Lesson Plans
World History Period 3 1st Q 07.08 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/24/2007 Instructor: Shannon Helgeson Academics
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Monday:
Any questions about Prehistory test?
Check notes from "Abbaye--Mystery of the Nile"
Quote from ancient Egyptian hymn: "If the Nile smiles...
Read p. 22 "The Nile Valley" alone.
On board, list effects of Nile River on Egypt; discussion.
Take notes on Nile River; continue labeling map.
Read about the Three Kingdoms of Ancient Egypt. Take notes from lecture.
Tuesday:
Old Kingdom: Age of the Pyramids; label map
Middle Kingdom; label map
New Kingdom; label map

Wednesday:
Read Egyptian Civilization p. 26-31
Take notes on religion, writing, wisdom, literature and arts
Tale of Sinuhe--know this for test.
With a partner: Section 2 Review, #1-7, p. 31. Be very complete. Also list five facts about mummification.
Section 1 Review, p. 26, # 2,3,4 (atleast 2 characteristics)
Homework Assignment: explanation in class Due Mon. Oct.1
Thursday:
Pass out "The Soul's Journey"
Read intro to chapter: on death in ancient Egypt
Poem: The King, Newly Dead, Appeals to the Gods not to Forget Him
Discuss poem and intro.
Watch "Ancient Egypt: In Search of the Afterlife"--take notes on Egyptian view of the afterlife.
Pass out "Creation of the World"
Friday:
Free research in H.S. computer lab. Choose a topic we've talked or read about. Explore websites in order to advance your knowledge on that topic. Prepare a very short (2-3 minute) presentation. Make a small poster (8 1/2 by 11) is big enough. In presentation be prepared to add to our knowledge on topic, explain your visual, justify your sources. 15 points. Presentations on Mon.
BEGIN REVIEWING NOTES. TEST TUESDAY OCT. 2!!!
 
 
 
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