World History Lesson Plans August 2-6, 2021
Weekly Topic: Ancient India
Objective: 7.3 Demonstrate an understanding of the development of civilization in Indus Valley.
- Explain the influence of geographical features on the development of Ancient Indus River Valley.
- Analyze the influence of HInduism on the Indian culture and social practices.
- Describe various aspects of culture, including language, art, architecture.
- Analyze the power held by each class of the Indian caste system.
- Trace the influence of trade on the development of Indus River Valley.
Bellwork/Anticipatory Set: India Flocabulary Video
Input/Modeling: Students will begin learning about ancient India through a Historical Snapshot text. We will read about India together, and students will learn how to properly annotate a text.
Guided Practice: Students will follow annotation prompts to complete annotations on their historical snapshot.
Independent Practice: Students will answer comprehension questions based on the text.
Closure: Students will put away Historical Snapshots, rewatch Flocabulary, and complete the vocabulary quiz together.
Bellwork/Anticipatory Set: Historical Snapshot: Ancient India/Instructomania Geography Video
Input/Modeling: Geography Notes
-Students will learn about and take notes on the geography of ancient India and discuss how its geographical features impacted the development of the civilization.
Guided Practice: Teacher will demonstrate how to use a map to properly label land features on a blank map of India.
Independent Practice: Students will practice their map skills by labeling a blank map of India.
Closure: Students will use Google Earth to identify the physical features of India that we discussed today.
Bellwork/Anticipatory Set: Historical Snapshot/Origins of Hinduism
Input/Modeling: Students will learn about and take notes on the origins, foundational beliefs, and the spread of Hinduism.
Guided Practice: Students will learn about the religious significance of Mehendi/Henna.
Independent Practice: Students will complete a Henna Hand art project.
Closure: Students will answer the question, “What are the major beliefs associated with Hinduism?”
Bellwork/Anticipatory Set: Last minute Quizlet vocabulary review
Input/Modeling: Teacher will go over vocabulary test expectations with students and show them how to login to Edulastic.
Guided Practice: N/A
Independent Practice: Students will take their vocabulary test on ancient India. After completing their test, students will login to Flocabulary and begin working on their ancient India lessons.
Closure: Self-Assessment: How did you perform on your vocabulary assessment? What can you do differently in an attempt to be more successful next time?
Bellwork/Anticipatory Set: Historical Snapshot/Origins of Buddhism
Input/Modeling: Students will learn about and take notes on the origins, foundational beliefs, and spread of Buddhism. The students and teacher will read about the story of Buddha together.
Guided Practice: Students will learn about using a double-bubble map before creating one of their own.
Independent Practice: Students will create a double-bubble map to compare and contrast the religions of Hinduism and Buddhism. Students will make certain to include a frame of reference.
Closure: Students will answer the question, “What are the major beliefs associated with Buddhism? How are they both similar and different to Hinduism?”