Lesson Plans
World History Period 5 1st Q 07.08 Lesson Plans
Week: 10/22/2007 Instructor: Shannon Helgeson Academics
Hand back Mesopotamia tests and discuss results

Music, Maps, and Mastication: An Introduction to India

Explanation of guided reading work and self-correction for tomorrow.

Mrs. S. gone with Journalism students. Mr. DeBates is sub.
Students will read pp. 50-53 and fill out guided reading sheets on the geography of the Indian subcontinent and on the Indus Valley Civilization.
Students will read Parallels through Time p. 52 and create their own family seal or logo. Show some in class. Hand in.
Short research assignment: 2 things you didn't know or which were not in textbook about IVC (Indus Valley Civilization)
30 minutes in hs wing lab
Return to class and present findings. Students will take notes on back of IVC study guide.

Continue reading text and completing study guide: Kingdoms of the Ganges.
Begin or complete Kingdoms of the Ganges work including section on Mahabharat.
Watch Youtube: Mahabharat War Song (story from p 56 of text)
Other clips: Rukmina's letter to Sri Krishna
Short stories from Mahabharata: Arjuna, Bhishma, Karna
Why are these epics to compelling even today? Themes of stories?
3 handouts for guided reading on Hinduism and Buddhism:
Hinduism and Buddhism Quiz (use as a study guide)
Hinduism and Buddhism Chart
Brief outline of Hinduism
Read and complete Hinduism portions first. Then go back and read and complete Buddhism portions.
Homework: "5 minute Introduction" to Buddhism. Read and answer questions. DUE MONDAY 29.
Free research on India. Write a thesis. DUE FRIDAY, NOV. 2