The Egyptian Civilization Project (FANTASTIC EGYPT PROJECT!)

using the AGOPPE research model  
Ask Questions | Gather Information | Organize | Prepare | Present | Evaluate  

Ask Questions

  1. Identify your research problem or question.  "Research and become an expert on one aspect of ancient Egyptian culture." 
  2. Analyze the problem and develop or refine questions—WHAT DO YOU SPECIFICALLY WANT TO KNOW OR RESEARCH?
  3. Read about the topic or issue.

Gather Information 

  1. Gather keywords based on questions (Can you list them?)
  2. Search for the information (provided websites).
  3. Choose the best source of information!
  4. Record notes and bibliographic information (citations).

TOPIC
RESOURCE
General Search 
Physical Geographic Characteristics 
  
Human Expression  
  
Science and Technology  
  
Human Geographic Characteristics
  
Economic System
  
Political System
  
Social System
  
Religion
  

TOPIC
SEARCH TERM SUGGESTION
Physical Geographic Characteristics
Nile River, Basin, Flooding, Temperature, Climate, Sahara Desert
Human Expression 
Hieroglyphics, Art, Sculpture, Monuments, Palaces, Pottery, Painting, Jewelry, Clothing, Makeup
Science and Technology
Sewer systems, Math, Building Pyramids, Mummification Process, Irrigation, Astronomy
Human Geographic Characteristics
Architecture, Houses, Pyramids, Aqueducts, Sewers, roads, Irrigation
Economic System
Jobs, Trade, Trading partners, Merchants, Builders
Political System
Pharaoh, Governors, Taxes, Priests, Services, Upper Egypt and Lower Egypt
Social System
Role of Women, Role of Men, daily life, Social Classes, Clothing, Food, Warriors, Soldiers, Education
Religion
Gods, Goddesses, After life, Pharaoh, Tombs, Worship, Priests, Mummification

Organize Information   

  1. Summarize your findings.
  2. Draw conclusions and inferences--organize your learning.
  3. Prepare--how do you want to demonstrate your learning?
  4. Decide the best medium(s) to use to communicate the information.
  5. Prepare a draft, script, storyboard or drawing FIRST. 
  6. Prepare a Works Cited (bibliography)--consider using Microsoft Word.

Present OR share OR get feedback   

  1. Revise your first draft (use peer reviewers or a teacher to help you).
  2. Prepare your final product or project. (demonstrate your learning)
  3. Present the product to your audience.

Evaluate

  1. Evaluate the process and your product.
 
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