What was it like to be a female ruler in ancient history? Or should that be herstory!

Use the Cleopatra Resource Bundle to engage your students in a study of Cleopatra and role of women in the ancient Egyptian society.

Australian Curriculum Link: ACDSEH032ACDSEH129

This resource is delivered as a 14 page PDF in A4 size.

So, what's included?

✓ Dozens of ideas to introduce the topic, dig a little deeper and get creative with it!

✓ Engaging article entitled Cleopatra: The Last Queen of Egypt

✓ Comprehension questions about the above article to assess student understanding.

✓ Women in Ancient Egypt question chart asks students to develop W-questions about an aspect of female daily life for inquiry.

✓ Female Pharaoh Profile worksheet.

✓ Brand Cleopatra worksheet asks students to consider the aspects of Cleopatra's story or personality that three real brands may have tried to associate themselves with.

✓ The Most Historically Important Woman activity and class discussion.

✓ 'The Sands of Time' activity asks students to be the researcher and producer of a new TV drama set in ancient Egypt.


Purchase Issue 27 of HistoriCool Magazine in print or digital format to use this resource alongside the coinciding mag.

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