Today we talked about legacies!
Here is your homework, due Thursday:
Identify and evaluate at least 3 factors that should be used to determine an individual’s legacy
For each factor:
What do you want your legacy to be? Why?
Today we had a brief 23 minute class period in which we watched and debriefed a Crash Course video on Ashoka and Buddhism. It was great.
Your Indian Leaders visuals from Friday are due tomorrow.
Today we talked about leadership, Chandragupta Maurya, and Asoka.
Your homework (due Tuesday):
Create annotated drawings of Asoka and Chandragupta Maurya (Each on their own half page)
Tools of creation
Annotations explaining their “tools”
Labels for each annotations
Examples from the reading/lecture
Today we maximized our short time together and discussed the emergence of early Indian Empires! We discussed Chandragupta, Kautilya, and the value of unification/tolerance from leaders.
The questions we started yesterday on Early Indian Empires are due tomorrow.
Today we talked briefly about Jainism before looking into the origins of Buddhism. We talked about the Middle Way, meditation, and the Demon Mara.
Your Bhagavad Gita retelling is due on Tuesday.
These Buddhism Questions are due on Wednesday.
Create a modern interpretation of the Bhagavad Gita and Arjuna’s dilemma that focuses on the clash between Karma and Dharma in your life
This can be a short story, comic, poem, song, etc.
Today we spent the period going over the basics of Hinduism. It was a fascinating conversation involving moksha, dharma, karma, and Samara. We discussed the Bhagavad Gita, the Vedas, and the Mahabarata as well as the overall purpose of stories.
You have no new homework, but your Hinduism and Jainism questions (from yesterday) are due tomorrow.
Today we talked about the Aryan Migration, the creation hymn, and the caste system!
Your map is due tomorrow.
Your Hinduism questions, based off the first two pages of this reading, are due Thursday.