Grissom Middle School

   35701 Ryan Road, Sterling Heights MI  48310   Phone 586.825.2560   Attendance  586.698.4543

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Ms. Tesch

 

Email: Tesch@wcskids.net

Phone: 586-825-2560 ext. 26302 and ext. 26507(2nd hr)

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Tesch 7th Grade Social Studies and 7th Grade Productive Skills For The 21st Century:

 

 

7th Grade Social Studies Project on Religion (Nov. 22, 2013)

Project due on Dec. 3, 2013

Directions:  Students are to pick a religion from the list below.  They are to prepare

Their writing by answering the questions in the table.  Then, they can write their

Paragraphs including this information.  Information should appear in order and

Students can put the number in the table in a color (red, green etc) on that item

In their writing so it can be clearly

Identified in their paper.  Their paper should have an introductory paragraph and

A concluding paragraph.  Students should list their web sources or book sources on

The last page of the paper.  Most questions below should be answered.  (Some religions

May not have answers to some of the questions. This paper will be two test grades.

Name:  _________________________________  Hr:  ________       Date:_______  Secret No. _________

Religion Choices   Due:  December 3, 2013

1.        Amish

2.       Deism

3.       Anglican

4.       Quakerism

5.       Christian Science

6.       Hindu

7.       Congregationalism

8.       Buddhism

9.       Jehovah’s Witness

10.   Confucianism

11.   Mennonite

12.   Taoism

13.   Mormonism

14.   Australian/Aboriginal Faiths

 

15.    

 

Include:

 

 

1.        Map showing the location of where the religion started.

Attach a map

2.       Current size of membership today)(or list the year in which you found your information)

 

 

3.       Sacred text

 

 

 

4.       Religious law

 

 

 

5.       Describe the clergy and what they are called

 

 

 

6.       House of worship

 

 

7.       Main day of worship

 

 

8.       Is the church integrated with the government or not

 

 

 

9.       Date founded

 

 

 

10.   Place founded

 

 

 

11.   Founder

 

 

 

12.   Original language/languages

 

 

 

13.   Early expansion (how did the religion start to spread)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

14.   Major splits (did any groups break off after the religion was started? Give details.)

 

 

 

 

15.   Type of theism (describe who or what people  worship, example:  Islam= worships one God, Judaism worships one God, Christianity worships a trinity=Father, Son, Holy Spirit

 

 

 

 

 

16.     Other spiritual beings (example:  devil, angels)

 

 

 

 

17.   Describe what salvation is to this religion (do you go to heaven, do you come back to earth as something different etc.)

 

 

 

 

18.   Describe their afterlife.  What is it like if you have been good on earth?  What is it like if you have been bad on earth?

 

 

 

 

 

19.   Give me another interesting fact about the religion you learned.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

20.   What is your opinion of this religion.  Do you think it is reasonable?  Believable?  What do you like or not like about this religion? 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please visit my website for more detailed information:

 

mstesch.weebly.com

 

The Weebly site will be kept updated for the year 2013-2014

 

 

It  will have the class weekly lesson plans for 7th grade Social Studies

 

THE GREAT THING ABOUT THIS PAGE  is that

If you forget my Weebly site name you can always come to this page

To get it J   

 

Student access to 7th Gr Social Studies (Eastern World)  textbook online:

 

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