Geography of Egypt Teacher Resources
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Touring Ancient Egypt
Students study the geography and resources available to the ancient Egyptians and create a multimedia tour that demonstrates this learning to others.
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! Worksheets, photographs, maps, and clearly written instructions for the activities are all present.
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. Learners complete many ancient Egypt activities including multiple choice questions, role-plays, and research assignments.
The Cultural Geography of Egypt
Middle schoolers describe Egypt's historical, cultural and recreational sites and activities. They explain Egyptian customs and conduct; and apply what they have learned to create a travel brochure about Egypt.
The Gift of the Nile: Egypt and its River
Learners begin with a piece of a puzzle that shows an artifact from ancient Egypt. They find others who have pieces that go with their puzzle piece. Students work in these groups to construct a relief map of the Nile River Valley.
Natural Disasters and the Five Themes of Geography
Have your class do research on natural disasters and create a presentation using this resource. In completing this activity, learners apply the five geography themes to their research. They write a paper describing their results. It's a great way to provide a cross-curricular approach.
Early Childhood: Five Themes of Geography
Any preschool teacher would be thrilled to have a resource like this one. It includes activity ideas, discussion leads, book suggestions, and a glossary for learners ages 2 - 5. The entire booklet focuses on ways to teach young children about the five themes of geography in a fun and developmentally appropriate way. The resource is a little old, but the ideas and activities are great. There is enough here for an entire week of activities.
Ancient Civilizations - Egypt
Sixth graders examine important information relating to Ancient Egypt while obtaining specific knowledge about ancient civilizations. For 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.
The Father of History Looks at Egypt
In this ancient Egypt worksheet, students read a 1-page selection about the civilization and examine a map of the region. Students outline the information that they read.
Make a Dimensional Map of Ancient Egypt
Students make three dimensional maps of Ancient Egypt. They identify way the natural environment influences people's lives.
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.
Ancient Egypt: Stories and Myths
Students examine stories and myths about ancient Egypt through time. They investigate ancient Egyptian culture and belief systems, including the influences of geography on the beliefs and customs of the time.
Introduction to Ancient Egypt
Learners research the computers for facts on Ancient Egypt and have knowledge on primary and secondary sources. For this Ancient Egypt lesson plan, students research Gods, Pharaohs, pyramids, temples, trades, and more.
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.
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. Each of these instructional strategies deepens reflection, recall, and understanding. Related documents and websites are included.
Geography of Ancient Greece
In this geography skills activity, students read a selection about the geography of ancient Greece and then respond to 6 essay, short answer, and graphic organizer questions based on the selection.
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Discover Ancient Egypt! Learn about mummification and gods, visit pyramids and temples, examine cliff carvings and paintings, take quizzes and engage in activities. Colorful, interactive, and easy to use, this app is not just for kids!
Do Unto Others As You Would Have Them Do Unto You
Through the use of stories, young learners explore the commonalities between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Activities in the arts, geography, math, reading, and games are also part of this educational experience. This impressive, 24-page plan has got everything you need for successful implementation. Some of these activities look to be somewhat ambitious, so having a few parent helpers in class during these lessons to help your first graders will be essential.
Eager to Get to Ancient Egypt
Seventh graders explore the geography of ancient Egypt using an interactive web site about ancient Egypt. They answer teacher questions and complete an interactive activity on the web site.
Ancient Worlds Workshop: Egypt
Students explore the ancient civilization of Egypt and explore the geography of and daily life in ancient Egypt; students conclude by writing letters describing one aspect of life in ancient Egypt that they find interesting.