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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.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
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.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 15 Views 93 Downloads
A Brief History of Pharaohs
Sixth graders explore world history by creating a historic timeline of Ancient Egypt. In this Pharaohs lesson, 6th graders read assigned text which discusses the kingdom of Egypt and the rulers of the land. Students organize their information and create a visual timeline which they present to their classmates.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 21 Downloads
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."
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 15 Downloads
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.
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Pharaoh Mountain Hike: Investigating Adirondack Life Zones
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.
10th - 12th Science 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Death of a Pharaoh
Sixth graders examine the steps and elements of the Egyptian funerary process. In this Egyptian lesson plan, 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 3 Views 25 Downloads
Need a concise, well-constructed, and engaging overview of Ancient Egyptian civilization? Look no further, as John Green highlights the most important features and takeaways of this ancient civilization. The video discusses the importance of the Nile to Egyptian culture and agriculture, religious notions regarding gods and an afterlife, developments through the progression from the Old to New Kingdom, and the general longevity and permanence of the civilization as a whole.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 11 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Pharaohs, Queens, and Goddesses
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.
7th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
National Geographic Channel combines old news reel footage with current film and photographs to reveal some of the artifacts found in King Tut's tomb. Your class might also enjoy the mention of a few of the events that led to the stories swirling around the supposed �Curse of the Pharaohs.
4 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
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 3 Views 2 Downloads
Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Ancient Egypt Edition
"Who Wants to be a Millionaire" is a fun game to play and a great way to review any topic. Use this game to test content knowledge related to Ancient Egypt. Egyptian gods, structures, alphabet, and lifestyles are all tested.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 51 Downloads
Middle schoolers 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
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