Tuesday, July 29, 2014


Queen Nefertiti is known for her stunning beauty but she and her husband are known for something else as well: something that possibly got her murdered and her tomb desecrated. Do your research and tell the story of this famous ancient Egyptian queen.
The purpose of the task:
·         To provide practice with past tenses and narrative structures
·         To provide the opportunity to improve command of the language and competency
·         To provide an introduction to research based writing and all the skills it requires: note taking, annotating, paraphrasing and summarizing
·         To provide brief insight into an important historical event
Reading material to annotate: less challenging sources
·         “Nefertiti” http://www.biography.com/people/nefertiti-9421166
Reading material to annotate: more challenging sources
·         “Nefertiti, perhaps Egypt’s most beautiful queen” http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/nefertiti.htm
Documentary to watch:

·         “Discovery Channel’s Queen Nefertiti” http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LTnkqaWW1CY

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