Cleopatra Lesson

© History Skills
© History Skills

Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will learn about Cleopatra VII, the last active ruler of the Ptolemaic Kingdom of Egypt, and her significant role in the political and cultural landscape of her time. They will explore her strategic alliances, intellectual accomplishments, and the impact of her reign on the transition of power between Egypt and Rome. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, including reading and research options, as well as the chance to engage in extension activities. This lesson includes a self-marking quiz for students to demonstrate their learning.

How would you like to learn?

Option 1: Reading

Step 1: Download a copy of the reading questions worksheet below:

Cleopatra Reading Questions.docx
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Step 2: Answer the set questions by reading the following web page:

Option 2: Internet research

Download a copy of the research worksheet and use the internet to complete the tables.

Cleopatra Research.docx
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Extension activities

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