The Caste System in Ancient India - A Complete Unit!

The Caste System in Ancient India - A Complete Unit!
The Caste System in Ancient India - A Complete Unit!
The Caste System in Ancient India - A Complete Unit!
The Caste System in Ancient India - A Complete Unit!
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This bundle is a full and complete unit of the caste system in ancient India. It truly has it all - readings, comprehension questions, notes sheets, planning guides, debates, group projects, student talk shows, teacher suggestions, answer keys and rubric.

By the end of this unit, your student will have an in-depth understanding of:
✓ The development of the caste system
✓ The contributions of beliefs of the Aryans who established the caste system
✓ The roles, responsibilities, privileges and restrictions of each caste
✓ The differences between the ancient caste system and the caste system today
✓ Group work skills
✓ Debate and presentation skills

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Activity #1: Reading and Comprehension Questions
✓ Teacher suggestions
✓ 6 pages of readings that include an introduction to the caste system and an explanation of each of the castes
✓ Comprehension questions
✓ Answer key

Activity #2: Group Project - Create a Visual of Your Assigned Caste
✓ Teacher suggestions
✓ An explanation and list of requirements, including the roles your students will choose from to complete the project
✓ A detailed rubric
✓ Student Reflection Form
✓ Two-page notes sheet to take notes on when reading other classmates' posters

Activity #3: Group Project - Student Talk Show: The Caste System
✓ Teacher suggestions
✓ Introduction
✓ Structure of the talk show
✓ Rubric
✓ 12 sample questions that the host may ask of the guests

Activity #4: Group Project - Caste System Debates
✓ Teacher suggestions
✓ Debate questions pertaining to the caste system in ancient India
✓ Debate Strategies
✓ Debate Structure
✓ Planning Guide for Opening Statement
✓ Planning Guide for Cross-Examination Questions and Answers
✓ Rubric
✓ Ballot Sheet for Audience Members

Activity #5 - The Caste System Then and Now
✓ Notes Sheet
✓ Answer Key

Feel free to check out my bundle on the same topic:
Ancient India Bundle: 13 Activities and Projects for Middle School

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Total Pages
30
Answer Key
Included with Rubric
Teaching Duration
1 Month

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The Caste System in Ancient India - A Complete Unit!
The Caste System in Ancient India - A Complete Unit!
The Caste System in Ancient India - A Complete Unit!
The Caste System in Ancient India - A Complete Unit!
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