Day 1

A Passage to India Lesson Plan

Classroom Activities

  1. 1

    History of the British Raj

    Kind of Activity:

    Research

    Objective:

    To understand the historical context for the novel

    Common Core Standards:

    CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.9-10.1; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.9-10.3; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RH.9-10.4; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.2; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.4; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.9-10.5; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.7; CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.W.9-10.8

    Structure:

    The main theme of A Passage to India is the relationship between British rulers and Indian subjects during the period of colonial British control over India. In order to best understand the dynamics being explored in the novel, it is important to be grounded in the...

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