-- Describe "monarchy" and "theocracy"
-- Explain differences in pharaohs
-- Complete notes on Egypt's geography (how Egypt is the gift of the NIle) using the three columns of agriculture, natural resources, and transportation (see below)
-- Get samples of linen and papyrus if desired
-- Take notes on types of government (see below)
-- View "Name that Pharaoh"
-- Working in groups, get Pharaoh note-sheet and begin research on assigned pharaoh (use book pages 173-176)
Notes/Handouts/Material covered in class:
Ms. Schaedler is starting her 29th year of teaching middle school. (She loves it!) Most of her work has been in Social Studies, but she has also designed and implemented a program teaching "lifelong learning skills" to middle school students to enhance their success.