Contributions of Ancient Egypt
Second graders identify the major contributions of ancient Egypt, including architectural monuments, e.g. the pyramids and Sphinx. They study the function of the pyramids as tombs for the Pharaohs.
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Mummies in the Morning Egyptian pyramids, hieroglyphics
Visit the Magic Treehouse and take your class on a trip through time with a reading of the children's book Mummies in the Morning. Using the story to spark an investigation into Egyptian culture, this literature unit engages...
3 mins 1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Ancient Civilization of Mali
Students explore the ancient civilization of Mali and examine various historical and cultural aspects of the civilization. In this ancient civilization of Mali activity, students examine trade with respect to geographic locations,...
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History
Ancient Egyptian Profile
Students explore the meaning of the term "material culture" and its role in piecing together the past. They research ancient Egyptian material culture and the style of ancient Egyptian art. They then reproduce a portrait in the manner of...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
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
Introduction to Ancient Egypt
Use images (hieroglyphics, pyramids, desert, ruins, etc.) to assess prior knowledge of ancient Egypt. The photographs available from the Library of Congress could also be used as prompts for research projects and bound into a classroom...
Pre-K - 2nd Social Studies & History