Houghton Mifflin: World History: Ancient Civilizations
Chapter Assessment Technology Activities

Chapter 14: The Birth of Christianity

Creating a Multimedia Presentation

Use the Internet or library to research the sayings of Jesus and other religious leaders. Create a multimedia presentation in which you compare and contrast these sayings.

Internet Resources

Buddha Quotations
A number of quotations from Guatama Siddhartha, the founder of Buddhism.
http://www.worldofquotes.com/author/Buddha/1/
Confucius
Online encyclopedia article contains many quotations from the Chinese philosopher Confucius.
http://encarta.msn.com/related_761551784_11/quotations.html
Key Messages From Jesus
Biblical passages containing the words and teachings of Jesus Christ.
http://www.jesus-institute.org/jesus-directly.shtml
The Many Images of Confucius
A variety of images of Confucius, from a University of British Columbia site.
http://www.history.ubc.ca/lshin/teaching/311/week3/kongzi.htm
Creating a Multimedia Presentation
Guides for creating a multimedia presentation.
http://www.classzone.com/books/ms_wh_ancient/page_build.cfm?content=powerpoint_guide&state=none

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