Ancient Egypt Reading Comprehension Worksheets

Related Standards: RI.6-8.1 & RH.6-8.8

Core Standard

The Egyptian civilization was a dominant culture that spanned over three-thousand years making it one of the most durable and stable civilizations throughout history. That is big for a people that called some of the harshest terrain on the planet home. The Nile River is credited for a great deal of this culture's success both for basic needs and providing fertile lands. The people of the time adapted the entire culture around using the Nile for great agricultural purposes. Using the regularity of flooding and controlling it for crop irrigation, the culture thrived. It also helped form a rich trade network. These worksheets will explore the ancient Egyptian civilization throughout time.









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