• Unit 2

Chapter 7

  • Chapter 7: Geography and the Early Settlement of Egypt, Kush, and Canaan

    How did geography affect early settlement in Egypt, Kush, and Canaan?


    Students will learn about how environmental factors influenced early settlement in these areas.



    Students Will Be Able To…

    ·         model the physical geography, including major river systems, of ancient Egypt, Kush, and Canaan.

    ·         recognize locations of early human settlement in these areas.

    ·         describe how environmental factors supported permanent settlement and the development of civilization in these areas.

    Key Terms

    o   topography

    o   vegetation

    o   Nile River

    o   Egypt

    o   Kush

    o   Mediterranean Sea

    o   Canaan

    o   Jordan River

  • Chapter 9: Daily Life in Ancient Egypt

    How did social class affect daily life in ancient Egypt?


    Students will create and perform interactive dramatizations to learn about the social structure of ancient Egypt and its effect on daily life for members of each social class.



    Students Will Be Able To…

    ·         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 of five social classes in ancient Egypt.

    ·         discuss the role of written language and various art forms in ancient Egypt.

    Key Terms

    o   social pyramid

    o   social class

    o   status

    o   noble

    o   peasant

    o   afterlife

    o   hieroglyph