Ancient Egypt Passages and Questions {Digital & PDF Included}

Grade Levels
3rd - 4th, Homeschool
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35 PDF pages, 21 digital pages
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Ancient Egypt Close Reading Passages & Comprehension Questions is a great way to integrate ancient history with literacy skills. Students will have fun learning about the geography, economy, and culture of ancient Egypt as they read engaging passages and answer critical thinking questions.

What is included with this resource?

This resource contains 7 close reading passages with comprehension questions about ancient Egypt. Each passage is 2 pages in length (double-spaced) and comes with 4-6 short response questions. All of the passages and questions can also be shared with students digitally and completed using Google Slides.

What will students learn while reading these passages?

Topics include:

  • The geography of Africa and ancient Egypt
  • Ancient Egyptian inventions and architecture
  • Ancient Egyptian farming practices and the ways the Egyptians adapted to their environment
  • Hieroglyphics
  • Ancient Egyptian economics (including goods, services, natural resources, human resources, and capital resources)

Are Digital Resources Included?

All of the passages and comprehension questions are also included in a digital format and can be shared with students using your Google Drive.

When you purchase this product, you will be given access to a link that will allow you to open the file in Google Slides. You’ll then share that file with your students. The slides can be printed and adapted for students who prefer to answer the questions by hand. You can also view and print a student's completed version of the slides.

What standards are covered?

These passages are aligned with the Ancient World Cultures SOLs 3.2, 2.5, 3.6a, 3.7, and 3.8.

While these passages are specifically aligned to the Virginia SOLs, they also closely match most ancient history standards related to ancient Egypt.

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These passages and comprehension questions are included my Ancient Egypt Unit and my Ancient World Cultures Curriculum Bundle for a discounted price!

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These Ancient Egypt Passages and Comprehension are no-prep and can be used many different ways. Use as interactive notes or a textbook while studying ancient Egypt or as a way to integrate social studies into your language arts class!

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