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If you're teaching about the Jewish religion, you'll need this handy resource that describes what a Synagogue is. It discusses the basic history of Judaism and the three uses for a Synagogue. This resource is appropriate for private school use or when learning about world 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. Tip: The game could be used with this PowerPoint, after a reading or discussion, or prior to an exam.
Students work in teams to establish the viewpoint of Biblical characters and debate aspects of the Hellenistic view versus the views of the Christian and Jewish people. In this Hellenism and Judaism lesson, students assume the roles of Paul, Silas, a Christian Greek Gentile, a Judaizer, a Sadducee, and James. Students work together to answer given questions from the viewpoint of their character.
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. Students will appreciate the clear, easy-to-read slides, making lecture notes a simple task. Additionally, the end of the slideshow offers students the chance to apply their knowledge with several questions about the aforementioned religions.
Students investigate the religion of Judaism by reviewing religious vocabulary words. In this religious history instructional activity, students discover the differences between Judaism and Christianity by reading the text. Students create art projects based on Judaism principles as well as define many Jewish vocabulary terms.