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India Theme Unit


India Map
     India Outline Map


Plays: Reader's Theater Scripts
     The Brave Pot-Maker: A Tale from India (Grades 2-3)
     How the Brave Pot-Maker Helped the Rajah: A Tale from India (Grades 2-4)
     The King With Dirty Feet (Grades 3-5)
     Gold for the Clever Man: A Tale from India (Grades 4-5)


Short Reading Comprehensions
Very Quick Readers
     There's a Cow on the Corner! (Very Quick Reader; Grades 2-4 Readability)


Reading Comprehensions
     India - Geography (Grades 2-3)
     India - Traditions (Grades 3-5)
     India - History (Grades 6-8)


India Story Starters
(for edHelper.com subscribers)      India Story Starter Printables

India: Reading Comprehensions with References to India
This section lists reading comprehensions on edHelper.com with references to India. These may or may not actually be related to India.

     Top reading comprehensions with most references to India
     Gandhi (Grade 8)
     Pakistan - History (Grade 9)
     The History of Hinduism (Grades 9-12)
     India's Republic Day (Grade 7)
     Science and Technology in Ancient India (Grades 8-10)
     The Mughal Dynasty (Grade 9)
     Vasco da Gama (Grade 8)
     Matt's Holi Day (Grade 5)
     The Gupta Dynasty (Grade 9)
     The Mauryan Dynasty (Grade 9)
     Saree and a Short History of Indian Textiles (Grades 9-11)
     Sacred River, Dirty River (Grade 8)
     And the Nobel Peace Prize Goes to... (Grade 8)
     Indian Food and a Short History of Spices (Grade 8)
     The History of Buddhism (Grades 9-12)
     Caste System in Ancient India (Grade 8)

Biographies
(Grades 3-5)
     Rags to Riches
(Grades 6-8)
     Alan Turing
     Christopher Columbus
     Gandhi
     George Orwell
     John Maynard Keynes
     King Mongkut
     Maria Montessori
     Martin Luther King Jr.
     Mary Pope Osborne
     Mata Hari, Exotic Spy?
     Mother Teresa: "A Pencil in the Hand of God"
     Queen Victoria
     Rudyard Kipling
     Shah Jahan
     Vasco da Gama
(Grades 9-12)
     Ferdinand Magellan
     Ibn Battuta
     Nicholas Roerich
     Timur

Daily Themes
(Grades 1-2)
     Hot, Hot, Pepper Pot
(Grades 3-5)
     How Sweet It Is
     In A Big Way
     Just a Child
(Grades 6-8)
     A Honey of a History
     Explorer's Triumph
     Guru Gobind Singh's Birthday
     Horse Celebration Day in Turkmenistan
     Independence Day in Jamaica
     India's Republic Day
     Licorice
     Massacre Remembrance Day in Madagascar
     Republic Day in Pakistan
     Victoria Day
(Grades 9-12)
     Commonwealth Day
     John Hancock

Miscellaneous
(no assigned grade level)
     China
     Fiji - Traditions
     Kenya - History
     Kenya - Traditions and Daily Life
     Malaysia - Geography
     Malaysia - History
     Malaysia - Traditions and Daily life
     South Africa - Geography
     South Africa - History
(Grades 1-2)
     Six by Six with Socks
(Grades 3-5)
     A Bonfire for Jim
     A Mother's Love
     A Tibetan Monk Says a Prayer
     Bears
     Bengal Tiger
     Boats & Great Sea Explorers
     Checkmate
     Chicago is Unique Because of its People
     Child Soldiers All Over the World
     Continents and Oceans
     Don't Bathe in the Holy River, Bapu!
     Fancy Writing and Other Islamic Art
     Madagascar - Geography
     Making a Big Splash with Water Polo!
     Matt's Holi Day
     Nepal - Geography
     Pakistan - Geography
     Past Lessons
     Spanish Explorers of America
     Taj Mahal -- A Love Story
     Thailand - Geography
     The Boston Tea Party
     There's a Cow on the Corner!
     There's Nothing "Ho-Hum" About the Himalayas
     Trade and the World Marketplace
     Westward Ho!
(Grades 6-8)
     A Letter from Your Nervous Thanksgiving Turkey
     A Tibetan Monk Says a Prayer
     Alexander the Great
     And the Nobel Peace Prize Goes to...
     Asia
     Asoka
     Australia - Down Under Threatened
     Bengal Tigers
     British General Haig
     Caste System in Ancient India
     Chinese Inventions - Compass & Gunpowder
     Chinese Kung Fu
     Clues to Earth's Past
     Declaring Our Independence
     Delaware - The Early History
     Diwali and the Epic Tale of Rama
     Elephant Polo
     Exploring Tasmania
     Ganesh
     General Charles Cornwallis
     Glaciers
     Holi - Festival of Colors
     How Can You Play Polo in the Water?
     How Did the Continents Form?
     Human Geography
     Indian Food and a Short History of Spices
     Indonesia - Culture
     Inventors of the Wheel
     Is It Table Tennis or Ping Pong?
     Karate
     Leader of the Free World
     Life with a Cat
     Life with an African Grey Parrot
     Live Earth Concert 2007
     Mahabharata
     Missing Childhood: The Plight of Child Soldiers
     Nepal - Culture
     New York State
     New York: "Ever Upward"
     Nuclear Testing in North Korea
     Pakistan - Culture
     Passing Plates I - The Theory
     Puppets
     Queen Isabella of Spain
     Red or Green, Some Like Them Hot
     Sacred River, Dirty River
     Science and Technology in Ancient India
     Shadow Plays
     South Africa
     Sweatshops in Indonesia: Kade's Story
     Tectonic Events During the Cenozoic Era
     The Great Exhibition
     The History of Tsunamis
     The Intolerable Acts
     The Intolerable Acts
     The Kyoto Treaty
     The Olympic Torch Relay
     The Secret of Silk
     The Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918
     The Tale of the Taj Mahal
     The Wild World of Water Polo
     Thousands Die in Bhopal
     Trans-Asian Railway
     Tsunami in the Indian Ocean
     Unicorns
     Watch the Birdie
     What Is a Mural?
     What Is Cricket?
     What is Hinduism?
     What Is Religion?
     What Is Sikhism?
     What Is Sikhism?
     What Is Tibetan Buddhism?
     What Is Tie-Dye?
     What is Zoroastrianism?
     Whitewater Rafting and Kayaking
     Why Do Immigrants Come Here?
     Why Do Immigrants Come to the United States Today?
     Wrestling Takes a Hold
(Grades 9-12)
     A Costly Oops!
     Arctic Explorers
     Earth's Oldest Animals?
     Growing Mountains
     Guyana - History
     Indira Gandhi
     Indonesia - History
     Indus Valley Civilization
     International Year of Sanitation: Saliha's Story
     Lin Zexu and First Opium War
     Madagascar - History
     Money and Measurement - Babylonian Mathematics
     Nepal - History
     Netherlands - History
     Nothing at Last - Indian Mathematics
     Pakistan - History
     Religion and Art
     Religion and Charities
     Religious Tolerance and Fanaticism
     Saree and a Short History of Indian Textiles
     Space Stations
     Suriname - History
     The "Blast Off" Engineers
     The Declaration of Independence
     The Gupta Dynasty
     The History of Buddhism
     The History of Hinduism
     The History of Islam
     The History of Zoroastrianism
     The Mauryan Dynasty
     The Mughal Dynasty
     The Sumerian Civilization
     Trade and Its Global Effect
     Tsunami Miracle
     United States Immigration Laws 1900-1960
     What is Religion?

Stories
(no assigned grade level)
     Tyler Morgan's Evening Job

Animals
(Grades 6-8)
     Archerfish
     Chameleons
     Cheetahs
     Chickens
     Cobras
     Fishing Cats
     Great Hornbills
     Horseshoe Crabs
     Hyenas
     Lions
     Peafowl


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