10 English words that you probably mispronunce
Ce blog est particulièrement destiné à mes élèves. Ils y trouveront des compléménts au travail effectué en classe ou des ressources pour approfondir le travail en classe.
Cependant les rubriques proposées dans le menu permettront également à tout autre élève de trouver des sites intéressants pour son travail en autonomie à la maison afin de :
- S’entraîner en anglais,
- faire des progrès,
- enrichir son vocabulaire,
- trouver des conseils méthodologiques
et même les parents pourront y trouver des conseils...
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The British Raj: a Webquest
As an introduction to imperialism in India you will be looking at the PBS website The Story of India.
You will need to use the following links to answer the questions.
To begin with, pick up 3or 4 major facts about Queen Victoria’s reign and the British empire .
How many colonies were there?
What does the word « raj » mean ? What is its origin?
1. By looking at the map online :answer the following question with predictions of your own:
Why would any European country want to colonize India?
here is some help: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/East_India_Company
2. Why was India called Britain’s “Jewel in the Crown”?
3. By clicking on this link and looking at “Explore the Topic” answer the following questions:
a. What allowed Europeans to colonize India?
b. What measures did Great Britain take to maintain dominance in the area?
c. The British thought they brought some “positives” to India? Can you name a few?
4. On“Explore the Topic” drag down there is a link title “The Great Rebellion.” Use these readings to answer the following questions.
a. What is the other name of the The Great Rebellion ?
b. Why were the sepoys rebelling (long-term and short-term)?
c. How did the British respond to the rebellion? (Immediately)
d. How did the British reorganize the military?
e. What were long term effects of the rebellion?
5. On “Explore the Topic” drag down there is a link title “British Raj.” Use these readings to answer the following questions.
a. What was the British Raj? What does the word « raj » mean? What is its origin?
Some more information here : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/British_Raj
b. How was the British Raj set-up in terms of the government officials?
c. What was significant about the Indian railway system?
d. What were positive and negative effects with the British crown taking control in India?
6. Why did the British push the development of railroads in India? What was the practical and symbolic
nature of a British controlled railroad system in India? Look at this map :
click on Gandhi's photo and find information about Gandhi 's involvment in the independance of India and about the nature of his fight.