- Human Rights
- Religions (Mainly Hinduism and Islam, but others are in as well)
- Government and Law
It also ties in with U.S. History because the United States was once a British colony as well. The United States fought for its independence, so tracing the paths of resistance and forms of oppression by the British is worthwhile.
If you want the extra credit today, bring your parents up to date with what is going on in the movie. Parents (or whatever adult is reading this) ask your kid some questions about it. Ask them to tie it in with Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights movement. Then, when you're done, write at least three sentences about the discussion. Have the adult you read the blog with sign the paper. Turn it in on Monday.