Friday, March 7, 2014

The Beliefs of Buddhism - Meditation and the Eightfold Path

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

Warm-Up  Meditation is an essential part of Buddhist practice, but how exactly does it work? Read about it here and watch the video below.  Then, if you choose, participate in a short meditation session with the class.  

The Eightfold Path - Google Presentation  The rest of the day is yours to work on your Eightfold Path Google Presentation.  Feel free to read previous blog entires to get a refresher on the activity and/or click previous links to gather additional information.  You should have access to your Google Drive from home (regardless of whether you have WiFi), so you if you must work on this project from home please do so.  Deadline:  Please have this project completed and turned into your name folder within your Social Studies folder before the start of class on Tuesday.  Note that part of this project will be applied towards your Social Studies assessment grade.