Ancient Egypt: The Nile River Valley
Unit Focus Question How did the Ancient Egyptians create a brilliant and long-lasting civilization in a desert land?
Today's Focus Question How did the Nile River affect where people settled in Ancient Egypt?
Video: "Nile" To begin today, we will watch a short video about life in Ancient Egypt, with a special focus on the importance of the Nile River.
The Nile River: Vocabulary Study Next, we will study the key vocabulary related to the geography of Ancient Egypt, using the document The Nile River Valley - Cognitive Content Dictionary, which can be found in your Social Studies Google Classroom. We will be using an excerpt from our Social Studies textbook, which accompanies the Cognitive Content Dictionary (and which you can also find here), to help us understand the lesson's key words and concepts.
|Map of Ancient Egypt|
|Egypt's Black Land and Red Land|
|Map of Lower Egypt and the Nile Delta|
|Nile River Cataract|
|Satellite Image of Egypt|
Homework Complete The Nile River Valley - Cognitive Content Dictionary, which is due Friday, November 18.