Jesus: His Life
Students explore how Jesus was a simple carpenter, yet His words transformed the course of Western Civilization. From his birth in Bethlehem to His final days and crucifixion.
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The Temptation of Jesus
Temptation is the focus of this lesson plan, which was designed for the first week of Lent as an introduction to the tradition of Lenten fast. It includes reading of biblical scripture, hands-on activities where learners design cards...
1st - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Teaching the Easter Story
If you are looking for a secular approach to teaching about Easter, this may just be the resource for you. Pupils read a paraphrased text depicting the last supper, arrest, and crucifixion of Jesus Christ as told in the Bible, while also...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave
After reading excerpts from Frederick Douglass' autobiography, your pupils will draw on what they've learned about the cruelty of slavery in order to write and present an anti-slavery speech or editorial.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Prayers for Lent
This well-designed resource not only includes classroom prayers organized according to the six weeks of Lent, but also provides suggested symbolic actions, references to Biblical text, and notes on how to prepare as group for each period...
2nd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Rise of Christianity
Examine one of the 7 major world religions, how it began and spread throughout the globe. Upper graders can view this presentation to better understand the social and political impacts that Christianity had on Rome and western civilization.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
Christianity from Judaism to Constantine
How did the religion of Christianity begin, gain prominence, and flourish to become the world's largest religion? The narrator explores the origins and historical context of Christianity, beginning by reviewing Judaism and the covenant...
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Jesus And The Rise Of Christianity
Students examine social change. In this Christianity instructional activity, students explore the history of Jesus and his teachings. Students research the social classes of the time period and then present skits to their classmates that...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History