Allow students to examine the greatest contributions of the Egyptian civilization with this Mural Drawing Activity.
Suggested teaching options are included allowing you to choose how students will collaborate in small groups, research for contribution definition, context in the Ancient Egyptian Civilization, and illustrations to use as a model for a mural cumulative project.
Papyrus & Inks
Shadoof & Irrigation
Stone Building Blocks & Great Pyramids
Hieroglyphics (Symbolic system of writing)
Cosmetics & Hair Adornments
Number System (Use of Zero, Decimals, and Negative Numbers)
Surgery & Medical Tools
Literature & Historic Writing
Calendar with days, months, day, and night
Ship Sails for Trade & Travel
Mummification & Body Preservation
Bowling & Board Games
Toothpaste & Dental Hygiene
Pottery & Glass Artwork (polished stone, paint)
Practice the following Social Studies skills:
Also included is the graphic organizer for students to collect the information and wrap up questions for assessment.
Answer key is not provided since individual answers will vary, but a group grading rubric is included.
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This resource will work very well in a Ancient History Unit on the Ancient Egyptians. It is also available as part of my Ancient Egypt Unit in my TpT Store!
Take a look at the many resources included in my Ancient Egypt Complete Unit:
Mapping the Lands of Ancient Egypt Activity
Settlement of Ancient Egyptian Civilizations Archeology Dig
Egyptian Daily Life Centers Activity with Optional Task Cards
Riverboat Tour of Ancient Egyptian Monuments & Pharaohs
Ancient Egypt Civilization Notes on Powerpoint
Examining the Egyptian Pharaohs Meet & Greet Research Activity
Ancient Egypt Timeline Activity
Contributions of the Ancient Egyptians Mural Drawing Activity
Ancient Egypt Building A Pyramid Group Activity
Ancient Egypt Unit Plan w/ Bellringers, Exit Prompts, and Homework suggestions
Egyptian Daily Life Open Response Prompt
King Tut Bio Reading
Contributions of Ancient Egyptians Open Response Writing Prompt
Unit Study Guide
Unit Test w/Answer Key
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