The Egyptian Book of the Dead: A Guidebook for the Underworld

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There's much more to ancient Egyptian burial practices than mummies and crypts. Viewers explore some of the beliefs that motivated the elaborate rites practiced long ago with a video that includes a description of the creation of and the purpose of the Book of the Dead.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Include the resource in a unit study of either ancient Egypt or on burial customs in various cultures
  • Flip the lesson to have class members view the video, respond to the comprehension questions, explore some of the links, and consider the discussion questions before returning for a whole class discussion
Classroom Considerations
  • To replay the video click the arrow on the right side of the screen
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Pros
  • The resource includes the video, a comprehension check, links to related resources, and discussion questions
Cons
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