Understanding World Religions is a 6-volume set of DVDs for grades 4-7 that provides an interesting and insightful look at the major religions of the world and their significant components, such as history and beliefs, traditions and practices, ceremonies and holidays, sacred writings and places of worship. By understanding the facets of various religions, we can begin to understand the differences that make each of us unique and the similarities that join us together. Through interviews with religious leaders and dramatic footage of celebrations and ceremonies, students will gain an appreciation of the many and varied religions of the world, and develop understanding and respect for religious diversity. This DVD is entitled: What is Christianity? Explore the religion practiced by two billion people around the globe. To gain insight into this religion, students investigate its history and learn about Jesus, the man whose teachings provide a basis for Christianity. Students also have an opportunity to visit with a family as they prepare for a Christmas celebration. To better understand the worship practices of Christians, students visit a Christian church and learn about the sacrament of Communion. Students develop respect for Christian traditions and beliefs fascinating interviews with ministers and priests, the spiritual leaders of Christianity. DVD Features include: English & Spanish Language Track; Discussion Questions & Activities; Chapter Select; and Closed Captioned. Teacher's Guides included and available online at libraryvideo.com
Media ID: 61371
Length: 20 Min.
Publisher: Schlesslinger Media
Level: P-I

Grade Levels: EC=Early Childhood; P=Primary; I=Intermediate; JH=Junior High; SH=Senior High; A=Adult