India - Pictures of the Past
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However the country has undergone many changes to become the nation it is today, most notably the alteration of its territory during the quest for independence in the 1940s which lead to the creation of the modern day countries of
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Discover detailed information about how to use resources with students and relevant curriculum links for this theme in the Teachers Area.
This theme was developed with support from the UK Punjab Heritage Association, the Muslim Womens Welfare Association, Cartwright Hall Young Ambassadors and the North Hertfordshire Sikh Education Council. Workshops were conducted with these groups exploring some of the themes raised within these resources.
The photographs in the gallery form part of an exhibition exploring and expanding upon the themes raised in these resources. The exhibition entitled The Punjab: Moving Journeys is available for free hire by schools. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
An education pack exploring the Punjab and its past has recently been developed. The pack entitled 'Pictures of the Punjab' contains activities for students from the ages of 8 to 12 and can be downloaded in sections here:
Pictures of the Punjab - Introduction
Pictures of the Punjab - Activity 1
Pictures of the Punjab - Activity 2 (part 1 & part 2)
Pictures of the Punjab - Activity 3 & Brief History of India Timeline
Pictures of the Punjab - Activity 4
Pictures of the Punjab - People's Exhibition
Pictures of the Punjab - Image Cards
Pictures of the Punjab - Archive map of India