Ancient Egypt, Lesson 8 The Old and Middle/kingdoms

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

I.  Standard(s):  6.15:  Explain the structure of ancient Egyptian society, including: Relationships between groups of people; How social classes were organized by occupation; Positions of pharaohs as god/kings; Role of slaves.

6.16: Explain the polytheistic religion of ancient Egypt, with respect to beliefs about the afterlife, the reasons for mummification, and the use of pyramids.

6.17: Analyze the impact of key figures from ancient Egypt, including: • Growth under the leadership of Queen Hatshepsut and her economic policies • Ramses the Great’s military conquests leading to growth of the kingdom Significance of the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb on the

understanding of ancient Egypt

     A.  Clear Target:  I can Explain the structure of ancient Egyptian society, including: Key leaders; religion; and the pyramids.

     B.  Bell Ringer: 

            1.  Question: What were the different levels of society and how was your status in society determined?

            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 Old and Middle Kingdoms.  While watching the video, TSW fill in their guided notes.  Here is the link to the videos:  The Old Kingdom and the second video: The Middle Kingdom

          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.


     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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