Ancient Egypt Fact Cards - Treetop Displays - A set of 24 A5 fact cards that give fun and interesting facts about ancient Egypt. Each fact card has a key word heading, making this set an excellent topic word bank as well! Visit our website for more information and for other printable resources by clicking on the provided links. Designed by teachers for Early Years (EYFS), Key Stage 1 (KS1) and Key Stage 2 (KS2).
Abyssinian Kitten - The Abyssinian is one of the oldest breeds of pedigree cat and was one of those exhibited at the very first cat show held at the Crystal Palace in 1871. It is generally agreed that this breed originated in Egypt, and certainly the ticked coat pattern would have been the perfect camouflage for wild cats living in the dry, scrubby North African habitat.
This series of 9 Informational Text Posters written in simple language will help your students learn basic facts about various topics of Ancient Egyptian history. Key vocabulary is highlighted in bold text, so students can identify the content words. Topics include: King Tut Cleopatra Egyptian Pyramids The Great Sphinx Hieroglyphics Mummies Sarcophagus Camels Ancient Egyptian Cats I've also included a cover page and a scavenger hunt.
BBC Interactive History Website for Kids- LOVE this! just checked out the greek part. has interactive activities for the students. Would work well for a search and find vocabulary project. (mythological vocabulary is a 4th grade standard in georgia)
When Akhenaten became pharaoh, he introduced a solar deity named Aten, whom he declared the one true god after a flash of what might be either madness or inspiration. Either way, his reign saw the banning of the worship of all the other gods in Egypt and the institution of a new state cult of Aten, but it was not universally accepted and many Egyptians worshipped the old gods underground. After his death, the old polytheistic traditions were gradually restored.