Monday's Lesson Plan
Egypt is a large country that is primarily desert. Egypt is actually part of the Sahara Desert, the world's largest desert. While people do not generally live in the desert, they live in Egypt because of the Nile River. The Nile begins in the rain forest and runs north through Egypt to the Mediterranean Sea. It is the Nile that makes Egypt inhabitable.
Tuesday's Lesson Plan
Egypt The Egyptians were great innovators. Many of the concepts so important in our daily lives were invented when the Egyptians were the most powerful nation in the known world. Things like time, writing numbers and the Phoenician alphabet were all developed at this time.
Wednesday's Lesson Plan
Egyptian People held a variety of professions similar to people today. Some Egyptians were farmers, carpenters, basket weavers, pottery makers, soldiers, and painters. Life was very different depending on your social class. The rich, elite Egyptians lived a fairly easy life in comparison to the poor Egyptians who worked for them.
Thursday's Lesson Plan
The Egyptians built huge pyramids that looked like they were made of gold. They decorated tombs with huge wall paintings and sarcophagi were often ornate pieces of artistry. They wore jewelry and wealthy Egyptians wore clothes made from fine fabrics like silk. The Egyptians were active participants in trade from around the world.
Friday's Lesson Plan
Egypt and its people are an important and influential portion of our world's history. The Egyptians are responsible for many innovations that we still use today.
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