A Journey Through Ancient Egypt

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Young archaeologists have an opportunity to learn about ancient Egypt courtesy of the materials in a resource that prepares classes for a visit to the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum. After examining information about the Predynastic Period, Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom, and Ptolemaic Periods, class members use their field notes guide to record impressions of their visit.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • If a visit to the museum is not feasible, take advantage of the virtual galleries tours available through the museum's web site
  • Use the materials to supplement information in your course textbook
  • Coordinate the Day 6 clay pot project with your art teacher
Classroom Considerations

  • Although designed to prepare classes for a field trip to the Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum in San Jose, California, the materials are appropriate for any study of ancient Egypt
Pros

  • The 41-page illustrated teacher's study guide includes daily plans, maps, images, activities, games, and worksheets
Cons

  • None
Common Core