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Title: Ancient Egypt Egypt of Long Ago


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Ancient EgyptEgypt of Long Ago
  • Mary Mathias
  • SPS ITRT

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  • What were some of the things you learned about
    Ancient China?
  • Take a minute and write them down on your sticky
    notes. Go up and place them on the Venn Diagram
    on the board.
  • Okay, now were going to see how much you already
    know about Ancient Egypt.
  • Ready???

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Question 1
  • Egypt is located on what continent?
  • Asia
  • Antarctica
  • Maylasia
  • Africa

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  • d) Africa

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Question 2
  • The Egyptians used a way of writing that
    included drawings and symbols. What was this
    particular way of writing called?
  • hieroglyphics
  • characters and symbols
  • drawings
  • sphinx scratch

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  • a) heiroglyphics

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Question 3
  • The Great Wall is located in China. What
    example of architecture can be seen in Egypt?
  • stilt houses
  • pyramids
  • dikes
  • salt mines

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  • b) pyramids

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Question 4
  • A contribution is which of the following
  • disease
  • hate
  • an act of giving or doing something
  • region

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  • c) an act of giving or doing something

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Question 5
  • The word architecture means which of the
    following
  • Art
  • Aristotle
  • A type of photography
  • The design of buildings

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  • d) The design of buildings

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Question 6
  • Which of these inventions came from Ancient
    Egypt?
  • Paper made from papyrus
  • 365 day calendar
  • Both a and b
  • None of the above

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  • C) Both a and b
  • Paper made from papyrus
  • 365 day calendar

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Question 7
  • True or False
  • Many inventions from Ancient China and Egypt are
    still used today.

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  • True

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Question 8
  • The _________ was also invented by early
    Egyptians. We use this in our classroom.
  • fireworks
  • bronze
  • silk
  • clock

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  • d) clock

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Question 9
  • Some scientists have discovered objects around
    ancient Egypt that are thousands of years old.
    The word ancient means
  • long, long ago
  • b) new
  • c) scary
  • d) useful

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  • a) long, long ago

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Question 10
  • Which river provided everything needed for life
    in Ancient Egypt. It also flooded every year?
  • The Yangtze River
  • The Yellow River
  • The Nile River
  • The Mississippi River

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  • c) The Nile River

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Ancient Egypt
  • As you watch the following clip from Discovery
    Streaming, look for these things
  • -Where is Egypt located?
  • -What was their written language?
  • -What inventions did they create?
  • -What was life like as a kid in Egypt?
  • Journals Through History Egypt Constructing
    Civilization

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Terms to Know
  • Ancient- long, long ago
  • Architecture- the design of

  • buildings
  • Contribution- the act of giving or

  • doing something

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Where is Egypt Located?
  • Egypt is located on the continent of Africa

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Contributions
  • The ancient Egyptians made many
  • contributions to the world that we still use
  • today. From language to inventions to even
    architecture, we can still see their influence.

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Written Language
  • The Egyptians developed a system of writing that
    used pictures and symbols
  • This was called hieroglyphics
  • Click on the pictures below to learn more about
    Egypts written language

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Inventions
  • The Egyptians invented these things that we still
    use today
  • Paper (they made it from papyrus)
  • 365 day calendar
  • Clock

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Architecture
  • The Egyptians built pyramids as burial chambers
    for pharaohs who died and needed a resting place
    for the afterlife
  • Click the pyramid below to find out more about
    the largest pyramid on earth, the Great Pyramid

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Climate
  • The climate, or type of weather an area has over
    a long period of time, in Egypt was
  • hot and dry
  • Click on the dry, parched ground to discover more
    about Egypt.

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Land
  • The land, or the shape of the lands surface, of
    Egypt includes
  • -Nile River Valley
  • -Deserts
  • -Flooding

How Did the Nile Affect Human Life?
Maps
Facts
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Other Fun Resources
  • Egypt Millionaire Game
  • China/Egypt Quiz
  • Egypt Review Sheet
  • Magic Schoolbus How a Mummy is Made
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