This pack includes two DBQs that are available for sale individually as well; Deities of Hinduism and Hinduism Paths of Salvation.
Deities of Hinduism is a Document Based Question centered around the symbolism associated with the main Gods of Hinduism including Brahma, Shiva, Vishnu, and Ganesha. The essay portion of this assignment asks students to analyze the different characteristics of these Gods and explain their connection to the one true God of Hinduism, Brahman.
Hinduism Paths of Salvation is a DBQ that will have students analyze readings to better understand the fourth paths of salvation in the religion of Hinduism. These four paths, or Yogas, are Karma, Bhakti, Raja, and Jnana. The completion of this DBQ will help students understand the religious practices done within Hinduism to better understand the culture of the region.
This activity lines up with the Social Studies Common Core Standards for 6-8th Graders.