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ALEX Learning Activities  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] WH8 (8) 3 :
3 ) Compare the development of early world religions and philosophies and their key tenets.

Examples: Judaism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Taoism, Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Greek and Roman gods

•  Identifying cultural contributions of early world religions and philosophies
Examples: Judaism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Taoism, Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Greek and Roman gods, Phoenicians

Subject: Social Studies (8)
Title: Show and Tell with World Religions
Description:

In this learning activity, students will identify the origins, development, influence, key tenets, and cultural contributions of an early world religion (Judaism, Greek and Roman gods, Hinduism, Confucianism, Taoism, Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam) in an online storyboard. They will use StoryboardThat to develop a comic strip detailing the early religion and its cultural contributions.

This activity was created as a result of the ALEX  Resource Development Summit.




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ALEX Classroom Resources  
   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] WH8 (8) 3 :
3 ) Compare the development of early world religions and philosophies and their key tenets.

Examples: Judaism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Taoism, Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Greek and Roman gods

•  Identifying cultural contributions of early world religions and philosophies
Examples: Judaism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Taoism, Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Greek and Roman gods, Phoenicians

[SS2010] HGEO (9-12) 3 :
3 ) Identify the characteristics, distribution, and complexity of Earth's cultural mosaics.

•  Explaining essential aspects of culture, including social structure, languages, belief systems, customs, religion, traditions, art, food, architecture, and technology
Subject: Social Studies (8 - 12)
Title: Buddha and Ashoka/Crash Course World History
URL: https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/13dc09d0-b37a-4992-be38-65543e3970b0/buddha-and-ashoka-crash-course-world-history-6/
Description:

John Green relates a condensed history of India, post-Indus Valley Civilization. John explores Hinduism and the origins of Buddhism. He also gets into the reign of Ashoka, the Buddhist emperor who, in spite of Buddhism's structural disapproval of violence, managed to win a bunch of battles.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] WH8 (8) 3 :
3 ) Compare the development of early world religions and philosophies and their key tenets.

Examples: Judaism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Taoism, Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Greek and Roman gods

•  Identifying cultural contributions of early world religions and philosophies
Examples: Judaism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Taoism, Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Greek and Roman gods, Phoenicians

Subject: Social Studies (8)
Title: Christianity from Judaism to Constantine/Crash Course World History
URL: https://aptv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/cb2369fd-7350-4d62-9e53-286c52099cb7/christianity-from-judaism-to-constantine-crash-course-world-history-11/
Description:

John Green teaches you the history of Christianity, from the beginnings of Judaism and the development of monotheism, right up to Paul and how Christianity stormed the Roman Empire in just a few hundred years. Along the way, John will cover Abram/Abraham, the Covenant, the Roman Occupation of Judea, and the birth, life, death, and legacy of Jesus of Nazareth. No flame wars! Let's keep the commentary civil.

**Sensitive: This resource contains material that may be sensitive for some students. Teachers should exercise discretion in evaluating whether this resource is suitable for their class.



   View Standards     Standard(s): [SS2010] WH8 (8) 3 :
3 ) Compare the development of early world religions and philosophies and their key tenets.

Examples: Judaism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Taoism, Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Greek and Roman gods

•  Identifying cultural contributions of early world religions and philosophies
Examples: Judaism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Taoism, Christianity, Buddhism, Islam, Greek and Roman gods, Phoenicians

Subject: Social Studies (8)
Title: Hinduism: Core Ideas of Brahman, Atman, Samsara, and Moksha
URL: https://youtu.be/WhTpJxlJi2I
Description:

In this video from Khan Academy, students learn about the early world religion, Hinduism and its philosophies.  This video can be used to introduce a lesson on early world religions and philosophies.  The video is 10 minutes and 9 seconds in length.



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