Ancient Egypt Geography Reading and Comprehension Activities

Ancient Egypt Geography Reading and Comprehension Activities
Ancient Egypt Geography Reading and Comprehension Activities
Ancient Egypt Geography Reading and Comprehension Activities
Ancient Egypt Geography Reading and Comprehension Activities
Ancient Egypt Geography Reading and Comprehension Activities
Ancient Egypt Geography Reading and Comprehension Activities
Ancient Egypt Geography Reading and Comprehension Activities
Ancient Egypt Geography Reading and Comprehension Activities
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Eight Reading Passages and Map Activities guide students to answer essential questions about the influence of geography on the settlement and agriculture of Ancient Egypt. All 5 Themes of Geography are covered. Differentiated comprehension check worksheets and answer keys are included. Add visual support for vocabulary and maps with a 56-slide PPT. Nearly 120 pages of material.

Perfect for stations or upload the articles separately to your classroom share site with restricted student only password-protected access.

Engage your students with these topics:

  • Where in the World - Examine maps to locate Egypt and learn about its geography and climate.

  • Rain forests and Deserts – Learn how the creation of rain forests and deserts by the Hadley Wind Cell directly impacted the climate of Ancient Egypt.

  • In the Beginning - Locate Egypt and learn about its initial settlement.

  • The Nile River – Learn about the impact of the Nile River on the development of Egypt.

  • Dog Days of a New Year - Learn how Ancient Egyptians used the stars to signal the beginning of their agricultural year and details about each of their three agricultural seasons.

  • What’s for Dinner? – Learn about major crops and animals raised in Ancient Egypt and how they relate to its geography and climate.

  • Interpreting Maps – Compare elevation, precipitation, and temperature maps of Eastern Africa to discern patterns and relate this to knowledge of the Hadley Wind Cell and settlement patterns.

  • Absolute and Relative Location - Learn and Practice Absolute and Relative Location skills with a map of Ancient Egypt.

  • Pull it all together with two writing prompts addressing Essential Questions.

What's included?

  • 8 Individual Reading Comprehension Passages and Map Interpretation Activities to print or to upload individually to your password-protected student share site.

  • Comprehension Checks in full-sentence and graphic organizer formats with further differentiation options available for vocabulary. Full answer keys included.

  • 56-slide PPT for visual support of all vocabulary and maps along with key photos. Vocabulary slides can also be printed and added to your classroom Word Wall. A PDF version is also included.

  • Summative Essential Question writing prompts with full answer keys

  • 2 Bonus pages: (1) Plan an Egyptian Food Tasting; (2) Links to high quality video clips about Egyptian Geography and Agriculture

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  • Vocabulary Word Wall – Twenty-four 8.5 x 11” full-color posters to print on card stock and add to your Word Wall

Ancient Egypt Geography and Agriculture Primary Sources DBQ

Enrich your study of Ancient Egypt Geography and Agriculture with SIX Primary Source DBQ Analysis Activities – plus two bonus DBQs! Read and analyze an excerpt from the Hymn to the Nile. Then, examine 5 separate tomb paintings depicting agriculture and fishing in Ancient Egypt. Finally, compare paintings for 2 BONUS analyses! Complete Answer Keys included! Presentation slides also provided for full class discussion of each painting.

Camels - Ships of the Desert

Discover Camel Adaptation to their Desert Habitat. Enrich your study of Ancient Egypt, Ancient China, and the Silk Road with this 5-page full-color illustrated PDF Reading Passage. Comprehension Checks and Activities are included.

Climate of Egypt Data Set and Graphing Templates - 6th Grade Statistics and Probability

Students examine temperature and precipitation patterns in Ancient Egypt as they construct climate graphs, histograms, box and whisker plots, etc. Students master all 6th Grade Statistics and Probability Math Standards with this cross-curricular product. Available in my Middle Grades Math TPT store.

Climate of Egypt Data Set Bundle - Complete 6th Grade Statistics and Probability Unit

Students first learn how to create each plot and graph with the 6th Grade Statistics and Probability instructional notes and then practice with Egyptian Climate Data Sets. Available in my Middle Grades Math TPT store.

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