Bahai Faith Teacher Resources
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Religion and Globalization
Young scholars consider the influence of religious values in global perspectives. In this global issues instructional activity, students research noted articles and documents about globalization, discuss the implications of living in a global society, and determine whether religion opposes or supports globalization initiatives.
Students reflect on how religion has played a major role in globalization. In this instructional activity, students visit multiple internet sites, then participate in a class discussion on the various ideas on globalization that they learned in their readings. The instructional activity concludes with the students writing an essay on the topic.
World Religion Word Search
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 sense, this word search exposes learners to difficult words and practice with spelling. There is a printable version, however the header is not capitalized and has the designer's name below it. Consider adjusting before copying for students.
For Whom the Clock Strikes
Students explore celebrations marking the new year in various cultures and countries around the world. They propose a plan for a New Year's celebration for a fictional nation that is inclusive of the diverse populations there.
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Include an informative app in your lesson about world religions and holy days. Kids can choose from eleven different religions to explore, and learn about many days of religious observance and celebration.
How much do you learners know about the Bahai religion? If this is a topic of study in your class, they'll be able to use the provided map to show the diffusion, location, origin, and distribution of this not-so-well-known sect that unifies several religious ideas.
Genocide in Darfur: Is the World Doing Enough?
Students analyze the genocide in Sudan, and debate the obligations of the international community. They develop and create an action plan to implement a humanitarian project in their school and community to aid the citizens of Darfur.
Culture - Unit on Religion and Globalization
Students examine the impact of religious beliefs on perspectives about globalization. They watch and discuss a video, identify the role of the International Monetary Fund, read and discuss articles, and write an essay.
Students research various cultural and religious festivals celebrated and observed by Australians, describing common elements and identifying adaptations that have been made for life in Australia.
Teaching Responsibility to Children in Different Cultures through Film and Literature Stories
Pupils review the notes they took for "The Little Prince". After identifying the instances of responsibility in the text, they discuss them with others in English. As a class, they watch parts of "Children of Heaven" and write down their predictions for the rest of the film. To end the lesson, they compare their predictions with a partner using their communication skills.
Religion in the Caribbean
In this Caribbean religion worksheet, students read a brief article about the religions found in the Caribbean including Rastafarianism and respond to 5 questions.
Credit to the Nation: Human Rights Cards
Young scholars examine the lives of refugees. In this human rights lesson plan, students use the provided refugee cards to play games that require them to learn details about the lives of the refugees.
The Holy Land/ Israel
Students investigate the context of Israel being a land of importance for the Bahai Faith group. They retell stories of faithful events that convey spiritual meaning. They reflect upon how life is to be lived according to certain virtues of righteousness.
What BahÂ¿Â¿'Â¿Â¿ are Doing Around the World
Students investigate the goodness of God according to the Bahai Faith and establish his goodness for all mankind. They define how Bahaullah was a teacher who came as an example of performing good deeds for God, and his intention was to model the love of God for the whole world.
BahÂ¿Â¿'u'llÂ¿Â¿h, A Perfect Mirror
Students engage in a lesson that teaches about the Bahai Faith and the manifestation of God found in the religious teachers of the world. They say prayers and meditate on the teachings of Krishna. The lesson is focused upon an experience through a reading of prayers and recitation.
Spiritual Qualities We Wish to Have
Pupils begin with identifying the meaning of each word and how to say a prayer with their whole body. They create something with clay to make a nice gift for someone or something that would help someone else. Finally, the students paint their creations whether on paper or on their clay objects.