Grade 5 Archive
The objective of this activity developed by Interfaith Explorers is about understanding similarities, differences and valuing uniqueness.
Remember to bring lemons!
The interactive online resource, Difference Differently, launched by Together for Humanity, helps students and teachers explore the challenges and opportunities created by diversity. It provides 14 online modules in English, History, Geography and Civics and Citizenship for students in Years 3 to 10. Each module includes Teacher Notes, which provide Australian Curriculum links and class based [...]
A new Teaching Tolerance lesson for 3-5 graders available now. The lesson is an opportunity for students to learn about many belief systems and consider the benefits of religious freedom. Click here for more information>>
The website contains guidelines on the teaching of religious education in a multi-faith city. It is complemented by schemes of work, lesson plans and teaching resources, including films, interactive games etc.
The Oslo Coalition on Freedom of Religion or Belief has developed these tools that promote reflection around attitudes and tolerance. The tools are created with the purpose to prepare students to have an open mind in the dialogs that they will have with the people around them.
Unitarian Universalist announces Religious Education Curriculum for 2011-12: World Religions.
The Huffington Post’s Religion section presents an interfaith, inclusive religious calendar, –along with photos – for nine major world religions: Baha’i, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Judaism, Islam, Paganism, Shinto and Sikhism.
This website provides ten expert-developed, media-rich lesson plans for teaching students in grades 4-8 about Islamic holidays, traditions and cultures. The multimedia is taken from the award-winning PBS series ‘Religions and Ethics Newsweekly’ and provides an effective and thorough introduction to Islam.
This is the website for the pilot program teaching about religious cultures and secular ethics in 19 regions of the Russian Federation. This course started on the 1st of April 2010. This website has the purpose and objectives of the course, curriculum, textbook materials, and other relevant materials.
This article talk sabout religion and religious education in Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland's schools have traditionally been separately associated with one or other of its dominant Christian traditions, Catholic or Protestant. The vast majority of children (over 90%) attend the school associated with their own cultural-religious community. While some have argued that this separateness has [...]