Ancient Egypt Unit
York Hepworth - Hurricane Middle School
Utah State Core Standard 1 Objective 2
Utah State Core Standard 4 Objective1
Utah State Core Standard 7 Objective1
Ancient Egyptian notes and participation. (40 points)
Level 1: Choose 10 of the following (10 Points each)
1 Fill out the map of ancient Egypt
2 With a partner read and play the ancient game of Senet. Write a paragraph describing the game. Who won? Is it similar to a modern day game?
3 Complete Cosmic and Earthly deities Activity sheet. Write a myth using the Gods on this sheet.
4 Read 2 myths and write 2 different poems based on the myths.
5 Read about the Ancient Egyptians Muu dancers with a partner or two give an oral report to the class and perform the dances you think it would be. (counts as two assignments)
6 You are a musician dedicated to singing about the ancient cities and monuments of Egypt. Write a song about 2 of the sites you visited. Record it alone or with a partner using background music.
7 Research the different types of pyramids and explain the differences.
8 Create a timeline using 25 important dates.
9 Complete the mummy’s message.
10 Create a foldable from the Magazine Pyramids.
11 Egyptian Math: write and solve in the Egyptian language.
12 Create an illustrated dictionary of vocabulary terms you’ve learned from this unit (20 Min.)
13 Construct a cartouche with your name out of clay or paper.
14 Build a pyramid of facts.
15 Read and answer questions from the pages 71-95
16 Watch the Eyewitness Desert video and write down 15 facts.
Level 2: Choose 1 of the following for 20 points:
1 Compare and contrast a day of a typical Egyptian with that of your life.
2 From 5 of the assignments above create a test of 25 questions.
3 Research what problems the Ancient Egyptians had with the Nile and compare it with the problems that the Modern day Egyptians have.