To learn about the many different ways of living in India.
1 class period
The lesson includes four contests to help students learn about ways of living in India. In each one, students working individually (or with a partner if permitted) must decide whether the underlined word in each of 10 statements makes it a true or false statement. After filling in their answers, papers can be exchanged and corrected. Students with the most correct answers win Contest 1.
The competition continues in the same way with Contests 2-4.
Contest 1: Ethnic Groups, Languages, and Family Life
Contest 2: Village Life and City Life
Contest 3: The Caste System and Hinduism
Contest 4: Clothing, Food, Health Care, Recreation, and Education
Easy-to-follow Teacher Instructions and answer key included.