Ancient History - India - Unit Plan
Here is the whole unit plan covering Ancient India. It starts with the geography of the subcontinent devoting a lot of time to the Himalayas and Ganges River. Then it moves to the ancient settlement of Mohenjodaro along the Indus River valley. Next, a whole lesson centers around the origins and beliefs of the Hindu religion and then Buddhism. Finally, we look at the political and cultural development of India during the Maurya and Gupta Empires.
Students will be doing a lot of diverse activities which include graphic organizers, reflective writing, web quests, creating their own trading cards, power point, among others!