Month: May 2010

RS 35: Views on Death

Death is terrifying because it is so ordinary.  It happens all the time —-Susan Cheever Know one knows whether death, which people fear to be the greatest evil, may not be the greatest good. —-Plato (BC 427-BC 347) Greek philosopher.

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RS 35: What is life all about?

Be inspired with the belief that life is a great and noble calling; not a mean and groveling thing that we are to shuffle through as we can, but an elevated and lofty destiny.            

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RS 35: What is Love?

“To love is to suffer. To avoid suffering one must not love. But then one suffers from not loving. Therefore to love is to suffer, not to love is to suffer. To suffer is to suffer. To be happy is

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RS 25/35 Reflection: Is Racism a Social Justice Issue in Canada?

Is racism a problem in Canada?  We as Canadians like to see ourselves as a tolerant, multicultural society, but are we.  Read at least three of these articles and you decide. Racism on the Canadian Prairies Survey on Racism (2015)

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RS 25/35: Remember the Titans Background Info for Assignment

For some  information regarding the story of the Titans and the historical accuracy  behind it, see Remember the Titans.  For some information about T. C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia, USA. Read the History section and Football and Remember the

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RS 35: Tuesdays With Morrie Assignment

Directions:  Answer all three questions.  The rubric used to grade this assignment is found in the pages on the left.  It is called Movie Study Assignment Rubric. (Question #1)  Morrie quotes from W.H. Auden more than once when he says.

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RS 35: Tuesday With Morrie Reflection

Choose one of the following questions and answer it.  The page on the right hand side called Reflection Rubric will be used to grade your reflection. 1)  Morrie says to Mitch regarding his imminent death, “I’m a lucky man.  I

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RS 25: Catholic Social Teaching Assignment

Answer the following questions: 1)  What is Social Justice?  Write at least two definitions.  Provide the source of your definition. ——————————————————————————————- Major themes from Catholic Social Teaching Life and Dignity of the Human Person Call to Family, Community, and Participation

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Social 20:Inquiry Challenge for Treaty of Versailles (3B)

Some interesting pictures on this site:  Iconic pictures Read Outcomes of the War and Treaty of Versailles to answer the questions on page 6 of your student booklet.  You can use the questions below to copy and paste them into

RS 25: Tuck Everlasting Assignment

Explain how this movie (story) is a parable.  What specific characteristics does this story have that meet the criteria of a parable? Be as specific as possible and discuss all the characteristics of a parable. What is the surprise that

RS25: Tuck Everlasting Reflection

Answer the following question.  The rubric page titled, Reflection Rubric will be used to grade this reflection. Use the following to answer the question Angus Tuck takes Winnie out onto the lake and tells her the following: “Look around you,

RS 25: Who is Jesus? (Assignment Two)

Directions:  What follows in bold is the verses from a parable found in Matthew 21:28-31.  Under each verse are some questions which are intended to help you understand the parable’s message and to relate it to your world today.  Address

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