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Ancient Egypt and the River Nile

This half term in Year 3 we are learning all about the Ancient Egyptians. So far we have been able to learn where Egypt is and have started to look at the River Nile.

Watch our video below and then answer the questions underneath.

1. How long is the river Nile?

2. How did the ancient Egyptians use the river Nile to help them survive?

3. Do you think the Nile was more important to the Ancient Egyptians or the modern Egyptians?

15 thoughts on “Ancient Egypt and the River Nile

  1. 1.The River Nile is 6,853 km long.
    2.The River Nile fertilises the ground to make crops
    3.The River Nile is very inportant to the Ancient Egyptians because it grows food to survive.

  2. 1. It’s 6,853 kilometers

    2. They used the Nile for growing crops, drinking water for people and animals.
    They used the river for transport.

    3. The Nile was more important for the Ancient Egyptians.

  3. 1.The River Nile is 6853 Km long.
    2.The Ancient Egyptians used the River Nile to irrigate crops,
    transport and drinking water to survive.
    3.The River Nile was more important to the Ancient Egyptians
    because it helped civilisation last for more than 3000 years.

  4. 1.The river Nile is 6,853 km long
    2.The Egyptians drank water from the river Nile
    3.i think the river Nile is more important to the ancient Egyptians because if they never had the river they would not survive without it

  5. 1.It is 6,853km long.
    2.The Egyptians could drink water and it can entertain them.
    3.The Nile was so important to the Egyptians because if they never had water they could die because the country is full of sand.

  6. 1.The river Nile is 6,853km.
    2.The Egyptions drink water from it.
    3.I think the River Nile is more important to them because if they never had it they wouldn’t survive without it.

  7. 1.It is 6,853 km long.
    2. The Egyptians could drink water and it can entertain them.
    3. I think it is more important to the ancient Egyptians because it helped them survive

  8. The river Nile is 6,853km long.
    They used the Nile for irrigation, drinking from it and transportation.
    The river was more important for the ancient Egyptians because it was the nearest river and they can travel a long way with it.

  9. 1 The river Nile is 6,853km

    2 The Egyptians used the river to wet the soil to grow crops and food for themselves and the animals. And they used the river to transport things

    3 i think it was more important to the ancient Egyptians because they needed the river to be able to survive

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