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7th Grade World Religions Research Worksheet

For Students 7th
A perfect resource to guide your young research analysts as they dive into a paper about any one of the major world religions. It includes very basic questions that pertain to the information necessary to compose a good expository paper...
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Intro to World Religions

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Seemingly a set of slides, this overview of World Religions give a brief introduction in 5 slides, then prompts pupils to reflect on slide 6. The writing is brief, and may encourage note-taking practice as you explain more in detail....
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Learning World Religions

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
How much do high schoolers know about the five major world religions? Enhance their religious literacy with a technological lesson that discusses the histories and beliefs of Islam, Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, and Hinduism. 
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World Religions Project

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
This is a very well-designed comparative world religions project that offers clear guidelines, expectations, and supplemental materials to support learners in their research process. Class members are divided into groups and must then...
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AP Human Geography Comparative World Religions Project

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The guidelines and graphic organizer of this resource are great tools for beginning a comparative religions project with your class! After completing an information sheet comparing six major world religions (Judaism, Confucianism,...
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A Survey of Ancient Religions

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine ancient religions of Confucianism and Buddhism. Pupils prepare a K-W-L chart, Venn Diagram and participate in think-pair-share activities. Classmates compare and contrast Confucianism and Buddhism. They explore the...
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World Religions

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Support your class members in gaining a more comprehensive understanding of cultures and perspectives around the globe with a project on world religions.
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World Religions: A Look at the Way the World Prays

For Teachers 6th - 8th
An introduction to the characteristics of and differences between five world religions (Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism), this presentation will help to clarify some of the confusion surrounding the details of each...
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World Religion Day: Reading Activities

For Students 7th - 8th
If your class is observing World Religion Day in January, use this resource to provide a research and response opportunity. A short informational reading (available as an MP3 download for auditory learners and listening exercises) is the...
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The Rise of Christianity

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Examine one of the 7 major world religions, how it began and spread throughout the globe. Upper graders can view this presentation to better understand the social and political impacts that Christianity had on Rome and western civilization.
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The Big Religion Chart

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This resource includes a list of over 40 world religions and their major features, such as brief summaries of their origins and history, beliefs in god and an afterlife, practices, foundational texts, etc.  The document also includes an...
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World Religions: 7th Grade Geography

For Teachers 7th
This presentation is well-organized. Each of the world's five major religions are totally defined by holy book, founder, icons, traditions, location, and history. While there is a lot of great info for Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and...
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Classical Civilizations: The Rise of States and Empires

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
History is full of great empires rising to power—and falling into dust. But what does religion and a society's belief system have to do with a civilization's fate? A thorough explanation of the impact of world religions on their...
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Five Major World Religions

For Students 6th - 10th
In this world religions worksheet, students complete 5 graphic organizers with attributes about Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Islam.
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Pilgrimage: Mission

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What is the concept of a mission as it relates to religion? Your young historians will consider the missions of various world religions and their traditions. They will then write a persuasive essay arguing the overarching effect of a...
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Religions of the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A perfect resource for encouraging an understanding of the world's religions and note taking skills. Text is broken into a classic note taking style, ideal for teaching good habits. Content includes a break down of major religions,...
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Chalkboard Challenge: The Five Major Religions

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Employing a game format, this Jeopardy-influenced game provides questions to help learners review information related to the study of world religions. The questions involve an exploration of the Hindu, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, and...
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World Religions

For Students 5th - 7th
Although this world religion word search offers little academic value, it includes several lesser-known religious terms (including Confucianism, Tripitaka, and Rig Veda), some of which are difficult for learners to spell. In that sense,...
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World Religion Word Search

For Students 5th - 7th
Although this world religion word search offers little academic value, it includes several lesser-known belief systems (including Rastafarianism, Zoroastrianism, and Baha'i), some of which are difficult for learners to spell. In that...
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World Religion Word Search

For Students 6th - 8th
Although this world religion word search offers little academic value, it includes several lesser-known religious terms (including Fatalistic, Shintoism, and Mahayana), some of which are difficult for learners to spell. In that sense,...
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Five Major World Religions

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders research and identify various aspects of five major world religions including Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Judaism. They use Microsoft Word tables to chart and compare their findings.
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Major World Religions

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students explore major world religions. In this world religions lesson, students discover the founders of religions, their places of worship, and the symbols that represent each religion. Students match pictures of these things to their...
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Introduction to World Religions - Hinduism

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore Hinduism. In this world religions lesson, 6th graders listen to a lecture about the attributes of the religion and then listen to and perform parts of The Remayana. Students also complete a map activity based on the...
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Introduction to World Religions

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders compare and contrast the world religions. In this cultural practices lesson, 6th graders locate places in the world where Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, and Islam are practiced.