Shinto an Introduction

**Discover Shinto through its beliefs, values and rituals ** - 25 pages of lesson plan, activities, homework and assignments, keys and marking grids. All you need to teach on that subject: included and ready to print in this resource!

  1. Objectives
    ● Discover a new religion and its gods: Shinto.
    ● Engage pupils to reflect on their community and own values. Why do we do what we do in our everyday lives?
    ● Raise awareness in the classroom about values and accountability.
    ● Engage pupils into talking about their feelings and how to handle them.
    ● Practice pupils’ analytical and oral presentation skills.

  2. Content - 25 pages
    ● Detailed course plan divided into two units of about 60 to 90 minutes each. Each unit has sub-units which you can teach separately as well, to fit your schedule better.
    ● Varied resources, and ready-to-print activities.
    ● The Microsoft Word format allows you to adapt the course content and worksheet to the specific needs of your pupil.
    ● Homework in lieu of assessments; however, you’re free to use them or any other worksheets as and when you see fit.

Table of Contents

Unit 1: Shinto, a religion with a twist
Introduction
Video and Questions
Mime game
Homework/Assignment

Unit 2: Amaterasu and Susanoo
Homework Review
Collecting & Summarising data
Homework/Assignment

Supporting material
Worksheet 1 Discovering Shinto
Worksheet 1 - KEYS Discovering Shinto
Worksheet 2 Charade game
Worksheet 3 Shinto shrine complex
Worksheet 4 A special person…
Worksheet 5 Relationships: collecting data
Worksheet 6 Amaterasu and Susanoo
Worksheet 7 Presentation
Marking grid - Oral presentation

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