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Egypt Unit

Ancient Egypt Complete Unit Plan Lesson & Activity Bundle Common Core 5-8
Grade levels 5th – 8th, Homeschool (mostly used with 6th)
Subjects:  Social Studies – History, Ancient History, World History
Description

This Ancient Egypt packet has rigor, versatility, and fun! This printable bundle is a COMPLETE UNIT. Check out the PREVIEW for a closer look!

CONTENT– The content in the bundle is organized with the key “big idea” Common Core concepts for Social Studies in mind. The concepts covered are:

• Economy

• Government /Leadership

• Social Classes.

• Geography

• Religion

• Achievements

Through teaching with key concepts as a filter, students will become familiar with the crucial attributes that have enabled civilizations to prosper. A foundation of key “big idea” concepts will guide students and class instruction with a platform to think critically and make comparisons as young social scientists.

This product was designed for a remote or distance learning environment. It suits the needs of an online classroom that fits perfectly with a Google Classroom platform. This is a virtual learning experience that teachers can guide students through the curriculum. Through Google forms quizzes and tests, students test out of important skill and content areas including unit-specific vocabulary, geography, and historical content. Every online learning bundle of resources includes Google forms quizzes and tests that have students cite and find the best supporting evidence from a primary or secondary source reading passages.

This Ancient Egypt bundle is divided into IV parts and includes a scope and sequence for easy planning:

I. ANCIENT EGYPT NOTES, POWERPOINTS & CONTENT INSTRUCTION 

– The content instructional materials are both student-centered and teacher-driven depending on teacher preference:

⚡1. One Page Outlined Printable Notes with keyword fill in the blank graphic organizer

⚡2. Student-Centered Reading Stations that are labeled and categorized with key concepts

⚡3. Folding Graphic Organizer for notes and stations.

⚡4. Freshly updated PowerPoint notes that can be used with the Printable Notes & Graphic Organizer.

⚡5. Geography of Egypt Mini Bundle. This bundle includes SEVEN geography lesson choices for both student-centered learning and direct instruction. Now itincludes a geography quiz!

⚡6. Vocabulary of Ancient Egypt Vocabulary Set. This bundle includes three assignment vocabulary options, review games, and fun class games. Now includes Quizlet links for online learning practice with the same words and definitions.

⚡7. Ancient Egypt Historical Snapshot. This Ancient Egypt Close Reading includes an annotation guide, worksheet and graphic organizer based on the big ideas of social science! Now includes a comprehension quiz!

⚡8. Ancient Egypt Introduction Investigation This Ancient Egypt Introduction lesson has students view primary sources, maps, charts, and pictures to analyze and predict what they will be learning in the unit. It also comes with a post-unit reflection that is perfect for interactive notebooks!

⚡9. Daily Skill-Based Text Analysis Warm-Ups and Mini-Lessons – Students make inferences and predictions from text, choose the best evidence to support a claim, cite sources, paraphrase and learn to write strong commentary in these daily skill-based mini-lessons and practice slides.

⚡10.Doodle World History Summary Activity. Fun creative note-taking graphic organizer that allows students to detail the 6 key “big idea” concepts.

II. ANCIENT EGYPT ACTIVITIES, WORKSHEETS and LESSONS

– Current Engaging and interactive activities that have students process and remember information. This packet includes:

⭐1. Hatchepsut Tweets her Followers: A Social Media Post!

⭐2. Write Like an Egyptian! Hieroglyphic Common Core Reading and Writing. Students also decipher a message and write their own.

⭐3. Ramesses the Great? YOU DECIDE! Common Core Information Text Reading and Writing. Students evaluate his achievements.

⭐4. Perfect Paragraph Common Core Writing Pre-Write and Template informational paragraph writing guide with iPad App Writing Template and a rubric

⭐5. Common Core Aligned Research Project Packet and Activity (6 ideas and Templates with the SAME rubric!)

⭐6. Student-Centered Physical Geography Map lesson- Students fill in features from a PowerPoint that shows a label with each click!

⭐7. Student-centered Where in World Scavenger Hunt fun class activity!

⭐8. Common Core Primary Source Quote Activities (5 to choose from)- These versatile activities are perfect for any time gaps for students who finish early

⭐9. Geography Postcard from Egypt assignment

⭐10. Key concept based Ancient Egyptian Pictograph Analysis Activity

⭐11. Common Core “Chunk it Up” Textbook Analysis Activity- Can be used with ANY informational text!

⭐12. Fun class play/read-aloud script with graphic organizer!!!

⭐13. What’s Your Destiny?-Close reading and fun comprehension game. Students read and compete in a displayed class game board. Winning students choose a fictitious destiny that is shared with the class!

⭐14. Jingle Mingle Fun Review Interactive – Students mingle about the room finding partners. When the music stops, students address essential learning questions together!

⭐15. Claim, Evidence, Reasoning Resource Pack

⭐16. A key concept Field Report

III. ANCIENT EGYPT REVIEW & GAMES:

☀️1. A Storyboard Assignment and Perfect Paragraph/Essay Writing Guides

☀️2. Key Term Matching/Categorizing Printable with the “big Idea” key concepts for Social Studies.

☀️3. Key Academic Vocabulary Games with Quizlet links for a fun online study option

☀️4. A comprehensive test study guide- students pre-read the excerpts used in the test to define difficult words and create meaning before being exposed to content questions.

☀️5. A Folding Key Concept Review/Assessment Interactive Notebook Resource Pack. Students support a claim with evidence from the text or research (a condensed version is included with over 60 templates).

IV. ANCIENT EGYPT TEST & ASSESSMENT:

✍1. A content vocabulary quiz, geography quiz, and a reading comprehension quiz with answer keys

✍2. A multiple-choice editable Egypt Common Core Test. Students read excerpts, support claims with evidence.

✍3. Egyptian achievements DBQ!

This packet is not just a random selection of readings with unclear outcome expectations. Students will build a framework for future learning with concepts that will be repeated throughout their academic careers! Have a great unit!

Our printable and Google Ready content is divided into 8 parts complete with quizzes for geography, vocabulary, and content with reading and writing skill focus. The bundles all have a similar structure for a familiar flow throughout The year. A scope and sequence is provided for easy planning:

I. HISTORY INVESTIGATION INTRODUCTION a fantastic introduction to content and reflection lesson! Students make predictions about learning for the unit.
II. GEOGRAPHY Loaded with instructional materials, geography activities, games, and quizzes!
III. VOCABULARY Tons of choices to ensure student success. Includes a variety of fun, individual and group activities, interactive learning cards sorts, Quizlet online links, class games, and a quiz!
IV. CONTENT INSTRUCTION- NOTES, GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS, CLOSE READINGS and STATIONS. The content instructional materials are both student-centered and teacher-driven depending on teacher preference:
V. ACTIVITIES Current, engaging and interactive activities that have students process information.
IV. CONTENT INSTRUCTION- NOTES, GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS, CLOSE READINGS and STATIONS. The content instructional materials are both student-centered and teacher-driven depending on teacher preference:
V. ACTIVITIES  Current, engaging and interactive activities that have students process information.
VI. BIG IDEAS REVIEW AND WRITING GUIDESIncludes an introduction, fun summative activities that have students categorize learned content, and great writing guides with essential questions.
VII. WARM-UPS or REVIEW These skill-based warm-ups can be used a daily or as a great review at the end of the unit:
VII. STUDY GUIDES AND ASSESSMENTS- Includes a comprehensive test study guide! Students pre-read the excerpts used in the test to define difficult words and create meaning before being exposed to content questions. The skill-based test that has students categorize, match, interpret text, and find the best evidence in a multiple-choice format!