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Students use maps, atlases, and Internet sites to learn about the geographic features and topographical features of Egypt. They compare and contrast the importance of the Nile River through the Pre-Dynastic, Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom, and Modern Egypt eras. Students design a booklet to compile information regarding the Nile River and its importance.
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.
Ninth graders are introduced to the Prown's technique of describing various objects. As a class, they view pictures of the pyramids in Egypt and discuss how the size and shape of them show their belief in eternal life and religion. They describe them based on the Prown technique and create their own pyramids to end the instructional activity. They also complete the same steps with a Shawabti figure and another object of their choosing.
Learners study feminist art in relief art activities. In this art analysis lesson, students study feminist art by viewing a carving of Queen Nefertiti. Learners answer questions as they view the piece and then conduct research about Nefertiti and Akhenaton. Students organize their research with a Venn diagram. Learners write a letter from the perspective of Queen Nefertiti and create their own additive or reductive relief.
In this world history worksheet, students complete a graphic organizer listing the achievements of 6 Egyptian rulers, explain the relationship between Egypt and Nubia as they respond to a short answer question, and compare and contrast the Kushite kingdom in Meroë to Egypt's New Kingdom.