Essential Question: What is the origin of belief systems?

Religions of Ancient China

Standards: 6.6 Students analyze the geographic, political, economic, religious, and social structures of the early civilizations of China.

Know about the life of Confucius and the fundamental teachings of Confucianism and Taoism.

Describe the diffusion of Buddhism northward to China during the Han Dynasty.

Project Guidelines:
This project is designed for you to answer the essential question and achieve mastery on the standards listed above. You will utilize a large technology component to complete this project.

Time will be allotted in the computer lab for you to assemble the podcast, but the majority of research and information seeking will need to be done on your own time outside of class. It may be useful to get a small flash drive to help save your information to exchange data easily between computers at home and at school. The attached link is an example of a flash drive.

In order to successfully complete this assignment please consider the following questions when completing your research:
1. Who was Confucius?
2.How do people that believe in Confucianism live?
3. What do people that beleive in confucianism think that they are?
4. What is their purpose of living?

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