Here we have a graphic table image of how involved women are in the church. Yet even with women being so involved, women are always with held from holding a higher status in the church. Women are never given an equal opportunity thus letting them stay at the bottom of the church. From a fundamentalist perspective we can see how religion holds true to its old traditional gender roles in the church.
Need A Fun and Effective Lesson on World Religions to Use For:Introductory activityAssessment preparationEnd-of-unit reviewBefore-a-holiday activityA Fun Way to Take Class NotesThis lesson encourages students to work in cooperative teams to complete the World Religion Scavenger Hunt Game as they compete to achieve 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place.
World of Religion - Well designed infographic depicting the demographic breakdown of the World's religions. With the visual depiction, its interesting to see the sizes of Sunni vs Shiite Muslims, atheists, and wiccans. The diminishing circles of #Christian groups is equally fascinating.
World Religions Card Sort A great introductory activity to the 5 major world religions. Students complete an anticipatory set card sort (trying to correctly place different characteristics of each of the 5 religions under the correct category) and finish by checking their work through the completion of a graphic organizer that correctly identifies those characteristics.
Lesson Planning Ideas: The World's Religions -- Looking to liven up grade 6-12 social studies instruction or add a multicultural element to your class? Want to celebrate diversity by discussing holidays around the world, and not just in December? Expand students' world views by helping them understand religions with which they might be less familiar. (Continue behind the link.)
Five surveys about five major world religions to assess how much students already know about each one. The religions are: Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, and Judaism. These surveys make great group/class activity but they could be done individually as well.