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  • Key Stage 2 National Curriculum Unit 10

    THE ANCIENT EGYPTIANS Interactive

    ACTIVITY BOOKLET What can we find out about ancient

    Egypt from what has survived?

  • 2 National Curriculum Key Stage 2 The Ancient Egyptians Interactive

    National Curriculum Key Stage 2

    The Ancient Egyptians Interactive Unit 10 ACTIVITY BOOKLET

    SLIDE 3

    Section 1. Who were the Egyptians?

    What do you already know about the ancient Egyptians?

    Write in the table below what you already know about the ancient Egyptians. Think about any books you have read or films you have seen.

    What I already know about the ancient Egyptians Who ruled Egypt? Name any famous Egyptians.

    How did the rich and poor live?

    What did they build or make that made

    Egyptians famous? What did Egyptians believe?

    What I would like to find out about the Ancient Egyptians

    SLIDE 4

    Where is Egypt?

    1. Fill in the missing words. Egypt is in_____________________. It is a very_______country. The first Egyptians lived

    about__________years ago. Most of Egypt is desert of_________ and ________. Egypt is

    about _________ kilometres from England.

    Use these words:-

    3508 sand North Africa hot 5000 rock

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    SLIDE 5

    Map of Ancient Egypt

    2. TASK On the map of ancient Egypt label Mediterranean Sea, Red Sea, River Nile, Giza, Memphis, Thebes, Valley of the Kings and Karnak. Colour in Egypt [Yellow], Mediterranean Sea [Light Blue], Red Sea [Light Blue], and the River Nile [Dark Blue]. Shade in the Black Lands

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    SLIDES 9-11

    Why is it important to look after objects from the past?

    14. What happens when an object from ancient Egypt is found?

    15. Why are museums the best place to look after old objects from the past?

    16. Have you ever visited a museum? Which one?

    17. What is the name of an ancient Egyptian museum near to where you live?

    The History Timeline

    18. What does BC stand for?

    19. What does AD stand for?

    20. When you are using BC dates you count forward/backward.

    21. When you are using AD dates you count forward/backward.

    How to complete the Ancient Egypt Timeline

    22. Put these dates on the timeline.

    2500 BC 500 BC 500 AD.

    23. Write on the timeline what was happening in ancient Egypt on these dates and draw a

    picture. Two examples have been done for you.

    0 BC Jesus was born 1325 BC Tutankhamen buried in Valley of Kings

    2500 BC The Sphinx was built 30 AD Egypt ruled by the Romans

    2000 BC Pyramid building

    stopped

    394 AD Egypt

    becomes Christian

  • Ancient Egypt Timeline

    3000 BC Upper and

    Lower Egypt were united

    3000 BC 2000 BC 1000 BC 0 AD 1000 AD

    0 AD Jesus Chris was born

    1500 BC

  • Section 2. What do we know about daily life in ancient Egypt?

    SLIDES 13-14

    How was ancient Egypt ruled?

    Ancient Egyptian society was organized like a circle/pyramid/square.

    1. Cut out the pictures, the descriptions and names of people in ancient Egypt. Put them together

    forming a pyramid and match the correct pictures, descriptions and people.

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    2. Stick your pictures, descriptions, and names of people on to the pyramid below.

    The Descriptions The People in Egypt

    They were the rulers of ancient Egypt. They were like a king or queen.

    Craftspeople

    He helped the pharaoh look after ancient Egypt.

    Farmers

    They wrote and kept records.

    Pharaoh

    These people made things.

    Scribe

    They did the farming and grew crops.

    Viziers

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    SLIDE 15

    Why was the River Nile Important?

    3. How long is the River Nile?

    4. Which sea does the Nile eventually reach?

    5. What did the River Nile leave behind after flooding?

    6. Why was this good for the ancient Egyptian farmers?

    SLIDE 16

    7. Look at the picture of the River Nile. Can you think of some reasons why the ancient Egyptians chose to live near the River Nile?

    What can we see that would make living

    in ancient Egypt easy?

    What can we see that would make life in

    ancient Egypt difficult?

    8. Fill in the table to show why the River Nile was important to the ancient Egyptians.

    What the

    Egyptians got from the River

    Nile

    What was this important for? What was the most

    important? 1= least important

    6= most important

    Fish

    Transport

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    Washing

    Water

    Papyrus

    Mud

    SLIDE 17

    The Egyptian Farming Season

    9. Complete the storyboard of the Egyptian farming seasons. Choose these descriptions and

    write them in the correct boxes. When the crops ripened they were harvested.

    The flood waters arrived by the middle of July so no farming work could be done.

    Animals were used to press the seeds firmly into the ground.

    A shaduf was used to lift water from the river onto the land. Add your own drawings.

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    The Egyptian Farming Seasons

    Season 1

    The farmers could not work on their land so they worked

    for the pharaoh building pyramids.

    Season 2 November-February

    Getting the land ready and planting the seeds reading for

    growing

    Season 3

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    SLIDE 19

    What did ancient Egyptians eat?

    10. Use the picture and put a circle around the food that ancient Egyptians liked eating. Find these foods on the picture:-

    Cucumbers, Pomegranates, Melons, Apples, Grapes Duck, Fish, Garlic and Eggs

    SLIDES 25-26

    What did Egyptians wear? 23. Look at the pictures of ancient Egyptian men and women and draw your own pictures to

    show you understand what Egyptians would have worn.

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    24. What material were most clothes made out of?

    25. Why were most clothes made out of this material?

    26. Why do you think most men and women had shaved heads or wore their hair short?

    Something Egyptians wore on their feet Something Egyptians wore on their head

    Something Egyptians wore on their body

    Some jewellery worn on the neck, wrist and ears

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    Section 4. Egyptian Gods and Temples

    SLIDE 35

    What did Egyptians believe?

    1. How many different gods and goddesses did the ancient Egyptians worship?

    2. Who was the most important god?

    3. Which goddess did Egyptians pray to if they thought the River Nile was going to flood?

    4. Which god did Egyptians pray to if they were not feeling very well?

    5. What is a temple?

    SLIDE 36

    Ancient Egyptian God

    6. What is the name of this god?

    7. What animal is this god shown as?

    8. What is this god wearing on their body?

    9. What is this god wearing on their

    head?

    10. What is this god carrying in their

    hand?

    11. Why was he important to ancient Egyptians?

    12. Now colour in this god.

    Add these labels

    Sun, Snake, Amulet, Staff and Head of a ram

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    SLIDES 40-41

    Ancient Egyptian Pharaohs

    26. Describe what each of the symbols carried or worn by a pharaoh are. Write in the boxes.

    2

    3

    4

    1

    6 5

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    Section 5. Life After Death SLIDES 49-50

    How were the pyramids built? Khufu's Pyramid, at Giza

    3. Mark with numbers these features of Khufu's Pyramid, at Giza.

    Air shafts

    The pharaohs tomb

    Underground tomb

    Grand Gallery

    Entrance

    The Queens tomb

    4. You are a member of the Pharaoh Protection Society. It is

    3560 BC and you have been asked to change or add extra features to pyramids to stop tomb robbers. What would you add to this pyramid to stop tomb robbers?

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    Section 6. Tutankhamen

    SLIDE 54

    What can we learn about ancient Egypt from the treasures found in Tutankhamens tomb?

    5. Write your answers in the table below.

    Evidence 1 Evidence 2 What do you think it is?

    What do you think it is made from?

    What do you think it is used for?

    What does this tell us about what the ancient

    Egyptians believed?

    What do you think it is?

    What do you think it is made from?

    What do you think it is used for?

    What does this tell us about what the ancient

    Egyptians believed?

    Evidence 3 Evidence 4 What do you think it is?

    What do you think it is made from?

    What do yo