Mater Dei Institute of Education: LESSON PLAN TEMPLATE Student Teacher School Class Group / Subject Date Scheme Theme Lesson Topic Inter Religious Dialogue SEQUENCE Intended Learning Outcomes (Knowledge, Understanding, Skills, Attitudes) Religious Prejucdice DURATION of 40 minutes Lesson ….. in a series of … lesson Students will be able to define the term ‘crimes against humanity’. Students will compare and contrast the Jewish, Christian and Muslim religions and complete a Venn diagram illustrating their likenesses and differences. Students will explore and discuss different experiences of religious discrimination that have occurred on Planet X. Assessment of Learning Outcomes. (ie. What assessment will you use to show you that learning has taken place?) KEY RESOURCES Each learner will write a journal entry discussing what he or she has learned from this lesson. The entry must have the following elements: A daily record of activities in complete sentences A self-assessment of the learner's activities for the day One reflective sentence about their feelings on their research and/or their attitudes. Textual Display and Electronic media http://learningtogive.org/lessons/unit92/lesson3.html Venn Diagram Power point BBC: world religions Teaching Strategy: Group Work Teacher Exposition Interpretation of Data Phase 1 Brief Outline Show students a cross, a crescent and moon, and a Star of David. Ask learners to Religious symbols identify each to determine their level of awareness. Ask them to find something all of 10 minutes the northern night sky, symbols of religion, shapes etc. After learners have given these symbols have in common. They could make the connection to things visible in some ideas, lead the class to agree on a common definition that all could work from during the lesson: that these are all religious symbols and represent a particular religion. Phase 2 Problems of Planet X 10 minutes Brief Outline Students will be presented with a number of problems arising on Planet X. Problems will relate to discrimination in school, at work and in society. Religious discrimination will be the main focus. I will explain that on Planet X we have three main religious movements: Jewish, Christian and Muslim. Phase 3 Group Work 10 minutes Brief Outline Groups of three. Each student in the group will work individually to begin with. They will read and learn about their chosen religion. Students will then complete a worksheet as a group. The worksheet will allow them to find similarities and comparisons between Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Phase 4 Venn Diagram 10 minutes Brief Outline Pull back together as a whole class. Have each group report the beliefs of each group. Discuss. Point out similarities and differences. Put a blank Venn diagram on the board or overhead projector. Give each student a copy of the Venn diagram. Together fill in the beliefs of each religion in the appropriate circles.