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7th Grade Eastern Hemisphere History
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Chapter 4 Egypt
Unit essential Questions
How is Egypt a Civilization?
How is Egypt Similar and Different to Mesopotamia?
How Does Geography Affect Egypt?
Title: Egypt Social Pyramid
Objectives: Describe the various levels of Egyptian society
Define Social Pyramid
Identify What part of a civilization a social pyramid will fit into.
Bell Work: Review Question
Activity 1: Social Pyramid Reading
Activity 2: Discussion of social Pyramid
Activity 3: Debate Questions about a Social Pyramid
Assessment: Their Social Pyramid Handout.
Title: Egyptian Specialization
Objectives: Describe how Geography Affects the civilization.
Bell Work: Charts
Activity 1: Agriculture Reading
Activity: Reading Discussion
Assessment: Reading Questions
Objectives: Describe the process of mummification
Describe the role Religion plays in the government of a civilization
Bell work: Picture Analysis
Activity 1: Notes on Mummification process 4.2
Activity 2: Class discussion on Mummification
Activity 3: Mummy race : Students must put the steps of mummification in order before they begin to wrap their mummy
Assessment: Mummy race
Title: 4.5 Egyptian Contributions Specialization/Learning
Objectives: List some of the important Egyptian inventions and contributions.
Bell Work: Current Event Bell Work
Activity 1: Notes 4.5 Egyptian Contributions
Activity 2: Discussion on How Egyptian advancements have influenced civilizations.
Title: 4.3 A System of Writing
Objectives: Define hieroglyphics, scribes, papyrus.
Discuss the involvement of writing in the building of the Great Pyramid
Bell Work: Just as a candle cannot burn without fire, men cannot live without a spiritual life. –Buddha
Assess Quote: Is religion essential to civilization? Why or why not?
Activity 1: Notes 4.3 System of Writing
Activity 2: Become a scribe Activity: Students will write their names in hieroglyphics
Assessment: Scribe Activity