Early Belief Systems
http://www.learner.org/courses/worldhistory/unit_main_5.html

WEB LESSON How did people begin to understand themselves in relation to the natural world and to the unseen realms beyond, and how was religion a community experience? In this Annenberg Learner unit, animism and shamanism in Shinto are contrasted with philosophical and ethical systems in early Greece and China, and the beginnings of Zoroastrianism, Hinduism, and Judaism. Resources for learning include three video segments and a set of primary sources.

Spread of Religions
http://www.learner.org/courses/worldhistory/unit_main_7.html

VIDEO ENHANCED WEB LESSON How do religions interact, adopt new ideas, and adapt to diverse cultures? As the missionaries, pilgrims, and converts of Buddhism, Christianity, and Islam moved around the world, the religions created change and were themselves changed. Resources for learning include three video segments and a set of primary sources.

Comparative Religious Teachings
http://asiasociety.org/education/resources-schools/secondary-lesson-plans/comparative-religious-teachings

WEB LESSON The Eurasian trade routes known as the Silk Roads encompassed a diversity of cultures embracing numerous religions and worldviews from Venice, Italy to Heian, Japan. Between these two ends, belief systems that are represented are Buddhism, Confucianism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Shinto, and Daoism. During the height of the Silk Road trades in the 7th century, Islam, Buddhism, and Nestorian Christianity were the most important. This activity asks students to reflect on similarities and differences between belief systems. MS - HS

Comparative Religion Investigation: What Happens When We Die?
http://www.pbs.org/pov/myreincarnation/lesson-plan/

WEB LESSON In this lesson, students will research and discuss what Buddhism, Christianity, Islam, Judaism and Hinduism teach in terms of what happens when people die. Students will also watch two video clips that show a Buddhist man named Yeshi as he first resists and later accepts the idea that he is the reincarnation of a famous spiritual master. This lesson provides an opportunity for students to think critically about the differences and similarities between religions and belief systems.

Global Faith
https://learning.blogs.nytimes.com/2003/10/22/global-faith/

WEB LESSON In this lesson, students examine the coexistence of different religions within various countries by chronicling the evolution and nature of those religions throughout history. They then synthesize their findings by designing a creative work that captures the presence of the religions in each of the countries.