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177 reviewed resources for religion in public schools

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Setting the Stage: What is the Proper Context for Teaching Religion in Public Schools?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate methods of teaching of religion in public schools. They create a t-chart, 3 creative scenarios involving the teaching of religion, and an appropriate lesson plan that deals with...
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Religion in Public Schools

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the presence of religion in public institutions. In this ethics lesson, students focus on one aspect of the presence of religion in public institutions, and the controversy surrounding religion in the public schools....
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Religion in the Schools

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The requirements of the Equal Access Act are studied and applied to factual situations. By looking at the particular contexts suggested your class can examine the difficulties faced by administrators in whether they should permit...
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Religious Expression in Public Schools

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars explore religious expression in the United States. In this religious freedom instructional activity, students read a handout regarding Religious Freedom Day and other handouts regarding religious expression in public...
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Prayer and Friday Night Lights? An Establishment Clause Case from Texas

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Is a Christian prayer before a Friday night football game a nice gesture or the imposition of religion on the rest of the community? A resource asks the question using a clip from the popular movie "Friday Night Lights" and readings...
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Exercise in Conflict Resolution

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
How do major religions, including Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, differ in how they view the role of individual freedoms within society, the definition of morality, and the importance of politically satisfying the greater good? Here...
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Religion in Public Schools

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders conduct research on important background information regarding the role of religion in American public schools. In this Ethics lesson, 7th graders examine and become familiar with the First Amendment of the Bill of...
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Religious Expression in Public Schools

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students divide into small groups, each one taking one of the sections of the letter from Secretary Riley, "Legal Guidelines on Religious Expression in Public Schools," the letter from Secretary Paige, and the document "Guidance on...
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Personal and Civic Values in Islam

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners compare and contrast values expressed by contemporary Muslims to those expressed in the Quran. They link values expressed by contemporary Muslims to primary sources from early Islamic history and explain how these values relate...
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Islamic Society: A Lesson in Surrender

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the third pillar of Islam. They discover the influence of Islamic ideas and practices on other cultures, Explore the various meanings of social group and the ways that each group functions. Then, they research the...
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Public Schools and Prayer - Do They Mix?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners discuss and research different Supreme Court cases and examine religious freedom and prayer in public schools.
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Religion, Culture, and Diversity

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students study world religions. In this diversity lesson, students interview their grandparents and other older adults about their religious beliefs and traditions. Students research world religions and discuss the diversity of cultural...
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Bullying Around Racism, Religion and Culture

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Racism, antisemitism, Islamophobia. How to counter prejudice-driven bullying in schools is the focus of a packet of materials that provides information and advice on how to respond to and prevent bullying, materials for in-service and...
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Do You Have a Prayer?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore religious freedoms. In this First Amendment lesson, students discuss the ramifications of freedom of religion in public schools. Students research the Equal Access Act and a Supreme Court case pertaining to the meeting...
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The Ten Commandments

For Students 7th - 9th
This resource would be great for a Bible study group, private school, or those delving into the laws established by Moses for the Jewish people. Young theologians read the Ten Commandments as outlined in the Hebrew Bible. They then...
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Engel v. Vitale

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
"Is school-sponsored prayer in public schools unconstitutional?" That is the question teams debate as they consider the arguments presented to the Supreme Court in Engel v. Vitale. The attorneys study the provided talking points and...
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What's On Your Plate?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
If you are teaching in a Christian school, Sunday School, or home school environment, then this lesson plan would be appropriate. The class discusses Biblical traditions and culture and how that related to current Christian beliefs. They...
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Examining Primary Sources: The Ten Commandments

For Students 10th - 12th
Your home-school, Sunday school, or private Christian school students can build critical thinking and textual analysis skills by taking a look at Ten Commandments. They use this worksheet to analyze and break down textual meaning in an...
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The Establishment Clause and Lee v. Weisman

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Prayer as a part of a public school graduation? The 1992 Supreme Court decision in the case of Lee v. Weisman is the focus of a series of activities that has class members investigate other rulings related to the Establishment Clause in...
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Noncombatancy and the Seventh ­day Adventist Church

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Upper graders investigate how the Seventh Day Adventists are objectors to the practice of war. The lesson covers the Civil War and examines the church's position about the practice of war. The research extends to modern wars and learners...
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Social Studies: The Book of Exodus

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Intended for a Christian audience, bible study, or home-school setting, this lesson has learners analyzing the significance of the ten commandments in today's world. They consider the commandments themselves, discuss their historical and...
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Liberty, Equality, Uniformity?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine the French draft law to ban religious symbols from public schools. They research "secularist" and "pluralist" positions regarding this ban, debate the topic in class, and draft a position paper on the ban.
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Monotheistic Religions

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Religion is an important area of study in any history class.
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Government

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Perfect for a Christian or private school setting, this lesson has learners use their Bible to help them identify the purpose of the government. They examine specific Bible verses then use them to define the government and the...