Ancient India Unit Plan | 9 Engaging, Student-Centered Ancient India Activities

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Learning Objective

Students will learn the history, achievements, and intricacies of the ancient Indian civilization.


Ancient Civilizations India Unit: 9 hands-on, engaging activities to teach Ancient India!

In the Ancient India Unit, you will receive 9 highly-engaging, hands-on, and Google 1:1 compatible lessons to teach your students all about Ancient India. This bundle saves you almost 30% instead of buying each activity separate!

This Ancient India Unit Bundle includes:

✔ 1.) Breaking News! Ancient Cities Discovered! (The Indus Valley Civilization!)

✔ 2.) Constructing the Indian Caste System!

✔ 3.) Comparing Buddhism and Hinduism!

✔ 4.) India, Emperor Ashoka, and the Spread of Buddhism!

✔ 5.) Fact Checking the Mauryan and Gupta Empires!

✔ 6.) The Achievements of the Gupta Empire Video Web Quest

✔ 7.) Ancient India Geography: The Land, Climate, and the Monsoons! 3 Activities!

✔ 8.) The 33-question Ancient India Unit Test is located here!

✔ 9.) Ancient India "I Can" Statements & Learning Goals! Log & Measure India Goals!


✩ ✩ Looking to supplement the Ancient India Unit with more hands-on activities? Check out the options below!

Ancient India Guided Unit PowerPoint: Guided Notes and PPT!

Ancient India Review Game!

Ancient India Primary Sources: 5 DIFFERENTIATED Sources for Ancient India!

Ancient India Interactive Notebook!

Ancient India DIGITAL Interactive Notebook! 100% Google Ready!


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This unit is also included in larger curriculum bundles designed to save you money!

The World History Asian Bundle! Ancient India, China, Medieval Japan, and Islam!

World History Complete Curriculum

World History Complete Curriculum PLUS


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