Educación Básica Superior
Segundo Quimestre - Tercer 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 January 28th:
Buddhism: What has Buddhism taught you so far that you could apply it to your life, in order to become a better human
Buddha’s Origins: How can you relate with Buddha's origins? What kind of similarities can you find between him and
Fat Buddha: Why is the most famous image of Buddha a chubby man? Why is this so? Is this an accurate portrayal?
Quote: Read the following quote by Buddha: "The tongue like a sharp knife... Kills without drawing blood." Is this related to
the Eightfold path in anyway?
Geography: How did geography influence the development of Greek civilization? Compare it with the River Valley
Civilizations that we have studied.