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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

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

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

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