Ancient Egypt for Teachers - Complete Units, Activities, Projects, and Free Teaching Resources Illustration

Lesson Plans for Teachers
Overviews & Units

For Ancient Egypt: These are original units, lesson plans, meaningful classroom activities, interactive activities, review activities, and concluding activities and projects written by us and by other teachers for ancient Egypt. 

Our Lesson Plans and Classroom Activities for Ancient Egypt:

Daily Life:  Stump the Audience, 1-2 class periods, group activity

Mummies! Mummies and Mummification Or How to Live Forever

Student Created, Teacher Operated: Egypt Bingo, review or geared for a specific topic & Ancient Egypt Unit Test

Concluding Activity for Ancient Egypt: Pharaoh's Fun House

Ask Mr. Donn: Interactive Online Quiz for review about Ancient Egypt (with answers)

Activities and Projects for Ancient Egypt (some ours, some sent to us)

 Many Activities and Projects for Ancient Egypt
These activities can be adjusted for any grade.
We hope you'll find some ideas you can use in your classroom.

Lesson Plans and Activities
for Specific Topics by many teachers

Geography, Gifts from the Nile

Brief History - Two Lands, King Menes, Three Kingdoms

Pharaohs, Viziers,
Officials, Professions

Religion, Gods, Funerals,
Weighing of the Heart, Afterlife


Pyramids, Tombs,
Temples, Structures

King Tutankhamen,
the Boy King

Hieroglyphics & Scribes

Daily Life, Homes,
Women, School

Art, Artifacts,
Achievements, Inventions

Egyptian Tall Tales,
Animals & Other Lesson Ideas

Egyptian Animals & Other Lesson Ideas

Concluding Activities

Interactive Quiz about Ancient Egypt (with answers)

Other lessons, assignments, resources

Ancient Egypt Teaching Resources (Mr. Dowling)

List of suggested Egypt activities for the classroom


Unit: Ancient Egypt, 21 lesson plans with activities

Unit, Ancient Egypt Thematic Unit (12 lesson plans, Univ of Kansas)

From the British Museum - Several lesson ideas, opening questions, and worksheets

8 Lessons: Egypt's Golden Empire (pbs, egypt for teachers)

Ancient Egypt for Teachers - downloads worksheets, student handouts, more (Mr. Proehl's Class, 6th grade social studies)

Presentations in PowerPoint format

Free Presentations - Welcome to Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt Jeopardy Review Games in PowerPoint format

Ancient Egypt for Kids - Games!

For Kids: Learning Modules & Interactive Games about Ancient Egypt