This is the second unit in the Layers of Learning Ancient History course. In this unit, you will learn about the ancient Egypt and their neighbors. This unit contains sections on:
- People of Egypt
- Gods & Goddesses
- Egypt’s Neighbors
Some of the activities in this unit include:
- Map of ancient Egypt
- Flood deposits and soil fertility experiment
- Egyptian jewelry craft
- Clay scarab seal craft
- Egyptian creation story booklet
- Mummify a hot dog
- Sphinx pop-up card
Plus much more!
Each Layers of Learning History unit includes library lists of books, a family read-aloud suggestion, hands-on activities, printables and paper crafts, sidebars for extra learning, and tools to help you assess student’s progress and mastery.
This unit was written to be used for a month but contains plenty of content for many more weeks of learning if you choose. This is a pick-and-choose curriculum, meant to be cycled back to in the future when your child is older. As such, it intentionally includes far more material than you can possibly cover in a month.
Ancient Egypt is also part of the overall Ancient History course, the first Year of the four year Layers of Learning History cycle. If you use the program in order, it will take you though the history of the world from ancient times through the 21st century. However, each unit stands alone and can be used independently of any other unit.
This unit comes with a downloadable Printable Pack that includes all the student worksheets. The printables can be copied as many times as needed for your family or class.
This is the Printable Pack cover. You can download the Printable Pack from your receipt or from your account at Layers of Learning.
This unit comes with extra weblinks and a YouTube video playlist on the Ancient History Resources page.
I was looking for something different for my boys and they were interested in Ancient Egypt. I wanted something easy to use and Layers of Learning delivered. We could use the books we had plus ones from the library, no other purchases were required. We made different crafts and mini books. The boys are loving it! Even I have been enjoying the unit.