Holy Place Report

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HOLY PLACE REPORT

You and your group will write a description and build a model of a Holy Place.

First, meet your group and pick a Holy Place

Second, research your Holy Place.  Use the following links Each group member
should take half a page of notes. Each group member should take notes on a different subject:

1. History- (Who built this site? When was it built? Why was it built?)

2. Events- (What events have taken place at this site? What myths or stories about events have been told about the site?

3. Location and Structure- (What does it look like? What is the significance of its location? What is the significance of the appearance or shape of the site?

4. Religious Connection- (What religion(s) is this site sacred to and why? Is religious worship important to this site? If so, how do followers worship the site? Are specific rituals preformed there?)


Wailing Wall and Temple Mount  - Link: Link:
Kabba and Masjid al-Haram  - Link: Link:
The Oracle at Delphi, Greece  - Link: Link:
River Ganges at Varanasi  - Link: Link:
Mahabodhi Temple, Bodhgaya  - Link: Link:
Hayya Sophia, Istanbul  - Link: Link:
St. Peters Basilica, Rome  - Link: Link:
Chartes Cathedral, France  - Link: Link:
Pyramid of the Sun at Teotihuacán  - Link: Link:
Harmandir Sahib in Punjab  - Link: Link:
The Temple of Heaven in Beijing  - Link: Link:
Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem  - Link: Link:

NOTES ARE WORTH 10 POINTS

Third, find images of your site.  You can use the same website and make additional image searches.  Find pictures of your site, inside and out, from every angle.  Find maps, diagrams, and blueprints of your site.  Look up the dimensions and size of your site.

FOURTH, MAKE A MODEL OF YOUR SITE.


- Your model should be between one and two square feet.
- Your model should replicate the dimensions and appearance of your site.
- Your model should have details, textures, and colors appropriate to your site.
- Your model cannot be made of perishable materials, no food!
- Your model cannot be too fragile or have parts that fall off when it is moved.
- Every member of your group must help make the model.


You may use: plastic, styrofoam, cardboard, popsicle sticks, legos, paint, glue, and model supplies.

What do you need to build your model? And what will each group member bring?

Construction dates: ____________________________________________________________

FIFTH, YOUR WILL WRITE A ONE PAGE DESCRIPTION OF YOUR SITE

Use your notes to type up a description of your site.  Your write up should be separated into 5-10 sections.  You will cut out each section and paste it around the base of you model.  No bibliography or turned in paper is required.


GRADING:

Notes (total of 4-5 pages covering all subjects.)
10 POINTS _____________

Participation (ever group member helps research, bring in supplies, build, and write.) 10 POINTS  _______________

Model Accuracy (the model replicates the apprentice, dimensions, and details of site.) 10 POINTS  _______________

Model Construction (the model is carefully built, clean, and not falling apart.)  10 POINTS  _______________

Description (The description is information, accurate, and nicely divided and pasted on to model.)  10 POINTS  _______________

50 POINTS TOTAL ________________
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