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Ms Rowe

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The Pyramids

How and why did the Egyptians build the pyramids? If you follow the link below, you will find a series of short videos that begin to answer these questions. Watch the videos and then write down at least 5 interesting facts that you have discovered. https://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/clips/z849wmn After that, you can choose from two tasks: 1. Write a diary entry as an Ancient Egyptian called upon to help build one of the great Pyramids. Explain the hardships he faced and what life was like for these men. 2. Build your own pyramid model! You could use cereal boxes, lego or paper mâché. Let your creativity go wild and see how realistic you can make it look.

5th Grade, 4th Grade, 6th Grade, History
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