Geography of Egypt Teacher Resources
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Place in a Box: Mystery Tour of the Nile
Fifth graders participate in a mystery lesson that requires them to gather clues and identify the Nile River delta. In this geographical features lesson, 5th graders examine images and maps of the Nile as they work to figure out where in the world they are.
5th Social Studies & History 4 Views 29 Downloads
The Gifts of the Nile
Get your class thinking about the geography that shaped the Egyptian landscape and culture. They compare ancient climate zones and geogrpahical fetures, locate evidence of plate tectonics, take and quiz, and write a short essay. The resource has some strong elements but falls short of being complete or focused.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
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.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 5 Views 20 Downloads
Comparing and Contrasting Three Civilizations
Sixth graders compare and contrast ancient civilizations. In this research skills instructional activity, 6th graders use SMART Board programs to compare and contrast the economies, cultures, and geography of Mesopotamia, Egypt, and India.
6th Social Studies & History 6 Views 35 Downloads
Location, Location, Location
Seventh graders examine the relationship between physical and human geography. In this ancient civilizations lesson, 7th graders explore physical and historical maps to determine why humans inhabited particular environments.
7th Social Studies & History 27 Views 136 Downloads
The Gift of the Nile: Egypt and its River
Students 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.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 40 Views 153 Downloads
Holi, Easter, Fassika, Sham El Nessim, and Earth Day are all springtime events that celebrate renewal and hope. Explore how different cultures celebrate the spring season with a three-step lesson plan that incorporates research, social studies, and art.
1st - 6th Social Studies & History 57 Views 61 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Write Like an Egyptian
Students study the discovery and import of the Scorpion Tableau. They research other examples of ancient writing systems and synthesize their knowledge of them by designing new writing systems based on these early models.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 108 Downloads
Students explore the Egyptian hieroglyphics from cartouches listed in books or on the internet. They design a cartouche-shaped door knob door sign that contains hieroglyphics, meaning "keep out." They press the words into their cartouche and paint the indented characters with black paint.
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 3 Downloads
Ancient Mediterranean Lands: Egypt
Sixth graders explore world geography by viewing a documentary film in class. In this Ancient Egypt lesson, 6th graders identify the location of Egypt and identify their farming methods by reading assigned text. Students view a documentary about the Nile river and the importance it had to the early civilization.
6th Science 3 Views 8 Downloads