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Goal of the Crusades
Here is a very short presentation focused on the goals of the Crusades. Christianity, Judaism, and Islam are defined and the effects of the Crusades are outlined. I'm not fond of this presentation but the map and images could be useful.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 3 Views 20 Downloads
Celebrating African American/Black Leaders in History: Their Religions and Their Legacy
Kick-start Black History Month with a fantastic resource that blends a study of prominent African American leaders in history with information on different religions. Beginning with a brainstorm and then leading into a collaborative timeline activity, your class members will break into groups and read and research the biographical and historical information of such noteworthy figures as Malcolm X, Sojourner Truth, and Dr.
6th - 12th Language Arts 161 Views 125 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Crusades: Voices and Perspectives
Invite your young historians to discover the distinct perspectives of Muslim, European, Jewish, and Byzantine groups during the Crusades. Class members are divided into groups and are given a packet of handouts, including background information, maps, artistic depictions of major figures, and more, to review for a particular historical group.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 63 Views 55 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Islam, the Quran, and the Five Pillars
Support your learners' understanding of Islam and the profound effect it has had on the development of our world community. In this episode of a fabulous history series, Green begins by describing the history of Mohammed, the founder of Islam, and the religion's monotheistic foundation.
13 mins 7th - 10th Social Studies & History 4 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Basis for Our Moral Code (Judaism and Christianity)
Sixth graders consider the history and significance of the Judao-Christian culture through this nine lesson unit. Scenes from the Old and New Testaments are reenacted as students unearth some of the foundations of our Western Culture.
6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
Feathers in the Wind: A Jewish American Story
Learners examine cultural diversity. In this Jewish culture lesson, students explore the contemporary culture of Jews as the read folktales and more recent stories that embody the culture and compare it to their own.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 22 Downloads
Rome: Republic to Empire
Sixth graders discuss the rise of Rome from a republic to a dictatorship. In small groups, they role-play as congress people debating whether or not to give the president more powers. In another activity, 6th graders produce television interviews with leaders from ancient history.
6th Social Studies & History 40 Views 159 Downloads
Ethical Dilemmas in Teaching the Holocaust
Students are exposed to a variety of readings about the Nazi Party and concentration camps. Using the readings as a guide, they identify moral issues that we all face studing the Holocaust. They decide to work together to end bigotry and hatred in the world today.
10th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 18 Downloads
Lessons from the Holocaust; Hitler's Germany
Students explore Nazi Germany by completing several worksheets. In this Adolf Hitler lesson, students identify Hitler's role in the holocaust, his role in the German community and his mindset. Students read the poem "The Hangman" by Maurice Ogden and complete worksheets dealing with anti-semitism, mass murder and power.
4th - 7th Social Studies & History 18 Views 86 Downloads
Students write an essay and create illustrations of Jewish culture. In this literature-response lesson plan, students read various Jewish folktales. As they read, students study the geographical, cultural, and historical background of the tales.
9th - 12th Language Arts 3 Views 4 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
When, Where and How Many -- and Why?
High schoolers review photographs and create a timeline of events related to the Holocaust. In this WWII lesson, students match photographs with events and identify key locations on historical maps. High schoolers graph population changes over time and view film clips on concentration camps.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 20 Downloads
Hamsa Wall Hanging
Students research the meaning of a hamsa, find pictures of this amulet and discover that it is a common symbol in both Islam and Judaism. They make a replica of this traditional amulet and then decorate it with authentic and creative designs.
4th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads