Wednesday, March 2, 2016

The Beliefs of Budddhism: The Four Noble Truths

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

The Teachings of Buddha: The Four Noble Truths  Today we are going to continue to examine the teachings of Buddha, specifically the idea of the 'Four Noble Truths.' We will read a short excerpt from our Ancient Civilizations workbook, as well as watch a short video about Buddhism produced by Crash Course. Your task is to continue to take notes using your Buddhism Study Guide (A Central Idea and Its Parts).

CNN Student News and Google Mapping  As we watch CNN Student News today, identify one or two news stories that you can pinpoint geographically and place on the Current Event layer of your Social Studies World Map via Google Maps. 

Delhi, India and Rhode Island were both featured in today's segment. After pinning at least one of these places on your map, consider the most important question: What happened here? You should include a title for the event, the date(s) the event took place, a brief summary of what happened, and include an appropriate photo or video. If you need to refer to a transcript of today's broadcast you can find it here.

Homework  (1.) Continue working on your Buddhism and Hinduism - Venn Diagram and Buddhism Study Guide (A Central Idea and Its Parts). (2.) Complete your Life of Buddha Comic Strip, which is due on Friday, March 4.