Essential Question

What are the relevant vocabulary terms on ancient India?


  • Alloy

  • Aryan Migration/Invasion

  • Asoka the Great

  • The Bhagavad Gita

  • Brahmanism

  • The Buddha/Siddhartha Gautama

  • Buddhism

  • Caste System

  • The Eightfold Path

  • The Four Noble Truths

  • Ganges River

  • Hinduism

  • Indus River

  • Inoculation

  • The Mahabharata

  • The Mauryan Empire

  • Monsoons

  • The Ramayana

  • Sanskrit

  • The Vedas

Activity 1: Create a separate circle map on each of the vocabulary words.

In the circle map you must include:

  • A definition of the word,

  • A paraphrased definition of the word,

  • A picture or drawing,

  • A sentence with the vocabulary word used correctly,

  • Synonyms and antonyms OR characteristics and features OR related words

You may complete your vocabulary circle maps in your notebook or using the Thinking Map Learning Community and upload them to Google Classroom.


Vocab Circle Map Example.pdf

Extension Activities