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Introduction to World Religions - Hinduism
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 religion.
6th Social Studies & History 40 Views 125 Downloads
Comparing and Contrasting Hinduism and Buddhism
Engage historians in world religions through personal stories. This activity has groups analyzing two personal accounts to determine who practices Hinduism and who Buddhism. Four roles are indicated: reader, writer, presenter, and organizer.
7th - 12th Social Studies & History 51 Views 313 Downloads
Angkor What? Angkor Wat!
Students investigate one of the largest religious structures in the world, Angkor Wat, a temple in Cambodia. The temple's place in Southeast Asian history, its history and the migration of ideas of both Hinduism and Buddhism is examined in this instructional activity.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 9 Views 34 Downloads
The Five Major Religions
Your 7th graders will have no problem understanding the similarities and difference in the tenets of the world's 5 major religions. This PowerPoint covers the history, major players, and philosophy of Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Judaism, and Hinduism, then engages students in an interactive Jeopardy style game based on what they had just learned.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 22 Views 155 Downloads
Major Religions in Ancient India
Sixth graders compare and contrast Hinduism and Buddhism. In this ancient India instructional activity, 6th graders use Inspiration software to create graphic organizers that show the similarities and differences between Hinduism and Buddhism.
6th Social Studies & History 14 Views 127 Downloads
Global Literature: Nectar In A Sieve
Learners write a persuasive essay explaining how religion and/or spirituality serves as both a guide and a source of conflict for both an individual and their culture. They develop a definition for the terms spiritual and religious through a class discussion.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 11 Downloads
NATARAJ: SHIVA AS LORD OF THE DANCE
Students read" the meaning of the Nataraj, explore the various aspects of Hinduism that the Nataraj symbolizes; examine the importance of the samsara, moksha, and consider the Nataraj one of the finest works of art anywhere in the world.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 19 Downloads
Major Religions in Ancient India
Sixth graders explore major religions in ancient India. They compare polytheism, monotheism, and reincarnation. Using the internet, 6th graders research information to compare Hinduism and Buddhism. They create, using Inspiration software, a graphic organizer detailing their facts.
6th Social Studies & History 11 Views 43 Downloads
Comparing Religions: Judaism, Christianity, Hinduism, Buddhism
Sixth graders explore religions of the world, In this ancient civilizations lesson plan, 6th graders create a Venn diagram or other graphic organizer that shows the origins, customs, writings, and beliefs of Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism and Buddhism.
6th Social Studies & History 18 Views 128 Downloads
Compare and Contrast: Hinduism and Buddhism
This presentation offers three tasks to assist students in better understanding the similarities and differences between Hinduism and Buddhism. They answer a multiple choice question, write a paragraph explaining Buddhist rejection of the caste system, and complete a Venn diagram.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 20 Views 66 Downloads
In this Hinduism learning exercise, students, after reading "The Story of Rama and Sita," match six main characters with their descriptions. Students choose two characters from the story and fill in the two boxes with words and phrases that describe each one.
8th - 10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 17 Downloads
Comparative Religion Investigation: What Happens When We Die?
How do different religions offer explanations for what happens when we die? Invite your learners to consider the variance and complexity of religious beliefs, and to research and compare/contrast the concept of death and afterlife according to five major world religions: Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Judaism, and Hinduism.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 9 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Designed