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New Review Inside India
What can a Ganesh statue, hand ornament, and print block tell you about India? Introduce your learners to the geography, history, and culture of India by analyzing primary sources and using the well-designed worksheets provided in this resource.
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History 24 Views 17 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Invite your young historians to learn about the fascinating story behind the Sepoy Rebellion in the 1850s, the important event that was a root cause for the British government's eventual control over the people of India. Learners read and answer corresponding questions regarding the influence of the British East India Company in India in the nineteenth century, and how the introduction of a new rifle would initiate a chain reaction that led to the rebellion of the Sepoy troops.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 7 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Big Dam Construction in India
This complete and full resource includes everything needed to conduct a lesson on the environmental impact of large dams in India. Background information, handouts, answer keys, and web links are all there to help you educate your class on human interactions and their impact on the environment.
9th - 12th Science 9 Views 35 Downloads
New Review The History of Hindu India
What obstacles did India face during their post-colonial formation after gaining independence? Topics discussed in the lesson include Pakistan's conflict over Kashmir, the Indian Constitution, economic development, and the influence of Hindu ideas today.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 7 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Sepoys, Cotton, and the British in India
This activity 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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 20 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Food insecurity, whether as a result of food scarcity or a lack of nutritious food, is a growing and serious problem in the world today. After discussing the concept of food insecurity, learners listen to an NPR radio broadcast on the implications of global volatile food prices.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 15 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
How Much is There to Eat? A Comparison Between India and the Southern United States
Students compare American South with India in terms of population density and food production. They practice math skills of estimation and calculation, visualize relative sizes of areas and populations, explore relationship between population and food supply, and use comparisons and analogies for clearer understanding of real world in which they live.
K - 12th Math 13 Views 18 Downloads
India and Pakistan: Rivals from Birth
Seventh graders, after being divided into two groups, are assigned either Pakistan or India. They conduct research using the Internet, reference books, and magazines. The class compares and contrasts the two countries to find sources of conflict.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads
Monsoon Season in India
Summer monsoons have shaped much of India's landscape and culture. Here is a cause and effect graphic organizer intended to help the class read effectively. They will read the provided text, then use the organizer to note causes and effects of Monsoon season in India.
6th - 8th Language Arts 22 Views 130 Downloads
Hemispheres: People and Place
Here is an astounding series of lessons, designed for high schoolers, on environmental policy. By studying water conservation in rural India, the role of the government, and the reaction of the people, learners begin to formulate opinions on environmental policy making.
9th - 12th Science 13 Views 24 Downloads
New Review Comparing Countries’ Constitutions
Analyze the constitutions of five different countries and see how they relate to each country's culture and traditions. Pupils read the preambles to the constitutions of India, Ireland, Russia, Suriname, and the United States. After reading each preamble, they answer five questions listed along the top of the page.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
India 1500 BCE-600 BC and Southeast Asia 50-1025 CE
This is one of those well-done resources that a high school social studies or history teacher can't be without. This PowerPoint covers both ancient Indian and Chinese history and civilization beginning in the year 1500 BCE. The caste system, geography, Gupta Empire Malay people and the Srivijayan Kingdom are all covered.
9th - 11th Social Studies & History 8 Views 76 Downloads
The Story of India - The Meeting of Two Oceans - 3/6
Part-three of this six part series begins with a dramatization of a battle between Indians and Muslims which led to the dawn of the Mughal Empire. Unlike other Muslim rulers in India, the Mughal leader was a devote Sufi and had a deep respect for India and its people.
10 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Story of India - Ages of Gold - 7/7
Part seven concludes this series on the Golden Age of India. Agriculture, Tamil cultural and social traditions, and pilgrimage are discussed in this clip. Uncover the fascinating world of India during the Middle Ages and life for women with your class.
8 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
India Celebrates Janmashtami
Students use the Internet to research the festival of Janmashtami. As a class, they discover the importance of Krishna in the Hindu religion and read poems commemorating her on the Internet. To end the lesson, they use colored pencils to draw the different forms Vishnu can take.
4th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Story of India - The Meeting of Two Oceans - 2/6
Muslims came into India and by the end of the 12th century had begun military conquest. Part two of this six-part series focuses on political, religious, and cultural influences brought by the spread of Islam into India.
10 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads
The Story of India - Freedom and Liberation - 1/6
Part one of this six-part series that concludes the larger series, The Story of India, and introduces viewers to the next wave of invaders, the British. Viewers will see India's rise to freedom, democracy, and an open path. This series is most appropriate for learners in grades 9-12.
11 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download