Indus River Valley Writing - Why Their Writing Has NOT Been Translated - Reading, Questions, and Answer Key
This is an excellent resource to include with your unit on Ancient India! In this reading, students will read about why the writing from the Indus River Valley Civilization has not been translated while other major civilizations (like the Egyptians and Mayans) have. They will also read about the information that scholars do know about the writing.
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- One page reading on the Indus River Valley Writing
- 8 comprehension questions to check for student understanding
- Teacher answer key (not included in preview)
I know how frustrating it can be for students when they receive large amounts of text to read, so I intentionally made this a one-page reading! Whether you assign this as homework or do it together as a class, this is an excellent supplement to use while you teach about Ancient India.
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Standards used in this resource:
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of the source distinct from prior knowledge or opinions.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
Integrate visual information (e.g., in charts, graphs, photographs, videos, or maps) with other information in print and digital texts.
Determine the central ideas or information of a primary or secondary source; provide an accurate summary of how key events or ideas develop over the course of the text.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary describing political, social, or economic aspects of history/social studies.