Standard 2. World Religions

Lesson Plans and Activities:

Other Materials:

Black Muslim Religion in the Nation of Islam, 1960-1975; by Edward E. Curtis IV; University of North Carolina Press, 2006; ISBN-10, 0807857718. Via local bookstores or for about $9.00 – $20.00.

The British Association of Picture Libraries and Agencies has an on-line series of World Religion Photo Library. The series’ include a 4-8 images and a brief expanation. Stock includes ancient and modern images, places of workshop, foods, festivals, and much more.

FactMonster has “quick” information about the world’s major religions.

PBS has information available addressing a variety of world religion studies. Three Religions, One God ties together historical and geographic information, images, and additional resource possibilties.

An on-line source of information for educators about Puja, Expressions of Hindu Devotionwith easy-to-understand explanations, short video clips, clear images, and comments from young American Hindus.

Religions of the World Video Series available via Variety of videos addressing a variety of religions/issues. On-line Educator Guides are downloadable. General cost of the videos is $39.95. Each video is 50 minutes.

Religious Studies in Secondary Schools (RSiSS) has available an on-line suggestion list of books for educators and high school students about various aspects of world religions: ancient, modern, specific examples, general overview, region, hemisphere…

Dr. Laurance Michalak of the University of California-Berkeley has put together a slide presentation on Three Monotheistic Religions: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Some of the images may be useful in the high school classroom or conduct the activity as Dr. Michalak suggests.

Wikimedia Commons provides easy-to-understand and visually appealing maps of world religions, an on-line atlas.