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					      Virtual Field Trip to

  Incredible India
Seventh Grade – Language Arts
  “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi” Unit and
    Expository Writing Unit
                     Facts and Photos
                          of India
   AMAZING INDIA FACTS
   Click buttons below for photographs of India.

       The Western          The Indo-                  Punjab
         Desert           Gangetic Plain

   The                The                  Rajasthan            Delhi
Himalayas            Deccan
          Regions and States
Clickable map-
http://www.tourindia.c
om/htm/indmap2.htm

      State of Gujarat

      State of Jammu
      and Kashmir


      Visit the cities of
      Bangalore, Delhi,
      Agra
          National Symbols
Website – http://tourindia.com
       – FLAG
       – National Calendar
       – BIRD
       – EMBLEM
       – ANIMAL

       – ANTHEM
       – TREE
       – SONG
       – FLOWER
       – SPORT
       – FRUIT
The Many Languages of India
National Languages

There are many different Indian languages
spoken by more than a million people.
English is spoken as a second language by
more than ten million Indians. Languages
website
Culture
Indian Culture.
Know India
The Story of the
Saree
Indian Religion
 Festivals of India
The Indian Wedding
Ethnic groups
              The Taj Mahal

Click here for the history of the Taj Mahal.

Click here for more information on the Taj Mahal.
                   British Rule in India
   India was ruled by the British and Indians were the subjects of a British Empire
ruled by King of England. In 15th August 1947, India attained Independence and
power passed into the hands of Indian people from the British rulers. Patriotic
Indians waged a powerful struggle under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi &
other Indian leaders to make India country a free nation


      British empire in India
        Mahatma Gandhi


Click here for
The Story of Gandhi –
by Ramanbhai Soni
For Mahatma Gandhi's
Biography click here.        Quiz On
The Courage of Gandhi:       Gandhi
Click for a discourse on
the spirit of Nonviolence.
               Rudyard Kipling
              Born: December 30, 1865, Bombay, India.
              Died: January 18, 1936, London, England.
              Awarded the Nobel prize in literature, 1907.
              Parents: Lockwood and Alice Kipling.


Rudyard Kipling author of “Rikki-Tikki-Tavi” and the
Jungle Book. Click on his name to read his biography.


                                        How the Leopard Got His
                                        Spots -- a story also written
                                        by Rudyard Kipling. Click on
                                        the title and read the short
                                        story.
             India’s Government
 Click here to learn about the government
 http://presidentofindia.nic.in/govern.html

 Click here to see all of the Political parties of India


                          –"Thinking should become your capital
                          asset, no matter whatever ups and downs
                          you come across in your life."


                         Click here for the President of India’s website
                         http://presidentofindia.nic.in/welcome.html


DR. A.P.J. ABDUL KALAM
                                  Indian Cuisine




Food --
Most Indian cuisines are related by similar usage of spices.
Often, Indian cooking is distinguished by the use of a larger
variety of vegetables than many other well-known cuisines.
Within these recognizable similarities, there is an enormous
variety of local styles. Click on the word food to read more
about Indian Cuisine

				
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