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The Old Kingdom Day 6 (continued from Day 5)

Subject: Ancient History Topic: The Old Kingdom Lesson Summary: Students will find out from this selection that the Egyptian people believed that pharoahs were living gods. This helped the pharaohs establish their reign and authority. The students will also discover from this selection that Egyptians believed in an afterlife and that this afterlife was accessible to all people. This belief in the afterlife inspired many pharaohs to have pyramids built as their burial tomb. During the course of these lessons students will discover different aspects of Egyptian life through media such as video and web based activities. Lesson Objectives: Students will explain Egypt's political system. Students will describe the earliest uses of Egyptian writing. Students will describe early Egyptian architecture. Standards: HSS 6.2 Students analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious and social structures of the early civilizations of Mesopotamia, Egypt, Kush. HSS 6.23 Understand the relationship between religion and social and political order in Mesopotamia and Egypt. HSS Discuss the main features of Egyptian Art and architecture. Trace the evolution of language and its written form. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.7 Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts. Craft and Structure CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.4 Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies. CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RH.6-8.5 Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).

Duration: 1 hour

Input: Egyptian people believed that pharoahs were living gods. This helped the pharaohs establish their reign and authority. Egyptians also believed in an afterlife and that this afterlife was accessible to all people. This belief in the afterlife inspired many pharaohs to have pyramids built as their burial tomb. During the course of the lesson the students will read and discover about the old Egyptian kingdom. Students will review key terms from the google slides. Students will take five minutes to prepare for their presentation on their art piece or artifact. . Model: I will explain to the students what I am looking for in their presentation of their art piece. The top three criteria I am looking for is: clear speaking, volume, and content knowledge. Guided Practice: The students will have two minutes to rehearse with their partners for their presentation. Independent Practice: The students will have 1- minutes to do their presentation of their art artifact. Once again, The top three criteria I am looking for is: clear speaking, volume, and content knowledge. Extension Activity: Students will read about mummies all around the world and create their own mummy with this interactive website. They can find these activites under the mummification tab on the BBC website provided. http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/egyptians/ Homework: Students will review for their quiz which will consist upon the vocabulary they daily review and the following questions- How do the pyramids show the relationship between religion and society? For what purpose were hieroglyphs first used? How did the belief that kings were living gods, help them to maintain their authority? https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1PxXZcfxGego9xQqyKTvCL6vI9T3JdhAt5W8ah_7H-I/edit?usp=sharing Materials used: Chrome books, pencils, paper, colored pencils, social studies journals, social studies reading notes