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Science and Religion: The Big Bang

Science and Religion: The Big Bang

A lesson for KS3 students to get their heads around the Big Bang and if it is compatible with religious beliefs. Can one believe in God and the Big Bang? This includes videos about the big bang, the size of the universe and a short powerpoint with pictures of earth to play while students enter to create that SMSC 'awe and wonder' feeling. Also included are instructions in the PPT on how to teach and youtube links. Learning Questions: What is the Big Bang theory? What is my opinion about how the universe was created? Is it possible to believe in religion AND science? Great for SMSC, Religious Studies, and Science and Religion modules.
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Religion, Peace & Conflict - Introduction - L1/10 [GCSE RS - Thematic Studies - Christian Views] D

Religion, Peace & Conflict - Introduction - L1/10 [GCSE RS - Thematic Studies - Christian Views] D

The lesson introduces the ' Religion, Peace & Conflict' theme, providing an overview of the unit's required learning and the essential key-words. It is the first in a series of 10 lessons focusing on the Christian aspect of the thematic study. The lesson is largely structured around the included A3 worksheet but includes a hook, starter, plenary, AfL and discussion/debate activities. This complete lesson was professionally designed for the new AQA Religious Studies GCSE specification. It is for the ' Religion, Peace & Conflict' theme (Theme D). This download includes: -An editable PowerPoint file -A double-sided A3 worksheet (.doc) -A detailed lesson plan: highlighting differentiation, AfL, key-words, SMSC and a timeline of learning activities 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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Existence of God & Revelation - Introduction -L1/10 [GCSE RS - Thematic Studies - Christian Views] C

Existence of God & Revelation - Introduction -L1/10 [GCSE RS - Thematic Studies - Christian Views] C

The lesson introduces the 'Existence of God & Revelation' theme, providing an overview of the unit's required learning and the essential key-words. It is the first in a series of 10 lessons focusing on the Christian aspect of the thematic study. The lesson is largely structured around the included A3 worksheet but includes a hook, starter, plenary, AfL and discussion/debate activities. This complete lesson was professionally designed for the new AQA Religious Studies GCSE specification. It is for the ' Existence of God & Revelation' theme (Theme C). This download includes: -An editable PowerPoint file -A double-sided A3 worksheet (.doc) -A detailed lesson plan: highlighting differentiation, AfL, key-words, SMSC and a timeline of learning activities 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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Relationships & Families - Introduction - L1/10 [GCSE RS - Thematic Studies - Christian Views] A

Relationships & Families - Introduction - L1/10 [GCSE RS - Thematic Studies - Christian Views] A

The lesson introduces the new unit, providing an overview of the unit's required learning and the essential key-words. It is the first in a series of 10 lessons focusing on the Christian aspect of the thematic studies. The lesson is largely structured around the included A3 worksheet but includes a hook, starter, plenary, AfL and discussion/debate activities. This complete lesson was professionally designed for the new AQA Religious Studies GCSE specification. It is for the ' Relationships & Families' theme (Theme A). This download includes: -An editable PowerPoint file -A double-sided A3 worksheet (.doc) -A detailed lesson plan: highlighting differentiation, AfL, key-words, SMSC and a timeline of learning activities 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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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.
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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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