ACTION PLAN. MONIZA TANVEER DA MHS BEACH VIEW SUBJECT: SOCIAL STUDIES TOPIC: THE ANCIENT CIVILIZATION OF THE INDUS VALLEY GRADE 6. Long-term Goals. To prepare students for intelligent membership in society.
DA MHS BEACH VIEW
SUBJECT: SOCIAL STUDIES
TOPIC: THE ANCIENT CIVILIZATION OF THE INDUS VALLEY
To prepare students for intelligent membership in society.
To enable students to understand major aspects of our social and physical environment.
To enable students to acquire skill in:-
Analyzing and resolving problems
Locating and gathering information
To enable students to acquire desirable attitudes:-
Respects the dignity of the individual
Willingly assumes civic responsibilities
To develop listening and speaking skills.
To familiarize students in exploring the historical, cultural heritage and its stages of changes over the period.
To encourage students to identify gaps in historical and archaeological evidence.
To explore how gaps in evidence can limit what is known and how it is interpreted.
Students will be reminded that the Indus Cities were deserted , buried and forgotten for
thousands of years.
The task is a project on what was left behind and what survived for archaeologists to find.
(Divide the class into two and have the children working in smaller groups on two scenarios.)
The school is being closed and everyone is moving to a new building, which has no Furniture.
What items would they take with them? Ask different groups to do Different rooms and record the
Items under these headings___Take and Leave behind.
The school building is unsafe and has to be evacuated in 12 hours. Which important items would they take with
them? Record the items under these headings __ Take and Leave behind.
Map what the groups come up for the whole class.
Whole Class activities-
What Evidence survived at Mohenjo â€“ Daro ?
Recap with photos of the artifacts in the Museum section. Ask children to work in pairs and list the
materials they were made of.
Home Assignment/Reinforcement :
Make a project and booklet on Indus Valley .
By Moniza August 2o, 2o11
Quiz Competition on Indus Valley will be held on September 5th. Make sure your child prepares well.
Class 6 News
I will focus on communication skills.
Quiz competition will be held.
I will involve students in group activities.
Education trip to Mohatta Palace.
Internet: www.google.com, www.wikipedia.com and www.bbc.co.uk
Multimedia and Word processing
Intel Teach Program Getting Started course manual
Students are equipped with the main features of The Indus Valley Civilization and its impact on the present civilization.
They have explored the Indus Valley through electronic media and print.