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22 resources with the concept ancient india

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Middle School World History

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
A 22-lesson Middle School World History unit uses a unique problem-solving approach to teach tweens economic history. After reading articles that provide background information, pupils engage in activities and simulations that require...
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Crash Course Theater and Drama

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Forsooth! Here’s a collection that has everything you ever wanted to know about the theater and drama—everyone from Aristotle to Chikamatsu, from Moliere to Shakespeare to Williams. From Banraku to Zaju, every type from comedy to...
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Maurya Connections

For Teachers 6th Standards
While many can name important European explorers, the Maurya empire and its role in building global trade is often neglected in world history curricula. Expand teaching on ancient India topic. Resource set includes ancient texts, such as...
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Sikhism

For Teachers 7th Standards
How does a new religion start? The informative resource highlights the Sikhism religion. Academics learn how the religion was created and spread throughout the ancient world. Scholars view a series of primary sources and complete a...
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Influences from South to Southeast Asia

For Teachers 7th
In ancient times, people along trade routes exchanged ideas in addition to goods. Scholars view eight primary sources, such as artwork, to understand how India influenced southern Asia. Academics participate in a short group discussion...
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Into Which Caste Have You Been Cast?: India's Caste System

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
What was it like to fit into a certain class with no choice in the matter? Learners experience the caste system in a role-play activity, work individually on handouts to enhance their learning, and participate in an evaluation activity...
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Rama and the Ramayana: Crash Course World Mythology #27

For Students 7th - 12th
What do a 10-headed demon, a monkey king, and a fire god have to do with ancient India? Scholars find out using the 27th video from the 41-part Crash Course World Mythology set. Viewers explore the hero archetype in ancient myths and...
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Indian Pantheons: Crash Course World Mythology #8

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
What kind of stories include such characters as dancing dwarves and buffalo demons? Memorable myths! With the eighth installment in the 41-part Crash Course World Mythology video series, viewers examine the pantheon of deities in ancient...
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India: Crash Course History of Science #4

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ever wonder where the ideas of land management and forestry came from? Welcome to ancient India! Travel back in time using a video, the fourth in the History of Science series. The narrator describes the relationship between science and...
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The Mughal Empire and Historical Reputation: Crash Course World History #217

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
One of the most enduring monuments to Muslim history in the world, the Taj Mahal, was built during the rule of the Mughal Empire. Learn more about the Mongolian and Persian history of the Mughal Empire, including the historical...
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The Story of India - Ages of Gold - 3/7

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Long before Galileo, Indian astronomers understood the nature of the universe. Part three of this seven-part series shows the Renaissance-like thinking and interpersonal relationships that define much of Indian philosophy. The Kama Sutra...
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India and the Caste System in 200 B.C.E.

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Many young people know India had a caste system that prevented social mobility and structured Indian society. The connections between the caste system and economics may not be as clear, however. A reading, chart activity, and PowerPoint...
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Nostrils, Harmony with the Universe, and Ancient Sanskrit Theater: Crash Course Theater #7

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Before Bollywood movies, Sanskrit theater ruled the stage in ancient India. Learn about rasas, bhavas, and categories of plays through the seventh video in the Crash Course Theater series that explores the first type of theater to appear...
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Indus Valley Civilization (Mohenjo-Daro)

For Teachers 6th - 12th
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...
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Asoka’s Empire Worksheet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learning about ancient history can be enhanced by incorporating geography. The class labels six geographic features on a map of India and respond to seven short answer questions about Asoka's reign. 
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Mesopotamia

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers map Mesopotamia. In this Geography lesson, students are introduced to Ancient Mesopotamia. Middle schoolers use an atlas to label the defining features and areas of Mesopotamia on a map.
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Major Religions in Ancient India

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders compare and contrast Hinduism and Buddhism. In this ancient India lesson, 6th graders use Inspiration software to create graphic organizers that show the similarities and differences between Hinduism and Buddhism.
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Rudyard Kipling's "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi": Mixing Fact and Fiction

For Students 3rd - 9th Standards
"Rikki-Tikki-Tavi," from The Jungle Book, offers young readers a chance to examine how Rudyard Kipling uses setting and personification to bring to life the brave mongoose who battles cobras to protect his family. Class members explore...
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Class, At-ten-tion!

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore alphabetical and chronological organization through geography. For this lesson on ancient India, students use computers to create and publish autobiographical time lines to illustrate important events in their lives....
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Travel Agent to the Ancient World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students persuade others to visit ancient times. In this ancient civilizations lesson, students participate in a webquest that requires them to encourage others to visit ancient Greece, ancient Israel, Ancient Rome, ancient China,...
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Comparing and Contrasting Ancient Civilizations

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students research the ancient civilizations of Rome, India, Greece, and Egypt. They conduct Internet research, compare/contrast aspects of each culture, and create a Powerpoint presentation.
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What Death Brings to Life - English Component

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students are introduced to the characteristics of ancient Indian, Chinese and Aztec cultures. They consider what was valued by these cultures and compare the cultures' values to their own. They write an essay on their reflections.