This lesson plan on Siddhartha Gautama as Buddha is, as above and below, the fifth lesson of an eleven-lesson global studies unit on the origins of the religion and philosophy. I opened this lesson with this context clues worksheet on the adjective austere and include another on the noun cosmology in the event the lesson goes into a second day, as I think I assumed I would. Finally, here is the reading with comprehension questions that is the principal work of this lesson.
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