August 12, 2015

FREE Ancient Egypt Mini-Unit for Kids!

One of the things I am looking forward to the most this year, is returning to our Story of the World history curriculum. I love studying ancient civilizations and one of the most fascinating to learn about is Ancient Egypt! I was tickled to find a great Ancient Egypt Mini-Unit freebie from Educents which will work perfectly when we are studying this great empire this year. Here is a peek at what is included, so you can snag it for yourself---but's only a freebie until 8/19/2015!!

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Students LOVE to learn about King Tut and Ancient Egypt! Download a FREE lesson for kids about Ancient Egypt and jump into King Tut's history! The freebie has several activities included in this pack, including reading comprehension, math review, map skills, and timeline practice, so there are a multiple ways to use them.

Hieroglyphics Math

King Tut Mini Unit - Educents 
Use these fun pages to practice place value and/or addition and subtraction skills! Page 12 of the King Tut Mini-Unit Freebie asks students use the symbols to determine the number. The following page goes a step further and asks students add or subtract numbers.

Fun facts about Ancient Egypt:

  • The Egyptian alphabet contained more than 700 hieroglyphs!
  • Egyptians believed cats were a sacred animal and having a pet cat would bring a household good luck.
  • Ancient Egyptians invented pens, toothpaste, and a game very similar to bowling.

More Ancient Egypt resources:

Mini Bio: King Tut - Here's a mini bio about King Tut to go with your mini unit!
Ancient Egypt Lapbook - Study interesting facts about the discovery of hieroglyphic writing, the Rosetta Stone, the great King Tutankhamun, the lovely Cleopatra and more.

Recipes From Egypt - Delight your little cooks with two authentic and easy-to-make recipes from Egypt: Tameya (the original veggie burger), and Basboosa (Semolina cake with honey and lemon). 

My Book About Egypt - My Book About Egypt takes elementary students to the cities of Cairo, Alexandria, Damietta, and Giza.  

Want free lessons for kids about Ancient Egypt?
  Download the King Tut Mini-Unit Freebie on Educents!
I hope that you will be able to use this great freebie in your classroom! If you miss out on the freebie promotion (it ends August 19, 2015) you can still snag the lesson for just $5.00! I look forward to working this into our Ancient Egypt studies this year in history!
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