Kari Kohl, The New York Times Learning Network

Grades: 6-8, 9-12
Subjects: Geography, Global History, Language Arts, Social Studies

Overview of Lesson Plan: In this lesson, students examine the fears and frustrations of citizens in the tolerant Muslim nation of Indonesia during the holy month of Ramadan. They then explore the symbols used in various world religions and create 3-dimensional displays for a class ‘World Religious Symbols Museum.’

Suggested Time Allowance: 45 minutes- 1 hour

Lesson Plan