Ancient Egypt. Sixth Grade Social Studies. What do you notice about the map? What is the river that flows through Egypt? Where does the river end?. PYRAMIDS- Tombs of the Pharaohs(Kings). MUMMIES- To preserve bodies for the afterlife. KING TUT. Hieroglyphics- Symbols for Writing.
Sixth Grade Social Studies
Scribes were the people who went to school to learn HOW to write in hieroglyphics. Not everyone learned to write.
THOTH- God of Writing and knowledge
Because of the Nile land around the river was fertile. Many Egyptians were farmers because the Nile provided good soil for farming.
Homes were made of clay and mud.
Some people had jobs within homes. They made cloth, cooked or cleaned.
THE EXPERTS ON ANCIENT EGYPT