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In this Indian geography worksheet, students find the 15 missing words or phrases that best complete each of the sentences in the 3 paragraph selection pertaining to India.
Students explore diversity. In this religious studies instructional activity, students develop their knowledge and understanding of world religions as they use Internet and print sources to research Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism and Buddhism.
Sixth graders explore religion by viewing a presentation in class. In this global culture lesson, 6th graders define the Islam religion and the stories that accompany it. Students read the story "Muhammad" by Demi and view an Internet presentation about the religion in class.
Students explore world history by listening to lectures for one week. In this global regions lesson, students identify the five main religions and listen as their teacher breaks down their individual characteristics. Students research the Internet for further information and complete many worksheets in class.
Students explore world geography by completing worksheets in class. For this India history lesson, students identify the location of India and examine a timeline of the country from over 6000 years ago. Students research the Internet to discover the different people who lived there before completing a worksheet.
In this religion lesson, students examine the role of religion and globalization. They discover the differences in attitudes toward globalization in different religions. They also examine how globalization has helped to spread religion.
Tenth graders examine Angkor Wat and its place in history. They visit websites, utilize maps, and complete interactive worksheets. Students investigate the local temple to discover its purpose.
Second graders investigate the art of a number of Asian countries. They look at slides and sculptures, and make a Chinese hand scrolls.
In this Hinduism instructional activity, students choose one of the Hindu gods or goddesses to draw a picture of, name and answer three short answer questions about the god or goddess they chose.
This video concludes this six-part series and takes the story of Islam and India full circle. Showcasing the art, architecture, and living remnants of an empire long past this clip demonstrates how India as a country and culture were shaped by the Mughal Empire.
Travel to the Indian countryside to see how Indian culture evolved. In part two the caste system, the Vedas, and the teachings of Krishna are introduced. A wonderful look into the spiritual life and ritual of Indian culture.
Different steps to understanding karma are displayed through photos, text, and sign language in this video. Note: Some text may be difficult to read due to color.
What is the second most populous country in the world? If you said India you're right, although this may change shortly. Break up this informative video into manageable chunks to introduce your class to the history and customs of India.
If your class has read anything on Indian music, they'll love completing these worksheets. They use the completed graphic organizer to answer five questions, read about the way Indian drummers create their beats, and then create a rhythm of their own.
Holi, Easter, Fassika, Sham El Nessim, and Earth Day are all springtime events that celebrate renewal and hope. Explore how different cultures celebrate the spring season with a three-step lesson plan that incorporates research, social studies, and art. The class first discusses spring, and then, in small groups, researches one of the aforementioned holidays. They create artistic displays to showcase their research efforts.
In this Nepal and Bhutan worksheet, students complete sentences by filling in missing words or phrases without using a word bank as they compare and contrast the two locations.
Seemingly a set of slides, this overview of World Religions give a brief introduction in 5 slides, then prompts pupils to reflect on slide 6. The writing is brief, and may encourage note-taking practice as you explain more in detail. Topics include the 5 major world religions, 5 categories of religion, and proselytizing. Once scholars have gotten some context, they are asked to reflect, connecting a religion they are familiar with to one of the new terms they took notes on.
Economic principles and world history are beautifully woven together in this history presentation on medieval Indian Ocean trading. The narrator discusses the unprecedented self-regulation executed by merchants along the Indian Ocean trade routes, as well as reviews the importance of monsoon winds and the spread of products, ideas, and the religion of Islam.
The ancient texts Ramayana and Mahabharata have spread throughout East Asia. They have become the basis for drama, art, and literary works for ages. Learners will watch a rod puppet performance of an Indonesian version of the timeless tale. Then, they will select and act out other scenes from this delightful story. Tip: Have younger learners make a text-to-text connection and list the traits of heroes and villains found in Ramayana and modern day comics.
This learning exercise includes brief reading excerpts on the British East India Company, the Sepoy Rebellion, and the effects of British imperialism on the people of India. Learners then respond to a series of comprehension questions that directly correspond to each reading segment.