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Religion Today Lesson Plans

Students will learn about The Vatican by viewing a National Geographic documentary, explore the issue of Islamophobia and determine religion’s role in current event issues.

View the video Religion in America by CBS News

Discussion Guide

 

Lesson Plan 1- The Vatican

Objective:  Students will learn about The Vatican by viewing a National Geographic documentary

 

Lesson Plan 2- Islamophobia

Objective:  Students will conduct research and write an essay on Islamophobia

 

Lesson Plan 3- Religion Today

Objective:  Students will conduct research to determine the role religion plays in current events issues

 

21st Century Core Content
History

21st Century Themes
Global Awareness

21st Century Skills
Think Creatively
Work Creatively With Others
Reason Effectively
Make Judgments and Decisions
Communicate Clearly
Collaborate with Others
Access and Evaluate Information
Work Independently
Be Self-directed Learners
Interact Effectively with Others
Work Effectively in Diverse Teams
Produce Results
Guide and Lead Others
Be Responsible to Others

 
Additional Resources:
Catholic League
Religion by NPR
Religions by BBC
Library of World Religions and Faith Traditions by Patheos
The Vatican

Additional Resources from Global Issues in Context:
Religion in Public Office
Religious Freedom
Religious Fundamentalism
Faith and Medicine
Islamophobia

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Posted on: April 22, 2013, 12:28 pm Category: Lesson Plans and School Projects Tagged with: , , ,

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