Teach 21: Social Studies – Ancient Egypt
Ancient Egypt Online! – This lesson requires students to hone their collaborative skills as they become experts on ancient Egyptian civilization. Students team to create a mixed media project focusing on one aspect of ancient Egypt. Using an online tool for creating multimedia posters, teams must use a variety of media types to teach their concept/topic, including include video clips, sound files, original movies, original narration, text, charts, graphs, maps and links to outside video and audio resources. (Subject Area: Social Studies; Grade Level: 6th)
About Teach 21 – Advancing Network Uses Grant: This project is funded by the state’s K12 High Speed Network (http://k12hsn.org) for the purpose of providing educators across the state with a vision for the meaningful integration of technology into the core curriculum and reinforcing 21st Century Learning Skills.
The lesson Wiki includes the objectives, procedures, standards alignment (both state and national), materials, and links to additional resources. The lesson includes this 2-3 minute video clip with teacher interview, student interviews and a snapshot of what the lesson actually “looked like” in the classroom.
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