This bundle is completely Google Ready! All of the assignments have been created in Google Slides, Google Forms, Google Docs and Google Draw. That means it's not just Google 1:1 Compatible, but all student answer text boxes, quizzes, and documents are ready to be used in your Google Classroom. You will be provided with links to over 40 assignments, notes, activities and assessments that are easy to share in ANY internet based class.
This Ancient India packet has rigor, versatility, and fun covering the Indus River Valley, Aryan, Mauryan, and Gupta Empires!
CONTENT– The content in the bundle is organized with the key "big idea" Common Core concepts for Social Studies in mind. The concepts covered are:
· Government /Leadership
· Social Classes.
Through teaching with key concepts as a filter, students will become familiar with the crucial attributes that have enabled civilizations to prosper. A foundation of key “big idea” concepts will guide students and class instruction with a platform to think critically, and make comparisons as young social scientists.
This Ancient India bundle is divided into IV parts:
I. CONTENT INSTRUCTION: Ancient India Notes, Google Slides Notes,
Geography Activities and Vocabulary
-The content instructional materials are both student centered and teacher driven depending on teacher preference:
1.Ancient India Slides Notes
2.Two Page Google Fillable Cloze Notes with Graphic Organizers
3. Six student centered online reading investigations that are labeled and categorized with key concepts
4. Ancient Mesopotamia Geography Google Earth Exploration and Scavenger Hunt.
This bundle includes two assignment options, satellite map instructional slides, an interactive label the feature activity, a Google Earth Scavenger Hunt and a Google Forms quiz ready for your class!
5. Vocabulary of Ancient India Vocabulary Set.
This bundle includes three assignment vocabulary options, review games, and a google forms quiz. The In Other Words class game has been converted to a student interactive drag the word to the proper definition activity.
6. Ancient India Historical Snapshot.
This Ancient India Close Reading includes an annotation guide, worksheet and graphic organizer based on the big ideas of social science!
8. Ancient India Investigation!
This lesson is a great introduction and has a summative piece. Students analyze visuals, primary source excerpts and map to make predictions about the content they will learn about.
9. Daily Skill-Based Text Analysis Warm-Ups and Mini-Lessons
– Student make inferences and predictions from text, choose the best evidence to support a claim, cite sources, paraphrase and learn to write strong commentary in these daily skill-based mini-lessons and practice slides.
II. ANCIENT INDIA ACTIVITIES,GOOGLE FILLABLE GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS and LESSONS-
-Current, engaging and interactive activities that have students process information. This packet includes:
1. My School Caste: Fun Literacy and Comparison Activity
2.King Ashoka the Great? Students Decide Common Core Reading and Writing Activity
3.Hinduism: Common Core Information Text Reading and Writing
4.Buddhism Common Core Reading and Writing Activity with two options
5.Where in the World? Student Centered Geography Scavenger Hunt
6.6. Comparing Hinduism and Buddhism Activity with Answer Key
7. The Gupta Golden Age Literacy, Writing and Fun Advertisement Activity
8. SnapChat Story for King Ashoka Fun Common Core Writing Activity
9.Gupta Inventions Shark Tank Cloze Reading, Analysis and Fun Activity- Students present a Gupta achievement to class "sharks" for potential investment!
III. ANCIENT MESOPOTAMIA REVIEW-
1. A Brand New Digital Scrapbook Review
for students to review the key concepts for the unit in a mini visual research project!
2. Key Term Matching/Categorizing Printable with the "big Idea" key concepts for Social Studies.
3. Key Concept Graphic Organizers, Introduction Slides, and Inquiry Based Learning Writing Guides.
IV. ANCIENT INDIA TESTS & ASSESSMENTS-
1. Content and academic vocabulary quiz Via Google Forms
2. A multiple choice editable Google Forms Common Core test. Students read excerpts, support claims with evidence!
This packet is not just a random selection of readings with unclear outcome expectations. Students will build a framework for future learning with concepts that will be repeated throughout their academic careers! Have a great unit!
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Please note that many of the readings and activities included in this bundle have been tweaked to fit a digital classroom environment. Hence, the product links in this description are provided to give the buyer a visual of the general content, but the activities are not always identical.
Ancient India, King Asoka, edicts, Tony Pavlovich, Instructomania
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