Lesson 4: Comparing World Religions
Learning Targets and Language Objectives
- I can identify, compare, and give examples of different beliefs, rituals, and practices of world religions.
- I can identify, compare, and give examples of different beliefs, rituals, and practices of select world religions by collaborating with a group and creating a Children’s Book about an assigned world religion.
Download, and save the WGS_Comparing Religious Texts_Unit 6 handout.
Follow the directions, answering the questions included on the handout.
As you watch the video Five Children, Five Religions take brief notes about the religions you think are represented and the religious practices you observe in the video.
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Children’s Book Peer Review
Compare world religions and look at the spatial distribution
As I am presenting my Children’s Book, please follow along and fill in information in the Guided Practice graphic organizer WGS_MajorWorldReligionsChart_Unit 6, where appropriate.
Complete the remainder of the WGS_MajorWorldReligionsChart_Unit 6 in your working groups. Each group will have one student with a Children's Book representing the following religions:
Hinduism, Buddhism, Judaism, Islam, and Sikhism
Complete your chart as each group member shares their story.
1. Use feedback from peers to make corrections to your "Children's Book".
2. Go to the "Belief Systems v Religions" Discussion Board. and answer the following question
How are belief systems and religions both similar and different?
Review your Children’s Book and be prepared to submit it next class
Revisit the Learning Targets and complete the post-assessment, citing evidence in the last column.