Wrapping up a unit on Ancient India? Looking to provide your students with some choices on how to display their knowledge? Looking for technology integration? If so, then this is the assignment for you! This assessment may be completed in groups or individually (whatever works for your group of students).
The assignment: Your students will create a map of Ancient India with important landmarks and corresponding descriptions to guide around an alien that has just landed on Ancient India.
The following locations must be on the map:
1. Indus River Valley
2. Hindu Temple
3. Buddhist Temple
4. Siddhartha Gautama’s fig tree
5. Taj Mahal
6. Student Choice
Descriptions for each location must also be included. The objective for students is to create a map that gives details of each location- what can be found there, what it looks like, things or activities people do there, etc.
Students have three options to create their map:
1. Poster (physical or digital- Glogster, Canva, or Google Draw)
2. Presentation Platform- Google Slides / PowerPoint / Prezi, etc.
3. Video (Imovie, Animoto, Adobe Spark, etc.)
Includes grading rubric.
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1. Choice Board / Extension Menu:
2.Genius Hour Passion Project:
3. Digital Hyperdoc:
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