Monday, February 23, 2015

Ancient Egyptian Research

Ancient Egyptian Research

Today you will begin to research Ancient Egypt.  From your research you will create a Google Presentation that will be "Shared" with me.  This presentation will take place of a test for Chapter 15 & Ancient Egypt.

You will have a handout that will outline what you should should have on your presentation. Follow the requirements on the handout and use the link below to gather your research. 

Click Here ---> Ancient Egypt Research

When you are finished with your research and ready to start your Google Presentation, you can use the link below to find pictures.

Click --->Creative Commons

Grading Rubric
This is how you will be graded.  Look this over as you are working on your Google Presentation.

When you are finished with your Egypt Presentation, you can play any of the games below or watch the videos listed.

Short Egypt Videos You Can Watch

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Ancient Egyptian Inventions

Ancient Egyptian Inventions

Ancient Egyptians were responsible for many inventions, including some that are still in use today! 

We are going to take the next few days to learn about some of these amazing inventions.  

You will use the link below to gather some information about these inventions that will be used for a future project.  

Click Here ---> Ancient Egyptian Inventions

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Explore Ancient Egypt

Explore Ancient Egypt
Today you are going to EXPLORE ANCIENT EGYPT using an interactive website.
 Take a look at the site and on a sheet of paper write 10 things that you have learned or observations that you noticed. 

Click Here ---> Explore Ancient Egypt!!

Mankind, The Story of All of Us: Pyramids
by Column Five Media.
Explore more infographics like this one on the web's largest information design community - Visually.

If there is any extra time you may play any of the three games below.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

We Finally Know How The Pyramids Were Made!

We Finally Know How The Pyramids Were Made!

After you read the article about how the pyramids were made and have a short discussion,
watch this video that also explains how the pyramids were made.

Video #1

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Dig Into History: Mesopotamia

Dig Into History: Mesopotamia  

Today you will become an archaeologist!

Begin in Collect and Catalog to dig for Mesopotamian artifacts in Iraq.  Learn about these artifacts and put them into your museum to show the rest of the world.  

Click here to begin your journey----->  Dig Into History

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Turkey - National Geographic

Turkey - National Geographic

Today you will use the National Geographic link below to learn more about the country of Turkey!

For today's assignment you need to...

List ALL of the Fast Facts - 8 facts
Nature - 2 facts
Geography - 2 facts
People & Culture - 2 facts
Government - 2 facts
History - 2 facts


Remember: When you choose a fact, don't just write the first thing you see. Read the information and pick the facts that are the most interesting or the most useful!

Click Here ---> National Geographic - Turkey

Monday, January 26, 2015

Iraq - National Geographic

Iraq - National Geographic

Today you will use the National Geographic Link below to learn more about the country of Iraq!