Egyptian Holidays
What ancient sites were centers of culture and power?
Getting Started
  1. You will be assigned a group that will be a travel agency asked to create a travel poster about one of the following Ancient Egypt sites or points of interest:
    1. Alexandria
    2. Pyramids of Giza
    3. Nile River Valley
    4. Khartoum
    5. Cairo
    6. Temples of Karnak
  2. Start by writing down all the information you will need to include on your poster on separate sheets of paper.
  3. Brainstorm a list of images and designs you would like to include on your poster.
  4. Conduct Internet research on your assigned Egyptian site using the following websites:

    Alexandria Tour Ancient Alexandria -  http://www.touregypt.net/alexandria/
    Map of Ancient Alexandria
    - http://www.planetware.com/map/ancient-alexandria-map-egy-ancale.htm
    Timeline of Ancient Alexandria

    Pyramids of Giza
    Giza Wonder of the World - http://www.ancient-egypt.org/index.html
    Pyramids of Giza - http://www.culturefocus.com/egypt_pyramids.htm
    Facts about the Pyramids - http://www.ancientnile.co.uk/pyramids.php
    Explore the Pyramids - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/pyramids/pyramids.html

    Nile River
    Facts about the River Nile - http://www.woodlands-junior.kent.sch.uk/Homework/egypt/nile.htm
    Pictures and Facts
    - http://www.ancient-egypt-online.com/river-nile-facts.html
    Importance of the Nile
    - http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/worldhistory/introancientegypt1.htm
    The Story of the Nile
    - http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/egyptians/nile_01.shtml
    Tour the Nile
    - http://www.touregypt.net/egypt-info/magazine-mag05012001-magf4a.htm
    Khartoum Ancient Nubia used to be Khartoum - http://wysinger.homestead.com/mapofnubia.html
    Land of Black Pharoahs
    - http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5hbZef72liROPL8cerj9cTuT788rg
    Ancient Sudan: Nubia
    - http://www.ancientsudan.org/geography.htm
    Cairo Ancient Cairo - http://www.laits.utexas.edu/cairo/history/ancient/ancient.html
    Medieval Cairo - http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ancient/egyptians/top_ten_gallery_03.shtml
    Egypt Cairo Facts - http://www.egypt-cairo.com/cairo_facts.html
    Temples of Karnak
    Karnak (Wikipedia) - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karnak
    Temple of Karnak - http://www.discoveringegypt.com/karnak1.htm
    Luxor and the Temples of Karnak - http://www.anniebees.com/Egypt/Karnak-1.htm


The teacher must approve all your information before you are given a 3-panel poster.