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137 reviewed resources for mahatma gandhi

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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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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 plan, they read The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, and research Mahatma Gandhi's troublesome, yet inspiring, life....
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Gandhi Speech Writing

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Explore non-violent protest in this social values and world history activity. 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'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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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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Gandhi's Salt March, A Simulation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine Gandhi's Salt March. In this peace and tolerance instructional activity, students discuss the Salt Tax Levy that was imposed in India. Young scholars then debate how the Indian National Congress should have handled...
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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 lesson, students study the political tactics of Mohandas Gandhi, Henry David Thoreau, and Martin Luther King, Jr. in order to discover how each of...
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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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The Way You Dream: Gandhi and King's Visions of Nonviolence

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Young scholars read Gandhi and Dr. King's messages about nonviolence and discuss their visions about loving one's enemies. In this nonviolence lesson, students read Gandhi's "Ahimsa, or the Way of Nonviolence" and Dr. Martin Luther...
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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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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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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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The Indian Subcontinent Since 1947: The Legacy of Independence

For Teachers 7th - 10th
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....
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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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Applying Ahimsa to Traditional Stories

For Teachers 2nd - 8th Standards
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...
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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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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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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 lesson, students examine how the religious beliefs of Mohandas Gandhi and Martin Luther King, Jr. were inspirational as they worked to reduce...
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Muhammad Ali and his Vietnam War Resistance: Defining Nonviolent Action through Gandhi and King

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students 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. Students...
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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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Gandhi Speaks Through Clothing

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students 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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