Create an Egyptian Tomb Wall
Young scholars create a timeline of the duration and stability of the Ancient Egyptian culture. They add important historical events on the timeline. They create Egyptian artwork and hieroglyphics on a tomb wall.
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Egyptian Tomb Art: Expressions of Religious Beliefs
Ninth graders are introduced to the Prown's technique of describing various objects. As a class, they view pictures of the pyramids in Egypt and discuss how the size and shape of them show their belief in eternal life and religion. ...
9th Visual & Performing Arts
The Egyptian Book of the Dead: A Guidebook for the Underworld
There's much more to ancient Egyptian burial practices than mummies and crypts. Viewers explore some of the beliefs that motivated the elaborate rites practiced long ago with a video that includes a description of the creation of and the...
5 mins 6th - 10th Social Studies & History
The Pharaoh That Wouldn't Be Forgotten
Why, 20 years after the death of Egyptian pharaoh Queen Hatshepsut, did people attempt to erase her memory from Egyptian history? Gain insight into ancient Egyptian culture and how a female monarch was viewed with this fantastic animated...
5 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Mummy's Tomb: An Ideal Hope Chest Lesson Plan
Pupils create replicas of Egyptian tombs. In this visual arts lesson, students study the beliefs of the ancient Egyptians regarding the afterlife. Pupils design small mummy tombs using shoe bows, modelling clay, and embellishments.
5th - 10th Visual & Performing Arts