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Everybody has their duties in life. This train is overcrowded. Who should be removed, in what order ? . Beggars & “dirty” jobs (toilet cleaners, washing the dead for burial). Rulers & fighters (government, army, police). Skilled workers (craftsmen/ farmers/ business men).

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Everybody has their duties in life this train is overcrowded who should be removed in what order

Everybody has their duties in life.This train is overcrowded. Who should be removed, in what order ?

  • Beggars & “dirty” jobs (toilet cleaners, washing the dead for burial)

  • Rulers & fighters (government, army, police)

Skilled workers (craftsmen/ farmers/ business men)

  • Unskilled general workers (factory, farm help)

  • Priests & Teachers

Write out the castes and give an example of each one.

  • BRAHMINS – priestly/ teacher caste

  • KSHATRIYA – warrior/ ruler caste

  • VAISHYA – skilled workers caste

  • SHUDRAS – unskilled workers caste

  • DALITS – untouchables/ outcaste


The caste system

Copy and complete the Hindu creation story

HINDU CREATION STORY

A hindu god called Purusha was cut upto form the caste system.

  • From his head came the... Brahmins

    from his arms came the ....

    From his thighs came the ....

    From his feet came the ....

The Caste System


Skilled workers craftsmen farmers business men

  • TASK 1

  • Read through all the information

  • Write a list of all the duties and main beliefs about that caste on the A3 recording sheet.

  • Include anything else you find interesting.

  • You must work as a group. You have 10 mins.

  • TASK 2

  • Nominate four pupils in your group to go

  • and visit each of the other groups.

  • They must note down

  • 3 facts about that caste (their duties or beliefs about that caste)

  • One extra bit of interesting info

  • Remember to find out the most

  • important facts about the caste you visit. You have 10 mins.

TASK 3

Return to your original group and in turns share your findings to complete the mapping sheet about the Hindu caste system.

Fix this sheet into your

Book. You have 10 mins


Skilled workers craftsmen farmers business men

  • BRAHMINS – priestly/ teacher caste

What do you know about each of these castes?

Do you think this system is a good way of organising society ?

  • KSHATRIYA – warrior/ ruler caste

  • VAISHYA – skilled workers caste

  • SHUDRAS – unskilled workers caste

  • DALITS – untouchables/ outcaste


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