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Peacebuilding Toolkit for Educators - High School Edition

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Established by Congress, the United States Institute of Peace (USIP) is a nonpartisan institution whose goal is to "increase the nation's capacity to manage international conflict without violence." The 15 USIP resources in the...
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Gandhi's Ashrams and School Sustainability

For Teachers 2nd
Explore philosophy and religion by researching Gandhi. Lead your young students to investigate the life and accomplishments of Mahatma Gandhi by reading the assigned text. Your class will define sustainability and create a sustainable...
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Selfless Service and The Giving Tree - Building Ethical Conscience

For Teachers 5th
Upper elementary schoolers investigate philanthropy and selflessness by reading a children's book. In this ethics lesson, they read The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, and research Mahatma Gandhi's troublesome, yet inspiring, life....
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Mahatma Gandhi: My Freedom Fighter

For Teachers 9th
While this presentation only provides a limited amount of information about Mahatma Gandhi, it could be used as an example for a student research project. The 7 slide presentation highlights key information about Gandhi's life. It could...
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The Story of India - Freedom and Liberation - 5/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The freedom movement begins with part five of this six-part series. A new revolution marks the first glimpse at a new India, a free India. Mahatma Gandhi breaks the yoke of British rule through non-violence and passive resistance, a...
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Gandhi Speech Writing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Explore non-violent protest in this social values and world history lesson plan. After viewing the movie Gandhi, and discussing important events in Gandhi's life, young orators write a speech defending Gandhi's position on the value of...
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A Comparison of Two Great Leaders: Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr.

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore these two leaders use of nonviolent protest techniques. They read about the life of King Jr. They view a slide show about the life of Gandhi. Compare/contrast the lives of these two men using a Venn diagram.
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For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Introduce class members to Gandhi's non-violent, non-cooperative ideas with Richard Attenborough's 1982 bio-epic. The film traces the experiences that gave shape to Gandhi's ideas and the actions that eventually lead to the end of...
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The Seven Deadly Social Sins

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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...
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Martin Luther King Jr.: Nearer to the Goal

For Students 6th - 12th
In response to questions during an interview, Martin Luther King, Jr. compares his vision for a non-violent, direct action movement with those of Mahatma Gandhi.
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Gandhi Speaks Through Clothing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils analyze how Gandhi used the way he dressed to communicate with the Indian people. Students understand why Mahatma Gandhi was such an effective leader of the Indian struggle for independence from British colonial rule
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Gandhi's Voice: Writing as Nonviolent Resistance

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders identify how Mahatma Gandhi used writing as a means of nonviolent communication. In this nonviolent resistance lesson, 9th graders watch a film about Gandhi as a writer and identify characteristics of nonviolent activism....
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Gandhi's Childhood Experience of Truth and Nonviolence

For Teachers 4th
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...
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How Have Nonconformists Contributed to Society?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
"Whoso would be a man, must be a noncomformist." Or so said Ralph Waldo Emerson in his "Self-Reliance" essay. Class members are encouraged to explore the goodness of a nonconformist and decide for themselves if this person deserves...
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Mohandas Gandhi

For Students 8th - 12th
In this online interactive history quiz worksheet, students respond to 50 multiple choice questions about the accomplishments of Mohandas Gandhi. Students may submit their answers to be scored.
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The Making of the Mahatma: Gandhi's Childhood

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners investigate the childhood of one of the greatest philosophers of our time, Gandhi.  In this biography lesson, students analyze the upbringing and events that finally shaped Mahatma Gandhi's life.  Learners locate famous quotes...
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For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students describe key events in the life of Gandhi. They determine why knowledge of geography is necessary to understand the history of the people in a place or region. They write a summary of how the events in Gandhi's life,...
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Dorothy Day and Mohandas K. Gandhi: Catalysts of Social Change

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore how Dorothy Day and Mohandas Gandhi were leaders for social change.  In this history lesson, students analyze the impact of these two leaders through several activities and group assignments.
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Mohandas Gandhi: Changing the World One Step at a Time

For Teachers K - 3rd
Learners 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 learners, and act out a scene...
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Integrating Gandhian Principles of Communal Unity in Mathematics

For Teachers 4th - 6th
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...
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No Talking: Novel Study

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Many of the world's most inspirational sayings are attributed to Mahatma Gandhi. Using the No Talking novel study, pupils research and write about one of his sayings. Additionally, they practice alliteration and write a quintet that...
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Writing Exercises: Between the Wars, #3

For Students 9th - 10th
Yes, there were two great World Wars, but what happened in the time between those wars? Kids examine events that took place between 1937 and 1945 by responding to three short-answer questions. They discuss the Munich Pact's policy of...
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Unit on Gandhi and Ahimsa

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students explore the history of Gandhi and his viewpoint and example of nonviolence.  In this World History lesson, students complete numerous research assignments and activities over the course of nine lessons to expand their knowledge...
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Mohandas Mahatma Gandhi

For Students 4th - 8th
In this famous leaders worksheet, students read a passage about Mohandas Mahatma Gandhi and then complete a variety of in-class and homework activities to support comprehension, including partner interviews, spelling, cloze, synonym...

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