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Catholicism

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students explore the precepts of the Catholic faith. In this Catholicism instructional activity, students discuss the basic beliefs of Catholicism and the responsibilities of the pope.
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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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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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Introduction to the Reformation

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate the Protestant Reformation. In 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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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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Religion & Spirituality - Exploring the California Missions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Easter | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 6th
What does Easter have to do with bunnies? Find out with a brief and entertaining video that details the history of the holiday and why we celebrate it in spring with animals and eggs.  
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Mardi Gras—Secondary

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Add a little glitter to your Mardi Gras celebration with a packet that includes information about the history of Mardi Gras. It also provides information about how different communities celebrate the holiday, as well as templates for...
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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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How did Religion Differences Lead to the Great Schism?

For Students 7th - 10th
Get your theologians pondering the Great Schism through primary and secondary source analysis. They begin with a Do Now assignment, reading an excerpt from Exodus and responding with both a display and referential question. Consider...
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Indulgences and Salvation Lesson Plan

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders examine different perspectives regarding indulgences and salvation. In this Reformation lesson, 10th graders watch video clips about the teachings of the Roman Catholic Church and Martin Luther on indulgences and salvation....
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Lesson 4: Reformation: What Needed Fixed?

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders consider the risks historical figures took in challenging the Catholic Church. In this Reformation lesson, 9th graders participate in a classroom discussion about the Reformation and technological advancements that prompted...
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Lesson 5: Reformation: What Needed Fixed?

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders consider the risk Martin Luther took in challenging the Catholic Church. In this Reformation lesson plan, 9th graders watch video clips about the Reformation and analyze documents pertinent to the lesson plan. Students...
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Writing Exercises: The Byzantine Empire II

For Students 9th - 12th
Get your scholars writing about history in this short-answer worksheet on the Byzantine Empire. In complete sentences, they consider context and details of the Byzantine culture. Learners explain contributions made to engineering,...
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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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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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