Ancient India Indian Caste System Class Debate Historical Thinking Activity

Ancient India Indian Caste System Class Debate Historical Thinking Activity
Ancient India Indian Caste System Class Debate Historical Thinking Activity
Ancient India Indian Caste System Class Debate Historical Thinking Activity
Ancient India Indian Caste System Class Debate Historical Thinking Activity
Ancient India Indian Caste System Class Debate Historical Thinking Activity
Ancient India Indian Caste System Class Debate Historical Thinking Activity
Ancient India Indian Caste System Class Debate Historical Thinking Activity
Ancient India Indian Caste System Class Debate Historical Thinking Activity
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Ancient India Indian Caste System Class Debate & Historical Thinking Activity

Perfect lesson for teaching Ancient Indian Society!

Allow students to practice the steps for thinking historically as they prepare debate arguments on key topics in World History. Students collect data, evaluate sources, make comparisons, analyze primary sources, and organize content to create a supported argument about a topic in history.

In this activity, students will investigate the positions of the Ancient Indian Caste System - Vaidya and Shudra. They will read basic facts, research with online suggested sites or from available texts, and will formulate and write a concise argument on which occupation they would prefer if living in ancient times.

Includes:
Historical Thinking Debate Topic Introduction Page & Student Steps
Source Examination Page
SPRITE Organizer & Student SPRITE Guide
Writing Prompt & Pages for Student Writing
Teacher Guide w/Suggested Websites for Student Study

Topics Addressed:
Indian Caste System - Vaidya or Shudra
Perfect for your Unit Ancient India

Skills Practiced:
Secondary and Primary Source Analysis
Comparison
Historical Thinking
Debate Preparation
Debate/Argumentative Writing

This lesson would work well in a World History course or in any other where the topic is studied or required for core content standard completion.

An answer key is not provided since student responses will vary, but the student SPRITE Guide is included.

See this complete resource in the PREVIEW!

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Total Pages
7 pages
Answer Key
Does not apply
Teaching Duration
3 days
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