Tutankhamen's Life, Death, and Discovery Lesson

Tutankhamun burial mask
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Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain a chronological understanding of pharaoh Tutankhamun in Ancient Egypt. They will develop an awareness of the causes of his rise and fall, and the significant consequences of the changes resulting from his time. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading, research and watching 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: Readings

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

Tutanhkamen Reading Questions.docx
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Step 2: Answer the set questions by reading the webpage below:

Option 2: Internet research

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

Tutankhamen Research.docx
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Option 3: Watch documentary

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

Tutanhkamen Viewing Questions.docx
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Step 2: Answer the set questions by watching the following video:

Watch on YouTube

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Extension activities

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