Rudyard Kipling Teacher Resources
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Rudyard Kipling's Rikki-Tikki-Tavi: Mixing Words and Pictures
Create meaningful illustrations to accompany stories in a web-based art and literacy lesson. The class takes a virtual "art safari" with the Museum of Modern Art and then discusses how illustrations contribute to meaning. Individuals write and illustrate a story about an animal that includes examples of fact and personification.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 26 Views 69 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Rudyard Kipling's "The White Man's Burden" (1899)
What is the white man's burden anyway? Kids find out about views from our social past as they read Rudyard Kipling's "The White Man's Burden." They read the poem then answer four, two-part critical thinking questions, which have them consider imperialism from the imperialized nation's point of view.
9th - 11th Language Arts 8 Views 33 Downloads
Rudyard Kipling's "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi": Mixing Fact and Fiction
Young scholars use Rudyard Kipling's story, "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi," as a lens to examine Victorian India as a social and geographical context for the story. They explore Kipling's use of plot, characterization, and personification.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 20 Views 40 Downloads
Rudyard Kipling's "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi": Mixing Words and Pictures
Students read an illustrated version of Rudyard Kipling's story, "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi," and examine how Rudyard Kipling and visual artists mix observation with imagination to create remarkable works. They follow similar principles to create works of their own.
3rd - 5th Language Arts 13 Views 21 Downloads
“Rikki-tikki-tavi” provides an opportunity to model for readers how to use background information to enrich understanding of a story. Class members observe animal behavior, listen to biographical background on Rudyard Kipling, study vocabulary words, and examine pictures of cobras, mongeese, and muskrats.
7th - 8th Language Arts 17 Views 45 Downloads
Poetry Reading & Analysis Worksheet
Introduce your learners to Rudyard Kipling with this reading and analysis worksheet on the poem "If." Poetry readers paraphrase the poem to better understand the meaning and answer a variety of questions about the text, the author, and particular words in the poem.
8th - 11th Language Arts 28 Views 179 Downloads
The Jungle Book Pt. 5: "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi"
Use these questions to test your pupils' comprehension of the short story "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi" by Rudyard Kipling. Assign these ten questions as-is and have your class use computers to respond to the questions and receive instant feedback, or copy the questions over to another document and give each individual a hard copy.
6th - 8th Language Arts 14 Views 54 Downloads
European Colonialism in Africa
The uglier side of European colonization of Africa is detailed in these slides, which include pictures and information about the Belgian Congo, the Dutch South Africa, and Britain's ongoing tensions with the Boers. Students will be enlightened about the true meaning and implications of "The White Man's Burden" after seeing this presentation.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 8 Views 107 Downloads
Rikki-Tikki Colorful Verbs
Study and practice the vocabulary in Rudyard Kipling's famous story "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi." Pupils underline verbs in a passage from the story, taking special note of vivid or precise verbs. They then write original sentences for five vocabulary words from the text.
5th - 8th Language Arts 10 Views 9 Downloads
Art, Commentary, and Evidence: Analysis of “The White Man’s Burden”
In this poetry instructional activity, students read Rudyard Kipling poem titled "The White Man's Burden," and then respond to 9 short answer questions about the poem. The text of the poem is not included.
8th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 0 Downloads
Use this complete and simple lesson plan to help your class examine the main characters in Kipling's story Rikki-Tkki-Tavi. A fun and creative pre-reading activity, coupled with two different graphic organizers, help to scaffold young readers' reading comprehension and character analysis skills.
7th Language Arts 21 Views 80 Downloads
The Jungle Book Part 3: Fun Trivia Quiz
One part of a series of quizzes on Rudyard Kipling's novel The Jungle Book, this online and interactive quiz tests the readers' plot knowledge. Although this quiz does not require critical thinking skills, its content may be useful as a check for completion.
7th - 8th Language Arts 6 Views 9 Downloads
Rudyard Kipling's Rikki-Tikki-Tavi: Mixing Fact and Fiction
Students use interactive materials to study Rudyard Kipling's life and times. They read an illustrated version of his short story "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi." Students explore how Kipling effectively uses personification by mixing fact and fiction.
7th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 75 Downloads