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Comparing Religions Unit

World Religion Lesson Set Activity & Informational Text, Comparing Religions
Grade levels 5th – 10th, Homeschool (mostly used with 6th)
Subjects:  World History, Religion
Description

Now a complete Google Ready Distance Learning unit bundle with scope and sequence, review, and assessment resources! All resources will be provided on a links page for your to copy directly into your Google Classroom for use during distance learning!

Religion is such an important aspect of the development of a civilization! The resources in this set were designed to cover the key facts that will help build great discussions and a fundamental understanding of cultural behaviors. This engaging, Common Core, comparing religions activity bundle is loaded with versatility and fun, including:

⭐ A Why Learn About Religion? World Religions Map Activity. This comes with a comparing religions map, questions, and an answer key (exclusive to this bundle).

⭐ World Religion Stations Activity Set and Comparing Religions Mingle – A brand new World Religions Stations activity with great graphics! Students interpret maps & charts and read about holy books, places of worship, beliefs about God/s, similarities, differences, and number of adherents worldwide!

⭐ A two-page reading and fact sheet covering the basics of the religions of Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, and Buddhism. The reading covers, religious texts, prophets, basic beliefs, key branches of each religion and symbols (exclusive to this bundle).

⭐ A matching vocabulary lesson for key vocabulary about all five major religions. Includes an answer key (exclusive to this bundle)!

⭐ A comparison similarity and difference chart for Judaism, Christianity, and Islam and for Buddhism and Hinduism (exclusive to this bundle).

⭐ A fun, versatile, Wager This! Class Game to play, used with key vocabulary (exclusive to this bundle).

⭐ Buddhism: A two-page reading, Common Core printable worksheet, answer key and fun Tweet Assignment extension activity.

⭐ Hinduism: A two-page reading, Common Core printable worksheet with answer key and a fun iPad graphic organizer

⭐ A Hinduism and Buddhism Comparison Activity Chart with answer key

⭐ Christianity three page Close Reading, graphic organizer, and worksheet.

⭐ Judaism two Close Reading, graphic organizer, and worksheet.

⭐ Understanding Islam two page Close Reading and paper driven e-mail a religious leader activity.

⭐ A newscast! This aligns with the Common Core speaking and listening requirements. it comes with an explanation handout, teacher notes, and rubric!

⭐ Lasting Effects of Protestant Reformation and Renaissance Spread of Christianity Close Reading, Map Activity and Annotated Timeline!

⭐ World Religions Class Mingle activity was added to get your students up and moving while learning about all five major world religions!

⭐ A 30 question editable test in Google Forms and in Word! The test covers the basics of all five major religions.

⭐ A Quizlet link with all of the same information from student graphic organizers to be used in class or for students to study at home!

Have a great unit!

Our printable and Google Ready content is divided into 8 parts complete with quizzes for geography, vocabulary, and content with reading and writing skill focus. The bundles all have a similar structure for a familiar flow throughout The year. A scope and sequence is provided for easy planning:

I. HISTORY INVESTIGATION INTRODUCTION a fantastic introduction to content and reflection lesson! Students make predictions about learning for the unit.
II. GEOGRAPHY Loaded with instructional materials, geography activities, games, and quizzes!
III. VOCABULARY Tons of choices to ensure student success. Includes a variety of fun, individual and group activities, interactive learning cards sorts, Quizlet online links, class games, and a quiz!
IV. CONTENT INSTRUCTION- NOTES, GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS, CLOSE READINGS and STATIONS. The content instructional materials are both student-centered and teacher-driven depending on teacher preference:
V. ACTIVITIES Current, engaging and interactive activities that have students process information.
IV. CONTENT INSTRUCTION- NOTES, GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS, CLOSE READINGS and STATIONS. The content instructional materials are both student-centered and teacher-driven depending on teacher preference:
V. ACTIVITIES  Current, engaging and interactive activities that have students process information.
VI. BIG IDEAS REVIEW AND WRITING GUIDESIncludes an introduction, fun summative activities that have students categorize learned content, and great writing guides with essential questions.
VII. WARM-UPS or REVIEW These skill-based warm-ups can be used a daily or as a great review at the end of the unit:
VII. STUDY GUIDES AND ASSESSMENTS- Includes a comprehensive test study guide! Students pre-read the excerpts used in the test to define difficult words and create meaning before being exposed to content questions. The skill-based test that has students categorize, match, interpret text, and find the best evidence in a multiple-choice format!