Category: Religious Studies 35

Religious Studies 35

Where Hope Grows

Why do you think the film is titled Where Hope Grows? What changes do you see in Calvin, Milt, Colt, Katie and the other characters throughout the film? Discuss how you see the growth of hope throughout the story. Who

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RS35 Independent Study

The following is a list of links to all the reflections, assignments and projects you need to complete your Religion 35 independent study course. TOPIC ONE: WORLD RELIGIONS       World Religions Project TOPIC TWO: ETHICS 1.  Utilitarianism vs. Altruism (organ donors)

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World Religions Project Rubric

God’s Not Dead Assignment

Directions: Answer ALL of the questions below.  The page titled, Movie Study Assignment Rubric,  will be used to assess this reflection.  It can be found on the left side under pages (5th from the bottom). When finished, print off your

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God’s Not Dead Reflection

Directions: Answer ALL of the questions below.  The page titled, Reflection Rubric,  will be used to access this reflection.  It can be found on the left side (third from top) under pages. When finished, print off your response and hand

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RS35: In Pursuit of Happyness Assignment

The movie Pursuit of Happyness is based on the true story of Chris Gardner’s struggle to achieve his share of the American dream. Directions: Answer ALL of questions below.  The page titled, Reflection Rubric,  will be used to access this

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RS35: In Pursuit of Happyness Reflection

The movie Pursuit of Happyness is based on the true story of Chris Gardner’s struggle to achieve his share of the American dream. Directions: Answer ALL of the questions below.  The page titled, Reflection Rubric,  will be used to access

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Oremus Bible Browser Link

Bible Browser Link

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Religion 35: World Religions and Peace

There are many points of view about whether peace on this planet we call earth is possible.  Some believe peace could never be attained.  Others such as Religions for Peace, the largest international coalition of representatives from the world’s great

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RS World Religions Research Project

Religion 15:  Western World Religions:  Christianity, Islam & Judaism Religion 25:  Eastern World Religions:  Hinduism or Buddhism Religion 35:  Eastern World Religions:  Confucianism, Taoism & Sikhism Objectives: To explore the great world religions . To produce a visual creation to

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Movie Study Assignment Rubric

RS 25/35: Remember the Titans Assignment

Introduction: Read  Unequal Access: Canadian Race Relations Canadians tend to think that racism is more prevalent in the United States, but not so much in Canada.  The above report seems to say otherwise. Questions:  (answer three of the following) What

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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 35 Reflection Question: Does Religion Benefit You?

Directions: Answer ALL of questions below.  The page titled, Reflection Rubric,  will be used to access this reflection.  It can be found on the left side (third from top) under pages. When finished, print off your response and hand in

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How do you Cite Resources Properly?

Here is a cool website called Citation Machine.  You can use this website to cite resources correctly.  It doesn’t matter whether you use a website, book, or any other resource. Here is its mission: Citation machine helps students and professional researchers

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RS 35: Reflection: Is Our Future in Good Hands?

Read the following two excerpts.  What is your reaction?  Are you concerned by some of these survey results?  Some say, “The survey results do prompt concerns about teens’.  Reflect by answering the above questions. Your reflection must include a discussion

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Assessing the Response Rubric

Ethical Values

Select the page on the right titled, Ethical Values Assignment and follow the directions on the page.  You’ll need to use the handout provided in class.

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Ethical Values Assignment

Ethical values (Core ethical values) and (Medical values) Six  values that are commonly used in medical ethics discussions Autonomy –  a person has the right to make their own choices.  In Medicine, the patient has the right to refuse or

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Dead Man Walking Assigment

Introduction Amnesty’s annual report (2012) has China topping list of executions with over 1,000, Iran second with 314, US fifth with 43. The United States only country in the Americas practicing execution.  (see YNet News) The Amnesty International report says

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Dead Man Walking Assignment

Select the page titled, Dead Man Walking Assignment, and execute (no pun intended) the directions provided.  The rubric used to mark this assignment is also found at the right, titled, Video Study Assignment Rubric.  Remember, assignments are worth MUCH more

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Dead Man Walking Reflection 2

Select one of the questions to answer. Scene:  Matthew finally confesses to Sr. Prejean.  The dialogue went as follows: Sr. Prejean:    “Do you take responsibility for both of their (the victims) deaths?” Matthew:    “Yes ma’am.” (Matthew breaks down and cries)

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Dead Man Walking Reflection 1

Select one of the questions to answer. 1.  Scene:  Matthew’s lawyer, Millard Farmer, was discussing the up coming Pardon Board hearing.  During that discussion, the lawyer says, “It’s easy to kill a monster.  It’s hard to kill a human being. 

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Ethical Issues Reflection:Dead Man Walking

Select the page at the right titled, Dead Man Walking Reflection 1 or 2 (whichever you are asked to do) and select one of the questions to answer.  Remember, what I am looking for is some deeper level thinking that

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Ethical Issue Reflection

Select the page at the left titled, RS 35: At Issue: The Death Penalty and complete the tasks it asks of you.  You will be evaluated using the rubric titled, Reflection Rubric (at the left).  I am expecting some thinking

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RS 35: At Issue: The Death Penalty

Select one or more of the following articles to read, then answer  the question below.  Once you have completed the reflection question, print it and hand it in for grading. Albertan on Death Row Canadian on death row in Iran

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Video Study: Dead Poets Society Assignment

Select the page titled Dead Poet’s Society Assignment. Follow the directions on the page.  The rubric used to grade this assignment is on the page  titled, Movie Study Assignment Rubric. I will be lookiing for a clear understanding of the

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Dead Poets Society Assignment

The rubric titled Movie Study Assignment Rubric will be used to grade this assignment.  This can be found in the pages at the left. Directions:  Describe examples from the video Dead Poets Society for  each of the following concepts learned

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Video Study: Dead Poets Society Reflection 2

Select the page titled, Dead Poets Society Reflection 2 on the left and answer the questions in set one or in set two.  We will answer the questions in set two at a later date. Print them off and hand

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Dead Poets Society Reflection 2

The following are two sets of questions relating to the movie Dead Poets Society.  Answer one of the sets of questions.  The reflection rubric will be used to grade this assignment. Set One: Answer the following three questions in a

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Dead Poets Society Reflection 1

Select one of the questions below and answer it. When you have completed your answers, print it off and hand it in. The reflection rubric will be used to grade this assignment. QUESTIONS: 1. There is a scene whereby the

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Video Study: Dead Poets Society Reflection 1

Select the page on the left titled, Dead Poets Society Reflection Questions. This page contains two questions.  Select ONE of the questions and answer it.  Print it off and hand it in or e-mail it to me. The reflection will

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Organ Donors

Consider the following  scenario. A hospital has several patients on their waiting list (article on worldwide kidney organ shortage) who will die if they don’t receive organ donations. Canada (read article for details) has a organ shortage like all others

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Ecological Footprints

Religious Studies 35 As long as the earth endures, seed time and harvest, cold and heat, summer and winter, day and night, shall not cease. (Genesis 8:22) All across the world, in every kind of environment and region known to

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