Ancient Egypt - Egypt's Pyramids - Reading, Organizer, Map, Questions, Key - This 11 page Ancient Egypt resource bundle details the history of pyramid building in Ancient Egypt. It is an excellent resource for teaching students about the different types of pyramids in Ancient Egypt and evolution of pyramid building in the history of Ancient Egypt.
The resource begins with a three page reading that details the history and significance of pyramid building in Ancient Egypt. The reading contains accompanying photos and exciting information about different pyramids in Ancient Egypt. Specifically, it details information about: mastabas, step pyramids, 'true pyramids', the Great Pyramids at Giza, and much more! It includes dates, construction techniques and significance!
Next, the resource includes a set of 18 questions related to the reading. The questions will help your students to interpret the included readings on pyramids from Ancient Egypt. The questions included a detailed teacher key for ease of assessment.
The third resource is a graphic organizer related to the reading. In it, students are to show the progression of pyramid building in Ancient Egypt with detailed information from the reading. The organizer includes a detailed teacher key.
Finally, the resource includes a short map activity related to historic sites in Ancient Egypt. The map activity will require students to use Google Maps and will provide students an opportunity to "visit" Giza and Saqqara on a street view to see the sites up close. The map includes a key for ease of assessment.
Overall, this is an excellent resource when learning about Ancient Egypt and the history of pyramids in Ancient Egypt. It will make a great addition to your Ancient Egypt unit of study!