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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 CCSS: Adaptable
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
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 English Language Arts
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 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.
2nd - 6th Social Studies & History
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
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
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
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
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 CCSS: Adaptable
Western Civilizations, Chapter 2: Gods and Empires in the Ancient Near East
Ancient Hebrew history comes to life through this online western civilizations tool, which follows history in detail from ancient origins to modern-day. Chapter two covers ancient eastern cultures, including beginnings of Hebrew monotheism and various empires.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Ancient Egypt
"Who was the most famous Egyptian?" "What were pyramids used for?" These are two of the great review questions you'll find in this fun, ancient Egypt review game. Kids will use their knowledge of Egypt's past to win the game.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
The Curse of King Tut
Learners 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
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
The Ancient Middle East
King Tutankhamon, Queen Nefertiti, and many other names literally written in stone are featured in these slides about the culture of Ancient Egypt. Whether used as an introduction to a unit on Egypt, or as a tool to elaborate on the subject, this presentation will undoubtedly pique interest with its elaborate and vivid images of relics from the ancient time of the Middle East.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History
Egypt Lesson 4: King Tutankhamen
Students write raps and informational pieces about King Tutankhamen. In this literacy and Ancient Egypt lesson, students generate ideas for a KWL about King Tut. Students 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