This file affords students a good review of the cultural history of India that greatly affected its political history, primarily Hinduism and Buddhism, with references to Islam.
Students first do map work to review the sub-continent that is involved in the reading.
A three page reading reminds them of the highpoints of the people's heritage, and the religious background of these people.
A three page study guide handout gives them an opportunity to write what they have learned. This is accompanied by a two page test.
Answer keys included.
A word search with the names and terms applicable to this lesson is included.
As per Common Core SS, this lesson aligns with Reading Standards for Informational Text ELA 6,7,8 RI 1,2,3.