Week 2: Hinduism

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


  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




  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]



  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]


  1. Study for Quiz
  2. Quiz