Students will be able to:
. Recognize that the development of farming allowed groups of people to settle in one place and develop into civilizations.
. Recognize that settlement led to the development of farming techniques (e.g., Nile River flooding), government (e.g., pharaohs), art/ architecture (e.g., pyramids), and writing (e.g., hieroglyphics) which contributed to the advancement of the Ancient
. Recognize that civilizations in the Americas had similar characteristics to the Egyptians.
-informational texts about the Nile River and the pyramids
-reading comprehension questions
-fact sheets for pharoahs, pyramids, the Nile River, scribes, and more!
-build your own pyramid activity
-vocabulary cards with definitions (using real photos)
-vocabulary student book
-Ancient Egypt map activities
Table of Contents:
Page 3-4 Vocabulary book
Page 5-7 Vocabulary words
Page 8-10 Vocabulary definitions
Page 11 The Nile River informational close read text
Page 12 The Nile River reading comprehension questions
Page 13 The Nile River fact sheet
Page 14 People of Ancient Egypt worksheet
Page 15 Write like a scribe using hieroglyphics
Page 16 Create your own pyramid: informational text
Page 17 Pyramids fact sheet
Page 18 Pharaoh fact sheet and writing prompt
Page 19 All about ancient Egypt writing paper
Page 20 Extra writing paper
Page 21 If I was the Pharaoh of Egypt writing paper
Page 22 Map of Ancient Egypt ideas
Page 23 Map of Ancient Egypt
Page 24 Ancient Egypt unit quiz (open ended)
Page 25 Credits page
This unit was created with my advanced first grade class in mind. However, I am aware that Ancient Egypt civilization standards appear in a wide range of grade levels so feel free to take a peak and see if this unit will work for your class!
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If you are interested in anther ancient unit, check out my dinosaur unit here.
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