Introduction, Social Structure, Roles and Images of the Pharaoh and the Concept of Maat classroom PowerPoint

Social Structure, Roles of the Pharaoh and the Concept of Maat

The “Introduction, Social Structure, Roles and Images of the Pharaoh and the Concept of Maat” lesson plan presents a foundational journey through the heart of New Kingdom Egypt. Concise and rich in content, this PowerPoint resource introduces high school students to the complex social hierarchy and the esteemed role of the Pharaoh against the backdrop of Maat’s guiding principles.

Structured to enhance student engagement, the plan includes thought-provoking activities like a film, source analysis and mini-research projects designed to deepen students’ understanding of the period up to the reign of Amenhotep III. Students actively develop their critical thinking by analysing primary sources, while presentations foster their communication skills in a historical context.

The visual components, such as statues and reliefs, bring to life the ancient world, aiding in retaining key historical figures and events. With its clear and concise slides, the PowerPoint format ensures that the rich history of Egypt’s New Kingdom is accessible to all learners.

Amenhotep III’s reign, known for its cultural and architectural advancements, is highlighted to demonstrate the zenith of the Egyptian empire’s power and artistry. Students are not just passive recipients of information; they become young historians, piecing together the past through artefacts and accounts that have withstood the sands of time.

By the end of the “Introduction, Social Structure, Roles and Images of the Pharaoh and the Concept of Maat,” students will have gained a deeper understanding of ancient Egypt and the analytical and presentation skills crucial for academic success. This lesson plan is a modest yet comprehensive pathway to a past world, inviting students to discover the richness of history in an interactive and memorable way.

Australian Curriculum: (ACHAH161)

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Resource Information

Description:Student activities include a flim, source analysis and a mini-research task with a presentation.
Estimated lessons:4.
Ages14 years and up.
Format PowerPoint.

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