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  • ESCOLA SANTA ANNA PREMI DE DALT 6th grade Maika Carreras Patricia Salarich Carme Florit

  • What do you know

    about Ancient Egypt?

    Lets make a list!

  • What do you want to know

    about Ancient Egypt?

    Lets collect your ideas!

  • Ancient Egypt was one of the greatest and most

    powerful civilizations in the history of the world. It

    lasted for over 3,000 years from 3,150 BC to 30 BC.

    BC: Before Christ

  • The Nile RiverThe civilization of Ancient Egypt was located

    along the Nile River in northeast Africa.

  • The Nile was basic for the Ancient Egypt's life. Great

    Egyptian cities grew up along the Nile as the Egyptian

    people became experts in irrigation and were able to

    use the water from the Nile to grow rich and profitable


  • The Nile provided food, soil, water, and

    transportation for the Egyptians. Great floodswould come each year and would provide fertile

    soil for growing food.

  • Wheat was the main food of the Egyptians. They

    used it to make bread. They also sold a lot of

    their wheat throughout the Middle East helping

    the Egyptians to become rich.

  • Pyramids and Treasure

    The Pharaohs of Egypt were often buried in

    giant pyramids or in secret tombs. They

    believed that they needed treasure to be buried

    with them to help them in the afterlife.

  • As a result, archeologists have a lot of well

    preserved artifacts and tombs to examine in order

    to find out how the Ancient Egyptians lived.

  • Literal Questions:Tick the right answer:

    1. Where was the Ancient Egypt located?

    -Northeast Africa

    -Southern Africa

    -Southern Asia

    -Northeast Australia

    2. What was the main food of the Egyptians?





  • Implicit meaning questions:

    1. How many years did the Ancient Egypt last?

    - 3,000 years

    - 3,150 years

    - 3,120 years

    - 3,180 years

    2. Why the Nile river was important for the Egyptians life?


  • Interpreting, evaluating & creating questions:

    1. Why do you think the pharaohs were buried with treasures?


    2. Draw a picture that represents Egypt for you and say why.