Author:
Beky Erickson
Subject:
Ancient History
Material Type:
Unit of Study
Level:
Middle School
Tags:
  • Ancient Egypt
  • King Tut
  • Primary Sources
  • License:
    Creative Commons Attribution
    Language:
    English

    Ancient Egypt Inquiry Unit

    Overview

    An inquiry-based unit that teaches the use of primary source analysis through artifacts from Ancient Egypt.  Students are asked to analyze artifacts from their own family, analyze artifacts from King Tut’s tomb, and then create hypotheses about what we can learn from ancient artifacts.  Finally, students will construct an argument and create a press release. 

    Ancient Egypt

    An inquiry-based unit that teaches the use of primary source analysis through artifacts from Ancient Egypt.  Students are asked to analyze artifacts from their own family, analyze artifacts from King Tut’s tomb, and then create hypotheses about what we can learn from ancient artifacts.  Finally, students will construct an argument and create a press release. 

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