Bring history to life for students in grades 5 and up using Egypt and the Middle East! This 96-page book features reading selections and assessments that utilize a variety of questioning strategies, such as matching, true or false, critical thinking, and constructed response. Hands-on activities, research opportunities, and mapping exercises engage students in learning about the history and culture of Egypt and the Middle East. For struggling readers, the book includes a downloadable version of the reading selections at a fourth- to fifth-grade reading level. Aligned to Common Core State Standards, NCSS standards and national and Canadian provincial standards.