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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.
Students research burial tombs of ancient Egypt. Acting as pharaohs of Egypt, students create burial plans to decide what items they would include in their own tombs and why. They find another student to analyze their plan.
Sixth graders explore world history by creating a historic timeline of Ancient Egypt. For 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.
Learners use the Internet to gather information on Ancient Egypt. They describe the role of a pharaohs and what they wore and ate. They discuss why the Nile is important to the region and examine hieroglyphics.
In this order of events worksheet, learners complete activities on 3 pages pertaining to chronological order. Students read a passage about the first female pharaoh of Egypt and answer 30 short answer questions.
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."
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. They start their necklace by shaping different-colored Crayola Model Magic Fusion compound into rectangles, coils, balls, ovals, and other shapes typical for Ancient Egyptian jewelry.
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.
In this lesson, students will review important facts and concepts about ancient Egyptian civilization and identify important vocabulary and names pertaining to ancient Egypt.
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. They create and write about artifacts which they make based on the research.
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.
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. Students organize their research with a Venn diagram. Students write a letter from the perspective of Queen Nefertiti and create their own additive or reductive relief.
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.�
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.
"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.
Learners 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. Learners write an essay describing the role that one person played in the life and rule of either Tutankhamen or Suleiman.
Pupils make body cut-outs out of butcher paper dressed to represent seven different economical statuses of Egyptian society. Students then write papers about their assigned socioeconomic status.
In this social studies activity, learners find the words related to Egypt and the answers are found by clicking the button at the bottom of the page.
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.
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. Students will enjoy the easy-to-read bullet points and contrasting information about the old, middle, and new kingdoms of Egypt.