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The Egypt Game
by Zilpha Keatley Snyder

Game 1
While playing Game 1, you will visit Internet sites to read about Egypt and you will also create a map showing important places and facts.

(Ask your teacher if you may work with a partner.)


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.


Materials you will need: Large poster board, pencils/colored pens, markers, crayons, scissors.

Draw an outline map of Egypt on poster board.
Draw and label the Nile River.
Locate and label the location of six (or more)of these famous Egyptian cities: Luxor, Kom Ombo, Cairo, El Giza, Saqqara, Edfu or Idfu, and Aswan.
On the poster, write five interesting facts about the geography of Egypt. (Remember to use complete sentences).
Add a compass rose to your map.
Add pictures (copied from the Internet or hand-drawn)
Color your poster.
On a separate piece of paper, write a bibliography of the web sites you visit.

How You Will Be Graded
Accurate and appropriate use of the Internet (0 - 25 points)
Neatness and accuracy (0 - 25 points)
Followed directions (0 - 25 points)
Bibliography (0 - 25 points)