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Holi, Easter, Fassika, Sham El Nessim, and Earth Day are all springtime events that celebrate renewal and hope. Explore how different cultures celebrate the spring season with a three-step lesson plan that incorporates research, social studies, and art.
1st - 6th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable
International Commerce, Snorkeling Camels, and the Indian Ocean Trade
Economic principles and world history are beautifully woven together in this history presentation on medieval Indian Ocean trading. The narrator discusses the unprecedented self-regulation executed by merchants along the Indian Ocean trade routes, as well as reviews the importance of monsoon winds and the spread of products, ideas, and the religion of Islam.
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Religion and Globalization
High schoolers consider the influence of religious values in global perspectives. In this global issues lesson, 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.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History
New Review Dharma and Duty
Trying to comprehend the values and beliefs of different cultures can be a challenge, especially when there are no words that adequately translate a concept into English. Dharam is such a word and such a concept. To gain insight into one aspect of Dharam, the Hindu concept of duty, learners read excepts from The Bhagava Gita and examine images of Krishna, Arjuna, and Krishna driving Arjuna's chariot.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Students research Diwali, an important Hindu holiday in India. They identify authentic graphic designs that are common symbols used during the Diwali Festival of Lights. Afterward, they create a block-printed doorway decoration that is an expression of traditional Indian practice.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
Integrating Gandhian Principles of Communal Unity in Mathematics
Fourth through sixth graders incorporate Gandhian principles into Math curriculum. They explore Gandhi's teachings on communal unity and economic equality. This has quite a bit of information about Gandhi and his observations and practices with regard to economic inequality.
4th - 6th Math
Chalkboard Challenge: The Five Major Religions
Employing a game format, this Jeopardy-influenced game provides questions to help learners review information related to the study of world religions. The questions involve an exploration of the Hindu, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, and Buddhist religions.
6th - 7th Social Studies & History
New Review Stories Then and Now: Gods, Heroes, and Avatars
Argh! Flash Gordon, Akira Kurosawa's The Hidden Fortress, Joseph Campbell's Hero with a Thousand Faces, Valmiki's The Ramayana. Stories of heroes and villains fascinate. And although the tales are reinterpreted over time, and as they travel from culture to culture, common elements remain.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History
Australia's Religious Diversity
Young scholars identify major world religions and forms of spirituality and recognise the religious diversity of communities in Australia. They brainstorm for the definition of religion. Students brainstorm to come up with a list of religions.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History
Looking Toward a Higher Deity
Sixth graders study the tenets of the five major religions of the world. In this religion instructional activity, 6th graders investigate the tenets of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism by researching and recording on a matrix.
6th Social Studies & History
Introduction to World Religions - Christianity
Sixth graders explore Christianity. For this world religions lesson, 6th graders listen to a lecture about the attributes of the religion and then listen to and then conduct independent research on Christianity. Students also complete a map activity based on the religion.
6th Social Studies & History
World Religion At A Glance
Ninth graders research and assigned religion and fill out information they gather on their "Special Assingment Instruction Sheet." They create a sample brochure about the religion they researched, edit the brochure with another student then print a final copy of their brochure.
9th Social Studies & History