Ancient Egypt Overview/Review (Part II)

Week 15: Egypt Overview/Review (Part II)

READ:  K – 3:  Reread Mummies, Pyramids, & Pharaohs by Gail Gibbons

4 – 6:  King Fisher Voyages: Ancient Egypt by Simon Adams (pg 30 – end)

7 – 8:  Your Travel Guide to Ancient Egypt by Nancy Day (pgs 52 – end)

DISCUSS (for Grades 4 – 8):

  • What was the “Valley of the Kings?” (remote desert valley where Pharaohs’ tombs were hidden)
  • Who was Tutankhamen? (famous Pharaoh; his untouched tomb was discovered in 1922)
  • Name a famous Pharoah other than Tutankhamen? (Ramses)
  • Why was he so famous? (ruled a long time; successful in battle; successful building program)

ACTIVITIES: K – 8: Using some of the images in your book for help, design a “wall” of Ancient Egyptian paintings.

Copyright March 23rd, 2013 by Gwen Fredette

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