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2014 Modern India Lesson Plan Date your papers: Block Days: Wednesday, April 2 or Thursday, April 3, 2014 Friday, April 4, 2014 Monday, April 7, 2014 Tuesday,

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1 2014 Modern India Lesson Plan Date your papers: Block Days: Wednesday, April 2 or Thursday, April 3, 2014 Friday, April 4, 2014 Monday, April 7, 2014 Tuesday, April 8, Photo Essays Due at End of Class Wednesday April 9, 2014: End of India Unit Test and Notebooks Due

2 Day One and Two: Block Day Quiet Question: Type Two Prompt---You and your partner will select ONE of the following political cartoons on Pakistan. Using your Modern Pakistan Graphic Organizer Notes and your Political Cartoon Strategies Packet, you will complete the Political Cartoon Analysis Handout.

3 Day One and Two: Block Day Class: How do the issues facing Modern Pakistan relate to Modern India? Give me examples. Ms. Barben is going to read aloud the Modern India Supplemental Reading. As she does this, you should be using Active Reading Strategies. Then take notes in graphic organizer.

4 Day One and Two: Block Day Groups: Formative Assessment---- You will be working in groups to create a Photo Essay on the Economic Strengths and Problems of India.

5 Day One and Two: Block Day Purpose: You are doing this to prove a theme or thesis on Modern India. You will be utilizing research, analysis, persuasive, and writing skills to complete this task. Role: Your group is a photojournalist team working for National Geographic or Time Magazine. Given that India has become a dominant economic power, while still struggling with many developing country issues, you are to put together a photo essay that examines the strengths and weaknesses of India today. Procedure: You will be using Ms. Barbens The Indian Subcontinent Since 1947, Problems and Issues Facing India, and Modern Pakistan Powerpoints uploaded on her teacher page. You will also be using the internet. – Newsweek.com Photo Gallery – Time.com Photo Gallery – BBC News You will need to take notes for all the sections and make sure your graphic organizer is complete. You will be creating a Photo Essay in WORD not Powerpoint format. It must be printed up and turned in to Ms. Barben to grade. You must address the following topics: – Urbanization – Poverty – Slums and Lack of Infrastructure – Population Issues and Family Planning Policies – Pollution – Economic Strengths – Religious Conflict within India: Terrorrism between Hindus and Muslims and Sikhs and Hindus – Relationship with Pakistan---choice of Kashmir or nuclear arms race

6 Day One and Two: Block Day The selected images and presented information must support a theme/thesis on modern India: – While India is economically thriving, India is also being torn apart by population, poverty, and political issues. – Indias population and natural resources have made it an economic superpower, but developing country issues and political strife are holding it back. You must have a MINIMUM of THREE IMAGES with Corresponding Paragraphs for each topic.---Total of 24 Images/Slides – On each page, there should be a title. – The image, whether a photograph, a map, a chart or graph, or political cartoon should have caption that connects the image to the theme. Of the 24 images, only 17 may be photographs. The rest must be made up of maps, charts or graphs, political cartoons, and/or propaganda posters. – On each page, there should be a well-developed paragraph summarizing the issue/strength using specific information and supportive evidence. Remember a well-developed sentence identifies and defines, provide examples and explains, or examines the historical impact and connections. The 5 Ws of Who, What, When, Where, Why, How and Impact/Importance should be addressed. You must connect the images and information to the theme/thesis of the photo essay.

7 Day One and Two: Block Day FCAs: FCA One: The students had a minimum of 24 photos and other visuals that addressed the required content and supported the theme/thesis statement. Worth 30% of the grade. FCA Two: The students had well-developed captions that were in paragraph format providing specific information on the image and making connections between the image and the theme/thesis statement. Worth 30% of the grade. FCA Three: The students fully supported their thesis statement/theme through their choices of visuals and their written analysis and connections. Worth 30% of the grade. No Excuses: It was done in WORD format. It was organized in a logical and thematic manner. There was a title for each. The content was edited for spelling, grammar, and capitalization. Worth 10% of the grade.

8 Chunking of Photo Essay Day One Classwork and Homework: Block Day Split up the topics between the group members. Since there are 8 topics and four people in a group, each group member should be assigned 2 topics. Then go to the different powerpoints and take your notes in the provided graphic organizer, For homework, finish your note-taking

9 Chunking of Photo Essay Day Two Classwork and Homework: Friday, April 4 Select your visuals for your topics and cut and paste them into a word document. Begin to type out your paragraphs for the first topic. For homework, finish your paragraphs for the first topic and edit your work.

10 Chunking of Photo Essay Day Three Classwork and Homework: Monday, April 7: Begin to type out your paragraphs for the second topic. For homework, finish your paragraphs for the second topic and edit your work.

11 Chunking of Photo Essay Day Four Classwork and Homework: Tuesday, April 8: Group members should pair up and edit each others parts of the photo essay. Make revisions. Print up copies of your parts for each group member to put into their notebook as well as a set to turn in to Ms. Barben at END OF class period.


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