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From pharaohs and pyramids to the mummification process, this packet is a fantastic resource for studying ancient Egypt! Worksheets not only review key terms and practices that are foundational to ancient Egyptian culture, such as religious beliefs, writing, architecture, etc.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 144 Views 108 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Seeking to derive the formula for the volume of a square pyramid, geometry learners construct six square based pyramids that, when pieced together properly, form a cube. Two short videos demonstrate the relationship between pyramid and cube volumes.
3 mins 8th - 12th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The country of Egypt is more than just big pyramids and ancient pharaohs. After reading a brief overview of this African nation, young learners will demonstrate their understanding of the text by identifying the main idea and supporting details.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 44 Views 40 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 22 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Achievements and Challenges of Egypt
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 51 Views 101 Downloads
Traders of the Lost Art
Learners work in small groups to investigate a variety of art and architecture forms common during the Old Kingdom epoch in Ancient Egypt. Learners then evaluate how these art forms reflect a culture's beliefs and values. And, finally, groups do research on an assigned art form and create an example.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 39 Views 340 Downloads
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.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 16 Views 341 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 20 Views 98 Downloads
Here is a good cross-curricular lesson requiring middle schoolers to read about Egypt and determine main ideas, make connections, check understanding, draw inferences, and ask clarifying questions. It includes activities like an online scavenger hunt, concept mapping, and a learning frame.
6th - 8th Language Arts 30 Views 217 Downloads
New Review Pharaohs, Pyramids and the World of the Gods
Your young historians will learn all about the pharaohs, pyramids, and gods of ancient Egypt with these informational text worksheets, each of which are accompanied by hands-on, follow-up activities.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 44 Views 33 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students explore the pyramids of ancient Egypt. They travel back in time to recreate scale drawings of the Great Pyramid and discuss the inside of the Great Pyramid. They research and find out about the mummification and burial process.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 4 Views 4 Downloads
Magnificent Sphinx & Pyramid
Students research how ancient Egyptian structures were created and used. They sculpt realistic replicas of a pyramid and sphinx to demonstrate their knowledge of these famous structures. Sudents are told that Egyptian pyramids were built as stairs for kings to climb after their death.
4th - 12th Science 3 Views 7 Downloads
Egyptian Fact Pyramids
Students investigate the concepts associated with the ancient civilization of Egypt. They conduct research using a variety of resources and list the facts that are included as part of a creative project. The facts are drawn on a model of a pyramid.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
The Ancient Civilization of Egypt
Research ancient cultures with your class. They will read assigned text in class and utilize a map to identify the location of Egypt. Young scholars complete many ancient Egypt activities including multiple choice questions, role-plays, and research assignments.
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 205 Views 947 Downloads
After reading the Magic Tree House book Mummies in the Morning, learners talk about Ancient Egypt. They identify the plot, characters, setting, etc., explore vocabulary terms, and construct a pyramid. This will motivate your class to learn about Ancient Egypt.
3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 18 Downloads
Who Wants to be a Millionaire: Ancient Egypt
"Who was the most famous Egyptian?" "What were pyramids used for?" These are two of the great review questions you'll find in this fun, ancient Egypt review game. Kids will use their knowledge of Egypt's past to win the game.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 57 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 52 Downloads
Egyptian Fairy Tale
Students explore ancient Egyptian culture and government. In this social studies lesson plan, students compare the legal system from ancient Egypt to our current American legal system. Links are included for web searching Egypt and the U.S.
5th - 6th Social Studies & History 13 Views 54 Downloads