A River Runs Through It
Learners use timelines to research, compare, and illustrate the impact and influence of the Nile and Chicago rivers on the development of ancient Egypt and the city of Chicago.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 14 Views 29 Downloads
Jim Murphy, The Great Fire - Grade 6
The Great Fire by Jim Murphy provides the text for a study of the Chicago fire of 1871. The plan is designed as a close reading activity so that all learners have the same background information require for writing. Richly detailed, the...
6th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
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. Students complete many ancient Egypt activities including multiple choice questions, role-plays, and...
K - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
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
Engineering an Empire - Egypt - Part 1/10
Imagine building a 49 foot dam with no cranes, trucks, or earth-movers. Narrated by Peter Weller, part one of a 10-part History Channel series on the feats of early Egyptian engineers, looks at the first dam in recorded world history....
9 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History
This Just in! Nile Network News Update
Have your young reporters research contributions of the ancient Egyptians, draft scripts, and broadcast their stories live on the Nile Network News. Depending on class size and age, topics may be brainstormed or assigned. The detailed...
K - 12th English Language Arts
How to Make a Mummy
Were the ancient Egyptians successful in evading decomposition during the mummification process? What happens to the human body after death? This fascinating video combines a study of biology and the mummification process of some ancient...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable