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Master Tomb Builder

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Description: Ramses II has made a call for workmen to build his eternal resting place along the Nile. It is to be the grandest pyramid complex of them all. You have been chosen as a designer of part of this complex. Your task is to create and present your plan for one part of the complex. Good luck in having your plan chosen. Standards 6.2.3 and 6.2.5

Author: Mary Edwards, Little Chico Creek School

Lesson ID: 705

Ancient Egypt Webquest

Description: You must locate the burial mask of the Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamen (King Tut.) On the inside of the mask is written a message that if successfully decoded could solve our earth's environmental crisis. Your quest is to decode the Ancient Egyptian message and return to our time. To be successful, you must utilize all your available resources (books, experts, and your computer.) Your quest will be completed when each mission is finished successfully. Standard 6.2.3

Author: Matthew Durant

Lesson ID: 74

Art of Ancient Egypt

Description: The art of ancient Egypt and the collection of The Metropolitan Museum of Art come together in this comprehensive resource for educators, which includes summaries of ancient Egyptian history and art, lesson plans and classroom activities, and a glossary. The descriptions of the works and other information are aimed at increasing knowledge and pleasure in viewing Egyptian art at the Metropolitan or other museums. The materials can be adapted for students of all ages, interests, and abilities, and can be used to enrich any curriculum. This curriculum is in pdf format and supporting slides may be ordered from the Metropolitan Museum. Standard 6.2.5

Author: Edith Watts

Lesson ID: 99

Black Kingdoms of the Nile

Description: This classroom activity (one of six) was created by a team of educators to parallel the six-hour television documentary, "Wonders of the African World" (PBS Original National Broadcast October 25 - 27, 1999). This lesson uses the video, ""Black Kingdoms of the Nile" and students construct a geometric model of a pyramid. Standard 6.2.5

Author: PBS Classroom

Lesson ID: 149

Creating a Pharaoh's Death Mask

Description: Though not an information literacy activity, this fascinating lesson by the Cleveland Museum of Art Rosetta Stone Exhibit will grab the interest of many students through its step-by-step procedure for making a pharaoh's death mask similar to that of Tutankaman. It is a useful lesson for integrating art and history-social science for teachers with limited art background. Standards 6.2.3 and 6.2.5

Author: Cleveland Museum of Art

Lesson ID: 272

Daily Life in Ancient Egypt

Description: Do you know what the ancient Egyptians believed would cure a toothache? Find out here at Mr. Donn's website! Read some Egyptian tall tales, and an original story about ancient Egyptian daily life. Explore "Deep in the Tombs of Egypt", where you can watch a short movie about mummies, learn to draw like an Egyptian, share Rosetta Stone's pharaoh adventure, and more! If you're in a hurry, use the cheat sheet to find just what you need! Welcome to Ancient Egypt! Standards 6.2.3, 6.2.5, and 6.2.9

Author: Don Donn

Lesson ID: 283

Decoding the First Alphabets: Not as Simple as A, B, C

Description: Based on a new discovery in the deserts of Egypt, use this New York Times article (reading level fairly high) to reflect on the importance of writing in our everyday lives. After doing some research, develop a presentation to class showing fellow students how to write their names or a simple sentience in another writing system . Standard 6.2.9

Author: Alison Zimbalist, Learning Network, Debbie Branker Harrod, Bank Street College

Lesson ID: 303

Emory University Odyssey Egypt

Description: Emory Univeristy Carlos Museum assembled pictures and information on the people, daily life, mythology, death and burial practices, writing and archaeology of Egypt. Visit a wrapped mummy and an elegant coffin made of wood with painted images of gods and goddesses and much more. Then working as an archaeologist or msueum scientist to interpret these artifacts. Standard 6.2.5

Author: Michael C. Carlos Museum of Emory University

Lesson ID: 355

Golden Goblet, The

Description: Using the Newberry Award winning novel, The Golden Goblet, students will explore life and culture during the time of ancient Egypt. Compare careers today with those open to Ranofer. Contrast the personal characteristics of Ranofer with other heroes in history. Do Activity 3 on the Book of the Dead with parent permission. Links in Activity 5 no longer work but the rest of the site is active and useful. (Teachers pre-check the links as this site is not fully maintained) Standards 6.2.3 and 6.2.8

Author: Denise Hogan, SCORE Language Arts

Lesson ID: 1036

Hatshepsut's Revenge

Description: Hatshepsut's Revenge

Author: Neil Bartusch, Cathy Keenan, and Kathy McCreary, San Diego State University

Lesson ID: 490

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