Introduction to Eastern Traditions

We are starting a new topic today!

Task: Using the map below, name a country which is majority Hindu, a country which is majority Buddhist and a country which is majority Sikh.

The three main Eastern religions that we will be looking at are Hinduism, Buddhism and Sikhism. We will also study Shinto, Baha’i and Taoism.

Task: Create a timeline of when each of the six major religions began and who started them (Buddhism, Sikhism, Hinduism, Christianity, Islam and Judaism). Use this article and this article to help.

Task: Add the symbol of each religion to your timeline.

Task: Look at the images below. Do you know which religion each image represents?

Task: We will be starting with Hinduism as our first topic. Click here to watch a video on Hinduism.

Task: Choose one of the tasks below to complete.

Grade 3-4: Give two facts about Hinduism

Grade 5-6: Pick one Hindu practice and explain why it is important

Grade 7+: Explain one similarity and one difference between Hinduism and Christianity

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