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King Tut's Tomb
Students become familiar with the period in Egyptian history that King Tut lived in and explore the culture of that time period. They visualize their lives when they were 9 and imagine having the responsibility of running their own country.
5th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 16 Views 74 Downloads
King Tut On The Move
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.
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 71 Downloads
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.
9th - 12th Technology & Engineering 3 Views 11 Downloads
Need a concise, well-constructed, and engaging overview of Ancient Egyptian civilization? Look no further, as John Green highlights the most important features and takeaways of this ancient civilization. The video discusses the importance of the Nile to Egyptian culture and agriculture, religious notions regarding gods and an afterlife, developments through the progression from the Old to New Kingdom, and the general longevity and permanence of the civilization as a whole.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Archaeologists Reveal King Tut's Mummy
Students look at pictures of a sarcophagus, then read a news article about King Tut's mummy. In this current events instructional activity, 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.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History 9 Views 81 Downloads
The Mummyâ€™s Curse
In this World History worksheet, 6th graders identify the mummy's curse through various short answer questions. They describe how the tomb builders tried to hide the burial chambers of their pharaohs. Students also describe what events led people to believe that King Tut's tomb was cursed.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Ancient Egypt: Connecting Literature and Geography
Students brainstorm prior knowledge of Ancient Egypt, locate Egypt on map of Africa and on world map, watch King Tut film, discuss term biography, and map geographical information mentioned in stories and documentaries about Ancient Egypt.
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History 4 Views 49 Downloads
The Curse of King Tut
Pupils become acquainted with the events surrounding the most important archeological find in Egypt, the discovery of King Tut's tomb. Using the Internet, they explore the curse associated with King Tut's tomb. Students create a story retelling and rebutting the curse.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
Ancient Egypt: King Tut & Mummification
Sixth graders explore the Ancient Egyptian King Tutankhamen's life and mummification process. They find maps of Ancient Egypt, photos of King Tut's tomb, perform a biographical play about ancient life, and examine the mummification process.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 36 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 4 Views 19 Downloads
National Geographic Channel combines old news reel footage with current film and photographs to reveal some of the artifacts found in King Tut's tomb. Your class might also enjoy the mention of a few of the events that led to the stories swirling around the supposed �Curse of the Pharaohs.
4 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
From pharaohs and pyramids to the mummification process, this packet is a fantastic resource for studying ancient Egypt! Worksheets not only review key terms and practices that are foundational to ancient Egyptian culture, such as religious beliefs, writing, architecture, etc.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 39 Views 33 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
A Journey into Tutankhamen's Tomb
Take a journey through time and space, as your class examines the contents found in King Tut's tomb. An image-rich presentation depicting the interior of the tomb, Howard Carter's finds, and the mummy of the king himself. The last slide provides a fun writing prompt in which kids create a newspaper report on the great discovery.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Egypt Lesson 4: King Tutankhamen
Pupils write raps and informational pieces about King Tutankhamen. In this literacy and Ancient Egypt lesson plan, students generate ideas for a KWL about King Tut. Pupils work in groups to write a song or rap about King Tut, then write a paragraph describing Howard Carter's discovery of King Tut's tomb.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 4 Views 8 Downloads
Egypt: Ancient Civilizations
A good way to cover ancient Egypt in a short amount of time, this presentation addresses the most important aspects of the mysterious kingdom. A list of relevant vocabulary words, as well as a short review activity at the end, help to reinforce knowledge of the Pyramids, mummification, and the most famous Egyptian Pharaohs in history.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Achievements and Challenges of Egypt
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 86 Downloads