Designing a Monument Like Those of Pharaoh Ramses
Definition: A ruler of ancient Egypt.
Context: Ramses was one of the greatest pharaohs ancient Egypt had ever seen.
Definition: Ideas, facts, or allegations spread deliberately to further one’s cause or to damage an opposing cause.
Context: The temple carvings were pure propaganda. Ramses wanted everyone to be afraid of him.
Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL)
McREL's Content Knowledge: A Compendium of Standards and Benchmarks for K-12 Education addresses 14 content areas. To view the standards and benchmarks, visit .
This lesson plan addresses the following national standards:
World History—Early Civilizations and the Rise of Pastoral Peoples: Understands the political, social, and cultural consequences of population movements and militarization in Eurasia in the second millennium B.C.E.
World History—Early Civilizations and the Rise of Pastoral Peoples: Understands the major characteristics of civilization and the development of civilizations in Mesopotamia, Egypt, and the Indus Valley.
Visual Arts – Understands and applies media, techniques and processes related to the visual arts; understands the visual arts in relation to history and cultures.
The National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS)
The National Council for the Social Studies (NCSS) has developed national standards to provide guidelines for teaching social studies. To view the standards online, go to .
This lesson plan addresses the following thematic standards:
Time, Continuity, and Change
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