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Major World Religions
Students explore major world religions. In this world religions lesson, students discover the founders of religions, their places of worship, and the symbols that represent each religion. Students match pictures of these things to their correct religion.
8th - 9th Social Studies & History 26 Views 153 Downloads
World Religion Day: Reading Activities
If your class is observing World Religion Day in January, use this resource to provide a research and response opportunity. A short informational reading (available as an MP3 download for auditory learners and listening exercises) is the foundation for several activities, promoting comprehension and literacy.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 4 Views 57 Downloads
Introduction to World Religions - Christianity
Sixth graders explore Christianity. In this world religions activity, 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 21 Views 75 Downloads
Comparing the Five Major World Religions
Sixth graders explore Buddhism, Hinduism, Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. They research the religions through a WebQuest. They will then create a brochure or a PowerPoint that compares the five major world religions.
6th Social Studies & History 12 Views 77 Downloads
New Review Pilgrimage: Mission
What is the concept of a mission as it relates to religion? Your young historians will consider the missions of various world religions and their traditions. They will then write a persuasive essay arguing the overarching effect of a mission.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Seventh graders identify major tenets and the distributions of world religions. For this world religions lesson, 7th graders work with a group to research a religion using the given website. Students complete a graphic organizer for the research.
7th Social Studies & History 3 Views 14 Downloads
Belief Systems – Grade Six
Students explore world religions. In this history of religions lesson, students work in groups to research one of five religions. Students complete a research worksheet and generate one related question and one significant symbol to represent their assigned religion.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 34 Views 187 Downloads
Although this world religion word search offers little academic value, it includes several lesser-known religious terms (including Confucianism, Tripitaka, and Rig Veda), some of which are difficult for learners to spell. In that sense, this word search exposes learners to difficult words and practice with spelling.
5th - 7th Social Studies & History 4 Views 47 Downloads
Learners look into the development of religious beliefs. In this ancient civilization lesson, students research the founders of several world religions including Akhenaton. Learners use their findings to create world religion charts and respond to discussion questions.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Cultures of India and China
Tenth graders explore world religions. In this Asian culture lesson students compare and contrast several major religions. Students will view a slide show and examine primary sources to reflect and discuss the topic of religious differences around the globe.
10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Ninth graders investigate the symbols and historical figures of the five main religions of the world. They participate in a class discussion, listen to a lecture and take notes, and write five Haikus, one about each major religion of the world.
9th Social Studies & History 18 Views 123 Downloads
Introduction to World Religions - Hinduism
Sixth graders explore Hinduism. In this world religions instructional activity, 6th graders listen to a lecture about the attributes of the religion and then listen to and perform parts of The Remayana. Students also complete a map activity based on the religion.
6th Social Studies & History 47 Views 127 Downloads
7th Grade World Religions Research Worksheet
A perfect resource to guide your young research analysts as they dive into a paper about any one of the major world religions. It includes very basic questions that pertain to the information necessary to compose a good expository paper with a comparative ending.
7th Social Studies & History 11 Views 18 Downloads
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 8 Views 34 Downloads
How Have World Religions Shaped Who I Am Today?
Students discuss the different religions that make up the world today. They complete an interest inventory about their belief systems and the influence it has had on their lives. In groups of two, then four, then eight they discuss their responses and share their conclusions with the remainder of the class.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 6 Views 45 Downloads
Introduction to World Religions
Tenth graders investigate the six major world religions. In small groups, they conduct research on a selected religion, develop an outline, create a poster, and write a paper analyzing the similarities and differences between the six major religions.
10th Social Studies & History 3 Views 22 Downloads
Ancient Egyptian & World Religions: Views of the Afterlife
Students compare and contrast major world religions of today with the religious beliefs of Ancient Egypt. Each student group is assigned one of the 5 major world religions. They make a presentation to the class.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 69 Downloads