Homework: Week of April 3 - 7
Monday, April 3: Geography envelope is due tomorrow. Make sure you have: Labeled South Asia map in the middle, a geographic feature labeled in each corner, five new facts about each geographic feature, a colored picture for each geographic feature. Feature choices include: Hindu Kush, Khyber Pass, Deccan Plateau, Indus River, Ganges River, Mt. Everest, Himalayas, Eastern and Western Ghats.
In Class Today: Students will learn about the caste system of ancient South Asia.
Warm Up: Collaborative activity on the caste system.
Tuesday, April 4: Finish the Hinduism worksheet.
In Class Today: Students will learn about Hinduism and the role it played in ancient South Asia.
Warm Up: Turn in geography envelope.
Wednesday, April 5: No homework.
In Class Today: Students will go over the Hinduism worksheet and watch a video about Hinduism. We will be viewing the same video series that we have used to learn about Judaism, Christianity and Islam.
Warm Up: Analysis of the Ganges River.
Thursday, April 6: Finish the Buddhism worksheet.
In Class Today: Students will learn about Buddhism and the role it played in ancient South Asia.
Warm Up: How does the social hierarchy of India relate to Hinduism?
Friday, April 7: No homework.
In Class Today: Students will watch the video series on Buddhism.
Warm Up: reading on Asoka the Great.