The animals of ancient Egypt is the theme for this forth chapter in the series: The Science of Ancient Egypt
. Students read descriptions of how the Egyptians viewed animals such as mammals, amphibians, and reptiles. There are also passages that describe our modern knowledge of these animal groups.
Topics in this forth unit include
- The Mammals of Egypt
- Living with the Hippopotamus
- Reptiles of Egypt
- Amphibians of Egypt
- The Birds of Egypt
- Predators of Egypt
- The Insects of Egypt
- The Honeybee
As with all chapters, this unit is highly illustrated and blends photographs and modern images with images from Ancient Egypt itself.
- Includes glossary that lists important vocabulary words for easy reference.
- highlighted vocabulary words in text
- General reading range for grades 4-6
This resource also includes the following worksheets:
Animal Comparative chart
Word Unscramble (with one in Spanish)
Animal vocabulary matching worksheet
Animal Venn diagrams
Other Chapters in this Series
Chapter One The Nile River
Chapter Two Kilns and Metals
Chapter Three Astronomy
Chapter Five Tools of Ancient Egypt
Chapter Six The Pyramids
Chapter Seven The Mummy
If you’d like to check out a free sample from Chapter One: The Nile River, click below:
Free Sample of Chapter One: The Nile River
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