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WS7 Weekly Workbook

12/06-12/10
Objectives
• Be able to understand the characteristics of Egyptian Religion by identifying and
summarizing the purposes of Egyptian gods and goddesses, belief in afterlife, and
tombs.
• Write informative responses that are developed from visual sources reflecting
egyptian society.
• Create a postard that demonstrates understanding of Egyptian Government, religion
and culture.
• Explain why the social structure of ancient Egypt is organized like a pyramid, and
how religion affects that organization.
• Identify the key aspects of daily life for five social classes, and draw connections
to social classes in today's world.
Monday (12/06)
1.Use this organizer (below) to identify the main ideas of the selection “Egyptian Religion,” from your
Ancient World Textbook. You will use information from this organizer to write a warrior paragraph
that shows your comprehension of Egyptian religion.

Egyptian Religion

Gods & Goddesses


Tombs
Afterlife
2.Using the information of the topic, main ideas, and supporting details from your “Main Idea Map,”
write a warrior paragraph in which you describe the three most important characteristics of Egyptian
Religion.

Please answer the following after reading Ch.3, section three in your Ancient World textbook.
3.
How does the image (left) reflect (show) Egyptian
Religion? In your answer, be sure to support your
ideas with evidence from the text you read.
4. How does the photo (left) reflect Egyptian
Religion? In your answer, be sure to support your
ideas with evidence from the text you read.

5. How does the quote (left) reflect Egyptian


Religion?

6.Fill out a dialogue bubble to show how an Egyptian might have felt or been thinking while building
the pyramids; support your idea with information you learned about the building process from your
reading of Ch.3, section three from Ancient World textbook. One thought bubble is done for you.

I am very exhausted but proud of how hard us


peasants have worked to build a pyramid
Made up of more than 2 million stones!
Tuesday (12/07)
7. Fill out the “K” and “W” part related to Egyptian Society prior to viewing the video. Complete the
“L” section after viewing.
K(know) W(want to know) L(learned)

Wednesday (12/10)
8.Now that you have learned more about Egyptian religion and pyramids, you will create a postcard to
demonstrate your understanding of these concepts. Follow these steps to create the postcard (attached
in workbook, titled “Reading Notes 8:Tour Site one.” )

1. Begin with a proper greatting (such as Dear Annie,).


2. Fill in the blank with the name of the monument (in the section that begins with “the monument
I just visited is...”)
3. Write at least one interesting thing you learned about the monument (in the section that begins
with “The monument I just visited is...”)
4. Fill in the blank with the name of the pharoah (in the section that begins with “It was built by
the pharoah,”)
5. Write at least one interesting thing you learned about the Pharoah (in the section that begins
with “It was built by the pharaoh,”)
6. Draw an appropriate symbol or visual for the stamp that relates to Egypt.
7. Write a proper closing (such as See you soon!).
Thursday (12/09)
9.After completing the preview activity (“Preview 9”), record your answers for our
“Think/Write/Pair/Share” mini-activity.

• • How did you decide where to place each individual or group on the social pyramid?

• • Why are the levels at the top of the social pyramid smaller than those at the bottom?

• • How might your school benefit from having a social pyramid?

• • How might the level on a social pyramid affect the everyday life of an individual or group?

10.After reading the supplementary materials handed out to you in class about Social Classes in Egypt,
please complete the sheets (attached in this workbook, titles are listed in bold below) in the following
order:

! Reading Notes 9 (Social class pyramid)

! Processing 9 (Comparing Societies social pyramid)

** We will be discuss ing your answers for “Reading Notes 9” in class, and the “Processing 9”
assignment will need to be completed as homework over the weekend, due Monday (12/13)