This resource includes interactive notebook activities and 12 task cards related to the study of ancient India!
Ancient India Interactive Notebook
These interactive notebook activities will help students organize information about ancient India!
Interactive notebooks are an effective tool in the classroom. Not only can they assist students in keeping their work organized, but they are also an easy-to-access resource for reference throughout the year.
The Ancient India Interactive Notebook is intended as a resource for late-elementary into middle school ages.
It includes 13 different interactive graphic organizers
and an answer key to help students organize the information you teach! There is no informational text for students included.
The file also includes pictures of every page in use!
1. Cover Page
2. Two vocabulary activities
3. The Geography of India
(tabs for land features and water features)
4. The Indus Valley Civilization
(an accordion flipbook for the geography, cities, people, and a mini map of the region of the Indus River Valley)
5. The Aryans
(tabs for who, when, where, and why the Aryans migrated to areas in ancient India PLUS a map to glue underneath the organizer to trace the migration of the ancient people)
6. The Caste System
(a pyramid organizer with spaces to record information about the social classes. There is one with social class names filled in and one left blank)
7. The Family
(tabs to record the roles of men, women, and children)
(an 8 tab flip book to record information about Hinduism, including Brahman, the Vedas and Upanishads, Brahma, Vishnu, Shiva, reincarnation, karma, dharma)
(tabs for Siddhartha Gautama, nirvana, the Four Noble Truths, the Eightfold Path)
10. Types of Buddhism
(tabs for Theravada Buddhism and Mahayana Buddhism)
11. Hinduism vs. Buddhism
(a Venn Diagram to compare Hinduism and Buddhism)
12. Empires of India
(tabs for the Gupta Empire and the Mauryan Empire)
13. The Culture of India
(folder pockets to record information about the achievements of ancient India in arts and architecture, mathematics, science, and medicine)
14. Maps of India
(one map has some items labeled while the other is blank!)
This resource includes 12 task cards related to the study of ancient India!
Task cards are an effective resource in the classroom. These task cards can be used as part of group trivia games, entrance or exit slips, or as work for centers. The possibilities are truly endless!
Included in this resource:
1. A Note for the Teacher
2. 12 different task cards
3. Teacher answer key
4. Blank cards for the teacher to write additional questions
The Ancient India Task Cards are intended as a resource for late-elementary into middle school ages.
To make the cards last longer, please consider printing them on cardstock and laminating them. You can keep them in plastic baggies or punch a hole in the corner and add string or a round clip to keep them together.
Interested in purchasing this resources separately? Click on the links below:
Ancient India Interactive Notebook Graphic Organizers
Ancient India Task Cards
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