An Introduction to Ancient Egypt (VIEW RESOURCE) gives an overview of how Egyptian civilization began. It describes how the first Egyptian hunter-gatherers settled along the Nile River and became farmers. Students are then introduced to the Red Land, the White Land and the rule of King Menes.
The passage has ten standards-aligned questions that will ask students to demonstrate their comprehension, think critically, and analyze sources. It is the 1st of a seven-part series on ancient Egypt: