This 62-page file contains notes (facts about origin, basic beliefs, leaders, texts, and images) about Southern and Eastern Asia’s major religious groups – Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Shintoism, and the philosophy of Confucianism (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard -- SS7G12). There are also engaging activities and a comprehension check (quiz) included in this file. You can do all of the activities, or you can pick the ones that work best for your students. The assignments are perfect for your students' Interactive Social Studies Notebooks!
This file includes:
~Asia’s Religious Groups graphic organizer and key (for note-taking during the presentation) -- slides 3-5
~ Asia’s Religious Groups Notes (facts about origin, basic beliefs, leaders, texts, and images about Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Shintoism, and the philosophy of Confucianism) -- slides 6-56
~ Asia’s Religious Groups Comprehension Check (quiz and answers) – slides 57-58
~ Create a Religious Group Flag activity – slides 59-60
~Religious Group License Plate activity – slides 61-62
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for 7th grade Social Studies:
SS7G12 The student will analyze the diverse cultures of the people who live in Southern and Eastern Asia.
a. Explain the differences between an ethnic group and a religious group.
b. Compare and contrast the prominent religions in Southern and Eastern Asia: Buddhism, Hinduism, Islam, Shintoism and the philosophy of Confucianism.
Like what you see? Then bundle up and save! This file is part of my Southern and Eastern Asia Unit Bundle that is located here: Asia Unit Bundle
Here are some great supplemental activities that pair with this lesson:
Geography Task Cards
Geography Color-by-Number activity
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