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Showing Grade 6, Unit 5, India
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Ancient Indus Valley

http://www.harappa.com/har/har1.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Here is introductory information on the history and geography of the Indus Valley civilizations. The excellent photos will make you feel like you are visiting Ancient India. Standard 6.5.1

Comments: This site has student friendly text and excellent pictures

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 245

Arts of India

http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/world_cultures/asia/ancient_south_asia.aspx

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Use this British Museum resource to learn about the history and culture of India. Most of the objects are ancient and from the religious traditions of Hinduism and Buddhism. Standard 6.5.7

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 321

Buddhism Chronology

http://www.religionfacts.com/buddhism/timeline.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This brief timeline of Buddhism hotlinks to information on Indian and Chinese history with a special emphasis on Asoka. There is also a brief overview of Buddhist beliefs. Standards 6.5.5, 6.6.8, 7.3.1 and 7.5.1

Comments: This site, developed by the History Department at North Park University, approaches the topic from a scholarly rather than a religious perspective.

Resource Type: Other.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 462

Daily Life in India

http://members.aol.com/Donnclass/Indialife.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: What did the ancient Indians wear? What did they eat? Did kids play with toys? Did they go to school? This site shares daily life in three major time periods of ancient India history. Come explore with us. Standard 6.5.3, 6.5.4, 6.5.6, and 6.5.7

Comments: This is an awesome student created page from Mrs. Donn's 6th grade class. Remeber student created pages should not be used as a single authentic resource but part of broader research with scholarly sites.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 878

Eight Fold Path

http://www.boloji.com/buddhism/00110.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Buddhism does not aim to explain God, creation or eternal concepts. What Buddhism does aim to do is help people overcome the chaos of the world and point to a path that leads to spirituality. Most Buddhists believe that everyone is searching for the same things - freedom from pain and an understanding of who they are deep within. The Buddha Siddharthe Guatama, in his contemplation, is believed to have discovered the truth about suffering and the path to liberation from it. His Eight-Fold Path and Four Noble Truths make up the foundation of Buddhism. Standard 6.5.5

Comments: This site was written by Ch'onsa Kim for the India Nest website.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1049

Essentials of Buddhism

http://www.buddhaweb.org/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site briefly but clearly describes the following elements of Buddhism: Four Noble Truths; Noble Eightfold Path; Three Characteristics of Existence; Four Boundless States; Seven Factors of Enlightenment; Five Hindrances; Ten Perfections; Five Aggregates; and Ten Fetters of Existence. Standards 6.5.5 and 7.3.1

Comments: This site is by an individual, Saresh Ramaswamy, but it is recommended by New York State High School Regents Exam Prep Center as an excellent resource for students.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1113

Gifts of Wali Dad

http://www.aaronshep.com/rt/RTE07.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This readers theatre version of the Wali Dad story is about traditional society in India and involves images that can be traced back to ancient Persia. Standard 6.5.7

Resource Type: Literature/Story.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1378

Harappa Map Game

http://www.harappa.com/indus2/mapgame.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Sixteen important finds are hidden in a map of the archaeological dig at Harappa. Use your mouse to find each one and then view an enlarged picture with information on each important archaeological discovery. Standard 6.5.1

Comments: Excellent visuals to support a lesson on the Indus Valley civilization; interactive.

Resource Type: Maps.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1486

Hinduism for Beginners

http://hinduism.about.com/od/basics/p/hinduismbasics.htm

Rating: 2, High!

Description: In this introduction to Hinduism users will have their basic questions answered and explained in brief. Included are sections: What is Hinduism? How is Hinduism unique? How and when did Hinduism originate? What are the basic tenets of Hinduism? What are the key Hindu scriptures? and What are the major Hindu deities? After a brief overview of each topic, the site links to more in-depth information. Standards 6.5.3, 6.5.4, and 6.5.7

Comments: The author of this site argues persuasively against the theory of the Aryan invasion of India.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 516

How Violence Is Ended: A Buddhist Legend

http://www.aaronshep.com/rt/RTE16.html

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This is a readers theatre version of an ancient Indian story. Since this story was told by Buddha about a time before Buddhism, the characters and settings are Hindu. Standards 6.5.5 and 6.5.7

Resource Type: Literature/Story.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 1648

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