Ancient Egypt

What was ancient Egypt like? In this movie, you’ll learn about the ancient Egyptians, how they lived, and what remains from their lives today. You’ll explore this civilization’s ruins, such as the Great Pyramids and the Great Sphinx, and artifacts they left behind. You'll find out about hieroglyphics, mummies, papyrus, and more. Who were Tutankhamen ("King Tut") and Cleopatra? What was the Rosetta Stone? Watch the movie to find out!

Ancient Egypt Lesson Plan: Introduction to Traditions and History

In this multi-day lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades K-5, students use BrainPOP Jr. resources to explore basic knowledge of Ancient Egyptian traditions. Students will also become familiar with the historical period of Ancient Egypt and work in small groups to complete several different activities related to Ancient Egypt. Note – This series of activities is not designed to be taught in a single day. It is best to spread it out over the course of a week or two, depending on your schedule. This is also meant to be part of a larger study on Ancient Egypt, and should be considered a supplement to a unit, not a complete unit in itself. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Ancient Egypt Background Information for Teachers and Parents

This page contains information to support educators and families in teaching K-3 students about ancient Egypt. The information is designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. movie Ancient Egypt. It explains the type of content covered in the movie, provides ideas for how teachers and parents can develop related understandings, and suggests how other BrainPOP Jr. resources can be used to scaffold and extend student learning. See more »

Ancient Egypt Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about ancient Egypt. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Ancient Egypt topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »