Egypt awaits your pupils in this fine PowerPoint. Some excellent photographs of the landscape are included, as well as some fine examples of the Egyptian alphabet, and cartouches for kings.