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African Civilizations of the Nile Valley
Young scholars 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 9 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 10 Views 70 Downloads
Students discuss how each leader was influenced by people close to him. They view a video "Troubled Leadership." Students discuss the two rulers featured: the Egyptian King Tutankhamen and the Ottoman Sultan Suleiman. They discuss people who were close to each leader.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 10 Downloads
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.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 31 Views 732 Downloads
Wheel of Pharaoh
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.
K - 5th Social Studies & History 4 Views 3 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
Treasures of Ancient Egypt
Sixth graders create museum displays about Egyptian life. Their exhibits include information about ancient Egypt's religion, economics, government, and customs. Their museum items resemble actual artifacts they have researched.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 57 Downloads
Learners 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.
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
New Review Ancient Egypt Art
Help your class prepare for the AP Art History exam with a PowerPoint presentation that features over 130 images of the art of ancient Egypt. Most works are identified and dated, and maps of the areas where the works were found are included.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 4 Downloads
King Tut On The Move
Students read a story called King Tut On the Move and answer vocabulary and comprehension questions about it. In this current events King Tut lesson plan, students respond to literature by answering questions, recalling details, sharing facts, writing their names in hieroglyphics, drawing like an Egyptian, exploring mummies online, and creating mummy art projects.
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 74 Downloads
Using the King Tutankhamun exhibition as the topic for this 12 question activity, learners change sentences from the declarative to interrogative forms. Students would need to given information about King Tutankhamun in order to complete the activity.
5th - Higher Ed Language Arts 3 Views 32 Downloads
The Death of a Pharaoh
Sixth graders examine the steps and elements of the Egyptian funerary process. In this Egyptian instructional activity, 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.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 25 Downloads
Egypt - The Gift of the Nile
Complete with a timeline and details about different Egyptian gods and pharaohs, these slides can supplement a unit on ancient cultures or on African civilizations. Pupils will enjoy the easy-to-read bullet points and contrasting information about the old, middle, and new kingdoms of Egypt.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 25 Downloads
The Ancient Middle East
King Tutankhamon, Queen Nefertiti, and many other names literally written in stone are featured in these slides about the culture of Ancient Egypt. Whether used as an introduction to a unit on Egypt, or as a tool to elaborate on the subject, this presentation will undoubtedly pique interest with its elaborate and vivid images of relics from the ancient time of the Middle East.
6th - 10th Social Studies & History 9 Views 71 Downloads