The Hidden History of Egypt
|The Hidden History of Egypt||2008-09-02|
|3 days||Level 3|
- Work in small groups to research one aspect of daily life in ancient Egypt, such as food, housing, and religion
- Present their findings to the class, using artifacts to illustrate their presentations
- Use details from the presentation to write a one-page, mock journal entry from the point of view of an ancient Egyptian.
|This lesson plan addresses the following standards from the National Council for the Social Studies:
- Individuals, Groups, and Institutions
- Power, Authority, and Governance
- Global Connections
Definition:An object such as a tool or ornament showing human work and representing a culture or a stage in the development of a culture
Context:Archeologists study artifacts to learn about life in ancient Egypt.
- hieroglyphic writing
Definition:A system of writing mainly in pictorial characters or symbols; the picture script of the ancient Egyptian priesthood
Context:Scientists have found hieroglyphic writing on ancient Egyptian temples and tombs, and in religious documents.
Definition:A ruler in ancient Egypt; sometimes called a king
Context:In ancient Egypt, the pharaoh was considered a god.
|- Computer with Internet access
- Paper, pens, and pencils
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