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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 20 Views 129 Downloads
New Review Hinduism
Make a study of the ghats in Varanasi through examination of an image and instruction about Hinduism. Learners work in groups to look at the photo and respond to discussion questions. They then read a brief text about Hinduism and talk about traditions.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 2 Downloads
India: A Quick Overview of Indian History
Only 18 slides, but they sure do cover a large time period! From Indian geography and the Aryan Invasion, to the Marya Empire and Buddhism, this overview touches on basic information regarding Indian history. Perfect as an introduction or overview, and review questions are included.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 10 Views 41 Downloads
Focus of Native American Religious Practices
Here are five quick lessons you can use to introduce your class to religions from around the world. They view and perform a Native American dance, watch a video on Judaism, compare the difference between Catholics and Protestants, watch a video on Eastern religion, and participate in a simulated hajj.
10th Social Studies & History 10 Views 4 Downloads
World Religions: 7th Grade Geography
This presentation is well-organized. Each of the world's five major religions are totally defined by holy book, founder, icons, traditions, location, and history. While there is a lot of great info for Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and Judaism, a bit more could be added to the Hinduism slides.
7th Social Studies & History 6 Views 53 Downloads
Trade Spreads Indian Religions and Culture
India's religion and cultural practices spread as trade and desire for their resources increased. Examine the shifts in Buddhism, Hinduism, and regional cultures that came with the spread of Indian trade. This presentation could be an example for globalization or act as a comparative case study for similar situations involving globalization and other economies.
11th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 11 Downloads
Lessons of the Indian Epics: Following the Dharma
Students examine how the epic poem, "Ramayana" teaches dharma, one of Hinduism's most important tenets. They read the abridged version of the "Ramayana," identify the main plot points, complete a chart, and write an essay on a moral dilemma from the poem.
9th - 12th Language Arts 8 Views 22 Downloads
Students describe, illustrate, and present main beliefs of Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Animism, Judaism, or Christianity religion. They share with a partner their most significant fact about each leader interviewed. Students use at least five of their intelligences, present the main beliefs of one of the main world religions or philosophies.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Global Literature: Nectar In A Sieve
Students 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
New Review The History of Hindu India
What obstacles did India face during their post-colonial formation after gaining independence? Topics discussed in the lesson include Pakistan's conflict over Kashmir, the Indian Constitution, economic development, and the influence of Hindu ideas today.
7th - 11th Social Studies & History 9 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Taste of India
Bring a little taste of India into the classroom. This colorful presentation provides information regarding India's people, food, location, religion, and culture. An interesting trip to a fascinating place. Tip: Make it a real taste of India and bring in some Chai Tea or Samosas for snack.
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History 4 Views 25 Downloads
World Religions: A Look at the Way the World Prays
An introduction to the characteristics of and differences between five world religions (Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism), this presentation will help to clarify some of the confusion surrounding the details of each religion.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 56 Downloads