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Sacred Stories of Native Americans

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A Native America in the Classroom collection provides six videos and support materials about indigenous peoples who lived throughout North, Central, and South America. Young historians are introduced to Incan and Hopi origin stories, a...
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World Religion Day: Reading Activities

For Students 7th - 8th
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...
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7th Grade World Religions Research Worksheet

For Students 7th
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...
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The Big Religion Chart

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This resource includes a list of over 40 world religions and their major features, such as brief summaries of their origins and history, beliefs in god and an afterlife, practices, foundational texts, etc.  The document also includes 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 pupils 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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World Religions

For Students 5th - 7th
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,...
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World Religions: 7th Grade Geography

For Teachers 7th
This presentation is well-organized. Each of the world's five major religions are totally defined by holy book, founder, icons, traditions, location, and history. While there is a lot of great info for Christianity, Islam, Buddhism and...
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World Religions

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Support your class members in gaining a more comprehensive understanding of cultures and perspectives around the globe with a project on world religions.
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World Religion Word Search

For Students 5th - 7th
Although this world religion word search offers little academic value, it includes several lesser-known belief systems (including Rastafarianism, Zoroastrianism, and Baha'i), some of which are difficult for learners to spell. In that...
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World Religion Word Search

For Students 6th - 8th
Although this world religion word search offers little academic value, it includes several lesser-known religious terms (including Fatalistic, Shintoism, and Mahayana), some of which are difficult for learners to spell. In that sense,...
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Major World Religions

For Teachers 8th - 9th
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...
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Introduction to World Religions - Hinduism

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore Hinduism. In this world religions lesson plan, 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...
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Introduction to World Religions

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders compare and contrast the world religions. In this cultural practices lesson plan, 6th graders locate places in the world where Buddhism, Christianity, Judaism, Hinduism, and Islam are practiced. 
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Religions of the World

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A perfect resource for encouraging an understanding of the world's religions and note taking skills. Text is broken into a classic note taking style, ideal for teaching good habits. Content includes a break down of major religions,...
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Chalkboard Challenge: The Five Major Religions

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Employing a game format, this Jeopardy-influenced game provides questions to help learners review information related to the study of world religions. The questions involve an exploration of the Hindu, Jewish, Christian, Islamic, and...
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Mesopotamian Gods: Handout

For Students 6th - 8th
Ancient religion was often times closely linked to social structure and government. Hand out a handy guide that describes 12 major gods and goddesses from ancient Mesopotamia. They are each connected to a location, symbol, and force of...
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The Rise of Christianity

For Teachers 10th - 12th
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.
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A Survey of Ancient Religions

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars examine ancient religions of Confucianism and Buddhism. Pupils prepare a K-W-L chart, Venn Diagram and participate in think-pair-share activities. Classmates compare and contrast Confucianism and Buddhism. They explore...
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Introduction to World Religions - Christianity

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore Christianity. In this world religions instructional 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...
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Unit One - Introduction to World Religion

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders examine World Religions within this lesson. They can choose which assignments to complete depending on the grade they want to receive. There are no objectives to bounce off of when you view this lesson.
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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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Christianity

For Teachers 8th - 10th
What was Jesus' message and why was he able to gain so many followers? Review these questions and more with this review on Christianity as a new world religion. Assignments and activities are included in this short presentation.
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Judeo – Christian Tradition

For Students 7th - 8th
Do you have a class full of middle schoolers eager to learn about world religion? If not, at least you have a nice learning exercise to give them. They'll define seven terms related to the Judeo-Christian tradition, list contributions...