Hinduism - Navaratri and Dussehra Festivals
EDpaX - Hinduism - Navaratri and Dussehra Festivals - This topic teaches about Navaratri and Dussehra Festivals. It consists of 28 teaching pages with associated pupil activities full of information including bright, colourful photos/images. Each page is accompanied by extensive Teacher’s Notes to support the teacher when teaching Hinduism in the classroom. Many opportunities are given for the pupils to practise their knowledge and to compare and contrast the Hindu religion with other religions that they may know. The topic looks at the two festivals of Navaratri and Dussehra and how they are celebrated in India. Navaratri is the festival of nine nights and Dussehra is the tenth day. The goddesses, Saraswati, Durga and Lakshmi are honoured in this festival and their roles are considered within the topic. The story of Durga is included. Through discussion the pupils consider good and bad qualities in people. Assessment is included.
EDpaX R.E. lessons for Hinduism are written in ActivInspire for the Promethean board and in Notebook for the SMART Board. Fully editable.
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