India’s Contributions to the World: Zero!

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
GeoSTEM
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students will gain insight into the cultural diffusion of Indian mathematical achievements, namely the zero. They will practice computing ratios and identifying numerical values. This lesson is modified for English Language Learners (ELLs).
Author: 
Sara Jenkins
Grade Range: 
6
Duration: 
4 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
2: Places and Regions
4: Human Systems
National Geography Standards: 
10: The characteristics, distribution and complexity of Earth's cultural mosaics