Introduction to Ancient Egypt Essential Questions: How does the geography influence the development of ancient civilizations? How do ancient cultures influence our world today? Day 5: Ancient Egypt Contributions Connection: Yesterday we looked at the life of Ancient Egyptians. Today we are going to learn how the Ancient Egyptians have influenced our lives today. Teaching Point: The people of Ancient Egypt introduced many tools and practices we use today. Active Engagement: [Read through the mini book pages 11 and 12. Discuss the contributions.] How have these contributions made our lives easier? Link: You are going to review what you have learned by completing pages 14 and 15 of the mini book. Please turn it in for correcting when finished.