DO-NOWChoose one of the two topics to write about. You have8 minutes. You should be writing the entire time.1. Imagine that you are part of an isolated society that has no particular religious beliefs. Write a creation story that describes your tribe’s beliefs about how the earth was made.1. Imagine that you are part of an isolated society that has no particular religious beliefs. Describe what this particular tribe thinks happens when a person dies.
MAJOR WORLD RELIGIONSJudaismChristianityIslamHinduismBuddhism ConfucianismShinto
DIRECTIONS• Try to answer the following questions as best you can.• You will be shown symbols, words and images that relate to the world’s major religions. Your job is to try and identify which religions are associated with each symbol, image or word.
QUESTION #1SYMBOL POSSIBLE ANSWERS • Judaism • Islam • Christianity • Hinduism
DEFINITIONS• Monotheism - Believe in only one god• Polytheism - Believe in more than one god• Evangelism- To preach a particular set of beliefs with the intent of conversion• Belief System – mutually supportive beliefs• Q’uran/Koran – Sacred text of Islam• Analects – Sacred text of Confucianism• Bible – Sacred text of Christianity• Torah – Sacred text of Judaism (First 5 books of Bible)• Religion – organized collection of belief systems, cultural systems and world views
EXIT TICKET:KWL (Know, Want to Know, Learn)• Choose three (3) of the major religions and complete the K & W of the KWL chart.• K = Know. This is what you already know about the religion• W = Want. This is what you want to know/learn about this religion• Make sure you write at least 2-4 items under each category.• Major Religions: Judaism, Christianity, Islam, Confucianism, Buddhism, Hinduism, Shinto