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23 resources with the concept the caste system

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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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Teaching 'The New Jim Crow'

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Michelle Alexander’s The New Jim Crow is the anchor text in a 10-lesson unit that looks at some of the issues of race and justice in American society and how issues have changed over time. High schoolers look at the history of race and...
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Sentence Structure in Siddhartha: Simple, Compound, Complex, and Compound-Complex Sentences

For Teachers 9th Standards
New ReviewWhile wisdom may not be communicated, knowledge of sentence structures certainly can. Teach young grammarians the power of syntax with a lesson that uses Herman Hesse's Siddhartha as a mentor text. Learners first rewrite captions for an...
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Dismantling Racial Caste

For Teachers 9th - 12th
It's time to end racism. The final installment of the series encourages scholars to consider what is needed to ended the racial caste system in the U.S. Young historians complete group discussion, written prompt, and a hands-on-activity...
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Parallels Between Mass Incarceration and Jim Crow

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Is history repeating itself? A riveting lesson examines the parallels between mass incarceration in the U.S. and the Jim Crow Laws of the past. Academics review Jim Crow Laws and compare them to mass incarcerations of African Americans....
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Understanding the Prison Label

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Break the chain. An engaging instructional activity examines why it is so hard to break free of the prison system in the US. Academics participate in a reader's theater, read primary sources, and discuss their thoughts. The instructional...
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The War on Drugs—Mechanisms and Effects

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The war on drugs doesn't have definite results. An interesting lesson examines the social, political, and economic effect of the war on drugs. Academics learn how the war on drugs has led to mass incarcerations and negatively affected...
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Mass Incarceration as a Form of Racialized Social Control

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Mass incarceration: A result of a tough stance on crime or racial discrimination, you decide. Academics explore the history and reasons behind mass incarcerations in the United States and its impact on ethnic communities. The...
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Jim Crow as a Form of Racialized Social Control

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Just because slavery was illegal doesn't mean it went away ... Jim Crow Laws took its place. An eye-opening activity focuses on how Jim Crow Laws were used as a form of racial social control against African Americans in the United...
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Introducing 'The New Jim Crow'

For Teachers 9th - 12th
When Jim Crow Laws ended, the intent behind them did not. Academics read "The New Jim Crow Laws" and an interview from the author to understand how racism has not ended, but rather changed over time. The lesson explains how prejudices in...
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Slavery as a Form of Racialized Social Control

For Teachers 9th - 12th
An engaging lesson delves into the effects of slavery on society. Young historians read text excerpts, complete handouts, and participate in group discussion to understand how slavery was a means to control society and establish a racial...
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My Passport to India: What's Caste Like?

For Students 8th - 10th
To gain an understanding of what it was like to live under India's caste system, class members engage in a role-playing activity that assigns group members to four different groups, each with different rules for behavior.
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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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Buddha and Ashoka

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
For such a complex and lengthy topic, Mr. Green does a great job of introducing and/or quickly summarizing the major tenets of Indian cultural and religious history, as well as the origins of Buddhism. Topics covered in this episode...
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India: A Quick Overview of Indian History

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Only 18 slides, but they sure do cover a large time period! From Indian geography and the Aryan Invasion, to the Marya Empire and Buddhism, this overview touches on basic information regarding Indian history. Perfect as an introduction...
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Writing Exercises: The Gupta Empire I

For Students 8th - 10th
Those studying the history of India and the legacy left by the Gupta Empire will have no problem answering these three short answer questions. Learners compose three short paragraphs describing the Gupta Empire, the historical population...
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The Caste System in India

For Students 9th - 11th
It's so important to help our pupils understand different societies and lifestyles found around the globe. They will read a very brief explanation of the traditional Caste system in India, answer 10 comprehension questions, and analyze 5...
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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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The Story of India - The Power of Ideas - 1/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
In the 5th Century BC Varanasi was founded, it was one of the first religious centers in India. In this episode we are introduced to the caste system and Iron Age society. This video series is very well done but slightly disjointed in...
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Early Civilizations of Ancient India

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Taking your class through one of the richest and most influencial histories on earth, these slides detail the development and characteristics of Indian culture. Full of pictures of ancient relics, maps of migration and settlement...
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Caste In Stone?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine India's caste system. After learning about the history and development of the caste system, students discuss how new political power granted to women in lower castes is affecting the political and social climate of India.
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Social Groups

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders work in small groups to brainstorm the different kinds of social groups in society. Then they share with the entire class.
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Termite Biology

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students explore the physical characteristics, distribution and habitat of termites. The lesson plan focuses on the termite as a social creature contrary to most other insects.