ANCIENT EGYPT - A UNIT TO TURN YOUR CLASSROOM INTO A MUSEUM

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MEETS VIRGINIA SOLS FOR ANCIENT EGYPT

This packet will give you everything you need to make teaching Egypt a fantastic experience! I have made museums with my students and it is just amazing to see the end result! All you need are about a dozen books about Egypt from the library for reference. Spend a couple days introducing concepts and then divide the class up by "Museum Rooms" and projects and let the investigative exploration begin! The students will be self-directed learners as you create a magnificent museum.
80 pages of great stuff!
This packet has directions for making displays for:
Cartouches
A Rosetta Stone
Hieroglyphics Wall
A large Pyramid
Egyptian temples
Columns
Gods and Goddesses
A water Clock
The Decimal System
Papyrus
Egyptian Houses
3-D physical maps
Agriculture Display for irrigation
Mummification
A paper mache mask
A sarcophagus
Collars, headdress, and arm bands
Interactive Notes: foldables for student notebooks
There are games, maps, vocabulary, interactive notes, study cards, a quiz, and more!

One last idea that is not in this packet is to make the outer coffin of a pharoah by getting a refrigerator box from Lowes. Spray paint it gold and then have them create a border with hieroglyphics and ornamental corner pieces. Use mailing tubes or thick wood dowels underneath for carrying it. This sat in the center of our museum and was a focal point - parents and teachers were speechless. The kids visiting thought we had the coolest room!

This is perfect for Virginia social studies SOL #s 2.1 and 2.4

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Total Pages
80
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
3 Weeks

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ANCIENT EGYPT - A UNIT TO TURN YOUR CLASSROOM INTO A MUSEUM
ANCIENT EGYPT - A UNIT TO TURN YOUR CLASSROOM INTO A MUSEUM
ANCIENT EGYPT - A UNIT TO TURN YOUR CLASSROOM INTO A MUSEUM