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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
World Religions Project
This is a very well-designed comparative world religions project that offers clear guidelines, expectations, and supplemental materials to support learners in their research process. Class members are divided into groups and must then research and present on one of the five major world religions: Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, or Christianity.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 25 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review AP Human Geography Comparative World Religions Project
The guidelines and graphic organizer of this resource are great tools for beginning a comparative religions project with your class! After completing an information sheet comparing six major world religions (Judaism, Confucianism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity and Islam), learners must then discuss the cultural diffusion of two of the religions in a brief essay.
11th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Belief Systems – Grade Six
Students explore world religions. In this history of religions lesson, students work in groups to research one of five religions. Students complete a research worksheet and generate one related question and one significant symbol to represent their assigned religion.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 32 Views 185 Downloads
Religion: Location, Diffusion, and Cultural Landscape
Clear and well-organized presentations are hard to come by. Luckily, here you'll find excellent information of the location, diffusion, and cultural landscape of each of the world's seven major religions. A truly helpful resource for covering material that could get quite complicated.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 43 Downloads
Religions of the World
A perfect resource for encouraging an understanding of the world's religions and note taking skills. Text is broken into a classic note taking style, ideal for teaching good habits. Content includes a break down of major religions, separated into monotheistic and polytheistic categories.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 46 Views 114 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 5 Views 21 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
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 13 Downloads
Religion Through Language Arts & History
Students explore the principal religions which are alive today: Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, Christianity, and the Philosophies of the Chinese. They determine that there are scientific explanations for many of the subjects that dealt with sacred stories.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 34 Downloads
Invitation to Religion
Students are introduced to the five major religions of the world: Buddhism, Islam, Judaism, Christianity and Hinduism. They research an important holiday from one of these religions and design an invitation to the celebration.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 46 Downloads
Learners explore the concept of artha. In this Hinduism instructional activity, students read, "Seven Ways to Greet a Neighbor," and "Eight Rupees." Learners discuss artha in light of the readings completed as part of the instructional activity.
8th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 2 Downloads
How have world religions shaped who I am today?
Students analyze changing and competing interpretations of issues, events, and developments throughout world history. They brainstorm ideas about what they think about Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Animism, Judaism, or Christianity.
10th - 11th Social Studies & History 6 Views 24 Downloads