Indus Valley Civilization Teacher Resources
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The Indus Valley Dig
This would be really fun homework. The class reads a short passage about Indus Valley Civilizations and a scene depicting a conversation between two archeologists. They use a play to create a list of things archeologists know about the people of Mohenjo-Daro.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History 32 Views 181 Downloads
Indus Valley Geography and Civilization
Students study the geographical features of the Indus Valley to determine how the location of this valley contributed to the growth of an ancient civilization. They work in groups to research the area before completing map work that shows the major geographic features and cities for a presentation on the Indus Valley.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 12 Views 71 Downloads
Next Stop: Ancient India
Seventh graders study the history and civilization of the Indus Valley. In this Ancient India lesson, 7th graders research the political and social characteristics of the Indus Valley civilization. Students create a travel brochure based on the political, social, geographical, economic, and cultural research they found.
7th Social Studies & History 32 Views 193 Downloads
Indus Valley Civilization
What constitutes a civilization? In a swift, engaging, and humorous fashion, John Green begins this edition of Crash Course History by exploring the symptoms of a civilization, such as surplus production, cities, social stratification, socialized government, religion, writing, association with rivers, etc.
10 mins 6th - 10th Social Studies & History 16 Views 20 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Indus Valley Civilization (Mohenjo-Daro)
Take a look into the ancient civilization of Mohenjo-Daro with this CG animated video. Sure to stimulate the minds of your visual learners, this clip shows the life and culture of the Indus Valley people without text or spoken word. Have your class work collaboratively to create a video representation of an ancient culture, like this one.
5 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 4 Downloads
A Walk Through Harappa: A Study of the Indus River Valley Civilization
Students use the internet to explore the Indus River Valley. They view a video about the civilization that settled there. They create an ancient record of the information they gather.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 43 Views 221 Downloads
Sixth graders create a travel brochure highlighting the accomplishments of the Indus Valley civilization. Group work allows students to create brochures illustrating the location, government, religion, agriculture, cultural and scientific contributions of this ancient civilization.
6th Social Studies & History 25 Views 132 Downloads
Indus Valley Civilizations
Take a peek into the very interesting world of Ancient India. These slides provide insight into the geography, climate, social structure, architecture, and trade skills of Ancient Indus Valley dwellers. An archaeological view is taken, each image shows a variety of excavated sites and artifacts that tell us all we know.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 16 Views 107 Downloads
The Indus Culture
Students investigate the Indus culture. In this Indus culture lesson, students study the excavations of Punjab city of Harappa. Students gain information about their pottery and way of life. Students answer critical thinking questions after the lesson.
7th - 9th Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 23 Downloads
Egypt, Mesopotamia, Indus River, and Huang He Civilizations
Students develop a timeline of events associated with Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Indus River, and the Huang He. They prepare a clay, wood, or paper model of a representative artifact from one civilization. They write a description of their item.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 79 Downloads
And the Winner Is-
Sixth graders research ancient river civilizations for important events. In this award designing lesson, 6th graders create a graphic organizer with the events that most affected the society and then create an award for that society. Students complete a worksheet looking at each of the civilizations.
6th Social Studies & History 11 Views 102 Downloads
Elements of Civilization
High schoolers create their own ancient civilizations based off of topographical maps of Egypt, Mesopotamia, the Indus Valley, and the Yellow River. In this social studies lesson, students are assigned one topographical map to use to create their civilizations.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 15 Views 44 Downloads
History of India
Young scholars explore world geography by completing worksheets in class. In this India history instructional activity, students identify the location of India and examine a timeline of the country from over 6000 years ago. Young scholars research the Internet to discover the different people who lived there before completing a worksheet.
4th - 7th Visual & Performing Arts 64 Views 298 Downloads
The Art of Nonviolence: Martin Luther King, Jr., Gandhi, and Concepts of Nonviolence in Indian Art
Students make connections between nonviolent ideals and art. In this visual arts lesson, students discuss the successes of the American Civil Rights Movement and discuss Gandhi's influence on the movement. Students then examine images of the Buddha and Jina and discuss how they convey the message of nonviolence.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 53 Downloads
Planned Cities on the Indus
In this world history learning exercise, students note key characteristics of the first Indian civilization as they add 4 details to the graphic organizer. In addition, students explain how monsoons affect the climate and people of the Indus Valley.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 5 Views 52 Downloads