Educación Básica Superior
Segundo Quimestre - Primer Parcial
TEACHER: Mauricio Torres
SUBJECT: Social Studies
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS: Read the instructions below before starting the activity.
You must write down a whole page, without skipping a line.
NO COPYING ALLOWED! This is free writing. You have to use your own imagination and
knowledge to write each entry. If there are signs of plagiarism, you will immediately get a
ZERO, without any appeals.
Do some research on each subject and in some cases you may be surprised to find interesting facts.
Use them to make your journal entry more vivid. Also read the search tips to have a better idea of
what you may look for.
Remember that the journal counts as double homework when it is graded!
JOURNAL ENTRIES – 8TH EBG
Write: Write a journal entry for each one of the following topics. They should be turned in on December 13th:
Ahimsa: This is a word that represents peace and “no violence” towards others and in favor of life in general. What do you
think of this value? Does it remind you of what Jesus said about loving your enemies?
Holy Cow: Read why people in India don´t eat meat. How is theis related to cows? But most importantly, what is your opinion
about this belief?
Ghandi: Read a little bit about the life and deeds of this important man. How could we follow his example?
Eightfold Path: On your book, you have information about this subject. Do you think that you could apply this to your life in
order to become a better person? Why and how?
Tolerance: Tolerance is a big word. It represents love and understanding of others who are different than us. Which characters
from history, or people around you are symbols of tolerance? Why did you choose that person?