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Wed maya religion

  1. 1. Bellringer 1. List three ways our cultural norms are affected by belief systems in the USA.
  2. 2. Today: contrast Mayan religion with modern US culture
  3. 3. Mayan Religion Polytheistic Poly = many Theis = god (close to dios) ic = having to do with
  4. 4. By the US flag: Agree • Take a sheet of paper with you • Discuss with your group and write 2 examples that support your idea By the pirate flag: disagree 1. Flowing Wells High School is better than Amphi High School
  5. 5. By the US flag: Agree • Take a sheet of paper with you • Discuss with your group and write 2 examples that support your idea By the pirate flag: disagree 2. Religion is the most important part of our culture
  6. 6. By the US flag: Agree • Take a sheet of paper with you By the pirate flag: disagree 3. Government offices should be open on Sundays to make it easier for people who work during the week
  7. 7. By the US flag: Agree • Take a sheet of paper with you By the pirate flag: disagree 4. People should stay in the religion their parents raised them in.
  8. 8. By the US flag: Agree • Take a sheet of paper with you By the pirate flag: disagree 5. Modern Americans are becoming less religious than 50 years ago
  9. 9. By the US flag: Agree • Take a sheet of paper with you By the pirate flag: disagree 6. Students should learn about all the different religions of the world
  10. 10. Chac • God of Rain
  11. 11. Kinich Ahau • Sun God
  12. 12. Ix Chel • Moon and Fertility
  13. 13. Ixtab • God of suicide
  14. 14. Mayan Beliefs and culture Assignment on the back of your discussion paper 1. Read the Maya Belief System article 2. Create a Venn Diagram comparing and contrasting modern US culture and the Maya 3. Write a paragraph supporting the statement “religion was a very important part of Mayan culture”

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