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Ch 2: ISTEP+ Grade 7 Social Studies: Ancient Egypt

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The Ancient Egypt chapter of this study guide is designed to take your student back to the days of the pharaohs as part of their comprehensive review for the ISTEP+ Grade 7 Social Studies exam. Help them expand their knowledge of this fascinating civilization through these engaging text and video lessons.

ISTEP+ Grade 7 Social Studies: Ancient Egypt - Chapter Summary

You student can explore the world of Hatshepsut, Khufu and Tutankhamen in these entertaining lessons. This chapter of the ISTEP+ Grade 7 Social Studies study guide helps them prepare for this test by illustrating and discussing the material in the list below:

  • Egypt during the Bronze Age
  • History and style of ancient Egyptian art and architecture
  • Societal structure of ancient Egypt
  • Accomplishments of ancient Egyptian civilization, including the pyramids and calendar

This chapter is designed so that your student can customize their review to suit their personal preferences. Each text lesson includes important terms, names or other vocabulary shown in bold print. This makes identification and reference fast and easy, so that they work through the lessons comfortably.

5 Lessons in Chapter 2: ISTEP+ Grade 7 Social Studies: Ancient Egypt
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Ancient Egypt in the Bronze Age

1. Ancient Egypt in the Bronze Age

This lecture first compares the natural features of the Nile valley to those of Mesopotamia, enumerating the advantages that geography offered the Egyptians. This is followed by a brief discussion of why Egyptian material culture survives while so much of Mesopotamian culture has been lost. The lecture ends with a a whirlwind tour through 3,000 years of Egyptian history broken up into traditional historical periods.

Ancient Egyptian Art: History and Style

2. Ancient Egyptian Art: History and Style

This lesson provides a brief look at the exquisite art of the Ancient Egyptians. Egyptian art contains images of people and deities that represent the culture in which they lived.

Ancient Egyptian Architecture: History, Characteristics & Influences

3. Ancient Egyptian Architecture: History, Characteristics & Influences

This lesson explores the architectural wonders of ancient Egypt. Some of these structures include temples, pyramids and monumental statues constructed long ago and surviving into modern times.

Egyptian Social Structure: From Slaves to Pharaoh

4. Egyptian Social Structure: From Slaves to Pharaoh

In this lesson, we will explore ancient Egypt's social structure. We'll start at the top of this great pyramid with the Pharaoh and work our way to the bottom, where we'll find peasants and slaves.

Egyptian Achievements: Unification, Pyramids, Hieroglyphics & Calendar

5. Egyptian Achievements: Unification, Pyramids, Hieroglyphics & Calendar

In this lesson, we will discuss some of the major achievements of ancient Egypt, including its unification by King Menes, the pyramids, hieroglyphics, and the Egyptian calendar.

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