White Man's Burden - Cartoon and Poem Analysis Collaborative Bundle - This 12 page White Man's Burden resource centers on teaching students about the White Man's Burden during the Age of Imperialism. It includes a one page reading that details the history and significance of White Man's Burden and Social Darwinism. Next, the resource contains four different political cartoons related to White Man's Burden during the Age of Imperialism. The activity includes analysis charts for student use and a detailed teacher guide for facilitating a collaborative lesson on analyzing the messages of each White Man's Burden cartoon. Finally, the last activity is an analysis of Rudyard Kipling's poem "White Man's Burden". Students use the included chart to analyze the message of the poem. The teacher guide explains how to facilitate a critical thinking based lesson that requires students to critically read and analyze the poem. The entire package includes a teacher guide and answer keys for each cartoon and poem analysis charts.
This is an excellent activity to use when learning about White Man's Burden or imperialism. It will make a great addition to your unit of study and will help get students thinking in a critical and collaborative lesson.