This is the "Home" page of the "Religion and Violence" guide.
Alternate Page for Screenreader Users
Skip to Page Navigation
Skip to Page Content

Religion and Violence  

Last Updated: Oct 28, 2015 URL: http://sfusd.libguides.com/religionandviolence Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

Home Print Page
  Search: 
 
 

Does Religion Condone Violence?



 

Research Areas

Possible search terms:

  • religious persecution
  • forcible/forced conversion
  • religious violence
  • religious extremism
  • religious fundamentalism
  • religious wars
  • Christianity AND violence
  • Judaism AND violence
  • Islam AND violence
  • HInduism AND violence
  • Buddhism AND violence

 

Assignment Information

Debate:

Does religion condone violence?

 

Assignment:

All over the world people are in conflict with each other and many justify violence by citing religious texts or traditions. You and your teammates must debate the following (circle your assignment) on Friday, November 21st:

 

·       YES, religion does condone violence

 

OR

 

·       NO, religion does not condone violence

 

In order to prepare for your debate, you will research Islam and, at least, one other religion to construct 2-3 arguments and 2-3 rebuttals (counter-arguments). You will have a team captain who will coordinate the order of your arguments on the practice day before your debate.

 

Standards Assessed:

SL.7.4

Present claims and findings, emphasizing salient points in a focused, coherent manner with pertinent descriptions, facts, details, and examples; use appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

 

WHST.6-8.8
Gather relevant information from multiple print and digital sources, using search terms effectively; assess the credibility and accuracy of each source; and quote or paraphrase the data and conclusions of others while avoiding plagiarism and following a standard format for citation.

 

Materials:

1.    Source Packet

2.    Rubric

3.    Research books & textbook

4.    LibGuide: http://sfusd.libguides.com/religionandviolence

5.    Research notecards

6.    Graphic organizers

 

Checklist:

If I say I am done, I…

c  prepared 2-3 arguments with sufficient evidence

c  prepared 2-3 rebuttals (counter-arguments) with sufficient evidence

c  practiced speaking confidently, clearly, and loudly  

 

Citation Information

For websites, fill out this source collection table.

For databases, copy the citation that is provided in MLA format.  (In Britannica it is top right, World Book on the bottom, Culture Grams "Generate Citation".

For books, use this source collection table and then format with MLA.

Google

Make sure you evaluate for credible information!  Unsure what that means?  Check out this video.



 

World Book

 

Britannica

 

Culture Grams

Europe Asia Oceania North America None Africa Africa None South America

Relevant Websites

Description

Loading  Loading...

Tip