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Majestic Taj Mahal

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students research the history and background to India's architectural masterpiece Taj Mahal. They assess how this building reflects the influences of several cultures and then construct a replica of this magnificent marble structure.
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Breaking News English: Taj Mahal

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Taj Mahal worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and...
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Later Asian Art

For Teachers 10th - 12th
The Taj Mahal, Angkor Wat, the Forbidden City, Phoenix Hall. Visit them all. Art and architecture from India, Cambodia, Korea, China, and Japan are featured in a 114-slide PowerPoint, designed for AP art history and humanities classes,...
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Taj Mahal: Memorial to Love

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore a sense of place by considering the abstract ideas represented by a place, the concrete demonstration of these ideas in architectural elements, and the sensory experience of being in a place and the way that experience...
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Wonders of the World

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine two-dimensional objects and create a 3-D image of the object. They make models of the Taj Mahal and buildings in Delhi.
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Do Some Research

For Students 4th - 7th
In this Internet research worksheet, students conduct library and Internet research on the Taj Mahal then draw a picture and write a report about the topic.
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The Geography of the Indian Subcontinent

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Gloriously adorned with a glimpse of the Taj Mahal, these slides detail important facts and characteristics of South Asian cultures, such as India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and several other surrounding countries. Slides cover the...
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The Mughal Empire and Historical Reputation: Crash Course World History #217

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
One of the most enduring monuments to Muslim history in the world, the Taj Mahal, was built during the rule of the Mughal Empire. Learn more about the Mongolian and Persian history of the Mughal Empire, including the historical...
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The Selling of the Taj Mahal or Osaka Castle

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders work in groups and act as a real estate company who is trying to sell a billionaire a historical landmark to house his art collection and must make a presentation convincing him to buy their historical site.
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The Selling of the Taj Mahal or Osaka Castle

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students practice their marketing skills. In this historical sites lesson, students select and research historical sites in the world that they market and attempt to sell to a businessman.
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Monuments of the World

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students examine world monuments. In this landmarks lesson plan, students analyze primary sources available from the Library of Congress about the Parthenon, the Taj Mahal, the Great Pyramid, the Coliseum, and the Great Wall. ...
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World in the Balance: The People Paradox

For Students 5th - 6th
In these social science worksheets, students focus on the countries India and China. Students watch films about the locations and respond to 55 short answer questions.
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Agricultural Societies: From Egalitarianism to Kleptocracy The Evolution of Government and Religion

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Find out what every anthropologist already knows by reading the book, Guns, Germs & Steel. This presentation is to accompany a reading of chapter 14 from the book, it helps define basic concepts and terms related to the effect of...
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"The Drum"

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders read and discuss the folktale "The Drum" from India. They also answer story comprehension questions, complete an adjectives and verb worksheet, and label a map of India. Students sequence events from the story and make...
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Towers and Turrets

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
A lesson on architecture will help young artists consider perspective. Your class will use water colors to paint towers and turrets. You can connect this art lesson to famous buildings like the Taj Majal in India, Saint Basil's Cathedral...
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Back to Basics

For Teachers K - 5th
Students examine the unique and diverse historical artifacts that people have designed to fulfill their everyday needs in extraordinary ways. They identify ways humans have used design throughout history to enhance the ways they meet...
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Identifying Opportunity Cost

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students work together to examine the concept of opportunity costs. They complete a practice problem and solve other problems during the class period. They share their solutions with the class.
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Where Can I...?

For Students 5th - 6th
I’ve got the answer but what is the question? This learning exercise asks learners to match the answers given in a conversation to the “Where can I…” questions.
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Five National Treasures

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders examine the five cultural treasures in Korea.  For this World History lesson, 9th graders research one of these treasures.  Students create a presentation to the class on one of these treasures.  
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What You Do With a Kangaroo

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Analyze the fiction story What Do You Do With a Kangaroo? in class. Answer reading comprehension study questions and define new vocabulary terms. A writing connection puts readers in the main character's shoes, asking what they would do...
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Asia Powerpoint

For Teachers 7th - 10th
The first half of this presentation discusses three main Asian empires from 1200 - 1605 (Mongol, Ottoman, Mughal) and their attributes. The slides then progress into Chinese and Japanese cultures, religions, and inventions. This...
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Wonders of the World

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate a famous structure.  In this Wonders of the World lesson, 5th graders examine the architecture of a famous structure of the world.  Students answer questions about their structure. Students gather research,...
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Ancient India Contributed Architectural Designs to the World

For Teachers 4th - 5th
  Students view a PowerPoint presentation with pictures about ancient India to discuss the impact India had on the world’s architecture.  In this history instructional activity, students use discussion questions to guide their...
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Semicolons, Colons, and Hyphens

For Students 4th - 6th
In this using semicolons, colons, and hyphens learning exercise, students read about their usages and apply the information by adding them to sentences, using colons or semicolons to join groups of words in two separate columns, and...

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