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- Pamela J.
- Florence, SC
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Guide advanced historians as they investigate the essential question: "What level of religious toleration was practiced in Colonial America and what conclusions can be drawn based on isolated incidents of religious persecution?" Groups analyze and summarize a primary source, synthesized in a poster project. Sources are linked, and an extension opportunity is given for groups that would like to cross-analyze 2 sources. Consider creating a template to guide the assignment.
Students investigate the religion of Judaism by reviewing religious vocabulary words. In this religious history lesson, 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.
The emotional and spiritual oppression of slavery in the African-American experience is the focus of this lesson plan. Middle schoolers analyze various texts by Frederick Douglass and Maya Angelou related to freedom and oppression. They use textual evidence to write about slavery, oppression, compassion, and nonviolence. Additionally, they perform African-American spirituals and write reflectively for the lesson plan.
The class explores and debates, from multiple perspectives, a petition to allow Hopi Indians to take golden eagle hatchlings from a federal wildlife sanctuary for use in a religious ceremony. Pupils defend their personal views on the issue by writing short speeches to present to Congress. Based on a New York Times article from the Learning Network. Update content by conducting research to find out how the issue was resolved.
High schoolers analyze the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedoms and consider its implications. In this document analysis instructional activity, students explore primary and secondary sources regarding the document and create a semantic map that features connections between past and present.