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109 reviewed resources for catholicism

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California Mission Lessons

For Teachers 4th Standards
The California missions were established by the Franciscans with the hope of converting Native Americans to Catholicism. The three lessons in this collection present fourth graders with primary source documents, paintings, and drawings...
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Arabic Architecture in Spain

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine Arabic architecture in Spain. They explore the principles and teachings of Islam and campare them with Catholicism. Students examine paintings and maps to understand different things about the Arab culture. Also,...
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Following the Leaders

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Examine the historic election of Pope Benedict XVI and reflect on the challenges he faces as the new leader of the Catholic Church. This New York Times activity investigates how other world leaders are chosen in different forms of...
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Catholicism

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Learners explore the precepts of the Catholic faith. In this Catholicism lesson, students discuss the basic beliefs of Catholicism and the responsibilities of the pope.
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Signs and Symbols

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders carefully analyze a triptych of the nativity, paying close attention to the lines, shapes and symbols included in the artwork. They explore the role of the Catholic church in society at the time the piece was created and...
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The Death and Resurrection of Theater as...Liturgical Drama: Crash Course Theater #8

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If it weren't for Catholicism, theater may not exist today. As the eighth video in the Crash Course Theater series explains, early Christians despised theater, but as the art began to die, it found a new life during Catholic mass. The...
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California Indians

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discuss the major nations of California Indians, their geographic distribution, economic activities, legends and religious beliefs. They describe the function of Spanish missions and the influence of Catholicism. In...
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Introduction to the Reformation

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate the Protestant Reformation. For this global history lesson, 9th graders examine the provided primary sources that enable students to create posters and presentations that reveal how Catholicism, Lutheranism,...
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Religion & Spirituality - Exploring the California Missions

For Teachers 4th Standards
The California missions were built with the hope of converting the local Native Americans to Catholicism, but exactly how different were their beliefs to begin with? Through analysis of a series of primary source documents, young...
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If…Then…Ideas for History

For Teachers K - 5th
Have your class examine a very old piece of art as they consider history, chronology, geography, culture, and tradition. They discuss the concept of ritual as it is associated with religious practices and research the spread of...
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"Hard Luck" La Salle

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders examine life of French explorer, La Salle, and how he impacted settlement of Texas and the establishment of Catholic missions in Texas; students write letters from the perspective of an explorer.
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Gone to Texas: The Story of the Texas Empresarios

For Teachers 4th
After watching two educational films about Texas history, young settlers create a T chart listing the pros and cons of renouncing their American citizenship, converting to Catholicism, and moving to a Texas colony under the Empresario...
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Facts of Halloween

For Teachers 7th - 9th
From Catholicism to candy corn, this presentation has it all when it comes to Halloween. The history of the holiday is discussed in these slides, as is the stories behind seasonal traditions (trick-or-treating, jack-o-lanterns). The...
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A Test of Faith

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Secondary schoolers investigate the debate surrounding the current sexual abuse crisis in the Catholic Church with this New York Times lesson. Through discussions and written reflection, they explore their own thoughts and opinions on...
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The Protestant Reformation (1450 - 1565)

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The Protestant Reformation didn't just happen, it happened for a reason. Discover the causes and effects of this world-altering event. Slides are rich with bulleted text and images. Each is easy to follow and will provide great lecture...
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Crusades and Culture in the Middle Ages

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The Crusades sounds like a glamorous time period in the Middle Ages full of glory—but was it? Scholars find and review the truth of the Crusades' influence on the world through the resource. The study guides, separated individually by...
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The Dark Ages - Part 3 - Common Thread of Christianity

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Part three of this series on the Dark Ages, focuses on the spread of Christianity throughout Medieval Europe. Christianity became a common thread that bound much of politics and society. Clovis, and later, Constantine used religion as a...
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The Latino Religious Experience: People of Faith and Vision

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explain why Columbus said the native peoples he encountered when he reached the New World were "a people who lived in God." They explain if Latinos can still be said to be "a people who live in God." Students explain the role of...
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Final Regents Review: Rome

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take a trip to ancient Rome in this presentation, which includes details about Roman life, society, politics, and religion. Viewers will be enthralled with the vivid maps and pictures in these slides, which could lead to a discussion on...
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Why Did the Church Fear Scientific Advancement? Galileo Case Study

For Students 6th - 8th
Learners start this exercise about Galileo by writing about a modern-day invention that has impacted society. Then, they read a short scenario depicting Galileo on trial before the Pope of the Roman Catholic Church. They use their...
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Protestant Reformation

For Students 7th - 9th
Click and open a link to three related worksheets all focused on primary source analysis and the Protestant Reformation. Included are three short documents for learners to consider, an image of the inquisition, and several thinking...
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Middle Ages and the Church

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Several comprehension activities relate to the Roman Catholic Church during the Medieval Age, including manorialism, Medieval, and monastic life. The class will read each slide, then answer the fill-in-the-blank and essay questions...
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Why did Henry VIII divorce Catherine of Aragon?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learn about the causes and effects of King Henry VIII's divorce from Catherine of Aragon. The divorce was a turning point for England and in some ways led to the colonization of the New World. A role-play activity is included.
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Why Did King Henry VIII Divorce Catherine of Aragon?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Why did King Henry divorce Catherine of Aragon, and how did he make divorce possible? Young historians will read through each informational slide to learn the story of Catherine of Aragon, King Henry, and Anne Boleyn. They will then...

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