Map of India
click on this link to find the Map of India students need to draw the map just as it is on the page, color the water and key items.  Make sure the key items and map are the same color.  In the area Using Geography Skills students answer the two questions they do not need to write the questions.  

India is a subcontinent because it is part of Asia but the Himalaya mountains create a natural division between the two areas.  

The Ganges and Indus rivers are the two main water sources we will be learning about in this unit.  

Monsoons are an important part of the Indian climate.  The summer monsoon brings war, wet air from the Arabian Sea.  Without these rains the farmers would not be able to grow their crops.  The winder monsoon brings the cold, dry air from the Himalaya mountains.