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Sixth graders complete a variety of activities surrounding the study of Egypt. They create a PowerPoint presentation on how the pyramids were built and cartouches with hieroglyphics out of plaster of Paris. They put on an Egyptian Festival for lower grades.
The Gift of the Nile: Egypt and its River
Learners begin with a piece of a puzzle that shows an artifact from ancient Egypt. They find others who have pieces that go with their puzzle piece. Students work in these groups to construct a relief map of the Nile River Valley.
"Egypt, Gift of Nile"
Sixth graders are introduced to the basics of ancient Egypt focusing on the Nile River and the necessity of the river. The students work in small groups and become "experts" on the given topic and then present the information that was discussed and learned.
Renaissance in Ancient Egypt: the 25 th and 30th Dynasties
Seventh graders examine ancient Egypt. In this ancient history lesson, 7th graders collaborate to research advancements made during the 25th and 30th centuries. Students create presentations regarding their research findings.
Egypt: "Gift of the Nile"
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.
Eyeing Ancient Egypt
Students examine the culture of Ancient Egypt. In groups, they focus on a topic of interest to them and create a HyperStudio presentation. Using a CD-ROM, they locate Egypt and the Nile River on a map and rotate between centers around the room.
Renaiisance In Ancient Egypt
Eleventh graders conduct research about the development of technologies in Ancient Egypt. The research is used to make class presentations. The students work with the teacher in order to create a rubric for the assignment.
River Sources and Stories
Learners explore the differences in precipitation levels and elevation in the regions of the Nile and its source rivers (the White Nile and the Blue Nile) and explain the importance of the source rivers to civilization in Egypt.
In this ancient Egypt worksheet, 6th graders use maps in chapter 5 of a Houghton Mifflin text to label items on an outline map and answer a set of 10 related questions.
Map of Egypt
In this map of Egypt worksheet, learners label the cities, bodies of water, surrounding countries and color the map according to the directions.
From the Origins of Agriculture to the first Early River Valley Civilizations
Early civilizations developed into complex societies because of the advent of stable agricultural practices and plant/animal domestication. Share the earliest civilizations to grow from the first agricultural revolution with your class. They will learn about Catal Huyuk, Mesopotamia, Egypt, and The Fertile Crescent. Maybe you'll inspire the worlds next anthropologist!
A Trip Down the Nile
Students research, write, and illustrate group reports that acknowledge the cultural importance of selected towns, monuments, and sights along the Nile River.
Students solve a math problem using area formulas of circles and squares. They read and discuss the problem, analyze images of badges, reconstruct the badge from the problem using circles and rulers, and share the solution with the class.
Archaeology: Quiz 46
For this archeology worksheet, students complete multiple choice questions about King Tut, Howard Carter, and more. Students complete 4 questions total.
Students explore the making of circles and concepts related to them in geometry. The project is inquiry based will focus upon students making their own nametags. The construction is ideal for hands on students.