In this lesson we will be learning all about how the religion of Sikhism began with its founder Guru Nanak.
Unit Overview: Sikhism
What makes Sikhism unique?
In this lesson we will learn all about the ten gurus of Sikhism. We will focus on Guru Angad, Guru Arjan and Guru Hargobind.
In this lesson we will learn all about the tenth guru, Guru Gobind Singh. We'll learn how the Sikh Khalsa (or community) was created at the festival of Vaisakhi, and what the 5 Ks stand for, including some of the most important items for Sikhs to carry and wear.
In this lesson we will learn all about the Guru Granth Sahib, which is the sacred text of Sikhism.
In this lesson we will begin to learn about what Sikhs believe about God. We will learn about God's name before moving on to understanding what the words omnipotent and omnipresent mean. Finally, we will learn about the similarities and differences between monotheism and pantheism.
In this lesson we will learn about the main features of the Gurdwara. We will also learn about the Langar and how people from the community contribute to the daily life and upkeep of the Gurdwara.
In this lesson we will learn about some of the different ways that Sikhs express their faith today. We'll take a look at a Vaisakhi festival from Vancouver, and hear from Simran, an 11 year old Sikh from the UK.
In this lesson we will recap everything that we have learnt in the unit and jot notes to make a plan for an essay.
In this lesson we will be using our plans to write an essay, answering the question: What makes Sikhism unique?
Now that you have written a fantastic essay about Sikhism, we will spend this lesson thinking about a few different ways to improve it!