Wednesday, March 5, 2014

The Beliefs of Buddhism - The Eightfold Path

Today's Learning Objective  Know the life and moral teachings of the Buddha.

Warm-Up  Study the image above representing the main tenants of the Buddha's Eightfold Path.  What do you imagine the world would be like if more people followed this path?  What might our community be like?  Explain here.

The Eightfold Path - Video  Watch the video below.  Reflect on how you might be able to incorporate some of these ideas into your daily life.  What specific things are you willing to do personally that align (match up) with the Buddha's teachings?  Explain here.  

Homework: Google Images  Using your textbook's interpretation of the Eightfold Path as a guide here, search Google Images here, and select one picture to represent each law of the Eightfold Path. Add your photos to a Google Presentations document; a template can be found here.  Make a copy of the template so you can add to and change it.  Make sure to submit your final document to your Social Studies folder.