What did I miss?...Spring 2015 
If you are absent please use this site to stay caught up.  Check this to know what you need to do and get it done promptly. 


May 21

posted May 21, 2015, 8:51 AM by mrbercaw

See me to make up the Buddhist Mandala.  

May 19

posted May 19, 2015, 8:32 AM by mrbercaw

Take quiz. 
Make sure you and your group are prepared with a plan for the Mandala project. 

May 18

posted May 18, 2015, 6:46 AM by mrbercaw

Get the remaining notes on Buddhism. 
If you are or might be taking the final exam.  Get the study guide.  
Quiz Tuesday.  

May 14

posted May 14, 2015, 10:59 AM by mrbercaw

Get notes from a friend or resource.  
Get Mandala handout.  
Check out the video to see a Mandala under construction.  
Find your group on Monday.  (Groups of 3-4)

May 13

posted May 14, 2015, 10:57 AM by mrbercaw

Take notes on Buddhism.  
Get map for Tuesday quiz over geography and notes.  
Finish watching the story of Buddha.  

May 11

posted May 11, 2015, 10:51 AM by mrbercaw

We began notes on Buddhism and took notes in our note taking guide.  
We watched half the story of the Buddha as presented in the film Little Buddha.  Some of these scenes can be found here.  You should also talk to a friend about the story of the Buddha.  

May 8

posted May 8, 2015, 5:41 AM by mrbercaw

Take Hindu test in the Library before the end of the day Tuesday.  
Finish KWL chart with 10 points in the L category.  
Get Buddhism note guide.  

May 7

posted May 8, 2015, 5:39 AM by mrbercaw   [ updated May 8, 2015, 5:41 AM ]

Get notes on Sacred Text, Catholic Dialogue, and Important to know.  
See me to get a study guide for the unit and Ramayana.  
Test Friday. 

May 6

posted May 7, 2015, 4:18 AM by mrbercaw   [ updated May 7, 2015, 4:19 AM ]

  1. Check your understanding of the Ramayana by thinking about the following questions:
    • What causes the first battle between Rama and the demon? Why does Ravana decide to pursue Rmaa and his family in the forest?
    • Should Lakshmana have left Sita alone, why or why not?
    • Who is Sugriva? 
    • Why does he offer to help Rama?
  2. Get notes on Moksha and Sacred Space and Time
  3. Read sections 5 and 6 of the Ramayana.
  4. The test is still scheduled for Friday.  

May 5

posted May 5, 2015, 10:50 AM by mrbercaw

  1. Check your understanding of the Ramayana by thinking about the following questions:
    1. What does Dasratha want, and how does he get it?
    2. Why does Vishnu decide to give up being a god and be reborn as a human?
    3. What kind of man does Rama become?
    4. Why does Dasratha banish Rama from the kingdom of Ayodhya?
    5. Does Rama wish to go?
    6. Who follows Rama into exile?
    7. Does Bharata want to be king?
  2. Get notes on Shiva, Ganesha, Wheel of Life
  3. Read sections 3 and 4 of the Ramayana. 

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