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Tuesday, 9/28/10. Bell Ringer: Why were the pyramids built (culturally)? Who built them? What were they used for? Turn in homework- Vocabulary handout- Due: Tuesday 9/28/10 Unit Essential Question: How did geography shape the economic and political institutions of Egypt and Nubia ?

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Tuesday 9 28 10

Tuesday, 9/28/10

Bell Ringer:

Why were the pyramids built (culturally)? Who built them? What were they used for?

Turn in homework-Vocabulary handout- Due: Tuesday 9/28/10

Unit Essential Question:

How did geography shape the economic and political institutions of Egypt and Nubia?

Homework:

Read pgs:89-94 Answer the ‘Examining the Issues’ questions on page 88


Egyptian life

Egyptian Life

  • Egyptian Society

    • Three dominant social classes: Upper, Middle, & Lower

      • Social mobility possible through marriage or military

      • Women given many of the same rights as men

    • Think-Pair-Share: 5 minutes

    • http://www.online-stopwatch.com/full-screen-online-countdown/

      • Read Pg. 40 Section ‘Life in Egyptian Society’

      • With your partner, write in your notes at least 5 examples of how the Egyptians excelled in astronomy, calendar development, geometry, architecture, & medicine


Hieroglyphics and tomb paintings

Hieroglyphics and Tomb Paintings

  • Egyptians used a Hieroglyphic form of writing

    • Written on papyrus paper – not stone or clay tablets

  • Tomb paintings give insight to the daily and spiritual lives of the Egyptians

  • The paintings depicted special events in the person’s life.

  • http://www.pbs.org/empires/egypt/special/hieroglyphs/introduction.html

  • On your paper use the hieroglyphics to spell out your name, then use symbols and pictures to create a tomb painting that illustrates at least 5 aspects of your life and/or beliefs


  • Invaders control egypt

    Invaders Control Egypt

    • 1640 B.C. Egypt conquered by the Hyksos

    • Hyksos ruled Egypt for 100 years

      • Hebrews Migrate into Egypt during the period of Hyksos rule / obtained high positions of honor


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