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The Buddha Chronicles

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars use the internet to take virtual tours of Japan. During the tour, they discover the history of Buddha and how it is still practiced in Japan today. To end the instructional activity, they create their own webpages to...
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The Intersecting Legacies of the Twin Towers and the Bamiyan Buddhas

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Middle schoolers either remember or have heard of the attacks on the World Trade Center, but they may not know about its connection to the Bamiyan Buddhas, which were attacked exactly six months earlier. Explore the relationships between...
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Buddha Puzzle

For Students 6th - 8th
For this social studies worksheet, student find the words related to the person of Buddha and the answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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The Noble Eightfold Path

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Learners gain an introduction to Buddhist teachings about moral behavior by exploring a depiction of the Buddha and by writing a speech inspired by their interpretation of the Noble Eightfold Path.
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The Life of Buddha, relating his life to our own in modern times

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students do a variety of activities to become familiar with Buddha's life and relate it to their own.
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Buddhism-Buddha Day: The Story of Buddha's Enlightenment

For Students 6th - 7th
In this Buddha Day worksheet, students select 15 words from the word bank that best complete the 5 paragraph story about Buddha's enlightenment.
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Buddha Sculpture

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students research Buddha, Buddhism and the Dalai Lama as well as the spread of Buddhism across Asia and the world. They find pictures of Buddha as he is represented in different cultures. They sculpt a Buddha using Crayola Model Magic...
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Buddhism

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Pair this presentation about the tenets and philosophies of Buddhism with a lecture on world history or world religions.Viewers will appreciate the clarity of the information as well as the colorful maps and images that adorn each slide.
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Buddhism - Buddha Day, Make your own Origami Crane - Part 1

For Students 7th - 9th
In this Origami crane worksheet, students create a crane to recognize Buddha Day. The visual art helps students illustrate their knowledge of the Buddhist religion.
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Korea: A Study of the Seokguram Grotto and the Buddha Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students study how the religious character of Buddha is portrayed throughout the world. The comparisons of different images is done in order to analyze the differences in Asian cultures.
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The Clothing of the Buddha

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss the idea of cultural diffusion by examining how the sculptural portrayal of the Buddha's clothing evolved in Japanese and Chinese art. This lesson concludes with a group project and presentation.
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Buddha and Ashoka

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
For such a complex and lengthy topic, Mr. Green does a great job of introducing and/or quickly summarizing the major tenets of Indian cultural and religious history, as well as the origins of Buddhism. Topics covered in this episode...
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Vesak | All About the Holidays

For Students K - 5th
A video details the history of the world holiday, Vesak—also known as Buddha Purnima or Buddha Day. Follow one prince's journey in 562 BCE in Nepal to how he achieved nirvana and became Buddha.
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Reading Closely for Textual Details: “Life Steps Almost Straight”

For Teachers 12th Standards
Help your class examine humanity's unpredictable nature through "Life Steps Almost Straight." Learners read various works from philosophers such as Viktor Frankl, The Buddha, and Nietzsche to gather textual evidence and explain their...
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Destruction in Bamiyan

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the destruction of the colossal statues of Buddha, carved into sandstone cliffs of Bamiyan, Afghanistan, that were recently demolished by the Taleban. They look for photos of local artifacts that represent the culture...
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The Buddha And His Many Different Forms

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine the historical Buddha and Buddhism through in-class discussions, visual artifacts, and the practice and performance of the play "The Enlightened One". Evaluation occurs after performance of the play.
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Famous Quotes 13

For Students 6th - 7th
In this thinking skills worksheet, students read a quote by Buddha and write what they think the meaning of the quote is. Students then provide and example of how they apply the meaning to their own life.
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The Beliefs of Buddhism

For Students 6th - 11th
In this beliefs of Buddhism study guide activity, students read a brief overview pertaining to the religion and then respond to a reflection question.
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Translating Confucius

For Teachers 8th - 9th
In this social studies worksheet, students translate 8 quotes from Confucius into their own words. Students also research other philosophers such as Buddha, Socrates, and Jesus.
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The Story of India - The Power of Ideas - 2/6

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Meet the Buddha as he seeks enlightenment, you will see the actual tree where the Buddha sat. This introduction leads us into the depth of Indian history and religion.
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Create a Lotus Lantern for the Lotus Lantern Festival

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The Koren Lotus Lantern Festival, also known as Yeondeunghoe celebrates the birth of the Buddha. It is also the topic of a wonderful art-based lesson. The class discusses the significance of the lotus in relation to the story of the...
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Buddhism - Buddha Day, Make Your Own Origami Crane Part 2

For Students 7th - 9th
In this Origami crane activity, students create an Origami crane from detailed instructions. This crane is an important symbol in the Buddhist religion.
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Discussion Guide for Siddhartha

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The key to a great discussion is to never ask a question that has only one possible answer. The questions in a discussion guide for Herman Hesse's Siddhartha are models of the shared inquiry approach to literature discussions and are...
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The Art of Nonviolence: Martin Luther King, Jr., Gandhi, and Concepts of Nonviolence in Indian Art

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students make connections between nonviolent ideals and art. In this visual arts lesson, students discuss the successes of the American Civil Rights Movement and discuss Gandhi's influence on the movement. Students then examine images of...

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