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Fifth graders examine the history of the Passover holiday and the Seder traditions. They read and discuss a handout, answer discussion questions, read the book "Matzoh Mouse," identify the fourteen steps of the Seder, and take a quiz.
A wonderful worksheet on the Egyptian pyramids awaits your learners. In this reading comprehension and world history worksheet, students answer questions about the pyramids, and create a comic strip about one of the pyramids. Very nice!
Dig Those Descriptions
Students practice writing descriptions by researching various artifacts from ancient Egypt and writing captions for them. They read and discuss the Times article, King Tut, Museum Trailblazer, Begins Encore.
Secrets of the Mummies
How did the ancient people of Egypt preserve their dead so well that their bodies are still recognizable today? Learn the painstakingly complex process they used for preservation. Young scholars read and summarize a narrative detailing ancient techniques for preservation of the dead, taking notes and drawing inferences and conclusions from the reading.
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.
Land of The Pharaohs
In this social studies worksheet, middle schoolers find the words related to Egypt and the answers are found by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
Exodus History Writ Large
Middle schoolers view the video Exodus: History Writ Large. They review facts about Moses and his role in the story of Exodus. Students create a list of signifcant events in the life of Moses. They are explained that Moses and the story of Exodus have influenced oppressed peoples for thousands of years.
Egypt's Pyramids: Monuments With A Message
Young scholars explain the meaning of the word artifact. They explain an example of size and scale of the pyramids and discuss the purpose of pyramids. They construct a timeline outlining the construction of the major pyramids.
Empires of Early Africa
Ninth graders examine the Nile's role in the birth and growth of Egyptian civilization. In this World History lesson, 9th graders explore how archaeologists have learned about life in Ancient cities. Students present a report on their findings.
Ancient Egyptian Numbers
In this ancient Egyptian numbers worksheet, students change the numbers given to them into Egyptian symbol numbers using the guide given. Students complete 35 problems.
Africa: Shaped by the Past
Students create Egyptian rulers trading cards. In this ancient Egypt lesson, students research Internet and print resources for information regarding Egyptian rulers. Students use the information to create trading cards and a classroom timeline.
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.
Sixth graders gain an understanding of the geographical and socio-economical changes of ancient Egypt. They develop their research skills as they visit a variety of web sites to explore the different aspects of the Ancient Egyptians.
Let's Learn About Ancient Egypt!
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.
Create an Egyptian Word Puzzle
Seventh graders discuss country of Egypt, create Egyptian word find puzzle, explore pharaohs, mummies, and pyramids of ancient Egypt, take online quizzes about Egypt, and solve each other's puzzles.
The World's a Stage
In this Cleopatra and Ancient Egypt instructional activity, learners 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. Learners role play various characters in the setting of ancient Egypt.
Introduction to Ancient Egypt
Learners research the computers for facts on Ancient Egypt and have knowledge on primary and secondary sources. For this Ancient Egypt lesson plan, students research Gods, Pharaohs, pyramids, temples, trades, and more.
After a review of comma rules, young grammarians correct 16 sentences by inserting commas where they are necessary. An answer key is provided.
Students explain the purpose of hieroglyphics and identify their role in communicating ideas. They research the history of writing and it's significance in ancient Egyptian life and identify the components of hieroglyphics.
Students use the internet to research topics on Ancient Egypt. They practice using new vocabulary and identify the types of food they ate and clothing they wore. They explain the role of the Nile as well.