Ancient Egypt (ebook Gr: 4 to A)

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Ancient Egypt
Publisher: Ranbow Horizons Publishing
100 pages
Grades: 5 to Adult
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Walk, no run "like an Egyptian" right into the past. This thematic unit is designed to help students understand what life was really like in this ancient civilization. "Part I - Core Teaching Lessons" uses a structured approach to build a base of knowledge. "Part II- Student Handbook" contains the information and activities that compliment the core lessons. "Part III - Optional Lessons" adds a degree of flexibility and possible enrichment activities. "Part IV - Ancient Egyptian Mural" is a culminating project challenging students to demonstrate their knowledge gained throughout the unit by creating their own Ancient Egyptian murals in cooperative learning groups. "Part V - Literature Study: The Egypt Game" is an in-depth supplementary novel study that can be completed before, during, or after the unit at the teacher's discretion. This comprehensive unit is sure to generate excitement among students and to make teacher's lives easier at the same time.

PART I - CORE TEACHING LESSONS
In this section, students will learn about different aspects of Ancient Egyptian life. The lesson titles and subsequent activities are as follows:

  1. Introduction to Ancient Egypt Map
  2. Ancient Egyptian History Timeline
  3. Social Classes Worksheet
  4. Writing Problem-solving puzzles
  5. Religion Opinion paper
  6. Burial Customs Mummy experiment & Pyramid construction

PART II - STUDENT HANDBOOK
This section can be photocopied in booklet form and contains information pages and activities described in the core lessons.

PART III - OPTIONAL LESSON

  1. Egyptian Fashion Show
  2. "Day in the Life ..."
  3. Make Paper
  4. Time Capsule
  5. Egyptian Food
  6. Egyptian Mythology
  7. Vocabulary
  8. Archaeological Dig
  9. Video Activity
  10. Ancient Egyptian Toys
  11. Ancient Egyptian Party
  12. Internet Sites

PART IV - ANCIENT EGYPTIAN MURAL (MAJOR PROJECT)
The major project involves the creation of an Ancient Egyptian mural. There are many options and modifications offered for teachers to consider when undertaking this highly rewarding project.

PART V - LITERATURE STUDY: THE EGYPTIAN GAME
This section incorporates vocabulary, comprehension questions, and activities for every chapter of The Egypt Game. It is a great teacher resource for identifying elements of literature.

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