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World Religions Unit Plan Bundle (English and Spanish options)

World Religions Unit Plan Bundle (English and Spanish options)

This unit is designed to educate students on the 12 most common religions in the world today through web-based research: Baha’i, Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Jainism, Judaism, Shinto, Sikhism, Taoism and Zoroastrianism; while at the same time facilitating the development of opinions on spiritual matters, teaching tolerance, and strengthening student writing through daily prompts and a final creative writing project. A final assessment utilizing student research is provided. There are 16 days of PowerPoint presentations to guide the learning leading up to the creative writing project. Each lesson opens with a higher order thinking question designed to develop opinions and teach tolerance. Questions are presented in Spanish and English, with the option to edit out the Spanish. The file “writing rubric” contains a student friendly rubric based on the WIDA writing rubric which should be used daily to evaluate student writing and allow opportunities for teachers to conference with students on how to move to the next level. Following a period where students write their answers, students should be encouraged to share their answers orally and respond to each other, allowing an opportunity for students to engage in a class discussion around the questions.
EverythingELL
What is Atheism? KS2 lesson

What is Atheism? KS2 lesson

‘What is Atheism?’ provides an introduction to Atheism and Humanism for Key Stage 2 students. Briefly covering the history of religion and the reasons why atheists choose not to believe in God, the lesson proceeds to ask open-ended and non-judgmental questions about religion in order to encourage class discussion and foster critical-thinking. SMSC: This lesson promotes universal values of tolerance and compassion for all, regardless of religious background or experience. ‘What is Atheism?’ has been adapted with permission from the book 'Atheism For Kids' by Jessica Thorpe and Teal Barnes. Atheism For Kids was written alongside the National Curriculum and is ideal for home educators or those teaching atheism in schools. For more information on Atheism For Kids, see: http://www.atheistbooks.net/thorpe-barnes-atheism-for-kids/
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Religious Clothing

Religious Clothing

Lesson on religious clothing, opening with a look at the 5 K's and then allowing student's to research different types of religious clothing, ending with extended questioning. Note- this lesson has been designed for a class who have access to the 5 K's and their own iPads- adaptations may be required.
rob_williamsthree
Religion, Crime & Punishment - Big Debates - L2/10 [GCSE RS - Thematic Studies - Christian Views]

Religion, Crime & Punishment - Big Debates - L2/10 [GCSE RS - Thematic Studies - Christian Views]

This complete lesson was professionally designed for the new AQA Religious Studies GCSE specification. It is for the ' Religion, Crime & Punishment' theme. It is the 2nd in a series of 10 full lessons and you can download them as a bundle to save money. This download includes: -An editable PowerPoint file -A3 Group Worksheets (x6) (.doc) -A detailed lesson plan: highlighting differentiation, AfL, key-words, SMSC and a timeline of learning activities (.pdf) The topic of this lesson is CENTRAL DEBATES and it introduces students to the main debates and controversial discussions of the unit as a whole. The lesson features a variety of debate and discussion tasks that serve to introduce students to the unit as a whole. We take considerable time making the highest quality lessons and we believe these are the best GCSE Religious Studies resources money can buy, positive reviews are greatly appreciated. Feel free to contact me: godwin86@gmail.com - if you have any questions or requests. PLEASE NOTE: Minimum system requirements: 512MB RAM, 1.5ghz processor. Microsoft Office.
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Religion, Peace & Conflict - Central Debates - L2/10 [GCSE RS - Thematic Studies - Christian Views]

Religion, Peace & Conflict - Central Debates - L2/10 [GCSE RS - Thematic Studies - Christian Views]

This complete lesson was professionally designed for the new AQA Religious Studies GCSE specification. It is for the ' Religion, Peace & Conflict' theme. It is the 2nd in a series of 10 full lessons and you can download them as a bundle to save money. This download includes: -An editable PowerPoint file -A3 Group Worksheets (x6) (.doc) -A detailed lesson plan: highlighting differentiation, AfL, key-words, SMSC and a timeline of learning activities (.pdf) The topic of this lesson is CENTRAL DEBATES and it introduces students to the main debates and controversial discussions of the unit as a whole. The lesson features a variety of debate and discussion tasks that serve to introduce students to the unit as a whole. We take considerable time making the highest quality lessons and we believe these are the best GCSE Religious Studies resources money can buy, positive reviews are greatly appreciated. Feel free to contact me: godwin86@gmail.com - if you have any questions or requests. PLEASE NOTE: Minimum system requirements: 512MB RAM, 1.5ghz processor. Microsoft Office.
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A2 Theme 3 (C) Islam and Pluralism

A2 Theme 3 (C) Islam and Pluralism

These lessons are for Eduqas/WJEC Islam A2 Theme 3 (a,b,c) part C - Significant social and historical developments - Islam and Pluralism The lessons include all resources, links to videos and A01 and A02 questions and grading grids and are ready to teach. Four/five lessons about: Diversity in Muslim attitudes to other religions, including People of the Book. Sura 42:13, Sura 2:136 & Sura 2:256. Importance of religious freedom & tolerance in the history of Islam. Conversion in Islam, historically and today. Also includes further extension research about Islam and Pluralism
Cassylj24
Diwali Assembly puppet show  for year 5 upwards

Diwali Assembly puppet show for year 5 upwards

HI all, This play was written for and performed by Year 5 children as a puppet show. So, if you can, try and do the same – it brings it to life and covers lots of cross-curricular areas/links! I got a friend to sew some bed sheets together and create a hem. We put some cord through the hem and then attached it either side of the hall at about 4 feet from the floor. We had to use a couple of rounders posts to hold it up as is sagged slightly in the middle! For the puppets, we simply used pictures that the children copied and coloured themselves and stuck them onto card with a stick behind for them to hold. The only rule was that each character had to be the same sort of height (A4 portrait) so they all looked the same. When it came to the armies, again we stuck them onto card but them stapled them next to each other in groups of 5 or 6. A word to the wise... decide which army/side of the story is going on which side of the stage as you need to make sure the characters face the correct way. We also added a few sound effects and music to make it dramatic. Enjoy.... we did. We also asked parents to watch and had a range of food and drink in the hall afterwards. Please review this! It took me ages to re-write this story! Many thanks, Emlo
EmloResources
Crime and Punishment Scheme of Work

Crime and Punishment Scheme of Work

9 seperate lesson resources which constitute an entire scheme of work. Totalling £27 separately, this quality resources include independent study tasks, documentaries, youtube clips, printable resources, worksheets and differentiated tasks (for both SEND and more able students). Can be spread out to last 9 lessons, or compressed into 6.
DavidFew
The Amish - Alternative Religion 10

The Amish - Alternative Religion 10

This is a terrific lesson that introduces the Amish Faith (as featured in films like 'Witness', and TV shows like 'The Devil's Playground' and even 'Orange is the new Black') It includes 'Home or Away' group activity where the students have to become experts and then teach one another about one aspect of Amish Culture. The lesson has additional activities such as: source analysis, creative drawing, debate and ultimately a discussion of the merits and drawbacks of living like the Amish do. An interesting and powerful lesson that teaches about a fascinating but little understood faith.
laumorrow