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Pupils complete a series of activities to discover life in ancient Egypt. They create want ads for pyramid workers, design vocabulary flash cards and dictionaries, and research famous Egyptians. They also research the "Curse of the Mummy's Tomb," and write a reaction paper or present an oral report about the curses.
Awesome, that is all I have to say! This set of lessons provides learners with an understanding of ancient Egyptian laws, lifestyle, religion, and culture. It engages them in a critical analysis activity regarding the film, "The Prince of Egypt." They analyze stereotypes in the film as well as how modern Egyptians felt about it. Multiple web resources are linked to each of the eight included lessons.
Students investigate the surface area and volume of the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas. They calculate the slant height, lateral edge, and diagonal length of the base. Using this information, students explore other areas of the hotel, such as the square feet of glass on the outer wall, angles the elevators travel, and volume of the entire pyramid.
Students examine Hatshepsut, Egypt's female king. In this ancient Egypt lesson, students read about Hatshepsut's life. Students illustrate a children's book and create a skit for an Egyptian coronation. Students also answer comprehension questions and search the Internet for facts about Egyptologists.