I can tell you’re reading about ancient Egypt in your spare time, 7F! Students keep asking me probing questions and making articulate and perceptive comments.
I went to Egypt in 1987. It was hot, fascinating and hot!
Here are a few more sites to whet your curiosity:
Click on these links to find out more about the Nile River:
Click on these links to discover details of the lives of peasant farmers:
http://www.egyptologyonline.com/Work%20&%20Trade.htmhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/specials/1624_story_of_africa/page89.shtml (This site explains that it was peasant farmers rather than slaves who were responsible for the great monuments of ancient Egypt.)
For a detailed account of how the ancient Egyptians made beer and bread, go to:
To read about Hatshepsut, a rare woman pharaoh, go to:
Some activities you may already have done: