Alexander and the Battle of Hydaspes Lesson


Learning objectives

In this lesson, students will gain an understanding of the Battle of the Hydaspes River in the life of Alexander the Great. They will develop an awareness of the key people groups, events, and concepts associated with this event. Students will have the opportunity to achieve this through choosing their own method of learning, from reading and research options, as well as the chance to engage in extension activities. This lesson includes a self-marking quiz for students to demonstrate their learning.

How would you like to learn?

Option 1: Reading

Step 1: Download a copy of the reading questions worksheet below:

Battle of Hydaspes Reading Questions.doc
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Step 2: Answer the questions by reading the webpage below:

Option 2: Internet research

Download a copy of the research worksheet and use the internet to complete the tables.

Battle of Hydaspes Research.docx
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Extension activities

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