Discovery of Tutankhamun's Tomb worksheet

The discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb

Welcome to our exciting and engaging middle school lesson plan focused on one of history’s most significant archaeological finds – the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922. Let’s dive into the fascinating world of archaeology together and uncover the mysteries of Ancient Egypt!

In this lesson plan, students will engage with history meaningfully as they work through a series of fun and informative activities. First, they will participate in a Historical Matchup activity, which involves carefully reading each event related to the discovery of Tutankhamun’s tomb, and matching them with their correct dates. This activity will help students develop their critical thinking skills and learn the importance of chronological order.

Next, students will create a timeline of the events from the Historical Matchup activity, using a digital timeline maker or doing it on paper. This activity will allow them to visualise the sequence of events and understand how they are connected.

By the end of this lesson plan, students will have a deeper appreciation for the significance of Tutankhamun’s tomb, and the impact it has had on our understanding of Ancient Egypt. They will have also honed their research and critical thinking skills, and learned about the importance of chronological order in studying history.

Download this lesson plan now and watch as your students embark on an unforgettable journey through the mysteries of Ancient Egypt!

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Resource Information

Description:Student activities include a mix and match activity and the creation of a timeline.
Estimated lessons:1-2.
Ages10-14 years.
Format Word Document.

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