Ready to learn more about Ancient Egypt?! You get to choose! Your task is to create a unique way of presenting information on a topic you researched about Ancient Egypt. Topics could include: Pharaohs Ships Religion Gods/Goddesses Games Jobs Historic Sites/ Buildings Food Tools/Weapons Tombs/Pyramids Art The Great Spinx Inventions Mummification Agriculture (Farming) Government Clothing Fashion, Hairstyles & Make-Up Trade Writing Rosetta Stone You may choose to work alone or with a partner from our Social Studies class. I will provide some resources for you. To gain additional information, use the internet or other methods of reliable research (such as encyclopedias or books from the library) to provide examples of information, facts and photos on the topic of your choice. Using a Google search, you can also type in what you are looking for. For example: “food of ancient Egypt”, “tools used in ancient Egypt”, “jobs of ancient Egypt”, etc. Doing this, will help you find more specific information on your topic. Websites that end in .edu, .org, or .gov are typically more reliable sources of information. You must write down the source of your information. Write the website title, located at the top of the webpage or write down the book title and author. You will turn in a list of your sources with the final project. Helpful Websites (Below you can find just a few): http://egypt.mrdonn.org (Gives a chart full of topics to click on dealing with ancient Egypt. Once you click on a topic, many pages have other links to follow to find out more info about your topic.) http://www.ancientegypt.co.uk/menu.html http://resources.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/homework/egypt/nile.htm#1 http://www.childrensuniversity.manchester.ac.uk/interactives/history/egypt/egy ptianmap/ http://www.eyelid.co.uk/index.htm (Gives info on the left side to click on about Pharaohs, Tombs, Pyramids, and Temples.) http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/egyptians/(Topic choices found here are Pharaohs, Monuments, Gods/Goddesses, Pyramids and Daily Life. You can also view 10 main items found in King Tut's Tomb and below each image is a description.) http://ancientegyptonline.co.uk/index.html (This site gives great info about the gods and goddesses, pharaohs, hieroglyphics, monuments, and the different time periods. http://www.nationalgeographic.com/pyramids/khufu.html National Geographic website with information on the Pyramids. You will have some time in class to work on this, especially if you finish your classwork early. PRESENTATIONS: 11/5 1st due date: Friday 10/17- choose topic & presentation type Choice of Topic: ___________________________________________________ Presentation Type: _________________________________________________ 2nd due date: Friday 10/24- Research/Notes completed. At least 2 sources were used. Mrs. Dorsey will check your notes in class.