What is non-violent resistance?
Watch this video - Gandhi's Salt March
Ask yourself: What does the term non-violent resistance mean to you?
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glossary of terms
What do the terms satyagraha, ashram and swaraj mean?
Ask: Grades K- 3
Explain the words satyagraha, ashram, swaraj and the Salt Act to your little ones. What do they mean to you?
Why is he called the Father of the Nation in India?
What did he teach us?
Could you follow his teachings in your life? Like Munna Bhai perhaps?
Ask: For 4-5 graders
What was going on in the video? What were the two goals Mahatma Gandhi wanted for India?
How is this clip an example of non-violent resistance? What does this reveal about Gandhiji’s character? Can you think of problems that can be resolved without resorting to violence?
Ask: For grades 6 and up
Questions for 4-5 graders are recommended. Also:
Why do you think so many people were willing to follow Gandhiji in this march?
Think: Was Mahatma Gandhi’s strategy effective? Why or why not?
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lesson plan was developed by Jing Ting Wee.
Updated October 2014