Ancient Egypt Collaborative Social Studies/ ELA Project
Grade Level: 7th Grade Communication Arts
Assignment: Egyptian Civilization was one of the pioneers in written communication and language as we know it. You will write a one-page essay, a minimum of 5 well-developed paragraphs, about a subject related to Egypt. Choose one from the attached handout.
Handout: See Attachment below. To print click Download.
Number and types of resources required:
Citing Sources: Required
World Book Online Keywords: Ancient Egypt, mummies, pyramids, Rosetta Stone, Egyptian Pharoahs, Nile River
Ancient-Egypt.Org Interactive book about Ancient Egypt
British Museum Includes links to daily life, geography, gods and goddesses, mummies, pharaohs, pyramids, temples, time, trades and writing.
Digital Egypt University College (London) site, good images, many topics
Guardian's Egypt Extensive menu of subjects and links
Mark Millmore's Ancient Egypt from the BBC
Mysteries of EgyptThe Canadian Museum of Civilization. Click on “Egyptian Civilization” for links to pages on many topics (look at bottom of pages).
Mysteries of the Nile PBS's NOVA site topics include pyramid, obelisk, timeline, Old Kingdom, New Kingdom.
New Look at Ancient Culture-EgyptTopics include expedition, daily life, writing, hieroglyphs, palace, gods and goddesses, funerary.
Odyssey Online-EgyptEmory University
The Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago: Ancient Egypt
Pyramids:The Inside Story Another great Nova site
Cart of books on Ancient Egypt