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Kant's Moral Argument

Kant's Moral Argument

A excellent and informative lesson covering Kant’s Moral Argument for the existence of God. The power point follows a clear structure and can therefore be used exactly how it has been laid out. The resources provided are excellent, well detailed and can be used as a reading activity and revision material for pupils. Essentially everything you need has been provided here. Please leave a review.
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Medical Ethics Card Sorts

Medical Ethics Card Sorts

These outstanding resources on medical ethic issues linked to the science curriculum have been bundled together to give to you exceptional value. These card sorts are great for the full range of ability and are designed to help promote debate and discussion of these difficult topics. You can cut them out and put them into an envelope for students to sort or you can get them to cut, sort and stick them into their books. Failing that they can create a key or use highlighters and stick the information into their books. Whenever possible, I have linked in videos that are suitable for classroom use that cover both sides of the debate and can be previewed alongside our resources. Everything is supplied in Microsoft Word and can be easily customized to suit your students . For more information, please click on each resource.
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Science SMSC Card Sorts

Science SMSC Card Sorts

These outstanding resources on controversial issues linked to the science curriculum have been bundled together to give to you exceptional value. These card sorts are great for the full range of ability and are designed to help promote debate and discussion of these difficult topics. You can cut them out and put them into an envelope for students to sort or you can get them to cut, sort and stick them into their books. Failing that they can create a key or use highlighters and stick the information into their books. Whenever possible, I have linked in videos that are suitable for classroom use that cover both sides of the debate and can be previewed alongside our resources. Everything is supplied in Microsoft Word and can be easily customized to suit your students . For more information, please click on each resource.
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Ethics Card Sort: Genetic Modification - Arguments For & Against

Ethics Card Sort: Genetic Modification - Arguments For & Against

Should scientist be allowed to play God with nature in order to solve the problems caused by climate change, disease and defective genes? What are the dangers and benefits of swapping genes from one species to another? This outstanding resource has been tried and tested in the classroom over many years and aims to help students understand some of the ethical and religious arguments for and against Genetic Modification or GM. . It can be used as a starter, plenary or main activity to accompany any main stream text book or resource on this topic. The nature of the task means that it appeals to the full range of ability. When you purchase this resource, you will be able to download a single page Word Document which contains a learning objective, instructions, two heading cards as well as sixteen fully editable statements that can sorted under them. I’ve also linked in two video clips to this page which are worthwhile watching with your students depending on their ability. The aims of this lesson / activity are: Theme: The Value of LIfe Know: What is Genetic Modification? Understand: What are the arguments for and against scientists being allowed to modify genes? Evaluate: Should scientist interfere with the laws of nature through genetic modification? WILF - What am I Looking For? Identify and describe - What is genetic modification and why are some people opposed to it? Explain - the arguments for and against using genetic modification? Analyze - Should scientist be allowed to use GM technologies to save or improve life? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more quality time with the people who matter. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Card Sort: Gentic Modication - Arguments For & Against

Card Sort: Gentic Modication - Arguments For & Against

Should scientist be allowed to swap genes from one species to another? Should they be allowed to play God with nature in order to solve the problems caused by climate change, disease and defective genes? This outstanding resource has been tried and tested in the classroom over many years and aims to help students understand some of the ethical and religious arguments for and against Genetic Modification or GM. . It can be used as a starter, plenary or main activity to accompany any main stream text book or resource on this topic. The nature of the task means that it appeals to the full range of ability. When you purchase this resource, you will be able to download a single page Word Document which contains a learning objective, instructions, two heading cards as well as sixteen fully editable statements that can sorted under them. I’ve also linked in two video clips to this page which are worthwhile watching with your students depending on their ability. The aims of this lesson / activity are: Theme: The Value of LIfe Know: What is Genetic Modification? Understand: What are the arguments for and against scientists being allowed to modify genes? Evaluate: Should scientist interfere with the laws of nature through genetic modification? WILF - What am I Looking For? Identify and describe - What is genetic modification and why are some people opposed to it? Explain - the arguments for and against using genetic modification? Analyze - Should scientist be allowed to use GM technologies to save or improve life? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more quality time with the people who matter. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Religious Education: Evaluation (RE)

Religious Education: Evaluation (RE)

Never plan an evaluation skills lesson again with this Evaluation Skills resource. All you have to do is enter the topic and let the pupils do the rest. Starter: Debate generator. Our debate generate is packed with 60 generic topics for discussion. Simply click the spin button and stop button to select a topic. The class can then be divided into two to discuss the + & - Add your topic and statement/ question to slides 10 & 25. This will introduce the pupils to the topic and remind them of it when they come to plan. Pupils have doodle note sheets to make notes as the lesson progresses should they wish. Pupils watch a clip of how to structure paragraphs with the PEEL framework. Pupils are given two frameworks to use WAWOS and SONIC (Lower Ability pupils) There are some general rules of thumb for evaluation questions (this is explained) Pupils are taken through how they should divide the time given to them when answering such questions. There is a planning sheet that can be given for each evaluation question. Pupils are also give a marking framework to use during a peer or self assessment (your decision which assessment is used here) There are 6 TeachElite timers in this pack- 1 min, 2 min, 3 min, 6 min, 8 min & 16 min. Plenary: Pupils have a reflective plenary whereby they discuss their learning hurdles. Homework/Extension : A SMART target sheet has been included in the pack should you wish to ask pupils to fill this out next lesson or for homework (based on their attainment during this lesson). If you review this resource we will give you another resource for FREE. We hope that you enjoy this resource! We would love your feedback, if you like what you see, please follow us: on Tes <a href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/TeachElite”>TeachElite’s Shop</a> click the’Follow this Author button’ . We will keep you updated on any sales we throw or FREEBIES we upload. <br /> <br /> You can find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TeachEliteRE<br /> and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeachElite/
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Exemplar essays for the 2018 Philosophy of Religion OCR H573

Exemplar essays for the 2018 Philosophy of Religion OCR H573

Exemplar essays to use with students to show one of the possible ways of answering the questions set in the 2018 exam for Philosophy of Religion. They were written in as close to exam conditions as possible. I have been teaching Religious Studies for 10 years and have recent examiner experience.
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Kant's Moral Argument

Kant's Moral Argument

A detailed information sheet covering Kant’s Moral argument - along with the strengths and weaknesses of his argument. A useful information pack which covers everything in detail and can be used as a revision resource as well as a reading activity within lessons.
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Ethics: Sanctity of Life

Ethics: Sanctity of Life

Here is our grab and go 10 hour unit based on the Sanctity of Life. f you review this resource we will give you another resource for FREE. We hope that you enjoy this resource! We would love your feedback, if you like what you see, please follow us: on Tes <a href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/TeachElite”>TeachElite’s Shop</a> click the’Follow this Author button’ . We will keep you updated on any sales we throw or FREEBIES we upload. <br /> <br /> You can find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TeachEliteRE<br /> and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeachElite/
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Utilitarianism - Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill

Utilitarianism - Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mill

A full lesson covering all the key areas of utilitarianism - from Jeremy Bentham and John Stuart Mills perspective. Essentially everything you need has been provided for you here. This power point presentation follows a clear structure. It explores in detail the key areas of utilitarianism from both Jeremy Bentham’s perspective and John Stuart Mill perspective. The information provided is very detailed and informative and is great if your subject knowledge is not up to scratch. The other resource provided can be used as a reading activity within the lesson as well as revision material. The whole ethical theory is broken down into chunks and explains everything in a clear and concise manner. Hope your pupils find the resources useful and informative. Please leave a review.
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Card Sort:  Cloning - Arguments For & Against

Card Sort: Cloning - Arguments For & Against

Should scientist be allowed to cone animals to help solve a variety of problems from food shortages, organ failure and infertility? This is a hotly debated topics which overlaps into several areas of the curriculum . Should scientists be allowed to play God? This outstanding resource has been tried and tested in the classroom over many years and aims to help students understand some of the ethical and religious arguments for and against cloning. It can be used as a starter, plenary or main activity to accompany any main stream text book or resource on this topic. The nature of the task means that it appeals to the full range of ability. When you purchase this resource, you will be able to download a single page Word Document which contains a learning objective, instructions, two heading cards as well as sixteen fully editable statements that can sorted under them. I’ve also linked in three video clips to this page which are worthwhile watching with your students depending on their ability. The aims of this lesson / activity are: Theme: The Value of LIfe Know: What is cloning? Understand: What are the arguments for and against the use of cloning by scientists? Evaluate: Should scientist interfere with the laws of nature and natural conception through cloning? WILF - What am I Looking For? Identify and describe - What is cloning and why are some people opposed to it? Explain - the arguments for and against using cloning? Analyze - Should scientist interfere with the laws of nature and natural conception through cloning? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more quality time with the people who matter. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Ethics Card Sort: Cloning Arguments For & Against

Ethics Card Sort: Cloning Arguments For & Against

The issue of whether scientists should be allowed to cone animals to help solve a variety of problems from food shortages, organ failure and infertility is a hotly debated topic. This outstanding resource has been tried and tested in the classroom over many years and aims to help students understand some of the ethical and religious arguments for and against cloning. It can be used as a starter, plenary or main activity to accompany any main stream text book or resource on this topic. The nature of the task means that it appeals to the full range of ability. When you purchase this resource, you will be able to download a single page Word Document which contains a learning objective, instructions, two heading cards as well as sixteen fully editable statements that can sorted under them. I’ve also linked in three video clips to this page which are worthwhile watching with your students depending on their ability. The aims of this lesson / activity are: Theme: The Value of LIfe Know: What is cloning? Understand: What are the arguments for and against the use of cloning by scientists? Evaluate: Should scientist interfere with the laws of nature and natural conception through cloning? WILF - What am I Looking For? Identify and describe - What is cloning and why are some people opposed to it? Explain - the arguments for and against using cloning? Analyze - Should scientist interfere with the laws of nature and natural conception through cloning? If you like this resource then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more quality time with the people who matter. Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates. Kind Regards Roy
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Kant's Ethical Theory - Duty and the categorical imperative

Kant's Ethical Theory - Duty and the categorical imperative

A full lesson covering all the key areas of Kantian ethics - essentially everything you need has been provided here. The power point presentation contains details detailed information (20 slides in total) and explains this ethical theory in a clear and concise manner and is therefore a great resource if your subject knowledge is not up to scratch. The power point presentation also follows a clear structure and can therefore be used exactly how it has been laid out. The other resources is to be used as a reading activity within the lesson as well as revision material which pupils can use to create their own revision notes. Hope your pupils find the resources useful and informative. Please leave a review.
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OCR A Level: Religion and Ethics: Learning Mat Bundle

OCR A Level: Religion and Ethics: Learning Mat Bundle

These engaging and colourful learning mats are indented for independent study or revision for the topic of Religion and Ethics, as part of the OCR AS/A Level specification, although it can be applied across specifications. Each learning mat is downloaded as an A3 Word document and an A4 PDF, for compatibility. Topics include: Natural Law Utilitarianism Situation Ethics Kantian Ethics Euthanasia Business Ethics Meta-Ethical Theories Conscience Sexual Ethics Created with the OCR RS AS/A Level in mind, though can be applied across specifications and qualifications. Please give feedback! I am always happy to respond to comments - whether positive or constructive - this will help to improve the quality of my resources in the future and, more importantly, the quality of pupils’ RE/RS education in general - which is what we’re all here for!
CreativeRE
OCR: Religion and Ethics: Sexual Ethics Learning Mat

OCR: Religion and Ethics: Sexual Ethics Learning Mat

This is a learning mat indented for independent study or revision for the topic of Religion and Ethics: Sexual Ethics, as part of the OCR AS/A Level specification, although it can be applied across specifications. Document can be downloaded as an A3 Word document and as an A4 PDF, for compatibility. These workbooks are ideal for independent study or set as topic-specific homework/revision. Resource Includes: Premarital and Extramarital Sex Homosexuality Natural Law Situation Ethics Utilitarianism Kantian Ethics Do religious views still have a role in modern sexual ethics? Is sexual behaviour private? Created with the OCR RS AS/A Level in mind, though can be applied across specifications and qualifications. Please give feedback! I am always happy to respond to comments - whether positive or constructive - this will help to improve the quality of my resources in the future and, more importantly, the quality of pupils’ RE/RS education in general - which is what we’re all here for!
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OCR Religion and Ethics: Conscience Learning Mat

OCR Religion and Ethics: Conscience Learning Mat

This is a learning mat indented for independent study or revision for the topic of Religion and Ethics: Conscience, as part of the OCR AS/A Level specification, although it can be applied across specifications. Document can be downloaded as an A3 Word document and as an A4 PDF, for compatibility. These workbooks are ideal for independent study or set as topic-specific homework/revision. Resource Includes: Aquinas Freud J.H. Newman Evaluation of theories Guilt Fromm Created with the OCR RS AS/A Level in mind, though can be applied across specifications and qualifications. Please give feedback! I am always happy to respond to comments - whether positive or constructive - this will help to improve the quality of my resources in the future and, more importantly, the quality of pupils’ RE/RS education in general - which is what we’re all here for!
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OCR: Religion and Ethics: Meta-Ethical Theories Learning Mat

OCR: Religion and Ethics: Meta-Ethical Theories Learning Mat

This is a learning mat indented for independent study or revision for the topic of Religion and Ethics: Meta-Ethical Theories, as part of the OCR AS/A Level specification, although it can be applied across specifications. Document can be downloaded as an A3 Word document and as an A4 PDF, for compatibility. These workbooks are ideal for independent study or set as topic-specific homework/revision. Resource Includes: Ethical naturalism Intuitionism Emotivism Ethical terms as objective and meaningful Ethical terms as subjective or meaningless ‘What is good’? Prescriptivism and error theory Created with the OCR RS AS/A Level in mind, though can be applied across specifications and qualifications. Please give feedback! I am always happy to respond to comments - whether positive or constructive - this will help to improve the quality of my resources in the future and, more importantly, the quality of pupils’ RE/RS education in general - which is what we’re all here for!
CreativeRE
Kantian Ethics

Kantian Ethics

A full lesson covering all the key areas of Kantian ethics - essentially everything you need has been provided here. The power point presentation contains details detailed information (20 slides in total) and explains this ethical theory in a clear and concise manner and is therefore a great resource if your subject knowledge is not up to scratch. The power point presentation also follows a clear structure and can therefore be used exactly how it has been laid out. The other resources is to be used as a reading activity within the lesson as well as revision material which pupils can use to create their own revision notes. Hope your pupils find the resources useful and informative. Please leave a review.
RE4all
OCR As Philosophy keywords and definitions booklet.

OCR As Philosophy keywords and definitions booklet.

A booklet that has keywords and defintions for the As philosophy component of the exam. Units included are: Ancient Philosophical Influences Soul, mind and body Arguments based on observation Arguments based on reason Religious experience The problem of evil
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Sanctity of Life : Sanctity of Life Lesson

Sanctity of Life : Sanctity of Life Lesson

This is an hour long fully resourced, zero prep (Grab & Go) lesson on The Sanctity of life. Included in thsi pack is: Bell Task Clear Aims & Objectives Teambuilding Task Moral Dilemma Task YouTube Clip Doodle Notes Think, Pair, Share Chilli Challenge Interactive Plenary If you review this resource we will give you another resource for FREE. We hope that you enjoy this resource! We would love your feedback, if you like what you see, please follow us: on Tes <a href=“https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/TeachElite”>TeachElite’s Shop</a> click the’Follow this Author button’ . We will keep you updated on any sales we throw or FREEBIES we upload. <br /> <br /> You can find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TeachEliteRE<br /> and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeachElite/
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The Great Debate - Starter, tutor time and more!

The Great Debate - Starter, tutor time and more!

The Great Debate is a selection of 160 debate questions on 32 easy to print out cards, great for starters, tutor time or full scale debates. Students choose one of 5 debate questions from their card to discuss with their neighbor, group or as part of an individual activity. Additionally students can also take one of 24 Constructive / Destructive response cards, useful for helping students understand the difference between good (constructive) responses, such as using logic and reason - and poor responses such as making up facts or using opinion as fact. A wide range of topics with a mix of difficulty on each card. Includes pdf for easy printing and .pub file for editing.
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OCR- The conscience- A-Level- 2016 onwards

OCR- The conscience- A-Level- 2016 onwards

Hi all, Here is my topic on the conscience. I made it in reference to the spec and my background of philosophy and psychology. Topic makes reference to primary text analogies and has exam questions in relation to material presented. All lessons are ready to be taught. Any issues, please message me. Enjoy!
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OCR: Religion and Ethics: Business Ethics Learning Mat

OCR: Religion and Ethics: Business Ethics Learning Mat

This is a revision sheet indented for independent study or revision for the topic of Religion and Ethics: Business Ethics, as part of the OCR AS/A Level specification, although it can be applied across specifications. Download as an A3 Word document and as an A4 PDF, for compatibility. These learning mats are ideal for independent study or set as topic-specific homework/revision. Resource Includes: Corporate Social Responsibility Whistleblowing Globalisation and Business Utilitarianism and Business Kantian Ethics and Business Created with the OCR RS AS/A Level in mind, though can be applied across specifications and qualifications. Please give feedback! I am always happy to respond to comments - whether positive or constructive - this will help to improve the quality of my resources in the future and, more importantly, the quality of pupils’ RE/RS education in general - which is what we’re all here for!
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Back To School : Back To School Starter & Plenaries

Back To School : Back To School Starter & Plenaries

Never plan a starter or a plenary again with this fantastic selection of starter and plenary resources. A perfect back to school bundle!! If you review this resource we will give you another resource for FREE. We hope that you enjoy this resource! We would love your feedback, if you like what you see, please follow us: on Tes TeachElite’s Shop click the’Follow this Author button’ . We will keep you updated on any sales we throw or FREEBIES we upload. You can find us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TeachEliteRE and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TeachElite/
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Amish : Introduction to The Amish

Amish : Introduction to The Amish

1 hour, fully resourced lesson which provides an overview and introduction to the Amish, as an alternative religious movement. It compares the validity of Amish beliefs to more mainstream Christian ones and investigates what it’s like to live in the Amish community today. It examines criticisms as well as the Church in the words of believers. This lesson is the fifth in my ‘Alternative Religions and New Movements’ Unit - originally created for year 9, but easily amended for any KS3 / KS4 group. The lesson can easily be used in isolation, however. The lesson has been left editable and is filled with engaging, well differentiated and fun activities. It is useful for RE or History, or could be used as a standalone lesson as something different for a drop-down-day. The pack includes a 1 hour long PowerPoint, differentiated challenge activities, worksheets, clips and literacy focus tasks. These resources have been designed to be engaging, detailed and easy to follow. You can find many more inexpensive and free PSHE, Citizenship and RE resources at my shop: MORE RE RESOURCES
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OCR Religious Studies: Religion and Ethics Workbook Bundle

OCR Religious Studies: Religion and Ethics Workbook Bundle

This bundle is the complete set of workbooks for OCR Religion and Ethics, as part of the A Level course. Though, can be applied across specifications. Topics include: Natural Law Situation Ethics Kantian Ehics Utilitarianism Euthanasia Business Ethics Meta-Ethical Theories Conscience Sexual Ethics Each workbook includes: Key information Knowledge / comprehension check Exam technique Exam practice Created with the OCR RS AS/A Level in mind, though can be applied across specifications and qualifications. Please give feedback! I am always happy to respond to comments - whether positive or constructive - this will help to improve the quality of my resources in the future and, more importantly, the quality of students’ RE/RS education in general - which is what we’re all here for!
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OCR Religion and Ethics: Sexual Ethics Workbook

OCR Religion and Ethics: Sexual Ethics Workbook

This is a workbook indented for independent study or revision for the topic of Religion and Ethics: Sexual Ethics, as part of the OCR AS/A Level specification, although it can be applied across specifications. It is a 34 page document (PDF also included) to support your learners. These workbooks are ideal for independent study or set as topic-specific homework/revision. Resource Includes: Premarital and Extramarital Sex Homosexuality Natural Law Situation Ethics Utilitarianism Kantian Ethics Do religious views still have a role in modern sexual ethics? Is sexual behaviour private? Feminism Comprehension questions throughout booklet Exam practise and technique Created with the OCR RS AS/A Level in mind, though can be applied across specifications and qualifications. Please give feedback! I am always happy to respond to comments - whether positive or constructive - this will help to improve the quality of my resources in the future and, more importantly, the quality of pupils’ RE/RS education in general - which is what we’re all here for!
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Tolerance - Islam - Anti-bullying PPT

Tolerance - Islam - Anti-bullying PPT

Tolerance - Islam - Anti-bullying Powerpoint that was used in a whole school assembly but can also be used in form time and class to promote anti-bullying diversity, tolerance, understanding of Islam and religious education.
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OCR: Religion and Ethics: Conscience Workbook

OCR: Religion and Ethics: Conscience Workbook

This is a workbook indented for independent study or revision for the topic of Religion and Ethics: Conscience, as part of the OCR AS/A Level specification, although it can be applied across specifications. It is a 22 page document (PDF also included) to support your learners. These workbooks are ideal for independent study or set as topic-specific homework/revision. Resource Includes: Aquinas Freud J.H. Newman Evaluation of theories Guilt Fromm Exam practise and technique Created with the OCR RS AS/A Level in mind, though can be applied across specifications and qualifications. Please give feedback! I am always happy to respond to comments - whether positive or constructive - this will help to improve the quality of my resources in the future and, more importantly, the quality of pupils’ RE/RS education in general - which is what we’re all here for!
CreativeRE
OCR: Religion and Ethics: Meta-Ethical Theories Workbook

OCR: Religion and Ethics: Meta-Ethical Theories Workbook

This is a workbook indented for independent study or revision for the topic of Religion and Ethics: Meta-ethical theories, as part of the OCR AS/A Level specification, although it can be applied across specifications. It is a 27 page document (PDF also included) to support your learners. These workbooks are ideal for independent study or set as topic-specific homework/revision. Resource Includes: Ethical naturalism Intuitionism Emotivism Ethical terms as objective and meaningful Ethical terms as subjective or meaningless ‘What is good’? Prescriptivism and error theory Created with the OCR RS AS/A Level in mind, though can be applied across specifications and qualifications. Please give feedback! I am always happy to respond to comments - whether positive or constructive - this will help to improve the quality of my resources in the future and, more importantly, the quality of pupils’ RE/RS education in general - which is what we’re all here for!
CreativeRE
OCR: Religion and Ethics: Business Ethics Workbook

OCR: Religion and Ethics: Business Ethics Workbook

This is a workbook indented for independent study or revision for the topic of Religion and Ethics: Business Ethics, as part of the OCR AS/A Level specification, although it can be applied across specifications. It is a 31 page document (PDF also included) to support your learners. These workbooks are ideal for independent study or set as topic-specific homework/revision. Resource Includes: Corporate Social Responsibility Whistleblowing Globalisation and Business Utilitarianism and Business Kantian Ethics and Business William Morris - Useful work or usless toil? Exam questions (35 marks) and exam technique Created with the OCR RS AS/A Level in mind, though can be applied across specifications and qualifications. Please give feedback! I am always happy to respond to comments - whether positive or constructive - this will help to improve the quality of my resources in the future and, more importantly, the quality of pupils’ RE/RS education in general - which is what we’re all here for!
CreativeRE
OCR AS Philosophy Model Essays

OCR AS Philosophy Model Essays

This contains a set of model essays that can be used to support the delivery of the OCR AS Philosophy syllabus. Students could highlight and annotate its strengths and make suggestions for improvements as a task, or alternatively simply use it as a revision aid.
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OCR AS Philosophy Complete Syllabus

OCR AS Philosophy Complete Syllabus

This contains a set of fully resourced, differentiated lessons to cover the entire OCR AS Philosophy syllabus. Theme 1 - Philosophical Language And Thought It was taught in the following order: What Is Plato’s Analogy Of The Cave? How Valid Is Plato’s Analogy Of The Cave? What Is Plato’s Theory Of The Forms? What Are Aristotle’s Four Causes? What Is Aristotle’s Prime Mover? How Did Plato Distinguish Between The Body And Soul? How Did Aristotle Distinguish Between The Body And Soul? How Did Descartes Distinguish Between The Mind And Soul? Theme 2 - The Existence Of God It was taught in the following order: What Is The Teleological Argument? How Can The Teleological Argument Be Challenged? What Is The Cosmological Argument? What Is The Ontological Argument? Does The Ontological Argument Work? Theme 3 - God And The World It was taught in the following order: What Are Religious Experiences? Do Religious Experiences Prove The Existence of God? How Can The Validity Of Religious Experiences Be Challenged? How Is The Problem Of Evil A Challenge To The Existence Of God? Does The Augustinian Theodicy Solve The Problem Of Evil? Does The Irenaean Theodicy Solve The Problem Of Evil?
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OCR AS Philosophy - The Existence Of God (Theme 2)

OCR AS Philosophy - The Existence Of God (Theme 2)

This contains a set of fully resourced, differentiated lessons on arguments for the existence of God to cover the OCR AS Philosophy specification for Theme 2 - The Existence Of God. It was taught in the following order: What Is The Teleological Argument? How Can The Teleological Argument Be Challenged? What Is The Cosmological Argument? What Is The Ontological Argument? Does The Ontological Argument Work?
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Does The Ontological Argument Work?

Does The Ontological Argument Work?

This contains a fully resourced, differentiated lesson on Descartes version of the ontological argument and its overall success. The main part of the lesson involves students using two colours to add addotations to a copy of Descartes ontological argument to show how it works and its strengths/weaknesses, followed by a comprehension exercise where students answer a series of questions on how Kant criticised the argument, which is concluded with students writing a model conclusion to an essay question relating to the success of the ontological argument. Learning Objectives: To outline Descartes version of the Ontological argument. To explain why Kant rejected the Ontological argument. To evaluate how successful the argument is in proving the existence of God.
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What Is The Ontological Argument?

What Is The Ontological Argument?

This contains a fully resourced, differentiated lesson on the ontological argument. The main part of the lesson involves an active class demonstration of Anselm’s first version of the ontological argument (supported with a card sort task), with students then drawing a perfect island to draw out how Gaunilo criticsed this version, with students finally annotating Anselm’s second version of his ontological argument. Learning Objectives: To outline Anselm’s Ontological Argument for the existence of God. To explain Gaunilo’s criticism to it. To assess the strength of Anselm’s reply. (Note: You will require chocolate or other food item for the starter activity)
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What Is The Cosmological Argument

What Is The Cosmological Argument

This contains a fully resourced, differentiated lesson on the cosmological argument. The main part of the lesson involves students working in groups to develop a mini-presentation that can be used to teach the rest of the class one of Aquinas’s 3 ways, then some quick note-taking followed by questions that students answer to consider the strength of Leibniz’s cosmological argument, followed by students producing a factfile on how David Hume criticised the argument, then an information hunt on how other philosophers (such as Bertrand Russell an Richard Dawkins) criticised the argument (within this task students have to mark on their dartboard how strong they believe that criticism is). Learning Objectives: To outline the Cosmological Argument as a case for the existence of God. To explain Leibniz’s contribution to the argument. To assess the validity of its philosophical criticisms. (The starter activity is based upon an advert for Guinness which can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sn8vcaLfMsE)
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How Can The Teleological Argument Be Challenged

How Can The Teleological Argument Be Challenged

This contains a fully resourced, differentiated lesson on how the teleological argument can be challenged, namely on three grounds: moral (John Stuart Mill), logic (David Hume), and scientific (Charles Darwin). The main part of the lesson involves students working in groups to produce a teaching tool based on their allocated challenge (use poster paper, ensure they also make their own copy), from which they then teach the other groups about their challenge. This leads into a written task where students write a model conclusion to an essay question on the challenges facing the teleological argument. Learning Objectives: To explain why David Hume, Charles Darwin and John Mill rejected the teleological argument. To assess the effectiveness of their objections. To evaluate the overall strength of the teleological argument for the existence of God.
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