World Religions Timeline Project Activity

World Religions Timeline Project Activity
World Religions Timeline Project Activity
World Religions Timeline Project Activity
World Religions Timeline Project Activity
World Religions Timeline Project Activity
World Religions Timeline Project Activity
World Religions Timeline Project Activity
World Religions Timeline Project Activity
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Are you looking for a resource that will teach or review the Major World Religions while also practicing the skill of chronological thinking? This is the perfect activity to introduce the history of religion or to set up the study of world history through the changes in major religions and belief systems.

Students will be provided research sheets and event cards for further research. They should become experts on their assigned event to create timeline markers for a classroom timeline on the History of World Religions. The activity works best in small groups for collaboration, but can also be assigned as an individual task or for students with long term absences. Once students have posted their timeline markers, the entire class can walk the timeline to collect information on all events. Wrap up the activity with the provided wrap-up questions.

Sixteen events are included along with a blank template for additional options, but the student timeline only includes 10 spaces. Print the student timeline 2 sided for 20 events or pick and choose from the events most relevant for your classroom.

Activity Skills:

Research

Chronological thinking

Cause and effect

Change over time

Annotation

Data collection

Critical thinking

Covers: Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Early Civilization religions, Reformation, modern beliefs and spirituality, and more.

Addresses core content standards for teaching world religions in a Social Studies course.

Includes:

Teacher directions for set up and implementation

16 Timeline Event Cards

16 Timeline Event Cards with dates

Student handouts for event research

Timeline templates for posting events with annotations and dates

Timeline template for classroom wall or board

Student timeline handout for collecting information from other groups

Activity Wrap-up question handout

See the preview for the complete resource.

This lesson would work well in a World History course or in any other where the religions are studied or compared.

The answer key is in the form of event cards with the dates provided. Student annotations will vary based on collection site, student writing style, and teacher expectations.

Take a look at my other resources for teaching or studying the Major World Religions:

Add a fun review matching game on the World Religions with this great resource:

World Religions Matching Card Review Game

I hope you love this resource and that your students learn so much from the activity. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me. And don't forget to leave feedback, so I can know what works best for teachers and students!

Please see my other Social Studies resources in my TpT Store! And be sure to follow me so you know about all the new resources I post for the secondary Social Studies interactive classroom!

Total Pages
21 pages
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Teaching Duration
3 days
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