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Students begin reading the graphic novel "Maus". Using the Internet, they discover fundamental differences between Judaism and Christianity. Using excerpts from the novel, they identify animal metaphors used for nationalities and ethnic groups. They state facts and discuss situations in the novel.
Sixth graders study the tenets of the five major religions of the world. In this religion lesson, 6th graders investigate the tenets of Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism by researching and recording on a matrix. They present the information in a Power Point presentation or dramatization. Finally, they determine the role that religion plays in the lives of people throughout the world and write a paragraph containing the information.
Students participate in a lesson about the Jewish culture and explores the connections of family or congregational education. They self-reflect about the times when they feel connected to the religion of Judaism. Students also create art that uses Aylon's technique of tracing over religious text.
High schoolers compare belief systems. In groups, pupils research an assigned religion. They create a chart displaying the geographic origins, founding leaders and major teachings of Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism and Islam. In cooperative groups, students simulate a reporter interviewing members of religious groups. They play games to explore main topics of religions. High schoolers write a summary of their findings.