Sikhism  and The 5 Ks Non-Fiction Reading Comprehension Assessment Revision

This is resource is on the topic of Sikhism. It is an introductory booklet that aims to cover the key features of the Sikh religion including the the K’s.

Ideal resource for revision/assessment.

It contains a contents page, glossary of terms and texts with sub-headings and questions.

The booklet can be ‘dipped’ into as a non-fiction resource depending on what you are teaching.

**Topics covered: **
-Guru Nanak - Founder of Sikhism (First Guru)
-Guru Gobind Singh - Founder of the Khalsa and the Five Ks (Tenth and last human Guru)
-The Meaning of the Five Ks
-What happens in a Gurdwara?
-Guru Granth Sahib (Sikh holy book)
-The Khalsa baptism (Amrit ceremony)
-The Langar
-Ik Onkar symbol
-The Khanda symbol
-The Nisham Sahib (Sikh flag)

There are a mixture of direct questions, questions which require inference, multiple choice questions with tick box, labelling and ICT work (finding out more information). (In total 45 questions). Pupils are referred to the pages they need to look at to obtain the answers.

Includes Specimen Answer booklet.

Learning Objectives: To explore the Sikh religion and to understand it beliefs and practices and the meaning of its symbols. To understand why some Sikhs look similar in their appearance.

Desired Outcome: That pupils get a good overview of the Sikh religion.

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SikhiWiki free Sikh Encyclopaedia, free wikipedia encyclopaedia.

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  • SikhismTheFiveKsversion2SpecimenAnswers.pdf

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Created: Jul 24, 2016

Updated: Jan 24, 2020


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