Bible: Read stories of Joseph and Moses.
The Egyptian Cinderella retold by Shirley Climo - Vocabulary, Essay, and Tests
Tut's Mummy: Lost and Found! By Judy Donnelly - Vocabulary, Essay, and Tests
Hatshepsut: His Majesty, Herself by Catherine M. Andronik- Vocabulary, Essay, and Tests (divided into two weeks)
The Golden Goblet by Eloise Jarvis McGraw (Upper Elementary and Highschool) Essay and Tests for elementary. Highschooler write a narrative.
Mara, Daughter of the Nile by Eloise Jarvis McGraw (highschool) - Write a narrative
Miriam by Beatrice Gormley (Upper Elementary and highschool) - Write a narrative
Growing Up in Ancient Greece by Rosalie David (elementary) - fill in culture graphic to go along with this book
Abeka History Texts
Konos History of the World
The Timetables of History by Bernard Grun
The Kingfisher History Encyclopedia
The Egyptian News 3000BC-1100BC by Scott Steedman
Pyramids! By Avery Hart and Paul Mantell
Make It Work! Ancient
Pyramid by David Macaulay
Then and Now by Stefani Perring and Dominic
Perring, sections "Step Pyramid" and "
Stories from Old
Land of the Pharaohs by Leonard Cottrell
Abusir Tomb by Zahi Hawass, National Geographic Nov 1998
Valley of the Mummies by Donovan Webster, October 1999
The Pyramid Builders by Virginia Morell, National Geographic November 2001
Write an Egyptian newspaper. Include various sections of the paper, using the Egyptian newspaper in resources as an example. Two or three daily papers for this unit is expected with full details.
Biography on Hatshepsut
Biography on Cleopatra
Research paper on the Rosetta Stone. Include picture.
Write summary sheet on Pharaoh film
Write fictional story of an Egyptian orphan who flees to a Hebrew family during the plagues and comes with them during the Exodus.
Write paper on cosmetics
and beauty for women in Ancient Egypt. Include a coloring sheet from
Table of Contents for this unit for portfolio
Research Graphics and Worksheets:
Bible Character sheets on Joseph and Moses
News Article Review on National Geographic articles listed in Resources
Pharaoh Shape Book (elementary)
Egyptian Princess Shape Book (elementary)
Pyramid Shape Book (elementary)
Ten Plagues Mini-book (elementary)
Copts, nomes, pharaohs, Lower Egypt, Upper Egypt, Nile Delta, hieroglyphics, Book of the Dead, necropolis, Rosetta Stone, pyramid, Great Pyramid of Cheops, mummification, Old Kingdom, Great Sphinx, Middle Kingdom, Hyksos, New Kingdom, Septuagint, Suez Canal, Camp David Accords, Six Day War, amulet, canopic jars, cartouche, cataracts, double crown, dynasty, embalm, Ka, mastaba, mummy, natron, obelisk, papyrus, scarab, shaduf, vizier
Cartouche Pattern - Include a summary statement about cartouches
Falcon Necklace Pattern - Take a picture of plaster of paris necklace and include with a summary statement
Jointed Joseph (elementary)
Hieroglyphics Chart - Include a copy in your portfolio with a summary paper on the development of hieroglyphics.
Complete a sculpture appreciation analysis on Ramses II sculpture
Scrapbook page on the Great Sphinx with a summary statement.
Scrapbook page on the Great Pyramids with a summary statement
Egyptian tomb drawing and painting - Take picture and include summary statement
Egyptian clothing drawing or paper dolls (caution - true to life and unsuitable for some). Include a summary statement about the clothing of this civilization.
Review architecture in Then and Now
Divider page for
instruments and use of music in Ancient Egypt. Write a summary. Include your
thoughts on what instruments were carried from
Create a timberal and play as you recite Miriam's song of deliverance
Take pictures of your timberal and include it with handwritten copy of Miriam's song for portfolio
Play out rhythm on a tamborine or timberal. Long sound made by shimmering. Short ones by quick taps. Play a song.
Pharaohs presented by the Discovery Channel
Menes, Mizraim, Herodutus, Tutankhamen, Khufu, Khafre, Menkaure, King Mentuhotep I, Hyksos invasion, Ahmose I, Thutmose III, Amenhotep II, Ramses II, Hatshepsut, Gamal Abdel Nasser, Anwar el-Sadat, Jean Francois Champollion, Cleopatra, Six-Day War, Camp David Accords, Ptolemy, Alexander the Great, Exodus (ca. 1435 BC), Joseph, Moses
Read History text on
Write out questions in review and answer with complete sentences.
Complete map of Ancient Egypt, including all land features and major towns.
List contributions of
Create a shadulf. Have picture taken of your using the shadulf. Write a summary on the use of the shadulf in Ancient Egypt.
Write manual for mummification. Include step by step guide with pictures to enrich.
Diagram a pyramid with all of its false chambers. Include information summary about purpose of pyramids and reason for design.
Play game of Sinet on Internet
Test on Ancient Egypt (elementary)
Test on Ancient Egypt (upper elementary and High School)
Organize Notebook section
Create Lap book (Elementary Level)