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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 lesson, they read The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, and research Mahatma Gandhi's troublesome, yet inspiring, life....
5th Visual & Performing Arts
The Indian Subcontinent Since 1947: The Legacy of Independence
An exploration of Indian and Pakistani cultures and conflicts throughout the 20th - 21st centuries, this presentation features relevant political cartoons and poignant photos to illustrate the breadth of politics in India and Pakistan....
7th - 10th Social Studies & History
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
The Story of India - Freedom and Liberation - 5/6
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...
11 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History
How Have Nonconformists Contributed to Society?
"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...
6th - 12th English Language Arts
Applying Ahimsa to Traditional Stories
Investigate the life of Mahatma Gandhi by researching non-violent lifestyles. Learners define the word ahimsa and discuss the personal characteristics that made Gandhi a peaceful warrior. They also create a poster about the story "The...
2nd - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
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
Gandhi's Voice: Writing as Nonviolent Resistance
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....
9th English Language Arts
Dorothy Day and Mohandas K. Gandhi: Catalysts of Social Change
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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
A Comparison of Two Great Leaders: Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King Jr.
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.
2nd - 4th English Language Arts
Striving for Independence: Africa, India, and Latin America 1900-1949
An amazing PowerPoint on the decolonization of Africa, India, and Latin America. As each nation fought for independence, changes occurred economically, socially, and politically. Each of these changes are outlined in a thorough and...
11th - 12th Social Studies & History
Writing Exercises: Between the Wars, #3
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...
9th - 10th English Language Arts
Give Peace A Chance: Nonviolence as a valid strategy for social change
Young scholars analyze how people solve conflicts. In this conflict resolution lesson, students look at Mahatma Gandhi and Martin Luther King's nonviolence movements. They see the reasoning behind nonviolence and how it works.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History
Thoreau, Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr.
Students explore the concept of non-violent resistance. In this political philosophies lesson, students study the political tactics of Mohandas Gandhi, Henry David Thoreau, and Martin Luther King, Jr. in order to discover how each of...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History
Unit on Gandhi and Ahimsa
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...
9th - 10th Social Studies & History
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...
Free India: Resisting British Rule in India
Young scholars explore the impact of nonviolence during Gandhi's Free India movement. In this World History lesson plan, students complete several activities including research, class discussions and a multimedia project, all centered...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History