The Egypt Game by Zilpha Keatley Snyder offers so many fun reading possibilities. If you happen to be studying Ancient Egypt at the same time you read The Egypt Game, even better!
The Egypt Game novel unit includes a variety of activities that incorporate many critical thinking and language skills. For example, in one activity, students will describe the characters' Halloween costumes based on the text, research Ancient Egyptian clothing, then compare and contrast the two.
Common Core Standards (6th)
Vocabulary and Comprehension Questions for each chapter
Describe the Neighborhood using Quotes from the story
Fact v. Fiction, Compare/Contrast Egyptian Clothing
Describe the Altar-- Good v. Evil
Expository Essay about April (rubric included)
End of Book Test
Creative Writing Pharoah Activity (optional)
Extension Activity Ideas
**Teacher notes, answer keys, and student samples included**
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The Egypt Game, Literature Unit, Novel Study, Ancient Egypt