Egyptian History (Grades 2 - 6)

   Very many people do not feel adequately prepared to teach Egyptian history.  Do you know about the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt?  Do you know about the significance of the rosetta stone?  Can you name the 12 tribes of Israel?  Can you describe the Code of Hammurabi?  Certainly, it would be wonderful to visit Egypt and learn about the Great Pyramid of Giza and the Sphinx first hand.  However, if you can't do so, this information should solve the problem.

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Marlin and Laurie Detweiler have created a series of 32 cards which can be used to teach a one-year course in Egyptian history. Each card has an approximate date, a picture representative of the time or event to be studied that week, as well as a summary of the week's lesson, and a list of references for that week. The cards are numbered so that students can easily sequence the events. There is a teachers' manual as well. Note that these cards are part of a larger series that was created for use at the Christian Logos School in Lancaster, Pennsylvania and, therefore, can not be used directly in the public schools. The history lessons are tied very closely to a second series of cards used to teach the Bible. After all, isn't EXODUS part of Egyptian history? They would, however, be an excellent reference for a public school teacher. The cards are published and sold by Veritas Press. The items listed below with * are the ones the Detweilers and Veritas Press have recommend be used with the cards.

The 5,000 Year Old Puzzle by Claudia Logan *

Ancient Egypt from Kingfisher Voyages *

Ancient Egypt by Robert Nicholson and Claire Watts *

Ancient Egyptian Design Coloring Book by Ed Sibbett, Jr. *

The Ancient Egyptians by Lila Perl *

The Ancient Egyptians by Rosemary Rees *

Ancient Science by Jim Wiese *

Art in History: Ancient Egyptian Art by Susie Hodge *

Building the Pyramids, Sticker Picture by A. G. Smith *

The Cat of Bubastes: A Tale of Ancient Egypt - This is one of the stories written by G. A. Henty. All of his books are highly recommended. *

A Child's History of the World by Virgil M. Hillyer *

Color and Learn: Ancient Egypt by Elizabeth Adams *

A Coloring Book of Queen Nefertiti from Bellerophon *

Cultural Atlas for Young People: Ancient Egypt by Geraldine Harris *

Egypt by Stephen Krensky *

The Egyptian Cinderella by Shirley Climo *

Egyptian Diary: The Journals of Nakht by Richard Platt *

Egyptians by Stephanie Turnbull *

Egypt: Quest for Eternity DVD *

Eyewitness Books: Ancient Egypt by George Hart *

Exodus by Brian Wildsmith *

Fast Forward Pyramid by Nicholas Harris *

Geography Songs: Sing Around the World *

Geography Flashcards: African Edition and World Edition *

God King by Joanne Williamson *

The Golden Goblet by Eloise Jarvis McGraw *

Great Ancient Egypt Projects You Can Build Yourself by Carmella Van Vleet *

The Great Pyramid by Elizabeth Mann *

The Great Wonder by Annabelle Howard *

Greenleaf Guide to Ancient Egypt by Cynthia A. Shearer *

Hieroglyphs by Joyce Milton *

History Detectives: Ancient Egypt by Philip Ardagh *

History Pockets: Ancient Egypt by Mar Tyler Nobleman *

History through the Ages by Amy Pak *

Joseph by Brian Wildsmith *

Journey Through the Bible by V. Gilbert Beers *

King Tut: Tomb of Treasure by Phil Johnson VIDEO

The Kingfisher Atlas of the Ancient World by Simon Adams *

Kingfisher History Encyclopedia edited by Charlotte Evans and Jack Zevin *

Lift the Lid on Mummies (Kit) *

Make Your Own Papyrus (Kit) *

Mara, Daughter of the Nile *

Modern Rhymes About Ancient Times: Ancient Egypt by Susan Altman and Susan Lechne *

Mrs. Frizzle's Adventures: Ancient Egypt by Joanna Cole *

Mummies by Edith Kunhardt *

Mummies by Joyce Milton *

Mummies Made in Egypt by Aliki *

Mummies, Tombs, and Treasure: Secrets of Ancient Egypt by Lila Perl *

Museum Guides for Kids: Egyptian Art by Ruthie Knapp and Jamice Lehmberg *

Nested Egyptian Punch-Out Mummy Cases by A. G. Smith *

The Pharaohs of Ancient Egypt by Elizabeth Payne (part of the Landmark Series) *

The Promised Land Diaries * by Anna Tyra Adams:

Beauty in the Fields: The Diary of Ruth's Fellow Harvester

Laughing Princess of the Desert: The Diary of Sarah's Traveling Companion

The Peaceful Warrior: The Diary of Deborah's Armor Bearer

Persia's Brightest Star: The Diary of Queen Esther's Attendant

Priceless Jewel at the Well: The Diary of Rebekah's Nursemaid

Songbird of the Nile: The Diary of Miriam's Best Friend

Pyramid by David Macaulay *

The Riddle of the Rosetta Stone by James Cross Giblin *

Science in Ancient Egypt by Geraldine Woods *

See-Through Mummies by John Malam *

Seeker of Knowledge by James Rumford *

Senefer: A Young Genius in Old Egypt by Beatrice Lumpkin *

Shadow Hawk by Andre Norton *

The Shipwrecked Sailor: An Egyptian Tale with Hieroglyphs by Tamara Bower *

Streams of Civilization, Volume I by Mary Stanton and Albert Hyma *

Tales of Ancient Egypt by Roger Lancelyn Green *

Time Traveler by Judy Hindley *

Tirzah by Lucille Travis *

Tut's Mummy Lost and Found by Judy Donnelly *

Tutankhamen's Gift by Robert Sabuda *

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