This is a unit on belief systems. Lessons include: Origins and Trust Stories the Refuse to Die The Greek Creation Myth Introduction to the Olympians Hades 1 Hades 2 Review of Greek Gods Prometheus and Pandora Baucis and Philemon Perseus and Medusa Folktales Introduction to Judaism 1 Introduction to Judaism 2 Christianity Islam This unit also includes 2 projects on Shrines and Extremism, quizzes, and review and catch up lessons. This resource is part of the Social Studies 7 course.


  • Social Studies > General
  • Social Studies > Religion
  • Social Studies > World History

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8


judaism christianity beliefs mythology extremism projects quiz islam folktales



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Social Studies 7
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This resource was reviewed using the Curriki Review rubric and received an overall Curriki Review System rating of 3, as of 2008-12-05.

Component Ratings:

Technical Completeness: 3
Content Accuracy: 3
Appropriate Pedagogy: 2

Reviewer Comments:

This resource is one unit in the collection of Seventh Grade Social Studies curriculum. The lessons include objectives, detailed procedures, and useful handouts. Students will participate in a variety of activities that will help them learn about different belief systems around the world. The lessons are geared towards a specific classroom at the middle school level, however, with some modifications much of the curriculum can be easily adapted to any Social Studies classroom at the middle or high school level that is covering World History.

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