• Resources:

    Content Questions: 

    Answer these questions based on your reading and research. The numbers and letters in the brackets after each question will help you identify in which resource the answer can be found.

    How was Ancient Egypt’s government different from earlier governments? [G1]

    What was the title of the leader of ancient Egypt’s government? [G1]

    What were the leader’s duties or responsibilities? [G1]

    Who owned property? [G2]

    What was the Pharaoh’s top helper called and what were his duties? [G2]

    Did ancient Egyptians vote or have any say in their government? [G3]

    Did the ancient Egyptians pay taxes?[G3/G4]

    What was a nomark? [G3]

    Did the ancient Egyptians have written laws? [G3]

    What did the priests do for the government? [G4]

    Who is considered the first Egyptian Pharaoh or king? [G5]

    Name two famous pharaohs and a detail about each of them. [G5]

    Name one female pharaoh. [G5]

    When was the Ancient Egyptian Period? [G6]

    Guiding Questions: 

    Answer these questions based on your reading and research. Identify a possible "turning point" (transformational event/key idea/invention that changed the course of history) and fully answer the questions below. Write your items in the blank row directly below each question.

    What was the innovation? ("key idea", "turning point", "transformational event")

    Who was involved?

    When was the time period?

    Where did this innovation occur?

    What was life like before the innovation (you may have to infer this)?

    *Can you identify a specific cause for this innovation? (bonus question)

    How did life or culture change after the innovation?

    Why could this be considered a turning point (go back to your definition of Turning Point)?