• Week 6: Buddhism (cont'd.) & Video Project

    Posted by ANDREW DWYER on 2/5/2020

    MONDAY

     

    TEST 1 will be Monday, February 24.

     Bell Questions:

    Bell Question Map

     

     

    Q. 28) What is the predominant religion in India?

    a.   Islam--Sunni

    b.   Buddhism

    c.    Judaism

    d.   Hinduism

     

    Q.29) 

    What two religions make up more than 50% of the world's followers?

     

    A.

    Hinduism and Buddhism

     

    B.

    Christianity and Hinduism

     

    C.

    Islam and Judaism

     

    D.

    Christianity and Islam

     

    1. TURN IN S1W6 RUBRICS
      1. Bell Questions - 10 points (5 questions)
      2. Vocabulary - 20 points (10 terms)
      3. The Story of Buddha's Enlightenment - 25 points
      4. Jainism Video Notes - 34 points
    2. Tibetan Book of the Dead Video

     

     

           3.  Buddha’s Teachings Reading & Questions

     

    WEDNESDAY

    1. Bell Questions

    Bell Questions Graph

    Q.30) 

     Which of the following statements are true about the graph?

     

    A.

    There are more people who follow Judaism than people who follow Buddhism.

     

    B.

    The nonreligious make up the third largest group.

     

    C.

    There are more Buddhists and Hindus than there are Christians.

     

    D.

    Islam is the most widely followed religion in the world.

     

    Q.31) 

    What are the clergy for Christianity are called?

     

    A.

    rabbis

     

    B.

    priests or ministers

     

    C.

    imams

     

    D.

    Brahman

     

    1. Video Project: Topic Selections & Research
    2. Test 1 Review

     

    THURSDAY

    1. Bell Questions

    Q.32) 

    The clergy for Judaism are called _________________.

     

    A.

    Monks

     

    B.

    Priests

     

    C.

    Rabbis

     

    D.

    Imams

     

    Q.33) 

    This is a holy day for Judaism and begins every Friday evening and ends every Saturday evening. It begins with the lighting of the candles, followed by a family meal.

     

    A.

    Hanukkah

     

    B.

    Shabbat or the Sabbath

     

    C.

    Ramadan

     

    D.

    Diwali

     

    1. Video Project: Research & Creation

     

    FRIDAY

    1. Study for Quiz
    2. Quiz
    3. Video Project work time
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  • Week 5: Jainism & Buddhism

    Posted by ANDREW DWYER on 1/31/2020 2:00:00 PM

    MONDAY

    1. Bell Questions

    Q.23) 

    The Western Wailing Wall is located in Jerusalem, Israel  and is an important place of prayer, mostly for people of the __________________ faith. Hint, they will often say words of prayer from the Torah

     

     

    A.

    Jewish

     

    B.

    Hindu

     

    C.

    Buddhist

     

    D.

    Muslim

     

    Q.24) 

    This religion believes that the main god and creator, Brahman, takes the form of three deities. There are millions of other gods in this religion. What religion is this?

     

    A.

    Judaism

     

    B.

    Hinduism

     

    C.

    Islam

     

    D.

    Buddhism

     

    1. Turn in S1W3 Rubric
      1. Bell Questions – 6 points
      2. Vocabulary – 14 points
      3. Hinduism Worksheet – 46 points
      4. Jewish Holidays Research – 18 points
      5. Jewish Holidays Notes – 12 points
    2. Jewish Holidays presentations & notes

     

     

     

    WEDNESDAY

    1. Bell Questions

    Q.25) 

    The cross and the wheel of Dharma are a symbol for what two faiths, respectively?

     

    A.

    Hinduism and Islam

     

    B.

    Christianity and Islam

     

    C.

    Christianity and Buddhism

     

    D.

    Judaism and Hinduism

     

     

    1. Vocabulary: Dogma, Sect, Jainism, Ahimsa, Buddhism, Enlightenment, Nirvana
    2. What is Jainism Video & Notes
    3. Chapter 5-6 Reading and Response
    4. The Story of Buddha's Enlightenment Reading & Questions

     

     

    THURSDAY

    1. Bell Questions

     

    religion map

    Q.26) 

    What is the predominant religion in the Middle East (located between Africa and Asia), including countries such as Saudi Arabia and Iraq?

     

    A.

    Islam--Sunni

     

    B.

    Christianity--Protestant

     

    C.

    Hinduism

     

    D.

    Buddhism

     

    Q.27) 

     

    The predominant religion in East Asia, including Japan and China, and south Asian countries such as Vietnam, Cambodia, and Thailand is _______________________.

     

    A.

    Christianity--Catholic

     

    B.

    Islam--Sunni

     

    C.

    Buddhism

     

    D.

    Hinduism

     

    1. Vocabulary: 4 Noble Truths, 8-Fold Path to Enlightenment, The 5 Precepts
    2. Buddhism PowerPoint & Notes

     

    FRIDAY

    1. Study for Quiz
    2. Quiz
    3. Buddhism PowerPoint & Notes (cont.)
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  • Week 4: Judaism

    Posted by ANDREW DWYER on 1/24/2020 2:00:00 PM

    MONDAY

    1. Bell Questions

     

    Q.17) 

    This religion can be divided into Catholic, Protestant, and Eastern Orthodox

     

    A.

    Judaism

     

    B.

    Christianity

     

    C.

    Islam

     

    D.

    Buddhism

     

    Q.18) 

     Diwali, the festival of Lights is important to which religion?

     

    A.

    Christianity

     

    B.

    Judaism

     

    C.

    D.

    Hinduism

    Zoroastrianism

     

    1. Turn in S1W3 Rubric
      1. Bell Questions – 8 points
      2. Vocabulary – 8 points
      3. The Ramayana - 15 points
    2. Vocabulary
    3. Chapter 7-8 Reading & Question [Due Friday]
    4. Jewish Holidays Handout
    5. Jewish Holidays Mini-Presentation [Due Monday]

     

    WEDNESDAY

    1. Bell Questions 19-20

     

    Q.19) 

    The following symbol represents what religion??

     

     

    A.

    Christianity

     

    B.

    Hinduism

     

    C.

    Islam

     

    D.

    Judaism

     

    Q.20) 

     

    The Star of David, honors King David who ruled the kingdom of Israel from 1000-962 BC. This is associated with which religion?

     

    A.

    Judaism

     

    B.

    Christianity

     

    C.

    Islam

     

    D.

    Hinduism

     

    1. Vocabulary
    2. Judaism God, Torah, and Covenant lecture & notes

     

    THURSDAY

    1. Bell Questions 21-22

     

    Q.21

     

     The "Om" symbol represents the religion of _________________.

     

    A.

    Buddhism

     

    B.

    Hinduism

     

    C.

    Islam

     

    D.

    Judaism

           

     

     

    Q.22) 

    Ramadan is the holy month of fasting for which religion??

     

     

    A.

    Christianity

     

    B.

    Hinduism

     

    C.

    D

    Islam

    Zoroastrianism

     

    1. Judaism Core Beliefs PowerPoint & notes

     

    FRIDAY

    1. Study for Quiz
    2. Quiz
    3. Grade Hinduism Worksheet
    4. Jewish Holidays Mini-Presentation & Notes

     

     

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  • Week 3: Hinduism (cont'd.)

    Posted by ANDREW DWYER on 1/17/2020 2:00:00 PM

    WEDNESDAY

    1. Bell Questions

    Q.13)     Judaism, Christianity, and Islam all ____________________________.

    1.           Believe in many divine Gods
    2.           worship only one God
    3.          follow the teachings of the Qu'ran
    4.           believe Jesus was the son of God

     

     

    Q.14

    The Torah is the sacred writing (holy book) for which religion?

     

     

    A.

    Judaism

     

    B.

    Christianity

     

    C.

    Islam

     

    D.

    None of the above

               

     

    1. Turn in S1W3 Rubric
      1. Bell Questions – 12 points
      2. Vocabulary – 26 points
      3. Origins of Hinduism Handout – 20 points
    2. Aum, Amen, Ameen video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nBFyrKYI6TU
    3. Hindu Gods & Devotional Practices PowerPoint & Notes
    4. Hindu Calendar, Festivals, Holidays, & Symbols handout

     

     

    THURSDAY

    1. Bell Questions

    Q.15) 

    The belief that the soul never dies but is continually reborn or reincarnated is associated with which religion?

     

     

    A.

    Islam

     

     

    B.

    Christianity

     

     

    C.

    Judaism

     

     

    D.

    Hinduism and Buddhism

     

     

    Q.16) 

    Following the Eightfold Path and the Four Noble Truths to achieve enlightenment is associated with which religion?

     

     

    A.

    Buddhism

     

     

    B.

    Hinduism

     

     

    C.

    Islam

     

     

    D.

    Christianity

                 

     

    1. Hindu Gods & Devotional Practices PowerPoint & Notes (cont’d.)
    2. The Ramayana

     

     

    FRIDAY

    1. Hinduism Video
    2. Hinduism Worksheet
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  • Week 2: Hinduism

    Posted by ANDREW DWYER on 1/10/2020 3:00:00 PM

    MONDAY

    1. Bell Questions
      Q5)  The founder of Buddhism
                 a. Siddhartha Gautama
                 b. Jesus
                 c. Muhammad
                 d. Abraham

      Q6)  Some of the sacred texts of the Hindus include...
                 a. the Torah, and the Hebrew Bible
                 b. The Qur'an, and the teachins of Abraham
                 c. The Vedas, Mahabharata, and the Upanishads
                 d. 5 People You'll Meet in Heaven, and Tuesdays with Morrie

    2. Turn in S1W2 Rubrics
    3. Vocabulary: Hinduism, Brahman, Atman, Reincarnation, Dharma, Karma
    4. A Little History of Religion: Chapters 3-4

     

     

    WEDNESDAY

    1. Bell Questions
      Q7)  The sacred text for the followers of Islam 
                   a. The Bible
                   b. The Vedas
                   c. The Qur'an
                   d. The Torah

      Q8)  This man was the founder of Judaism
                   a. Solomon
                   b. Abraham
                   c. Jesus
                   d. Muhammad

    2. Vocabulary: Caste System, Caste (Varna), Brahmin, Kshatriya, Vaishya, Shudra, Untouchables
    3. Hinduism PowerPoint 1 & Notes
    4. Origins of Hinduism, Vedas, & Upanishads Handout [Due 1.21]

     

    THURSDAY

    1. Bell Questions
      Q9)  Which is NOT one of the Five Pillars of Islam?
                    a. Give to Charity
                    b. Pray 5 times per day
                    c. Holy pilgrimage at least once in your lifetime
                    d. Become a missionary in a foreign land

      Q10) Muslims must pray in the direction of this city and travel to it at least once in their lifetime.  What is the name of the city?
                    a. Mecca
                    b. Jerusalem
                    c. Istanbul
                    d. Beijing 

    2. The Ramayana Reading & Questions [Due 1.21]

    FRIDAY

    1. Study for Quiz
    2. Quiz
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  • Week 1: Religion, What and Why?

    Posted by ANDREW DWYER on 12/30/2019

    ESSENTIAL QUESTIONS: 

    1. Why is an understanding of religion important?
    2. What are the 3 different approaches to defining religion?
    3. What are the 4 principles of religious literacy?

     


    MONDAY

    1. Comparative World Religions Syllabus
    2. Weekly Rubrics
    3. Pew Research Center: US Religious Knowledge Quiz https://www.pewresearch.org/quiz/u-s-religious-knowledge-quiz/

     

     

    WEDNESDAY

    1. Bell Question(s):

    Q1.  A follower of Islam is called a...

      1. Brahman
      2. Missionary
      3. Muslim
      4. Hindi

    Q2.  The founder of Islam is...

    1. Siddhartha Gautama
    2. Abraham
    3. Jesus
    4. Muhammad

     

    1. Why Study Religion PowerPoint & Notes
    2. What is Religion PowerPoint & Notes

       

     

    THURSDAY

    1. Bell Questions

    Q3. The belief in one god is called...

      1. Monotheism
      2. Polytheism
      3. Religion
      4. Atheism

    Q4. The sacred text (holy book) of the Christians is the...

    1. Qu'ran (Koran)
    2. Bible
    3. The Vedas
    4. The Torah

     

    1. Read "A Little History of Religion" chapters 1-2  
    2. Explain the author’s three “Doors” theory of prophets.  Which one makes the most sense to you? Why?

    FRIDAY

    1. Study for Quiz
    2. S2W1 Quiz
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