Comparing Ancient India Maurya and Gupta Empires!

Introduction

Today we will explore the Maurya and Gupta Empires in more depth through different websites. 

Task

You will be directed to different websites to help you fill in your factsheet. You must read through the websites to find the information you need. Only click on the websites that are provided in this webquest. Once you are done with one website, you will move on to the next and so on. 

Process

Click on each of these websites and read through them. Even if one website answers more than five questions, go on to the next website and varify that you have the correct answer. 

1. http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/maur/hd_maur.htm 

2. https://depts.washington.edu/silkroad/exhibit/guptas/guptas.html (click on information, art, map, and timline. within the timeline you can also click on the mauryan empire and read more about it as well!)

3. http://www.education.com/study-help/article/ancient-history-india-mauryan-gupta-empire/

4. http://apworldhistory101.com/history-of-india/mauryan/ - CLICK ON GUPTA AND MAURYA LINKS AT THE TOP TO LOOK AT BOTH AND COMPARE THEM.  (the video does not work)

Evaluation

You will be evaluted on the factsheet that you turn in given the 45 minutes you have in class to complete the factsheet.

4- Complete worksheet - all 26 of the questions are answered.

3- 20-25 of the questions on the worksheet are answered. 

2- Half of the worksheet is complete - 13-19 of the questions on the worksheet are answered.

1- 12> below - worksheet is considered incomplete. 

Conclusion

Students will be able to tell me major events that happened in the Maurya and Gupta Empire. Students will be able to tell me differents between the two empires from where they originated to when they fell.