World History 9A, Assignment Two, Ancient Egypt

Assignment Two
Ancient Egypt

Deadline, 9/12, 80 points

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What can we tell about ancient civilizations from the artifacts they left.

The Great Pyramid


Egypt has fascinated historians, acheololgists, and the world for thousands of years. even today we stil marvel at what the ancient Egyptians accomplished with very basic technology. For this assignment you will explore one facet of ancient Egypt.


For this assignment you will explore one facet of ancient Egypt. You will also complete the work assigned to all class members.

Essential questions

  1. What caused ancient Egypt to flourish?
  2. What caused its decline?
  3. What significant developments occured in your topic of study?
  4. What artifacts do we have to teach us about their accomplishments?
  5. When did these artifacts become generally known to the modern world?
  6. What is current research saying about their development, findings, etc.?

Special instructions

You will create a well-written newspaper-like article about your topic. It should be about 500 to 750 words. It needs to include at least two pictures with captions. 

You will share the document with anyone who has the link and then send the URL to me. I will post it below.

You are free to choose the topic of your choice, but the general categories on the BBC Egypt site should work out pretty well. That link is located here.

NOTE >> You do not need to Google (Don't you love that word as a verb?) your way around the world. The links I've provided should give you an excellent start.




To be posted soon.



Printed files

To come

Media files

Click here to access the Power Point file we created in class at the beginning of the unit.
Here is a link to the notes page that accompanies it.

Online files

Ancient Egypt
1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Sound files