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Selfless Service and The Giving Tree - Building Ethical Conscience
Upper elementary schoolers investigate philanthropy and selflessness by reading a children's book. In this ethics activity, they read The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, and research Mahatma Gandhi's troublesome, yet inspiring, life....
5th Visual & Performing Arts
Gandhi’s Salt March: Nonviolence in Action
Young scholars examine the effectiveness of nonviolent protest. In this social justice lesson plan, students analyze the effectiveness of Gandhi's Salt March as a nonviolent protest. Young scholars jigsaw read the provided story and...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Muhammad Ali and his Vietnam War Resistance: Defining Nonviolent Action through Gandhi and King
Pupils research Muhammad Ali's act of civil disobedience. In this civil disobedience lesson, students research Ali's defiance of the Vietnam War draft and compare his reasoning to Martin Luther King's thoughts on the war. Pupils debate...
10th - Higher Ed English Language Arts
Gandhi's Childhood Experience of Truth and Nonviolence
Fourth graders investigate philosophy by researching the life of Mahatma Gandhi. In this historical biography lesson, 4th graders examine the peaceful philosophy of India's most famous resident. Students participate in role-playing...
Mohandas Gandhi: Changing the World One Step at a Time
Young scholars illustrate pages of a book. In this famous historical icon lesson, students are read a story about Mohandas Gandhi, illustrate the pages in small groups, assemble a class book to read to younger young scholars, and act...
K - 3rd English Language Arts
Integrating Gandhian Principles of Communal Unity in Mathematics
Fourth through sixth graders incorporate Gandhian principles into Math curriculum. They explore Gandhi's teachings on communal unity and economic equality. This has quite a bit of information about Gandhi and his observations and...
4th - 6th Math
The Seven Deadly Social Sins
Politics without Principle. Wealth without Work. Mohandas Gandhi’s "Seven Deadly Social Sins" provides the text for a research-based, persuasive essay assignment. Writers select what they consider to be the most significant social sin in...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Religion in Social Change: What's God Got To Do With It?
Students determine how religion influences social change. In this religion and social change lesson, students examine how the religious beliefs of Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. were inspirational as they worked to reduce...
8th - 9th Social Studies & History
Journey to Synergy on the path of Gandhi and King
Students explore the concept of synergy. In this peace and tolerance lesson, students read sections of The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Covey and then discuss how Gandhi and King mastered the art of synergy. Students then...
8th - 12th Health
Examining Gandhi’s Critique of Modern Civilization: The Lessons of Modern Japan
High schoolers examine the political philosophies of Mohandas Gandhi. In this Mohandas Gandhi lesson, students investigate Gandhi's thoughts about modern civilization as they listen to a lecture presented by their instructor.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
Is Gandhi Right: Analyzing His Ideas
Students explore the connection between Gandhi and the Independence Movement in India. In this instructional activity on social change, students examine the ideas of Gandhi to analyze non violent change. Students consider the impact of...
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History