Religions of the Western World: Judaism, Christianity, and Islam

Using Microsoft PowerPoint

The following are the topics that should be included in your presentation:

Name of God

Day of worship

Place of worship

Holy books

Language of holy book

Important holidays (At least three) and what is celebrated during the holiday

Icons or symbols

Number of people who practice the religion today

What people are called who lead religious services

When the religion began

Important religious beliefs (You should explain at least three beliefs for each religion)

The history of the religion

The following websites will be helpful for you to complete your project.

Judaism
Judaism 101
Passover on the Net
Chanukah on the Net
High Holy Days on the Net
Jewish history

Christianity
Who is Jesus?
Christmas on the Net
Easter on the Net

Islam
Islam: Empire of Faith
Ramadan on the Net
Islam for Kids


PowerPoint Western Religion Presentation Rubric

4

The student created an excellent multimedia presentation.

The student used the animation tool correctly.

The student made at least three slides on each religion with text and an image on each slide plus a title slide.

The text of the presentation is spelled and punctuated correctly.

3

The student created a good multimedia presentation.

The student used the animation tool correctly.

The student made at least three slides on two of the religions with text and an image on each slide plus a title slide.

The text of the presentation is almost always spelled and punctuated correctly.

2

The students created a good multimedia presentation.

The students used the animation tool correctly.

The students made at least three slides on one of the religions with text and an image on each slide plus a title slide.

The text of the presentation is almost always spelled and punctuated correctly.

1

The students created a multimedia presentation.

The student did not use the animation tools.

The student does not have three slides.

The text is often spelled incorrectly.