Teaching Guide to The Ancient Egyptian World

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Overview


The Teaching Guide to The Ancient Egyptian World is a complete, all-in-one resource that provides teachers with the support they need to help their students access the content of the book from the Medieval & Early Modern World series. It contains a collection of important instructional tools for the teacher, and a separate section on reading and literacy with practical strategies for teaching content to students with a wide range of abilities and learning styles.

Special multimedia, cross-curricular projects, one for each chapter, designed for mixed-group use gives students of all backgrounds and learning styles a chance to access and interact with the content. Chapter-by-chapter three-page lesson plans that are filled with activities to help teachers get the most out of every chapter in the book, including two chapter activities in blackline master form, graphic organizer reproducibles, project outlines, rubrics and a chapter assessment.

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Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
Gr 5-10-This book offers chronologically arranged chapters, each of which addresses an important topic in ancient Egyptian culture or history. Geography, religion, the intersection of medicine and magic, fashion and clothing, the arts, and other subjects are explored. Narmer, Hatshepsut, Tutankhamen, Ramesses II, and Cleopatra are among the prominent personalities profiled. The volume is distinguished by its profuse quotations from ancient monuments and ancient authors. Another plus is its broad scope, reaching from the earliest pre-pyramid dynasties through to the conquest of Egypt by Rome. The mostly color photographs are plentiful and, in all but a few cases, sharp. They are supplemented with newly created maps featuring clean lines but relatively few labeled locations. The inviting and informal narrative tone, sometimes employing the second person, seems occasionally too cute for its own good, though most readers are likely to enjoy it. Complexities of archaeology and the unraveling and reassembling of information are, to be sure, simplified, but there is a lengthy list of suggested titles for students who want to know more. The self-contained nature of the chapters also makes this an accessible resource for reports. Overall, this is a fine replacement for older materials.-Coop Renner, Hillside Elementary, El Paso, TX Copyright 2005 Reed Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780195178968
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 11/1/2005
  • Series: World in Ancient Times Series
  • Edition description: Teachers G
  • Pages: 170
  • Age range: 11 years
  • Product dimensions: 10.70 (w) x 8.20 (h) x 0.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Eric H. Cline is Associate Professor of Classics and Chair of the Department of Classical and Semitic Languages and Literatures at The George Washington University.

Jill Rubalcaba began her working life as a college- and high-school mathematics teacher, all the while continuing to go to school to study more math, writing, and business. Later she worked as an engineer on the Patriot Missile. Ms. Rubalcaba is grateful to her children, Kelly and Dan, for showing her the joys of writing for children. Jill Rubalcaba is the author of several books for young adults, including The Wadjet Eye, Place in the Sun, and The Early Human World.

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