Kind of Activity:
Students will acquire a deeper of British India, the setting of much of The Jungle Book.
Common Core Standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.3, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RL.7.9, CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.7.2 , CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.7.7
Six of the seven short stories in The Jungle Book are set in British India. Rudyard Kipling spent much of his life in India as a British colonist and he drew from this experience in his writing.
So far, we have been focused largely on India's animal life. In this activity, the students will learn more about human life in nineteenth...
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