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Name: Jeremy Scarth Date: April 22, 2013

iIndia Inquiry -- History 30% Project History Department Essential Learning: Make connections and use the
knowledge of the past to address current issues

Explore current Buddhism around the world. Use your prior knowledge of ancient India and Buddhism to center your claims.
Since ancient India and now Buddhism has spread all around the world because of modern transportation Buddhism was able to travel from India to America in less than 24 hours now Buddhism is spread all around the world since ancient times when only boats with sails could cross the seas

1.) Inquiry

(3-5+ sentences Stretch your thinking; Be specific; Draw connections from past history and current events)
I think I will learn much about the history of Buddhism and India. I think that I will learn what caused Buddhism to be spread around the world and why people give up everything to just gain happiness. I think ill learn about the daily life in India and why it is that way.

2.) Prediction What do you think you will find?

3.) Citations of References


A. Video -- Ancient India The Impact of Buddhism as a World Religion I did this one for you. See below. B. BBC Article -http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/buddhism/history/britishbuddhism_ 1.shtml Use easybib.com to properly cite the reference materials that you use for your investigation within the selected news site. Select APA format. Alphabetize.
A.) Ancient India: The Impact of Buddhism as a World Religion. National Geographic 2005 Retrieved April 18, 2013, from Learn360: http://www.learn360.com/ShowVideo.aspx?ID=128215 B.) V. "History of Buddhism in Britain." BBC News. BBC, n.d. Web. 30 Apr. 2013. http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/buddhism/history/britishbuddhism_1.shtml

Name: Jeremy Scarth Date: April 22, 2013

(Expected and unexpected answers, insights, and questions related to the inquiry focus. Use Language Toolkit 2 for help with citations using APA style)
1.) Buddhism first found its way into Britain in the 19th century through translations of scriptures
from the various schools in different parts of the east.

4.) Investigation (2+ pieces of evidence per Citation = 4+ Pieces of Evidence)

2.) According to the 2001 census there are 151,816 Buddhists in Britain. 3.) 4.)

5.) Analysis (5-8 sentences Follow PEEER Overview model) Write a PEEER paragraph that answers the Inquiry Question For your Evidence statement use one of your Direct Quotes Color-code your paragraph -Buddhism spread all around the world. This shows that Buddhism spread around the world when it was created the only way to get across the sea was by boat. But now there are planes and even faster boats. Because of that Buddhism spread around the world fast and it is one of the worlds major religions. For example if you go to somewhere like England you will see Buddhist temples. Only if your are in England you will not see anyone with a begging bowl for food thats why people come to the temples and make food for the Buddhists. Furthermore Explain the cultural diffusion of Buddhism from ancient India to around the world today.

Name: Jeremy Scarth Date: April 22, 2013

INQUIRY RUBRIC Research

A Properly uses the 5 Ws of Website Evaluation and Easybib.com without exception Ideas and elaboration include thorough and insightful historical connections. Includes variety in sentence structure and high-level word choice throughout. Is free of most errors in conventions.

B Properly uses the 5 Ws of Website Evaluation and Easybib.com with few exceptions. Ideas and elaboration include insightful historical connections. Includes variety in sentence structure and high-level word choice occasionally. Is generally free of most errors in conventions. Follows instructions with one or two omissions, and includes Del Mar header, 12 point Cambria or Times New Roman font.

C Somewhat uses the 5 Ws of Website Evaluation and Easybib.com properly. Ideas or elaboration includes insightful historical connections. Includes a lack of variety in sentence structure and highlevel word choice. Has some errors in conventions.

D Does not use the 5 Ws of Website Evaluation and Easybib.com properly. Ideas nor elaboration include historical connections. Includes a lack of variety in sentence structure and high-level word choice throughout. Contains errors in conventions, so serious that meaning is somewhat obscured. Follows instructions with multiple omissions, and does not include Del Mar header, or 12 point Cambria or Times New Roman font.

Historical Connections

Written Expression

Quality of Work

Follows instructions completely and includes Del Mar header, 12 point Cambria or Times New Roman font.

Follows instructions with several omissions, may not include Del Mar header, or 12 point Cambria or Times New Roman font.