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A Hip Pharaoh
In this Egyptian history worksheet, middle schoolers 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.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 80 Downloads
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 39 Views 33 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 55 Downloads
New Review Pharaohs, Pyramids and the World of the Gods
Your young historians will learn all about the pharaohs, pyramids, and gods of ancient Egypt with these informational text worksheets, each of which are accompanied by hands-on, follow-up activities.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Egypt's Greatest Leaders
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.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 25 Views 196 Downloads
Life in Ancient Egypt: Daily Life Farmers & Pharaohs
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.
5th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 8 Downloads
Wheel of Pharaoh
Students investigate ancient Egyptian civilization and its rulers. In this ancient history instructional activity, 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.
K - 5th Social Studies & History 4 Views 3 Downloads
How Did Different People Live in Ancient Egyptian Times
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.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 44 Downloads
The World's a Stage
In this Cleopatra and Ancient Egypt instructional activity, young scholars 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.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
African Civilizations of the Nile Valley
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.
9th - 10th Social Studies & History 7 Views 29 Downloads
Ramses the Great
In this Egyptian history activity, students 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.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 9 Views 68 Downloads
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 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Empires of Early Africa
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Shaped by the Past
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.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads