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Unit 2, Lesson 18
Transcript of Unit 2, Lesson 18
India: Background Information
Fell completely to the British, ruled by Queen Victoria, in the 19th century
British culture vs. Indian culture
The British wanted India for trading purposes
British transformed India to suit its needs
Wealthy Indians were treated as second-class citizens
Gandhi and boycotts
About the Author:
Santha Rama Rau
Politically active family
First Indian to be accepted to Wellesley College in the US
Instructor and writer
Get your Springboard book
Take out your essay AND outline
Copy down the EQ and the word of the day
Answer the following question in your notes:
What significance can your name have?
(it says) + Analysis
Practice the accountable talk guidelines to discuss the do now question
When you are finished speaking, choose the next person to share
Don't raise your hand to speak next until the person has made it clear that he/she is finished
Wednesday, October 22nd
As we read, use this graphic organizer to track the message of the story.
Using the title and background information about both the author and the time period, make a prediction for what the story might be about.
Using your evidence of symbolism and conflict, what do you think the author is trying to tell you about this time period?
What message about cultural identity is the author portraying?