HRT3M: Grade 11 World Religions and Belief Traditions. This course is an introduction to several religions. We will investigate the primary sources by reading excerpts of the sacred documents and critically analyze their impact on modern society.
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HRT3M: Grade 11 World Religions and Belief Traditions This course is an introduction to several religions. We will investigate the primary sources by reading excerpts of the sacred documents and critically analyze their impact on modern society.
HRT3M: Grade 11 World Religions and Belief Traditions Introduction The course begins by examining the 11 common factors to all major religions. This will provide the basis for examining world religions.
Aboriginal Spirituality This chapter investigates the various beliefs on the creation of the earth, rituals, and the purpose of life Students will work in pairs to present an aspect of native spirituality and its relevance today
Judaism • Students will investigate the writing of Moses and learn of the stories of Abraham, David and Solomon. • The Torah will provide insights into the faith and students will learn the 10 commandments.
Christianity • Students will explore the good news of Jesus as written by his disciples. • Students will explore his relationship with God, the Holy Spirit, prayer, judgement day and the history of the Christian church
Islam • Students will explore the history of Islam and the principles of Islam. • Students will explore the beliefs, the Koran, the festivals and pilgrimages.
The course continues to examine Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Early Religions • Students will complete a major research assignment on a famous person of faith. • Students will develop critical thinking skills and research methodologies.
Feel free to ask any Global Studies teacher to learn more about this course No electives are required to take this course and it is a mixed pathway for both future college and university students.