Week Of: 2/12/18

Video we will watch in class on Mauryan ruler: Ashoka 

TeacherKristen Smith
Subject AreaWorld History/ Advanced World History
Grade Level6th
Week #2/12/18-2/16/18
Unit of InstructionAncient India
Standard(s) Taught

SS.6.W.4.3- Recognize the political and cultural achievements of the Mauryan and Gupta empires.

SS.6.W.4.4- Explain the teachings of Buddha, the importance of Asoka, and how
Buddhism spread in India, Ceylon, and other parts of Asia.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Student Goals: 

  • Students will discuss the influence of Hinduism and Buddhism on the Mauryan and Gupta civilizations.
  • Students will describe Asoka’s conversion to ruling through Buddhism.
  • Students will discuss how Asoka contributed to spreading Buddhism through Asia by sending out missionaries. 
Classroom Activities

Students will work in groups to read, watch videos, and summarize Ashoka’s contributions to the spreading of Buddhism.  

Assignments Due

Page 121 in their Interactive notebooks

T-Chart Comparing Mauryan and Gupta Empire 


Spiral Notebooks will be worked on this week. Vocabulary words and very important notes will be taken in class. It is imperative that students take notes and if are absent it is their responsibility to get the notes from a classmate. 

Additional Resources

ALL IEP and ESOL accommodations will be provided daily.

When a student is absent, it is their responsibility to check the absent files in class and copy notes from a peer.  Students will have the number of days absent to complete missing work.  If you need any assignments emailed, please contact me at smithk@ivyhawnschool.org. 

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