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In this Egyptian history worksheet, students identify who the famous teenage pharaoh was and how he might have died. They also identify and explain why his tomb was such an important find. Finally, students examine an illustration of Tut's tomb and draw sketches of other items contained in it.
Fourth graders give one oral example of a responsibility of a leader. In groups students answer questions on the information chart pertaining to Pharaohs.
Students research female Pharaohs, specifically Hatshepsut and Cleopatra After observing a video, they discuss and answer questions about each Pharaoh. Using the internet, students research each woman. Pretending to be Hatshepsut or Cleopatra, students write a diary entry which includes historical facts and events of their lives.
Students investigate ancient Egyptian civilization and its rulers. In this ancient history lesson, students simulate playing a game similar to Wheel of Fortune whereby students have to correctly guess all the letters that spell a word or phrase related to ancient Egypt.
Students explore the history of ancient Egypt through research and Powerpoint presentations. They mummify a "chicken pharaoh," and write his/her life story.
Young scholars study about seven of Egypt's most famous pharaohs. They discuss leadership styles and draw conclusions about the success of each of these pharaohs. They, in groups, create a project about a pharaoh they studied.
Students, for five minutes, brainstorm everything they know about Egypt and archaeologists. Then,after analyzing objects (beads, glass bottles, statues, etc.) found at burial sites of pharaohs or queens at archaeological sites in Egypt, interpret the possible uses and meanings of those objects. In addition, they fill out a chart on the objects they are critiquing.
Students study the queens of ancient Egypt and how they influenced the lives of the Pharaohs and the common people.
Students explore the scribes, pharaohs, and pyramids of Ancient Egypt. They also locate ancient cities on a map and explain religious traditions.
Learners research burial tombs of ancient Egypt. Acting as pharaohs of Egypt, students create burial plans to decide what items they would include in their own tombs and why. They find another student to analyze their plan.
Students use the Internet to gather information on Ancient Egypt. They describe the role of a pharaohs and what they wore and ate. They discuss why the Nile is important to the region and examine hieroglyphics.
In this order of events activity, students complete activities on 3 pages pertaining to chronological order. Students read a passage about the first female pharaoh of Egypt and answer 30 short answer questions.
Students explore Egyptian mummification and burial practices. They conduct research on gods, goddesses, afterlife, and mummification. Students dissect and mummify a frog "pharaoh and create a tomb wall for their frog "pharaoh."
Students discuss the story of Nefertiti. They are told that the word Nefertit means "the beautiful one is come." Students are taught that the only sculpture of Nefertiti, the wife of the Pharaoh Akhenaten, is on display at the Berlin Museum. They start their necklace by shaping different-colored Crayola Model Magic Fusion compound into rectangles, coils, balls, ovals, and other shapes typical for Ancient Egyptian jewelry.
Students hike a local mountain and examine its life zones. They measure various components at each zone and collect leaf litter at the sites. At the mountain top, students make descriptive observations and complete a handout about the four zones.
In this lesson, students will review important facts and concepts about ancient Egyptian civilization and identify important vocabulary and names pertaining to ancient Egypt.
Sixth graders examine the steps and elements of the Egyptian funerary process. In this Egyptian lesson, 6th graders work in groups to look at images and research web site to find information about Egyptian funerals including items such as mummies, sarcophagus, ka statues, stela, and the funeral procession. They create and write about artifacts which they make based on the research.
Students study feminist art in relief art activities. In this art analysis lesson, students study feminist art by viewing a carving of Queen Nefertiti. Students answer questions as they view the piece and then conduct research about Nefertiti and Akhenaton. Students organize their research with a Venn diagram. Students write a letter from the perspective of Queen Nefertiti and create their own additive or reductive relief.
In this Kings and Pharaohs worksheet, learners fill in the blanks to a chart about Kings and Pharaohs of Egypt. Students fill in the blanks to 20 spaces in the chart.
Students research in large groups. They either research a day in the life of an Egyptian farmer or a day in the life of a nobleman or pharaohs. Students create an oral presentation with the research material.