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AP Human Geography Comparative World Religions Project

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The guidelines and graphic organizer of this resource are great tools for beginning a comparative religions project with your class! After completing an information sheet comparing six major world religions (Judaism, Confucianism,...
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Comparative Religion Investigation: What Happens When We Die?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How do different religions offer explanations for what happens when we die? Invite your learners to consider the variance and complexity of religious beliefs, and to research and compare/contrast the concept of death and afterlife...
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Freedom of Religion: Crash Course Government and Politics #24

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Americans can practice all religions anywhere in the United States any time they want ... right? Young historians answer the question as they research the true meaning of freedom of religion under the Constitution. A short video, the...
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Lesson 2: Religion and the Argument for American Independence

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young scholars examine how religion affected arguments justifying American independence. They read and analyze primary source documents, and write an essay analyzing how Americans used religious arguments to justify revolution against a...
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Sunni and Shiite Religions

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
The Sunni and Shiite religions are explained in this short video. Students explain where people practice each religion, who participates, and different facts about both.
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Close Reading World Religions: Islam

For Students 6th - 8th
As part of a close reading activity, individuals respond to three questions and craft two short essays based on a passage about Islam, one of the world most widespread religion.
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Exercise in Conflict Resolution

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
How do major religions, including Judaism, Christianity, and Islam, differ in how they view the role of individual freedoms within society, the definition of morality, and the importance of politically satisfying the greater good? Here...
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Supreme Court Decisions on Freedom of Religion

For Teachers 11th Standards
What does freedom of religion mean? Analyze a series of Supreme Court cases where the First Amendment right to freedom of religion was put to the test. They discuss the cases' outcomes and argue whether the right decision was made....
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Investigating Religions

For Students 7th - 8th
Get your historians researching world religions using this graphic organizer as their guide! Assign each learner (or small group) one religion, and have them fill out this template by researching each category. Ten topics include basic...
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Classical Civilizations: The Rise of States and Empires

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
History is full of great empires rising to power—and falling into dust. But what does religion and a society's belief system have to do with a civilization's fate? A thorough explanation of the impact of world religions on their...
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Religions

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore the major religions of the world. In this religion instructional activity, 8th graders create a foldable with the characteristics of the religions to study. Students watch videos, PowerPoint slides and look at...
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Middle Ages and Religion

For Teachers 6th - 8th
How prominent was religion and religious figures during the Middle Ages? Learners first answer three review questions in a social studies presentation, then dive into a lecture. Slides provide graphically organized information and images...
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Pi's Religion: A Survey

For Students 10th - 12th
What religion does Pi practice in Life of Pi? Actually, he experiments with several religions, so help your readers keep track with this graphic organizer. There are four columns to guide readers: gods, practices, differences, and how...
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Trade Spreads Indian Religions and Culture

For Teachers 11th - 12th
India's religion and cultural practices spread as trade and desire for their resources increased. Examine the shifts in Buddhism, Hinduism, and regional cultures that came with the spread of Indian trade. This presentation could be an...
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Intro to World Religions

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Seemingly a set of slides, this overview of World Religions give a brief introduction in 5 slides, then prompts students to reflect on slide 6. The writing is brief, and may encourage note-taking practice as you explain more in detail....
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World Religions: A Look at the Way the World Prays

For Teachers 6th - 8th
An introduction to the characteristics of and differences between five world religions (Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism), this presentation will help to clarify some of the confusion surrounding the details of each...
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Comparative Religions: Islam

For Students 7th - 10th
Engage theologians through online text resources during this comparative religions activity. Designed to interact with the online Glencoe text World History, there are many free tools on this site that stand alone. Scholars read the...
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Religion in Culture & Politics: Women’s empowerment in Syria

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What defines a woman as empowered, and how does this definition compare to the ideas and actions of a group of Muslim women in Syria? After watching a series of video clips from a documentary film about a school for girls in Damascus,...
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An Introduction to Keith Thomas’ Religion and the Decline Of Magic

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Do you believe in magic? Scholars, through the use of a short video clip, investigate the use of magic in the medieval time period as a way to solve problems. They read Keith Thomas' Religion and the Decline of Magic and they analyze how...
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Setting the Stage: What is the Proper Context for Teaching Religion in Public Schools?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars distinguish between appropriate and inappropriate methods of teaching of religion in public schools. They create a t-chart, 3 creative scenarios involving the teaching of religion, and an appropriate lesson plan that deals...
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Religions of the World Poster Lesson Plan

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students identify practices of several religions throughout the world, and identify basic beliefs of religions, and how and where they are practiced. Students then identify historical background of world religions, and create posters...
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World Religions

For Teachers 9th
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...
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Religion, Culture, and Diversity

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students study world religions. In this diversity lesson, students interview their grandparents and other older adults about their religious beliefs and traditions. Students research world religions and discuss the diversity of cultural...
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Religion and Politics: The Battle Over the Judiciary

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students analyze the relationship between religion an politics. In this Supreme Court instructional activity, students examine the results of the 2004 presidential election and explore how the results impacted George W. Bush and his...

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