ERIC Number: ED063190
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
Social Studies. Language Arts: Comparative World Religions.
Moore, John A.
The elective (7-9) course in world religions outlined in this guide is designed to fit the quinmester organization of schools. The course is described as a study of world religions, focusing on religion as an institution in society. It includes effects of religion on people, governments, and internal relations. The guide is divided according to: 1) a broad goals section; 2) a content outline; 3) objectives and learning activities; and, 4) multimedia resources for teacher and student. Goals for the course include the following: 1) to examine the basic scriptures of selected religions (Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Taoism, Shinto); 2) to describe the effect of religion on the arts of selected societies; 3) to describe the relationship between the institutions of religion and the state in selected societies; 4) to describe the teachings of selected religions on the nature of man, the natural universe, and the supernatural; 5) to describe the moral code of selected religions; and, 6) to assess the role of religion in the life of modern man. Related documents are: SO 002 708 through SO 002 718, SO 002 768 through SO 002 792, and SO 002 947 through SO 002 970. (Author/AWW)
Descriptors: Activity Units, Behavioral Objectives, Christianity, Cultural Context, Cultural Influences, Curriculum Guides, Elective Courses, Foreign Culture, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Humanities, Interdisciplinary Approach, Islam, Judaism, Junior High Schools, Religion, Religious Cultural Groups, Religious Differences, Resource Materials, Social Studies, Units of Study
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dade County Public Schools, Miami, FL.
Identifiers: Quinmester Program