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In this Egyptian history learning exercise, 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.
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.
Middle schoolers 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, middle schoolers write a diary entry which includes historical facts and events of their lives.
Students 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 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.
For this Kings and Pharaohs worksheet, students 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.
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.
What was life like for ancient Egyptians? Well, that depends on a person's job or title. Find out what life was like for pharaohs, priests, scribes, peasants, nobles, and craftsmen in Ancient Egypt. Each slide contains an image and a block of informational text.
Sixth graders choose a specific topic (art, dress/jewelry, family life, religion, Nile River, hieroglyphics, pharaohs, and pyramids), research the topic, and write a three-page report.
For this Cleopatra and Ancient Egypt lesson, students learn about Cleopatra and the succession of Egyptian rules through the present day. Students watch a clip from the movie Cleopatra, read about events in the life of Cleopatra and analyze her personality.  Students role play various characters in the setting of ancient Egypt.
Students evaluate impact of Nile River on ancient Egyptian life, show how pharaohs contributed to continuity of Egyptian life, analyze changes in Egyptian society during Middle Kingdom, examine Hatshepsut's unique place in early Egyptian society, evaluate impact of Kushite conquest of Egypt, and analyze how trade helped Kush flourish.
In this Egyptian history worksheet, learners read an excerpt about Ramses the Great of Egypt. They use this excerpt to respond to three questions that follow. Students explain why Egyptian pharaohs held so much power in Egypt and why they had such huge monuments.
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.
Students view the video "Empires of Early Africa." They are asked: Who was Nefertiti? They review the facts about Akhenaten and Nefertiti. Students discuss how archaeologists looked for clues to determine the identity of the mummy they found in the Valley of the Kings. They explore different types of artifacts from Amarna that reflect different aspects of life in the ancient city.
Students view the video "Sunken City." They locate Egypt and Alexandria on the class map. Students are asked to name the Egyptian ruler whose palace was excavated in the video. They are explained that they are going to research different rulers and create their own trading card with basic facts and one image.
A fascinating, detailed, and highly informative presentation on the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt is here for you. In it, learners view 37 slides; each of which is packed with detailed descriptions of these historic figures. One very nice element of this presentation is the discussion questions that appear with each slide. This PowerPoint is highly recommended for any unit of study on ancient Egypt.
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.