Tag Archives: Social studies
National Council for the Social Studies along with the Religion in the Schools Committee and the Curriculum Committee provide some very detailed guidelines on the objectives of the study about religions.
The Mormons is a 4 hour documentary on one of the fastest growing religions in the world. Interviews with church members, writers and historians as well as supporters and critics. Teacher Guides are also provided, as well as other links. Teacher Guides are provided on history (also suitable for classes on religion, civics, and geography) [...]
This is a description of an icebreaker, especially for very young children. It also offers a way of integrating migrants into the educational system, and enabling young children to know more about their classmates and their cultures
In this lesson, students learn about Jewish culture, Jewish religious and secular traditions including holidays, sacred and secular music, dance, and visual arts. They also consider the relationship between religious traditions and secular cultural traditions. Resources include segments from Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly, Web sites, and interviews with guest speakers. Students explore and synthesize the [...]