This Powerpoint serves as the perfect way to introduce the subject of philosophy to your students. Specifically, this Powerpoint focuses on the great Ancient Greek philosophers (Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle). What's great is that it is packed full
Ancient Greek Philosophers Clip Art Finally, a set of Ancient Greek Philosophers! You will love using these quality graphics on your resources and your students will love them too! Product includes: • Aristotle • Epicurus • Heraclitus •
There are 33 questions in the attached PDF. The questions have no true right and wrong answer so children enjoy writing their thoughts and sharing them with the group. I've used these questions in small groups and as a whole class activity. They are
Ancient Greeks and Romans Clip Art A clip art set of Ancient Greek and Romans! You will love using these quality graphics on your resources and your students will love them too! Product includes: • Aeschylus • Aesop • Euripides • Hesiod • Homer •
This 4-page document includes a comprehensive introduction to the first American Philosophy, Transcendentalism. The ideas of Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau are highlighted. In addition to the teacher's lecture notes, this document
Looking to teach your students about the Chaplet of Divine Mercy rosary. This religion education artifact is a one-of-a-kind learning experience of a lifetime. Over 80 pages is included in this package which includes prayer instruction posters.This
Philosophy lesson plan Pre college philosophy This is great value having students study philosophy while in high school if nothing more than just satisfying their impulse of purpose of human life in general and of their own lives in particular.
Do you agree with Albert Camus? This story of Sisyphus moves from his birth to the afterlife. Study questions are included. Students will have an opportunity to examine and discuss existentialism. A brief analysis of Camus' philosophy is written so
This PPT has 12 topics that I use to teach during the Enlightenment Unit in my 7th grade class. The topics are all very deep, and I find most of my 7th graders on the edge of their seats, but a few of them are quite lost. It would certainly work
THIS DOWNLOAD INCLUDES ALL 5 PARTS DESCRIBED BELOW: This 155-slide PPT unit presents the history of Western thought, from the Ancient Greeks until today, divided into eras and themes to understand trends and changes in the philosophical landscape.
This presentation revolves around the life and philosophies of Karl Marx, his partnership with Frederick Engels, and the basics of Marxism. Great for a World History course.
This powerpoint presentation is part two in a series of lectures. These slides focus on the philosophers Keirkegaard, Nietzche, Sartre, & Frankl. It also includes excerpts from readings and discussion questions.
This lesson is intended to allow students the opportunity to use primary and secondary source documents to learn about Socrates' beliefs and decide for themselves if he was a threat to ancient Greek society. Students will read about his beliefs,
This activity is short and provides a humorous intorduction to a philosophy class. It may seem silly to students, but once the class gets into it, it will help reduce anxiety that students may feel about this subject. Students pretend that are at a
Super clear, easy to understand flash cards that equip the student with the basics of philosophy, thinking biases and fallacies. The ultimate end is to help the student learn critical thinking skills through understanding previous great thinkers
This 12-slide PowerPoint introduces students to the philosophy of Existentialism. Each slide is artfully designed and includes pictures to generate student interest the subject. This PowerPoint covers the following aspects of
QUOTES FROM THE FOLLOWING GREAT MINDS: CHARLES DICKENS, EDGAR ALLAN POE, ALAN WATTS, LAU TZU, RALPH WALDO EMERSON, GEORGE BERNARD SHAW, ZHUANGZI, MARTIN BUBER, FRANCOUIS RABLELAIS, LUDWIG WITTGENSTEIN, PLATO, HENRY DAVID THOREAU, BERTRAND RUSSELL,
The film "Seven Years in Tibet" serves as a wonderful illustration of how the values of Eastern and Western Civilizations contrast one another. This product contains both a viewing guide for the film as well as an essay outline to help your
An apologetic approach to the case for Jesus loosely based on the five classical arguments for the existence of God (teleological, cosmological, moral, historical, ontological). Complete with over 100 citations from some of the greatest Christian
This is a collection of quotes on education from various famous people such as; Abraham Lincoln, Confucius, Tom Bodett, B.B. King etc. There are twelve (12) quotes, each on a seperate page and ready for displaying. They are saved as a jpeg file.
A Clairvoyant teacher meets her match! Walk the path of a modern day Shaman as she finds her student in an uncanny forum. Her obsessed student becomes addicted to this new future look mystique which demands his returning attention. Intrigued from
This is a project-based unit that introduces students to the concept of Philosophy. The unit begins with an "Entry Document" that challenges students to not only conduct a thorough examination of a philosophy, but to also create their own
This guide is a TASK TOOL only- it is designed simply to keep students watching the video. It does NOT contain HOT questions since I don't know the purpose for you showing the film to students. No need to pay for additional license.
Nerd icon and best-selling author John Hodgman became a cult favorite with his famous radio essay first heard on the Public Radio International program, “This American Life” (2001). Hodgman has since gone on to star in the highly successful Apple
A 7 page reading handout explaining the social and political circumstances behind the execution of the most famous philosopher, along with questions to assess students' understanding of the content.
This is a set of posters I made for my class of 5th grade gifted and high achievers, mostly but not all focusing on education and learning. They're great for writing prompts, Socratic seminars, and teaching about Eastern philosophies. There are
Partimos de una selección de tres fragmentos de tres obras maestras de la literatura: "Cándido o el optimismo" de Voltaire, "Fausto" de Goethe, y "Las flores del mal" de Baudelaire. Se propone una consigna de escritura a partir de un tema en común
Ways of Knowing - this is the second in a series of three PowerPoint presentations designed to introduce the components of The Theory of Knowledge. This particular presentation along with the printable workbook looks at how we know what we know. The
Areas of Knowledge - this is the third in a series of three PowerPoint presentations designed to introduce the components of The Theory of Knowledge. This particular presentation along with the printable workbook looks at the range of disciplines
Knowledge – this is the first in a series of three PowerPoint presentations designed to introduce the components of The Theory of Knowledge. This particular presentation along with the printable workbook looks at concepts of knowledge from the
I used this unit to introduce major themes of catholic social teaching. I begin with the difference between small and large scale societies (intellectually influenced by anthropology and the book Small is Beautiful: Economics as if People Matter by
37 definitions of current topics for debate. • Write one paragraph for each social issue based on your personal beliefs and opinions. • Be sure to explain your stance, either agreeing or disagreeing with the issue. • Explain why you hold a
This activity will really get your students thinking about the three ancient Chinese philosophies of Legalism, Daoism, and Confucianism. Students will be actively involved in research, cooperative learning, a dramatic skit, and even homework to
There are 67 questions in the attached PDF. The questions have no true right and wrong answer so children enjoy writing their thoughts and sharing them with the group. I've used these questions in small groups and as a whole class activity. They are
A 16-page novel study pack to help students navigate Albert Camus's existentialist novella, The Stranger (L'Etranger). Reading questions encourage complete sentence responses to not only "Right There" (comprehension/understanding-level of Bloom's
This comprehensive multi-class lesson consists of an overview of the rhetorical triangle, an extensive modeling example using actor Will Smith's speech at the Live 8 concert, a reading and analysis of philosopher Peter Singer's "The Singer Solution
Should Mary hide a family of Underground Railroad,runaway slaves? Her father believes in obeying the law even if it is the Fugitive Slave Act. Mary thinks slavery is immoral and is willing to take risks to help this family. Students will learn
When my high school philosophy students have finished reading 'The Prince', I use this project to assess their understanding of Machiavelli. Students apply what they have learned as well as their own interpretation of “The Prince”. The project
This is a seven day unit plan giving students a basic introduction to philosophy. It starts with work on creation myths, followed by research on pre-Socratic philosophers, and finally a short reading on Socrates from I.F. Stone's The Trial of
Logical Fallacies! This activity is intended to engage the learners emotionally in the topic of logical reasoning, to help them realize the importance of understanding the subtleties of logical argument so that one can defend one’s rights or ideas
A Bible study lesson that addresses the parable off the tenants from Matthews 21:12-17, 23-27, 33-45. The lesson looks at the following topics. The significance of the Jewish temple, The context of the story e.g. John the baptist and the religious
This is a concise 4-slide MS PowerPoint presentation reading quiz to assess student comprehension, application, and analysis of the plot, language, and character development through Chapter 11 of Herman Hesse's philosophical Bildungsroman
This powerpoint is the first part of a two part lecture on Existentialism. These slides focus on the essential concepts of the philosophy and the other areas of philosophical thought involved.
This is a diagram that organizes the major themes in the social contract theory of Thomas Hobbes, John Locke, and Jean-Jacques Rousseau. It captures the essential features, similarities, and differences between these three major modern political
With the recent emergence of the Warren Jeffs' Yearning for Zion (YFZ) cult in El Dorado, Texas, and the 1990's incident in Waco, Texas, the study of particular religious sects and lifestyles is imperative. Is it a church or is it a cult? This
This combination of overheads and fill-in notes chart puts three difficult literary/artistic/philosophical movements into a simplified chart. This is not intended to be a definitive look at these movements, but rather a simple starting point to
This is a guide for students to complete while watching the video to keep them on task. I always read the guide aloud with students prior to watching to video so that they know what to look/listen for.
Inner Faith (ÄªmÄn), Divine Law (SharÄ«'ah), and Reason ('Aql) in Eighteenth, Nineteenth, and Twentieth Century Islam: (Dis)trustful Coexistence - Mutual Benefit. Joseph Abraham Levi
Excerpt from G. K. Chesterton's essay: Mr. Blatchford and his school point out that there are many myths parallel to the Christian story; that there were Pagan Christs, and Red Indian Incarnations, and Patagonian Crucifixions, for all I know or
This powerpoint presentation introduces the essential concepts of Law of Attraction and the underlying Natural Forces that are involved in shaping human existence. This presentation also explains how our modern understandings of quantum physics are