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Afterlife in Ancient Egypt

Mummification, pyramid building, and long books devoted to navigating life after death – ancient Egyptians placed great importance on death and the afterlife. Why did it hold particular significance and meaning for ancient Egyptians? In this Pear Deck-powered CERCA Slides set, challenge your students to defend how ancient Egyptians’ beliefs about an afterlife affected their everyday lives and burial practices.

CERCA Slides by Grade


Grade 3: The Afterlife in Ancient Egypt

What does the tomb of King Awibre Hor teach us about the ancient Egyptians' beliefs in an afterlife? (CCSS.RI.3.1-3.7; CCSS.W.3.2)


Grade 4: Tombs of Ancient Egypt

How does the tomb of King Djoser reflect the importance that ancient Egyptians placed on an afterlife? (CCSS.RI.4.1-4.7; CCSS.W.4.2)


Grade 5: Mummification

What can mummies teach people today about ancient Egyptians? (CCSS.RI.5.1–5.7, CCSS.W.5.2)


Grade 6-8: Researchers Reveal Mummy’s Surprising Contents Without Unwrapping It

How have modern technologies helped us to better understand the lives and deaths of ancient Egyptians? (CCSS.RI.6.1-8.7; CCSS.W.6.2–8.2)


Grade 9-10: Animal Mummies Were a Message Direct to the Gods

What do archaeological findings reveal about the importance of animals in the lives and deaths of the ancient Egyptians? (CCSS.RI.9-10.7; CCSS.W.9-10.1)


Grade 11-12: A Trip Through the Underworld

What does the Book of the Dead reveal about the ancient Egyptians’ beliefs surrounding death and an afterlife? (CCSS.RI.11-12.5; CCSS.RH.11-12.7)

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