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Post-Colonial Writers Unit

For Teachers 9th
How do cultural and historical background impact thought? To explore this essential question, class members view of portion of the film, The Passage to India, read an excerpt from The Magician’s Nephew, and Nissim Ezekiel’s poem, "In...
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The History of Hindu India

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
What obstacles did India face during their post-colonial formation after gaining independence? Topics discussed in the lesson include Pakistan's conflict over Kashmir, the Indian Constitution, economic development, and the influence of...
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How Did British Imperialism and Colonization Impact India?

For Teachers 9th - 11th
How did British imperialism and colonization impact India? Uncover how India was considered to be Britain's most valuable colony, how Europe's Industrial Revolution affected India, and the beginnings of the East India Company. A short,...
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Music of India

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Introduce the class to the music of India. They'll discover three main types of music Raga, Tala, and Kriti. Cultural context and a description of basic Indian instruments is also provided. 
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The Story of India - Freedom and Liberation - 2/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Opium, textiles, spices, and trade mark the beginning of part two in this six-part series. The British Raj conquered India through profit and Imperialism. But, in this episode viewers will also learn that some British fell in love with...
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The Story of India - Freedom and Liberation - 1/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Part one of this six-part series that concludes the larger series, The Story of India, and introduces viewers to the next wave of invaders, the British. Viewers will see India's rise to freedom, democracy, and an open path. This series...
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World War II, India, Gandhi, and Pakistan

For Students 7th - 10th
In this Asian studies worksheet, learners read the noted pages in their textbooks and then respond to 12 short answer questions about Southeast Asia, World War II, Gandhi, India, and Pakistan.
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Writing Exercises: Collapse of European Imperialism, #1

For Students 9th - 11th
WWII led to a collapse in colonial empires Europe had created prior to the turn of the century. Budding historians examine the fall of Imperialism through expository writing. They compose three responses that discuss the role of the...
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Sepoy Mutiny: Changes in India

For Teachers 8th - 10th
In need of an easy way to review the events leading up to and just after the Sepoy Mutiny? The Raj, social class system, the causes and effects of Sepoy Mutiny are briefly covered in this slide show. Two great assignments are also included.
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The Story of India - Freedom and Liberation - 3/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
How much can one country take? The revolution this time is that of the year 1857 in which Muslims and Hindus join forces against British power. Called the Indian mutiny, this fight for freedom unparalleled anything western colonists had...
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Striving for Independence: Africa, India, and Latin America 1900-1949

For Teachers 11th - 12th
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...
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Impact of Colonialism: British Colonialism

For Students 7th - 9th
Read the provided passage on the impact of British colonialism then complete the assignment. The class reads two paragraphs and then creates a t-chart showing the pros and cons of British imperialism in India.
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The Boston Tea Party

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Learners analyze the impact of Tea Act in the colonies. In this colonial America lesson, students listen to their instructor present a lecture regarding the Tea Act, Samuel Adams's execution of the Boston Tea Party, and British reaction...
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British Imperialism in India

For Students 6th - 8th
In this world history worksheet, students complete the graphic organizer by summarizing the significance of each of the 7 people or events to British colonialism in India.
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Colonialism in India / The Sepoy Revolt of 1857

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine the factors dividing colonial India. They examine the motives of the colonizers. They research colonial India. They participate in a debate on major controversies surrounding the revolt in colonial India.
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Rudyard Kipling's "Rikki-Tikki-Tavi": Mixing Fact and Fiction

For Students 3rd - 9th Standards
"Rikki-Tikki-Tavi," from The Jungle Book, offers young readers a chance to examine how Rudyard Kipling uses setting and personification to bring to life the brave mongoose who battles cobras to protect his family. Class members explore...
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India and Pakistan: Gaining Independence

For Students 7th - 9th
Read a short excerpt from a primary source to answer 1 critical-thinking question. Then, locate Bangladesh, Pakistani Kashmir, and Indian Kashmir on a map to help answer an inference question.
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British Imperialism in India

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders learn how the differences between Indian and British cultural perspectives, as seen in works of art. Students participate in discussion of the differences in how individuals are viewes by others.
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British Imperialism in India

For Students 6th - 8th
In this world history activity, students explore the causes and effects of 6 events pertaining to imperialism in India. Students explain why the British viewed India as the "jewel in the crown."
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Imperialism Political Cartoon Assessment

For Teachers 7th - 12th
To fully understand the concept of imperialism prior to WWI, the students create a political cartoon. This cartoon should illustrate the imperialistic tendencies the world had prior to the war. Students choose one of six topics for...
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Stamp Act of 1765

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders watch videos, read poems, debate, and more about the Stamp Act of 1765. In this Stamp Act lesson plan, 5th graders relate to the colonists in the time of taxation.
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Assembling Personal Narrative

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
The art of Santiago Bose is analyzed by budding artists. They fully examine a piece of art, making note of the various techniques and choices the artist made to express his ideas. They look for evidence that shows how Bose felt about...
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Lesson 2/4 - The British Empire and the Revolution

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here is part two of this terrific four-part series on the American Revolutionary War. Concepts covered include trade and the British Empire, the debt from the Seven Years' War, Colonial interests in trade in the East India Company, the...
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The British Empire – Where the Sun Never Set

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students read an article on the British Empire.  In this ESL lesson, students explore the British Empire from the 1600's, then work in small groups to complete several activities that reinforce the information learned in the reading. 

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