1. How old was King Tut when he died?
Following the site visits the team will meet and
analyze the data.
Meet with your team of 4 or 5 and choose your roles: medical examiner, reporter, archaeologist, professor, or historian
Each team member will visit the site listed in the table below.
Print out these questions and record your responses as you visit your assigned site.
Teams members will work together and synthesize their information from their site visits. Was King Tutankhamun murdered? The team will write a persuasive essay stating and defending their position on this topic. If you need help on writing a persuasive essay click here. Students should submit their essay for posting on the web.
Team members will read this page
to gain some chronological history of the pharaohs of the New Kingdom.
As a guideline print out this rubric to evaluate your essay and then make any necessary revisions. Your teacher will use this tool to evaluate your project too.
Well that solves the mystery! We all know that
is not the case, but you have done some research, learned to determine
what a reliable source is, and learned about ancient Egypt along the way.
Maybe some day we will know if Tut was murdered. What kind of scientific
breakthrough would it take to solve this mystery? Maybe you will be the
one to discover it! If so, don't forget our old friend Tut!
If you have any questions or suggestions email firstname.lastname@example.org
Adapted for offline use. For the original WebQuest go to: