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Focus on the impact and practice of Islam throughout Asia and the Middle East. Learners review the seven major religions, the spread of Islam, and Islamic tenets commonly practiced. They then research one country that practices Islamic beliefs. They are encouraged to use primary and secondary sources and will focus their papers on culture, status of women, traditions, and religious practices.
Upper elementary schoolers investigate philanthropy and selflessness by reading a children's book. In this ethics lesson, they read The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein, and research Mahatma Gandhi's troublesome, yet inspiring, life. Using a fake tree in class, they hang a leaf when they accomplish one of their goal throughout the year.
Are Northwest Florida schools violating the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment to the Constitution by allowing students or members of the clergy to recite prayers over the public address systems before football games? Class members tackle the Establishment Clause in a series of AP-style Free Response Questions (FRQ) activities. Groups examine three Supreme Court rulings on this issue of separation of church and state, and respond with majority and minority opinions. Assuming the role of justices, they then rule on the question and write their opinion.
Different cultures and religions explain death and the afterlife in different ways. Upper graders explore and research how the major religions explain death differently. They explore and discuss their own beliefs and how personal ideologies effect how a person behaves or interacts with their community. A great way to build diverse global understanding.
This presentation is well-organized. Each of the world's five major religions are totally defined by holy book, founder, icons, traditions, location, and history. While there is a lot of great info for Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and Judaism, a bit more could be added to the Hinduism slides.
Are holidays capitalized? What about seasons? After introducing your class to some basic capitalization rules, print these sheets for practice. In the first exercise, learners circle letters that should be capitalized. Then in part two, they give an example of a proper noun that should be capitalized. In part three, they write sentences with five of the proper nouns listed above.
Amazing! Teach learners about the wonders of ancient Africa and Asia with a comprehensive set of teaching tools. You'll click to find a well-constructed presentation, a worksheet that has kids compare and contrast ancient alphabets, a fun group project, and a list of vocabulary terms. The unit centers on the ancient cultures of Egypt, Mesopotamia, Persia, and the Indus River Valley.
Ninth graders study the centrality of religion in the lives of many Americans and the ways in which religious beliefs shape political and social views of many citizens. They determine that in a nation of some 3,000 religious groups, we have to live together without religious consensus, adhering to principles of religious liberty in the First Amendment.
Social boundaries and cultural understandings are a major element of our adolescent development. Help your learners become aware of the "invisible walls" they create and that exist not only in their own school, but also in the world community as a whole, and how in all our differences we can work to find shared interests and a common ground.
Islam is often discussed socio-politically rather than spiritually. Here, students read about this religion from primary and secondary sources including the Quran and a world religions book. They learn key terms in the context of the Islamic faith and answer the questions: What is Islam, and who is a Muslim? The resource includes the vocabulary and recommended resources. There is no final assessment or rubric.
A passage from a Wikipedia article about John Calvin provides readers with an opportunity to practice their comprehension skills. Readers are encouraged to use the provided links to locate supplemental information necessary to correctly answer the quiz questions. An answer key is provided.