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Western Hills Middle School Library: Ancient Egypt

Assignment

Students will complete a Google slides presentation on their topic, working alone or with a partner.

Possible Topics

Topics include:

Ancient Egyptian Art

Farming in the Nile

Transportation

Hieroglyphics/Rosetta Stone

Education

Military

Clothing and Jewelry

Dwellings

Role of Women 

Food and Drink, Medicine

Slavery

Mummies

Religion -Gods and Goddesses

Valley of the Kings

Pyramids

Government and Laws

Social Classes

Geography

Animals of the Nile

The Sphinx

Rosetta Stone

Trade and Technology

 

 

 

Subscription Databases

Search for your topic in one of these databases.  See Mrs. Flynn for passwords when required.

Standards

AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner (Information Literacy Skills):

1.1.4 Find, evaluate, and select appropriate sources to answer questions.

1.1.8 Demonstrate mastery of Technology tools for accessing information and pursuing inquiry.

1.2.3 Demonstrate creativity by using multiple resources and formats.

3.2.1 Demonstrate leadership and confidence by presenting ideas to others in both formal and informal situations.

Common Core Standards

CC.5.W.7 Research to Build and Present Knowledge: Conduct short research projects that use several sources to build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic.

CC.3.W.8 Research to Build and Present Knowledge: Recall information from experiences or gather information from print and digital sources; take brief notes on sources and sort evidence into provided categories.

CC.6.W.1.b Text Types and Purposes: Support claim(s) with clear reasons and relevant evidence, using credible sources and demonstrating an understanding of the topic or text.