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120 resources with the keyterm india

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Lives of Lions

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Lions, unlike most cats, hang out together in prides. Your class can learn more about the lives of lions in this awesome clip by NatGeo. Did you know a lion's roar can be heard up to five miles away?
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Journey of Man: A Genetic Odyssey, Part 5 of 13

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Part five of the 13-part series begins with a refutable argument stating that genetically, the ancient people of Australia were populated by the first African ancestors. Spencer Wells travels to India to find the link that bridges...
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Big Dam Construction in India

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This complete and full resource includes everything needed to conduct a lesson on the environmental impact of large dams in India. Background information, handouts, answer keys, and web links are all there to help you educate your class...
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Comparing Countries’ Constitutions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Analyze the constitutions of five different countries and see how they relate to each country's culture and traditions. Pupils read the preambles to the constitutions of India, Ireland, Russia, Suriname, and the United States. After...
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Sepoy Rebellion

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Invite your young historians to learn about the fascinating story behind the Sepoy Rebellion in the 1850s, the important event that was a root cause for the British government's eventual control over the people of India. Learners read...
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The Story of India - Spice Routes and Silk Roads - 1/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Continue the story of India with this six-part series on her spices, trade routes, and silken roads. Early global trade and an emergent global economy during the 1st century AD, Roman influences on India, monsoons, boat building, and...
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The Story of India - Spice Routes and Silk Roads - 4/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The effects of the Silk Route and Indian trade continues with part three of this six-part series. Learn about new archaeological discoveries that clearly show various occupations of outsiders in India. Greeks, Romans, and Kushans all...
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The Story of India - The Power of Ideas - 6/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Battles over, great documents written, ideas and correct thinking began spreading throughout India. Part six of this six-part series on the history of India focuses on laws and edicts set down by Ashoka, an ancient Indian leader. Animal...
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The Story of India - Ages of Gold - 2/7

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Part two of this seven-part series examines the structure, economy, and legacy left by the great Gupta Empire. Wonderful documentary film footage, images of India's architecture, and primary source documents make this a very good resource.
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Act it Out: Dramatizing Asian American Stories

For Teachers K - 12th
Read and act out folktales, fairy tales, or myths from various Asian American cultures with your class. Each group reads a story aloud and then works together to create a short play or skit about the story. Suggestions for stories are...
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India Celebrates Janmashtami

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students use the Internet to research the festival of Janmashtami. As a class, they discover the importance of Krishna in the Hindu religion and read poems commemorating her on the Internet. To end the lesson, they use colored pencils to...
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India: A Quick Overview of Indian History

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Only 18 slides, but they sure do cover a large time period! From Indian geography and the Aryan Invasion, to the Marya Empire and Buddhism, this overview touches on basic information regarding Indian history. Perfect as an introduction...
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Post-Colonial Writers Unit

For Teachers 9th
How do cultural and historical background impact thought? To explore this essential question, class members view of portion of the film, The Passage to India, read an excerpt from The Magician’s Nephew, and Nissim Ezekiel’s poem, "In...
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India and Pakistan: Rivals from Birth

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders, after being divided into two groups, are assigned either Pakistan or India. They conduct research using the Internet, reference books, and magazines. The class compares and contrasts the two countries to find sources of...
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Monsoon Season in India

For Students 6th - 8th
Summer monsoons have shaped much of India's landscape and culture. Here is a cause and effect graphic organizer intended to help the class read effectively. They will read the provided text, then use the organizer to note causes and...
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The Geography of the Indian Subcontinent

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Gloriously adorned with a glimpse of the Taj Mahal, these slides detail important facts and characteristics of South Asian cultures, such as India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and several other surrounding countries. Slides cover the...
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The Indian Subcontinent Since 1947: The Legacy of Independence

For Teachers 7th - 10th
An exploration of Indian and Pakistani cultures and conflicts throughout the 20th - 21st centuries, this presentation features relevant political cartoons and poignant photos to illustrate the breadth of politics in India and Pakistan....
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India 1500 BCE-600 BC and Southeast Asia 50-1025 CE

For Teachers 9th - 11th
This is one of those well-done resources that a high school social studies or history teacher can't be without. This PowerPoint covers both ancient Indian and Chinese history and civilization beginning in the year 1500 BCE. The caste...
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Sepoys, Cotton, and the British in India

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
This activity includes brief reading excerpts on the British East India Company, the Sepoy Rebellion, and the effects of British imperialism on the people of India. Learners then respond to a series of comprehension questions that...
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Asoka’s Empire Worksheet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learning about ancient history can be enhanced by incorporating geography. The class labels six geographic features on a map of India and respond to seven short answer questions about Asoka's reign. 
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Bengali Scroll Paintings

For Teachers 1st - 10th
Students, after researching diverse cultures, art forms, and celebrations around the world, explore and study India's Hindu population that celebrates Diwali with colorful scrolls. They make similar paintings and assess this cultural art...
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Guided Reading: People and their Environment

For Students 6th - 8th
Kids can use this fill-in-the-blank worksheet to guide their reading and build vocabulary related to the environment. There are 10 sentences to be completed using one of the two words at the end of each sentence to fill in the blank....
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The Clothes Line: Before and After

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Grade schoolers learn sequence of events when they view and describe a slide show of photos depicting cotton and textile production in India, and retail sales around the world. Connected to a unit of study produced by Oxfam about the...
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How Has the Geography of India Influenced its People and Culture?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Have your middle schoolers consider the effects of monsoons, the Himalayas, and geographical location on the development of Indian culture. This presentation provides a slight glimpse into this vast topic and could be used as a...