Holidays are incredibly significant in religion, and highlight stories, seasons, or other significant aspects of a religion. Buddhists celebrate many holidays, and their calendar is based on the lunar cycles. In this activity, students will create a spider map highlighting the major holidays celebrated by Buddhists. They should describe the significance of each holiday and create an illustration to help summarize what it is and how it is practiced.
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Objective: Create a spider map focusing 3 different major holidays in Buddhism
Requirements: Minimum of 3 cells showcasing different major holidays celebrated by Buddhists. Appropriate scenes to illustrate each cell. 1-3 sentence description for each cell demonstrating your understanding.
Grade Level 6-8
Difficulty Level 3 (Developing to Mastery)
Type of Assignment IndividualCommon Core Standards
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