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CLIP 298

Sikh celebration and worship

Sikh celebration and worship
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Key Info
  • Sikh celebration and worship
  • Duration: 01:52
  • Viewers are invited to visit a gurdwara at the time of the Baisakhi festival. They are introduced to the symbol on the Sikh flag and to the name they use for God. The clip ends with questions that recall key terms introduced.
  • Subject:

    Religious Education

       Topic:

    Sikhism

  • Keywords: Sikh, Gurdwara, Waheguru, Nishan sahib, Baisakhi, Vasakhi, celebration
Ideas for use in class
  • Children could watch the clip as an introduction to what goes on in a Sikh place of worship on a special day in the year. They might discuss their response to the presenter and to the sounds and sights on the clip. Key words should be noted; they might draw and label the design on the Sikh flag, rehearse the sound of God's name and find out more about what Sikhs are celebrating on this special day.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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