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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.
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 practice writing descriptions by researching various artifacts from ancient Egypt and writing captions for them. They read and discuss the Times article, King Tut, Museum Trailblazer, Begins Encore.
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.
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.
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.
In this social studies worksheet, students find the terms to describe the finding of King Tut and the answers are found using the link at the bottom of the page.
In this archeology worksheet, learners complete multiple choice questions about King Tut, Howard Carter, and more. Students complete 4 questions total.
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.
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.
Students 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.
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.
Young scholars 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.
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.�
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., but also include a range of engaging, interactive activities.
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.
Young scholars write raps and informational pieces about King Tutankhamen. In this literacy and Ancient Egypt instructional activity, students generate ideas for a KWL about King Tut. Young scholars 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.
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.
In this Egyptian History instructional activity, learners identify and locate vocabulary terms related to the famous King Tut. There are 27 words located in the word search.
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.