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Ancient Egypt Reading Passages - Comprehension Questions Review Pharaohs

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Ancient Egypt Worksheets - Reading Comprehension Passages, Questions, and Annotations

This resource is designed for an Ancient Mesopotamia unit. It contains 5 Engaging, Non-Fiction Reading Comprehension Passages with Directions for Student Annotations! Reading Comprehension Questions also included!

Questions & Answer Keys for Each of the 5 Reading Passages!


Quick overview of topics covered in this resource include:

1.) The Two Lands of Ancient Egypt

-covers the layout of Ancient Egypt (Upper and Lower Egypt)

-flow of the Nile River

-black lands (fertile soil) and red lands (barren soil)

Keywords: Upper Egypt, Lower Egypt, Nile River, Black Lands, Red Lands

2.) Society & Social Structure of Ancient Egypt

-covers the social hierarchy (Pharaoh, Viziers/Priests/Nobles, Scribes, Merchants/Craftspeople, and Peasants/Servants)

-description of daily life and society

-influential pharaohs like Menes, Hatshepsut, and Ramses II

Keywords: Pharaoh, bureaucracy, vizier

3.) The Three Kingdoms of Ancient Egypt

-Ancient Egypt is divided into the three time periods (the Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, and New Kingdom)

-significant events highlighted that occurred in each period. (Pyramids of Giza built during the beginning of the Old Kingdom)

Keywords: Old Kingdom, Middle Kingdom, New Kingdom, dynasty, Pyramids of Giza

4.) Mummification

-description of the process in detail

Keywords: Ka, amulets, canopic jars

5.) Hieroglyphics & Hieratic Script

-description of each writing style and their differences

-the tools used to write

-description of how the Rosetta Stone assisted with the translation of hieroglyphics

Keywords: hieratic script, hieroglyphics, Rosetta Stone

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not.
Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.
Analyze how a particular sentence, paragraph, chapter, or section fits into the overall structure of a text and contributes to the development of the ideas.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings.
Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).


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