In this Hinduism worksheet, students write a six paragraph letter imagining that they have been invited to spend a day with an Indian family during Diwali and express their reactions to the celebrations they experience.
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Hindu Festival - Let's Celebrate Diwali
Pupils explore characteristics, roles and cultural expressions of Indian community in New Zealand. They describe traditional practices of Diwali Festival, collect and record information, design open-ended questionnaire, create Diwali...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History
Bengali Scroll Paintings
Students, after researching diverse cultures, art forms, and celebrations around the world, explore and study India's Hindu population that celebrates Diwali with colorful scrolls. They make similar paintings and assess this cultural art...
1st - 10th Social Studies & History
Kolam: A Living Art of South Asia
Middle schoolers will read the short story "Meenakshi's Magic Hands" by Santhini Govindan and view a slide show of photo images interspersed with the text to learn of the art form of Kolam. Students read and reflect upon a nonfiction...
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts
Australia's Religious Diversity
Students identify major world religions and forms of spirituality and recognise the religious diversity of communities in Australia. They brainstorm for the definition of religion. Students brainstorm to come up with a list of religions.
6th - 11th Social Studies & History