SS.6.W.2.6

Determine the contributions of key figures from ancient Egypt.

Clarifications

Examples are Narmer, Imhotep, Hatshepsut, Ramses the Great, Akhenaten, Tutankhamun.
General Information
Subject Area: Social Studies
Grade: 6
Strand: World History
Status: State Board Approved

Related Courses

This benchmark is part of these courses.
2105030: M/J Advanced World Cultures (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)
2109010: M/J World History (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)
2109020: M/J World History, Advanced (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2022 (current), 2022 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)
7821022: Access M/J World History (Specifically in versions: 2014 - 2015, 2015 - 2018, 2018 and beyond (current))
2109015: M/J World History and Career Planning (Specifically in versions: 2016 - 2019, 2019 - 2022 (current), 2022 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)
2109025: M/J World History, Advanced and Career Planning (Specifically in versions: 2016 - 2019, 2019 - 2022 (current), 2022 - 2023, 2023 and beyond)
7821024: Access M/J World History and Career Planning (Specifically in versions: 2019 and beyond (current))

Related Access Points

Alternate version of this benchmark for students with significant cognitive disabilities.
SS.6.W.2.In.f: Recognize the contributions of selected key figures from ancient Egypt, such as Ramses and Tutankhamun.
SS.6.W.2.Su.f: Recognize a contribution of a key figure from ancient Egypt, such as Ramses or Tutankhamun.
SS.6.W.2.Pa.f: Recognize that civilizations had different leaders.

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Lesson Plans

Meet the Queens of Ancient Egypt:

In this lesson, students will focus on learning about some of ancient Egypt's great queens Nefertiti, Tiy, and Nefertari. Students will learn about what made these women powerful as well as how they influenced the lives of the common people by being held in such high regard by their husbands, the pharaohs.

Type: Lesson Plan

Great Leaders of Ancient Egypt:

In this lesson, students will learn about seven of Egypt's most famous pharaohs. They will discuss leadership styles and draw conclusions about the success of each of these pharaohs. After learning about the personality and life of each pharaoh, students will break into groups to create in-depth projects about one of these seven pharaohs and will teach others in the class about this leader.

Type: Lesson Plan

Teaching Idea

A is for Ancient Egypt:

This teaching idea describes a project sixth graders participated in after studying Ancient Egypt. Students created topics to feature in a children's alphabet book, and they researched, wrote, and illustrated a page for each letter of the alphabet on Egyptian related topics.

Type: Teaching Idea

WebQuest

Pyramids, and Hieroglyphics, and Mummies! Oh My!:

This WebQuest allows students to investigate ten aspects of ancient Egyptian life through stories, exploration, and interactive challenges. Students will have a chance to "wander" around an ancient Egyptian temple, learning some of its secrets.

Type: WebQuest

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