Friday, March 27, 2015

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Hw due next class

Please complete the Google Classroom response in your Classroom
Here is the prompt


Respond in a paragraph to one of the following prompts. Feel free to look up information or to ask someone for input. Think about how religion impacts society and how people live their lives.

What do you value? Think about what you spend your time doing and the influences that activity has on your life. Describe some common beliefs or teachings that you have heard about or been exposed to in your life. How can they be a guide for living your life?

or


How does religion influence or play a role in the culture and make up of a group of people? How does it influence how people interact with each other and what they value?

Tuesday, March 24, 2015




This is a must watch

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Eastern Religions Jigsaw

Eastern Religions Jigsaw


Eastern religions are those that originated in the eastern hemisphere. You will first be given a home group that you will report to at the beginning and end of this activity. For most of this activity, you will research a religion in your specialist group. Here you will also make a poster to aid in your teaching. Since you will be experts in your chosen religion, you will teach it to your home group. Be sure to take good notes along the way.

Hinduism
Buddhism
Shinto
Taoism
Confucianism

Use Mr. Duffany’s wiki page here to help guide your research:
https://mrduffhistoryclass.wikispaces.com/Religions+of+the+World

Identify for following for each religion:

-founder of religion
-major beliefs
-deities (Gods)
-groups of people who follow the religion and how many people
-symbols of the religion
-holy book?
-other interesting facts

Put all of this on a poster provided by Mr. Duffany. You should include a large title and at least one image. When completed, give Mr. Duffany two well thought out multiple choice questions with answers based on the information on your poster.

Monday, March 16, 2015

Kenya reading and sites

Here is a link to the article from class:
http://www.opednews.com/articles/Child-Poverty-Difference-by-Peter-Opa-Africans_Child-Development_Child-Labor_Child-Poverty-131121-541.html


Look up the following information for the country of Kenya:
infant mortality rates
literacy rates
gdp
gdp per capita

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/ke.html

Then see if you can find any information about the water crisis in Kenya? What are the major problems faced by people in Kenya? Is there anything we could do to help?

Friday, March 13, 2015

B Day Google Classroom Assignment

For B Day students, please complete the Google Classroom assignment that has been posted.