The Geography of Egypt

Essential Quesion

How did the river system of Egypt help its civilization develop?

The Geography of Egypt

Activity 1: Mini Q: How Did the Nile Shape Ancient Egypt?

Mini-Q- How Did the Nile Shape Ancient Egypt.pdf

Activity 2: How did the Nile effect the growth of Ancient Egyptian Civilization?

Using the information from this lesson, answer the questions in a thinking map. Complete this assignment digitally or on paper. It will be collected in your portfolio.

Discussion Questions

  • How did the Nile shape Ancient Egypt?

  • Out of all the ways the Nile shaped Ancient Egypt what three things do you think had the biggest impact? Why?

  • What evidence would you use to support that reason? Why?

Activity 3: Outline

Use the information from the DBQ to complete an outline that answers: "How Did the Nile Shape Ancient Egypt?"

Essay Outline

Extension Activities

NEWSELA: How the Nile River Led to Civilization in Ancient Egypt

NEWSELA: Ancient Egypt: Life along the Nile