Why Lesson Planet?
Students write a persuasive essay explaining how religion and/or spirituality serves as both a guide and a source of conflict for both an individual and their culture. They develop a definition for the terms spiritual and religious through a class discussion. Students research Hinduism to compare and contrast with their definitions of spiritual and religious. Student read Nectar In A Sieve for examples of Hinduism in the daily lives of the characters and Indian culture as a whole.