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A Native America in the Classroom collection provides six videos and support materials about indigenous peoples who lived throughout North, Central, and South America. Young historians are introduced to Incan and Hopi origin stories, a...
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...
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...
Mountain View High School
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...
Seemingly a set of slides, this overview of World Religions give a brief introduction in 5 slides, then prompts young scholars to reflect on slide 6. The writing is brief, and may encourage note-taking practice as you explain more in...
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...
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,...
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...
Denton Independent School District
Support your class members in gaining a more comprehensive understanding of cultures and perspectives around the globe with a project on world religions.
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...
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,...
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...
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.
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,...
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...
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.
Sixth graders explore Christianity. In this world religions lesson, 6th graders listen to a lecture about the attributes of the religion and then listen to and then conduct independent research on Christianity. Students also complete a...
Eleventh graders examine World Religions within this lesson. They can choose which assignments to complete depending on the grade they want to receive. There are no objectives to bounce off of when you view this lesson.
Ninth graders investigate the symbols and historical figures of the five main religions of the world. They participate in a class discussion, listen to a lecture and take notes, and write five Haikus, one about each major religion of...
What was Jesus' message and why was he able to gain so many followers? Review these questions and more with this review on Christianity as a new world religion. Assignments and activities are included in this short presentation.
Do you have a class full of middle schoolers eager to learn about world religion? If not, at least you have a nice worksheet to give them. They'll define seven terms related to the Judeo-Christian tradition, list contributions made to...
This presentation must have a fellow resource somewhere. If you're teaching a lesson on world religions and need a basic frame for your section on Islam, this PowerPoint could work. It is vague and needs more refined and clarified...
Germantown School District
As part of a close reading activity, individuals respond to three questions and craft two short essays based on a passage about Islam, one of the world most widespread religion.
Core Knowledge Foundation
Ancient world civilizations are the focus of a read-aloud anthology. First graders explore the early world of Mesopotamia, Babylon, the sphinx, and pyramids, get to know people of the Nile, Hatshepsut, and Tutankhamun, and examine world...
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