Ancient Egypt, Lesson 6: Politics/Economy

Note:  TTW= The Teacher Will; TSW= The Students Will; GCR= Google Classroom 

I.  Standard(s):  6.14: Explain how agricultural practices impacted life and economic growth in ancient Egypt, including the use of irrigation and development of a calendar.

     A.  Clear Target:  I can Explain how agricultural practices impacted life and economic growth in ancient Egypt, including the use of irrigation and development of a calendar.

     B.  Bell Ringer: 

            1.  Question: What are hieroglyphics?

            2.  Quiz:

               a.  Discussion:  TTW lead a discussion on the previous day’s lesson.  TSW answer questions about the lesson. After the class has answered the question to the best of their ability, TTW assess if there needs to be a review of the previous day’s lesson.  If a review is needed, TTW have the students get out their notes and will review the material with them.

               b.  If no review is needed TTW have the students get ready for today’s lesson.

     C.  Set: TTW read jokes/riddles to the students for them to answer to get them ready to learn.  TTW then lead a discussion over the previous day’s clear target to gage their understanding over the previous day’s material.

     D.  Presentation of New Material: TSW watch a video on Ancient Egypt’s society.  While watching the video, TSW fill in their guided notes.  Here is the link to the video: Egyptian Politics/Economy

          1.  Checks For Understanding (CFU):  Discussion

          2.  Video in Video N/A

          3.  Simulation:  N/A

     E.  Guided Practice: TTW demonstrate for the students how to: Find and open the day’s lesson.  TTW have a student explain all of the steps.

    F.  Independent Practice (The assignments are due the next school day unless otherwise stated):

1. TSW complete their guided notes and any activities from their notes packet that apply.  The link to the videos are in section D above.

2. TSW complete the Life on the Nile DBQ.  Here is the link.

     G.  Closure:  TSW be able to answer questions over the lesson

     H.  Assessment:  Question and answer/Discussions/The guided practice/Closure discussion/Quiz if used/ Exit Ticket if used;

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