Friday, February 12, 2016

The Beliefs of Hinduism: Reincarnation and Karma

 Today's Learning Objective  Explain the major beliefs and practice of the religion of Hinduism. 

Turning in Your Caste System Infographic  Before we start our lesson today I need each of you to turn in your Caste System Infographic project. Whether you are finished or not I need a link to your project so I can begin assessing your work. If you Google Drawing, simply copy the URL of the document. If you used, click on the 'Share' button, select 'Shareable Link,' and then click the 'Copy' button (see below). 

Next, using the Google Form below, input your first and last name, class period, the link to your project, and an explanation of what your Infographic shows that you learned. 


The Beliefs of Hinduism: Reincarnation and Karma  Today we continue learning about some of the core beliefs Hinduism, while using our Hinduism Study Guide (A Central Idea and Its Parts) document to take notes. Our focus today is on the beliefs of reincarnation and karma. First, we will read excerpts from our Social Studies textbook Ancient Civilizations below. Then we will watch two different videos about Hindu religious beliefs. Remember to keep track of your various sources on your study guide.  

Now we will watch the video "Reincarnation in Hinduism" below. 

Finally, we will end today's lesson by watching Crash Course's take on some of the core beliefs of Hinduism.