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Students read a story called King Tut On the Move and answer vocabulary and comprehension questions about it. In this current events King Tut lesson plan, students respond to literature by answering questions, recalling details, sharing facts, writing their names in hieroglyphics, drawing like an Egyptian, exploring mummies online, and creating mummy art projects.
Students look at pictures of a sarcophagus, then read a news article about King Tut's mummy. In this current events lesson, the teacher introduces the article with a discussion, pictures, and a vocabulary activity, then students read the news report and participate in a think-pair-share discussion. Lesson includes interdisciplinary follow-up-activities.
Students research historical and recent research on King Tut. They try to solve the mystery of how he died. Students explore how new technology is helping scientists clarify the circumstances surrounding Tut's death. They create a time line depicting important discoveries in the history of Tut research and note different technology used.
Pupils 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.
First graders enter the fascinating world of ancient Egypt. In these lesson plans, learners study the culture and lifestyles of the Egyptians. The look at photographs of artifacts and recreate some of these historical treasures themselves. The culminating activity has them act as tour guides through the ancient world as other classes of students who come in to view their hand-made artifacts. Terrific!
First graders are introduced to biographical figures through participating in a number of activities. They are introduced to an important historical figure once every ten school days. This goes on throughout the entire school year! Center and assessment activities are included to correlate these characters with math standards. This 26-page plan has many worksheets and detailed descriptions of the activities to make implementation simple.
Awesome, that is all I have to say! This set of lessons provides learners with an understanding of ancient Egyptian laws, lifestyle, religion, and culture. It engages them in a critical analysis activity regarding the film, "The Prince of Egypt." They analyze stereotypes in the film as well as how modern Egyptians felt about it. Multiple web resources are linked to each of the eight included lessons.
Students explore Egypt. In this ancient history lesson plan, students listen to The Egyptian Cinderella by Shirley Climo and the poem "I am the Mummy He-Nefert" by Eve Bunting. Students view a website and take a virtual tour of King Tut's tomb. Students write a narrative piece from the viewpoint of a young King Tut and type the final copy on a word processor.
Middle schoolers study the life and afterlife of King Tutankhamen. They use the classroom text, video resources, the internet, and teacher directed activities to reach their goal. Students explore the concept that his life opened up a whole new world for archaeologists and an exciting glimpse into ancient Egypt. They analyze the mummification process and the death mask.