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This one page reading plus one page of questions describes the contributions of the Maurya's greatest leader, Ashoka. It describes his conversion to Buddhism, and his efforts to spread the religion. It also describes his pillars and rock edicts spread throughout the Empire. This is designed for middle school or high school students. The reading is visually appealing and broken into chunks. It can be used for classwork, homework, research or as a platform for projects. Questions are content based and designed to target essential content acquisition. This may be used as a non-fiction Common Core close reading. If interested in similar readings on the India, check other offerings by this author. A set of 9 readings plus lesson suggestions is available as an Ancient and Classical India unit.
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Ashoka the Great
by Lauri Secker
is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License