The Bhagavad-Gita is a rich philosophical and religious text that is highly relevant to Hindus and philosophers alike. This package includes everything you need to read through a thought-provoking passage from the Gita and expertly facilitate a discussion with your students. Whether this is a part of improving/evaluating reading comprehension, world religions study, or philosophical inquiry this text is ripe with possibilities.
Your students will be...
-Grappling with a difficult text filled with metaphor and unfamiliar phrasing, which makes it perfect for practicing reading comprehension skills.
-Learning about some of the core beliefs of Hindu philosophy, including the nature of the soul, reincarnation, and what it means to be a “wise” person.
-Discussing different (and equally valid) perspectives and viewpoints, which will boost their confidence as thinkers, learners, and speakers.
INCLUDED IN THIS PACKAGE:
-A portion of the Bhagavad-Gita's text which has been edited and annotated for young readers.
-A companion worksheet which students can fill out during their conversation to scaffold their work.
-A concise two-page informative "teaching tips" document that provides a lesson plan, as well as all of the information that you will need about the Gita in order to teach the lesson.
-Files in PDF or editable Word format
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