Geography of Egypt Teacher Resources
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Ancient Greece: Athens as a City State
Sixth graders find Greece on the map and recognize how the geography of Greece was important in its development. In this ancient Greece lesson, 6th graders research Greece and compare to the civilization of ancient Egypt. Students answer critical thinking questions about Greece. Students define democracy and relate to ancient Greece.
Linking Important Geographic Sites To World History
Ninth graders examine the importance of geography as it relates to significant events or periods in world history, especially that which pertains to Europe and the United States. They access websites imbedded in this plan to do their research.
Africa: Shaped by the Past
Students create Egyptian rulers trading cards. In this ancient Egypt lesson, students research Internet and print resources for information regarding Egyptian rulers. Students use the information to create trading cards and a classroom timeline.
Second graders explore the geography, holidays, important teachers, and inventions from China in the nine lessons of this unit. The results of their inquiries are expressed through a variety of products, writings, and presentations.
Students consider the significance of preserving monuments. In this ancient Egypt lesson plan, students research the building and conservation of ancient Egyptian monument. Students share their findings with their classmates.
Lesson: Ayman Ramadan: Koshary min Zamman
Examine the avant-garde movement and artists who explore the ideas of the Situationist. The class view imaged of Ayman Ramadan's installation pieces, learn about modern-day Egypt, and research other artist who use art to express social or political ideas.
In this geography skills worksheet, learners read a 2-page selection about North Africa. Students then respond to 4 short answer questions and complete a graphic organizer.
Seven Daughters and Seven Sons: the Middle East Through
Sixth graders read "Seven Daughters and Seven Sons" and examine aspects of Middle East culture and geography. They define vocabulary from the book and map locations described in the book.
Seventh graders explore the geography of Eastern and Western Europe. They compare and constrast the culture of Jewish people from Eastern and Western Europe. They analyze deportation and confinement in concentration camps, using personal testimonies.
Scavenger Hunt for Ancient Egypt
Seventh graders do a scavenger hunt in order to investigate Ancient Egypt.
Trekking to Timbuktu: The Geography of Mali
Middle schoolers use a map to locate Mali and describe its landscape and climate. Using the internet, they trace the Niger River's path through Africa and locate Timbuktu. They answer and discuss comprehension questions after their activity is finished.
Geography Graphic Organizer
Designed for use with a poem that is not included, this graphic organizer is called the Mayan Step Pyramid. On the top, readers describe the topic. On the left, they define the topic, and on the right, they brainstorm characteristics. Then, on the bottom of the pyramid, they write other important details they encounter while reading or discussing the topic.
Egypt Lesson 1: Geography/Maps
Sixth graders recognize the importance of the Nile River to the development of Egypt. In this Ancient Egypt lesson, 6th graders discuss the similarities and differences of of the regions of Egypt. Students research and share two important facts about Egypt's geography.
Ancient Egypt : Ancient Civilizations, Rosetta Stone
Learners gain an understanding of Ancient Egyptian's physical make up and appreciate the importance of the Rosetta stone because it unlocked the secret of the Ancient Egyptian writing system. They also get to play an Egyptian board game.
The Great Pyramids of Egypt: A Photographic Journey
Students explore world history by examining images in a slide-show. In this Egypt history instructional activity, students view a PowerPoint presentation which includes photographs and illustrations of the Great Pyramids. Students identify the activities and geography of the images while discussing them with their class.
King Tut's Treasures
Students explore what modern artifacts can reveal about a culture. They explore how artifacts found in ancient Egyptian tombs can be used to paint a picture of daily life in ancient Egypt. Students discuss objects that represent modern culture and compare modern artifacts to those of ancient Egypt.
You Don't Know What You've Got Until It's Found
Young scholars consider what can be learned through the study of artifacts, focusing on those of ancient Egypt. They research famous ancient Egyptian sites to prepare for the development of proposals for exhibits in a fictional museum.
Mansa Musa's Pilgrimage
Seventh graders are challenged to create a picture book of the pilgrimage of West African ruler Mansa Musa. It integrates social studies skills and methods with geography as students imagine they are traveling across Africa into Asia with Mansa Musa.
River Sources and Stories
Learners explore the differences in precipitation levels and elevation in the regions of the Nile and its source rivers (the White Nile and the Blue Nile) and explain the importance of the source rivers to civilization in Egypt.
Comparing and Contrasting Three Civilizations
Sixth graders compare and contrast ancient civilizations. In this research skills activity, 6th graders use SMART Board programs to compare and contrast the economies, cultures, and geography of Mesopotamia, Egypt, and India.