The Decline of Ancient Egypt: How did Egypt Rise and Fall?
The main objective of this lesson is to have students review the factors that led to the rise and success of ancient Egypt and to describe the reasons for the decline and collapse of Egypt.
What you get:
An 11 Slide PowerPoint with:
- Do Now Question
- Review/Notes Activity
- Video Link
- Assessment Questions
- Activity Instructions
- Conclusion Questions
For the activity there are two readings that students can use.
Reading 1 – Factors leading to the Fall of Ancient Egypt (520 Words)
Reading 2 - What Events led to the Decline of Ancient Egypt? (730 Words)
Each reading focuses on the various reasons for the decline of Egypt. There is some similar information in these readings, but also some different information as well. Student are asked to continue using the rise and fall organizer from before, and to record the reasons for the decline of Egypt on it.
Keys are provided with information from both readings.