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Gandhi Speech Writing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Explore non-violent protest in this social values and world history lesson. 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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Gandhi

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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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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Thoreau, Gandhi, and Martin Luther King, Jr.

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the concept of non-violent resistance. In this political philosophies instructional activity, students study the political tactics of Mohandas Gandhi, Henry David Thoreau, and Martin Luther King, Jr. in order to discover...
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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 instructional activity, they read The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, and research Mahatma Gandhi's troublesome, yet...
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The Way You Dream: Gandhi and King's Visions of Nonviolence

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students read Gandhi and Dr. King's messages about nonviolence and discuss their visions about loving one's enemies. In this nonviolence instructional activity, students read Gandhi's "Ahimsa, or the Way of Nonviolence" and Dr. Martin...
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Nonviolent Resistance: Gandhi and King

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use the internet to research the major events and dates of Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. In groups, they use this information to create a poster to present to the class. They reflect on how these two men were...
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The Art of Nonviolence: Martin Luther King, Jr., Gandhi, and Concepts of Nonviolence in Indian Art

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students make connections between nonviolent ideals and art. In this visual arts lesson, students discuss the successes of the American Civil Rights Movement and discuss Gandhi's influence on the movement. Students then examine images of...
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World War II, India, Gandhi, and Pakistan

For Students 7th - 10th
In this Asian studies worksheet, students 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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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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Continuing Gandhi's Legacy of Cross-Cultural Understanding: Central Asia and the Middle East

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students investigate the lifestyle of Gandhi by creating a Venn Diagram.  In this biographical lesson, students compare the philosophies of Martin Luther King Jr. and Gandhi while discussing their teaching methods.  Students utilize the...
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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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Gandhi's Salt March, A Simulation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine Gandhi's Salt March. In this peace and tolerance lesson, students discuss the Salt Tax Levy that was imposed in India. Students then debate how the Indian National Congress should have handled the issue.
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Every Day Edit - Gandhi

For Students 3rd - 8th
For this everyday editing worksheet, students correct grammatical mistakes in a short paragraph about Gandhi. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and spelling.
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Muhammad Ali and his Vietnam War Resistance: Defining Nonviolent Action through Gandhi and King

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Pupils research Muhammad Ali's act of civil disobedience. In this civil disobedience activity, 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...
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Religion in Social Change: What's God Got To Do With It?

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students determine how religion influences social change. In this religion and social change instructional activity, students examine how the religious beliefs of Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. were inspirational as they...
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Unit on Gandhi and Ahimsa

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Young scholars 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...
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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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Every Day Edit - Gandhi

For Students 3rd - 8th
In this everyday editing worksheet, students correct mistakes in a short paragraph about Gandhi. The errors range from punctuation, capitalization, grammar, and spelling.
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Human Rights And Civil Rights

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
While he may not be as well known as civil rights activists such as Mahatma Gandhi, Dr. Martin Luther King, or Malcolm X, Ralph Bunche's contributions certainly made him a leader in the struggle for civil rights in the United States and...
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GANDHI'S INDIA

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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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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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 instructional activity, 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
Students illustrate pages of a book.  For 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 students, and act out a scene...

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