Week 1- Quarter 3 January 26, 2020

TeacherKristen Smith
Subject AreaWorld History / Advanced World History
Grade Level6th
Week #January 26-29 2021
Unit of InstructionAncient India
Standard(s) Taught


Recognize the political and cultural achievements of the Mauryan and Gupta empires.

Learning Targets and Learning Criteria

Student Goals:

  • Students will discuss the influence of Hinduism and Buddhism on the Mauryan and Gupta civilizations.
  • Students will examine how the Mauryan and Gupta empires collected taxes on agricultural products, controlled iron deposits, and created state monopolies.
  • 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.
  • Examples may include, but are not limited to, the four Noble Truths, Three Qualities, and Eightfold path.
Classroom Activities

Innovation Students:  Students will complete their Edgenuity Lesson  “The Mauryan Empire”

Monday & Thursday Link: https://zoom.us/j/98323145602?pwd=SUVNcnl6OGgzWkd2UVRocHo1NGJyUT09
Wednesday Link: https://zoom.us/j/97018559932?pwd=a24rQVR1NzVhNExaVmRHS3ZWenRWUT09

**I do not feel comfortable posting the zoom code on a public website so please message me via Remind or email for the code if you need access. I will also not be available to message you once class has begun. If you need the code, it is imperative that you message me at least 20 minutes prior.

Face to Face: Students will complete a venn diagram comparing Hinduism and Buddhism and we will then discuss King Ashoka and his contributions to spreading Buddhist ideas. 

Assignments Due

Innovation Students: Edgenuity Lesson “The Mauryan Empire”

Face to Face: Complete Venn Diagram and Complete a Magazine Cover on Ashoka’s Edicts 

Additional Resources

ALL IEP and ESOL accommodations will be provided daily.

When a student is absent, it is their responsibility to check in with me and get any notes or materials they may have missed. Students will have the number of days absent to complete missing work. If you need any assignments emailed or have any questions or concerns, please contact me via remind or email me directly at smithk@ivyhawnschool.org.

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