ERIC Number: ED479232
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
The Role of Religion in America's History and Culture: Twelve Lesson Plans for Middle and Secondary Teachers.
Bishop, Toni; Hill, Carol; Reid, Robin; Wilson, Angene
These lesson plans were developed by teachers and designed to be helpful to social studies teachers in grades eight through 12, mostly in United States history or government. The lesson plans are organized in a logical order for a unit on religion. Each lesson contains educational objectives, academic expectations, context, materials needed, and detailed procedures for classroom implementation. Lesson plans are: (1) "Introduction to Religion in American Society and Government"; (2) "What Is the Proposed Context for Teaching Religion in Public Schools?"; (3) "Religious Freedom Cases"; (4) "Historical Document Analysis"; (5) "Creating a Historical Display Case"; (6) "Religion in Kentucky-Working with Primary Sources"; (7) "The Black Church in Kentucky"; (8) "Native American Religions"; (9) "Jewish Immigrant Experiences"; (10) "Catholic Immigrant Experiences"; (11) "Minority Religions in America"; and (12) "Religious Art Symbols". (BT)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Cultural Context, Curriculum Enrichment, Middle Schools, Primary Sources, Public Schools, Religion, Religion Studies, Religious Cultural Groups, Secondary Education, Social Studies, Student Educational Objectives, Teacher Developed Materials, United States History
Kentucky State Department of Education, 500 Mero Street, Frankfort, KY 40601. Tel: 502-564-4770; Web site: http://www.kde.state.ky.us/.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Kentucky State Dept. of Education, Frankfort.
Identifiers - Location: Kentucky