• Research the death of King Tutankhamen and prepare a persuasive essay of at least five paragraphs using a minimum of  three resources including the links below and book sources from class. Defend the cause of King Tutankhamen's death using text details from articles that include information on both accidental death or murder  in your essay. Decide the cause of King Tutankhamen's death based upon your opinion and research.
  • Write a five paragraph essay. Follow the persuasive essay format.
  • Introductory paragraph: Include an introductory paragraph stating your opinion on what caused King Tutankhamen's death. Include background information and a thesis statement.
  • Body Paragraphs: Write one or two paragraphs on which idea you support is the cause of his death with details from several articles that you have researched.
  • Body Paragraphs: Write another paragraph with details on the reason you feel is not the cause of his death using details from several articles that you have researched.
  • Conclusion paragraph: Summarize again the reasons that you support as the cause of King Tut's death and draw a final conclusion and make a connection. Persuade your audience with an appeal to support your findings as the real truth.
  • Use the links below, your textbook , and other resources from class.
  • You may want to include some pictures in your final draft.
  • Finally, create a brochure in Windows Publisher or create a Movie using Windows Movie Maker to present your research.

tut 1

Tombs of Ancient Egypt

Tut's Life and Death

Michael Jackson's Walk Like an Egyptian 

tut 3

Steve Martin's Walk Like an Egyptian

 The Bangels's Walk Like an Egyptian

Essay RubricPersuasive Essay FormatKing Tutankhamen Essay Project Virtual - Egypt Tour