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Buddha and Ashoka/Crash Course World History

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Title:

Buddha and Ashoka/Crash Course World History

URL:

https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/13dc09d0-b37a-4992-be38-65543e3970b0/buddha-and-ashoka-crash-course-world-history-6/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

John Green relates a condensed history of India, post-Indus Valley Civilization. John explores Hinduism and the origins of Buddhism. He also gets into the reign of Ashoka, the Buddhist emperor who, in spite of Buddhism's structural disapproval of violence, managed to win a bunch of battles.

Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 8
World History to 1500
3 ) Compare the development of early world religions and philosophies and their key tenets.

Examples: Judaism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Taoism, Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Greek and Roman gods

•  Identifying cultural contributions of early world religions and philosophies
Examples: Judaism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Taoism, Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Greek and Roman gods, Phoenicians

Unpacked Content
Strand: History
Course Title: World History to 1500
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Compare the early world religions and philosophies, including the origins, development, influence, spread, and cultural contributions of each.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • Judaism
  • Diaspora
  • covenant
  • Greek gods
  • Hinduism
  • Buddhism
  • Roman gods
  • oracle
  • Confucianism
  • Daoism
  • Legalism
  • Islam
  • Christianity
  • Zen
  • prophets
  • messiah
  • disciple
  • apostle
  • Darma
  • Karma
  • monotheism
  • polytheism
  • meditation
  • reincarnation
  • excommunicate
  • monastery
  • doctrine
  • parable
  • philosophies
  • tenets
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • The origins, development, influence, spread, and cultural contributions of Judaism, Greek and Roman gods, Hinduism, Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Identify locations on a map or globe.
  • Use maps to support conclusions about cultural groups.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • The history, key tenets, and beliefs of early world religions and philosophies have influenced regional and world history.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.8.3- Recognize that different world cultures have different values, beliefs, and traditions.


Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: 9-12
Human Geography
3 ) Identify the characteristics, distribution, and complexity of Earth's cultural mosaics.

•  Explaining essential aspects of culture, including social structure, languages, belief systems, customs, religion, traditions, art, food, architecture, and technology
Unpacked Content
Strand: Elective
Course Title: Human Geography
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
Students:
  • Discuss the essential components that make-up culture and the role culture plays in the human mosaic.
  • Map major cultural regions of the world.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • characteristics
  • distribution
  • complexity
  • cultural
  • mosaics
Knowledge:
Students know:
  • How the belief systems, languages, social structure, customs, traditions, art, food, architecture, and technology all shape culture.
  • The role of popular culture and the impact it has on local culture.
Skills:
Students are able to:
  • Compare and contrast differing cultures around the world.
  • Identify the role that belief systems, languages, social structure, customs, traditions, art, food, architecture, and technology have in shaping culture.
  • Identify major cultural regions of the world.
Understanding:
Students understand that:
  • There are essential components that make-up culture.
  • Culture plays an important role in the human mosaic.
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Author: Ginger Boyd