17 Aim: What were the contributions of the Ancient Egyptians? Do Now: Define the terms.
18 Copy Terms and Define in your Notebook PharaohsTheocracyPyramidMummificationHieroglyphicsPapyrusRosetta StoneThe Gift of the Nile
19 Quiz Match term to Definitions Egyptian plant used as paperEgyptian picture writingRule by religious leadersFertile land, water, natural highway for trade.Preserving people for the afterlifeA Egyptian God and KingGiant engineering projects used to house dead pharaohs.Bilingual translation of Greek and HieroglyphicsMountains, deserts and water
20 Activity Create your own cartouche Take on a new name that describes you, your goals or your beliefs.Use paper providedUse colorWrite down what your cartouche says on the back.
22 ActivityRead and answer “Egyptian Contributions”
23 Exit Slip: Answer on Post-it Why do you think Ancient Egypt is considered one of the greatest civilizations?
24 Aim: What were the religious beliefs of the Ancient Egyptians? Do Now: If you were an ancient person following a polytheistic religion what god would you follow. ExplainExample – I would probably focus on worshiping the god of education because my livelihood revolves partially around my job as a teacher.
25 Activity Read and answer, “Worshiping Many Deities” Discuss answers as a class
26 ActivityRead and answer documents “How did Religious Beliefs Shape the Lives of Egyptians”.Respond to central question in two to three paragraphs
27 Summary: Share out readings from class. Extra credit will be given to students who read aloud their essays for the class.