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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., but also include a range of engaging, interactive activities.
Young scholars 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.
Ninth graders examine the importance of trade in the Mediterranean Sea. In groups, they create a chart of the items that were most popular in the late Bronze Age and where they originated. To end the lesson, they read an article out of "National Geographic" and answer discussion questions.
Research ancient cultures with your class. They will read assigned text in class and utilize a map to identify the location of Egypt. Students complete many ancient Egypt activities including multiple choice questions, role-plays, and research assignments.
Students investigate international trade. In this global economics lesson, students discover how products are created and sold in other countries. Students complete worksheets based on different nations and their popular exports.
Young scholars create Egyptian rulers trading cards. In this ancient Egypt lesson, students research Internet and print resources for information regarding Egyptian rulers. Young scholars use the information to create trading cards and a classroom timeline.
Sixth graders complete a variety of activities surrounding the study of Egypt. They create a PowerPoint presentation on how the pyramids were built and cartouches with hieroglyphics out of plaster of Paris. They put on an Egyptian Festival for lower grades.
Students research Ancient Egypt using a specific letter of the alphabet as a guide. In this Ancient Egypt lesson plan, students independently research their assigned topic using ProQuest or other research software. Once students have identified information, they write their research in preparation for compilation of a class Ancient Egypt ABC booklet.
Seventh graders analyze the amount and conditions of trade in the late Bronze Age. In groups, they research where a variety of items and goods originated. They participate in Mediterranean trade days in which they try to acquire as much as possible. They complete a worksheet to end the lesson plan.
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 the computers for facts on Ancient Egypt and have knowledge on primary and secondary sources. In this Ancient Egypt lesson plan, students research Gods, Pharaohs, pyramids, temples, trades, and more.
Seventh graders examine ancient Egypt. In this ancient history lesson, 7th graders collaborate to research advancements made during the 25th and 30th centuries. Students create presentations regarding their research findings.
Tenth graders begin the activity by plotting trade routes, major empires and items traded. Using primary sources, they examine their own values regarding trading items for royality. They participate in a role-play exercise in which they practice digging up artifacts.
Students examine the culture of Ancient Egypt. In groups, they focus on a topic of interest to them and create a HyperStudio presentation. Using a CD-ROM, they locate Egypt and the Nile River on a map and rotate between centers around the room.
Sixth graders begin the lesson by researching the different types of ships and shipbuilding techniques used to help trade in the Mediterranean Sea. Using different objects, they determine what one can tell about a society and discuss how trade helped spread ideas. They watch a video and answer discussion questions to end the lesson.
Students study the art of Ancient Egypt from the Boston Museum and complete several activities to analyze the art and its content. In this art analysis lesson plan, students read background information about Ancient Egypt art and the description of Mummy Cartonnage of a Woman and the Head and Chest from a Sarcophagus. Students use questions to help them view the pieces and compare them. Students compare 4 activities to learn more about the art pieces and their history.
Sixth graders begin the lesson by discussing how artifacts are located. In groups, they define the terms supply, demand, resources and trade and discuss how the United States is affected by International trade. They use this information to participate in a simulation of a Mediterranean trade fair.
Learners begin the instructional activity by locating cities and other points of interest in the ancient world. In groups, they use the internet to research the types of ships used during this time period and discuss the reasons why trade was used. They research an city or area on their own to identify the social, political and economic functions of the society.
For this ancient Egypt worksheet, students read about bartering in the marketplace. Students find the value of 4 items and draw the things you could barter them for.
Students in a Latin class focus on archeology and trade from the Hellenistic period through the Middle Ages. In groups, they read various stages of a primary source documents in which they discuss and answer questions. To end the lesson, they examine objects found in the ashes of the Mt. Vesuvius.