Grade 8 Archive
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 [...]
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.
Learning to Live Together, is a resource material to nurture ethical values needed to learn to live together in plural societies.
This lesson is developed by Teaching Tolerance to offer a starting point for exploring religions and faiths around the world. The lesson is designed to encourage continuous and in-depth studies of the topics and includes activities and topics for the studies.
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.
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.
Diversity—An Educational Advantage Online Teacher Support Material (TSM) has been developed for use by teachers. A 2009 publication by Fethi Mansouri, Louise Jenkins, Michael Leach and Lucas Walsh, entitled Building Bridges: Creating a Culture of Diversity was distributed to all Victorian Secondary schools as a practical teaching and learning resource in the area of multiculturalism. [...]
This website gives an overview of the many activities by the New York Public Library that provide artistic, religious, educational and other aspects of the three Abrahamic faiths: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam.
This publication of the Brent Council offers guidance on education about religions/religious education at the Foundation stage (ages 3-5), as well as programmes of study for Key Stages 1-4 (ages 5-16). Following National curriculum standards, they clarify the types of knowledge,understanding, skills, attitudes and processes which inform religious education in Brent.