The Egypt Game
by Zilpha Keatley Snyder
The Egypt Game, a Newberry Award Winner, is an adventurous story
about some kids that fantasize a game depicting ancient
Egyptian history. You will research topics from ancient Egyptian history and create multimedia reports on PowerPoint.
Remember your school’s acceptable use policy for work on the Internet. Also, links
on the Web often change. Tell your teacher if you find an inappropriate link
in this guide.
Multimedia Reports on Ancient Egypt
(A PowerPoint Presentation)
The kids in The Egypt Game visited the library often and researched many sources.
In this activity, you will read about ancient Egyptian history and create a Power Point presentation for your classmates.
1. Become familiar with Power Point.
2. Save Egyptian pictures to a floppy disk.
3. Create a (minimum) 10 slide presentation on Power Point.
4.Use graphics - color- words in presentation
5. Present your project to the class.
6. Include a Bibliography of all sources used in
How You Will Be Graded
You will be graded on your accurate use of the
Internet. (100 points)
You will be graded on your behavior. (100 points)
Your presentation will be graded on neatness, spelling and
completeness of the six steps above. (100 points)
List your bibliography of websites used. (100 points)
Visit at least 5 of these web sites
of Michigan Papyrus Collection
of Egyptian Art
Listen to the Egyptian National Anthem
The Magic and Mysteries of Ancient Egypt
Online: Who Built the Pyramids?
Lostris' Ancient Egyptian Site
Museum of Art
The Curse of the Pharaohs - Features “Fun for Kids”
An Interactive Adventure in the Land of Egypt(Travel with Mousey)
Stone: Food and Clothing
"Wondrous scenes of an ancient land
Temples, tombs, once buried in sand
Treasures and secrets of a long ago time
Forever cherished within one's mind."
© 1996 - Margaret S. Rigby
DID YOU KNOW?
The ancient Egyptians were the first to
document the use of makeup.
The ancient Egyptian men wore makeup!
Eye makeup was often applied with tips carved from ivory.
A makeup kit was often placed in the tomb so
that the Egyptian could makeup in the afterlife.
The ancient Egyptians often shaved their head and bodies
and wore wigs woven from human hair.
Less well to do Egyptians wore wigs made from reeds.
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