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Inspirational People - Presentation and activities

Inspirational People - Presentation and activities

Work for a few lessons on Inspirational People, both historical and contemporary and male and female. Ideal for RS and/or PHSE work. Suitable for Years 5-10 but all files are editable and can be adapted to suit differing needs and abilities. Includes: -Detailed powerpoint on 10 people who have stood for something in which they believed strongly. Could be used as whole class discussion or printed off as slides for groups to feedback main points, possibly as part of a research lesson gathering extra facts. -Overview - A3 sheet showing the photographs of all 10 people. Children fill in some biographical information and try to summarise the main points of for what they stood and the hardships they faced. This is probably more suited to an older or higher ability group. -Key Themes - A4 sheet with pictures and a list of key themes. Children match the key themes to the different characters, possibly as part of a group lesson where groups are feeding back research findings. -Balloon debate cards. A fun activity where groups of children have to persuade the rest of the class why their character deserves a place in a rapidly sinking balloon, rather than being thrown over the side. The cards can be cut out, they have the photograph of the character on one side and space for notes on the back. A good introduction to debating and persuasive speaking.
dmcockerill
Capital Punishment - arguments for and against

Capital Punishment - arguments for and against

This is a PPT led lesson covering the definition of Capital Punishment and examining arguments both for and against. This contains all the information necessary for the GCSE specification along with links, resources and differentiated tasks including an engaging starter, plenary and practise exam question.
mr.payne
The Global Church - Christianity GCSE

The Global Church - Christianity GCSE

This is a PPT led lesson covering the nature and extent of Christian influence across the world. It also examines the priorities for the Christian church on a global scale and how both Catholic and Protestant churches achieve and use their influence. This contains all the information necessary for the GCSE specification along with links, resources and differentiated tasks.
mr.payne
Pilgrimage - four sites of Christian Pilgrimage

Pilgrimage - four sites of Christian Pilgrimage

For teachers of GCSE Religious Studies. This is a PPT led lesson that includes all the information, tasks, links and a worksheet etc. needed to explain the significance and history of four sites of pilgrimage in Christianity, as specified in the GCSE specification. Pilgrimage 1 (also available) covers the nature, history and importance of pilgrimage in Christianity.
mr.payne
Pilgrimage - the nature, history and importance for Christians

Pilgrimage - the nature, history and importance for Christians

For teachers of GCSE Religious Studies. This is a PPT led lesson that includes all the information, tasks, links etc. needed to cover the nature, history and importance of pilgrimage in Christianity, as specified in the GCSE specification. Pilgrimage 2 (also available) covers four pilgrimage sites named in the Edexcel specification.
mr.payne
Muhammad and the role of women in Islam (12/14)

Muhammad and the role of women in Islam (12/14)

A new scheme of work aimed at KS3 Y7. This unit of work will be a Chronology of Monotheism. Starting with Genesis, moving through Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Each religion will cover Key religious figures, information on their holy book and a rite of passage/religious practice. The aim of this unit is to compliment our GCSE curriculum in which we study Christianity and Islam. The learning journey for the unit is included. Muhammad and the role of women- A lesson that looks at Muhammad’s wives- Khaijah and Aisha, and how Muhammad changed the role of women in Islam. Worksheet and resource sheet to support a 6 mark exam question.
SquishyResources
Ramadan Full Lesson KS2/3 Activity Sheet

Ramadan Full Lesson KS2/3 Activity Sheet

Help to improve literacy and reading skills with this reading comprehension looking at the history and practices of Ramadan. Pupils are asked to read an article about Ramadan and then answer questions on the information they have just learned. There is then a group activity to bring the whole class together at the end of the lesson. This resource includes a detailed sheet of example answers for teachers. First News comprehensions are excellent for guided reading, SATS preparation, and improving literacy in the classroom.
FirstNews
Hairspray - Movie Task and Teacher Notes

Hairspray - Movie Task and Teacher Notes

A worksheet and Teacher guide that can be used with the film Hairspray. The course is designed in a way that the film can be periodically stopped and discussed and pupils are able to engage in discussions and debates about the content. The pupil sheets are there to help guide discussion but it is up to the teacher’s professional judgement where the discussion may go. This guide is to help facilitate this discussion. There is also some extension tasks the class can work on should you feel appropriate. Main themes covered - Racism, Beauty, 1960’s America, Civil Rights This Unit will take 4-5 weeks to complete depending on discussion and extension tasks.
steph_calderwood11
Moral Issues in Movies - Worksheets and Teacher Guides

Moral Issues in Movies - Worksheets and Teacher Guides

A series of Lessons aimed at aged 12+ The bundle includes Worksheets and Teacher Guides for the following films. Hairspray The Circle Hunger Games The Invention of Lying Les Miserables Each resource has 4 pages of questions relating to the film, a teacher guide with synopsis, answers and discussion points as well as extension tasks to take the learning of the film further. A good resource for cover work or non specialists to teach as well as senior classes to aid discussion through film. Each Unit will last a minimum of 4-5 lessons, potentially longer depending on length of discussion and extension tasks.
steph_calderwood11
Ten Commandments Bundle

Ten Commandments Bundle

Two fully resourced lessons concerning an introduction to the 10 Commandments and their relevance today - complete with a 10 Commandments Assembly / Act of Collective Worship
hundredacre15
Jewish food laws

Jewish food laws

Lesson created for the Edexcel GCSE on Jewish food laws. the lesson includes explanations and sources of wisdom and authority. I have also included directed differentiation tasks for students to complete and a frame to help with the D style questions.
siedle1986
Good friday

Good friday

Key stage 3 lesson on Good Friday. i have included a link to a clip on youtube however just in case the link doesnt work, here is is; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ryG-Peyyv7w&pbjreload=10 lesson also includes oppertunity for students to practice Bible skills.
siedle1986
Malaikah  - PPT lesson on the Muslim view of Angels

Malaikah - PPT lesson on the Muslim view of Angels

For teachers of GCSE Religious Studies. This covers the nature and importance of angels in Islam and individual characteristics of those named in the Qur’an. Each are accompanied with tasks, (including a thought-provoking starter/discussion point and plenary), to ensure that students get all the important bits written up in their text books. To simplify or save time if required, there is also a worksheet included. In other words, everything students need to know accordingly to the GCSE specification.
mr.payne
Christianity - Discipleship in the New Testament

Christianity - Discipleship in the New Testament

This is a PowerPoint Presentation and worksheet that can be used for KS3 and KS4 or Junior and Leaving Cert classes. It can be used in both a denominational and non-denominational classroom context. It can be used as part of a module on Christianity. The PPT contains a basic introduction to the idea of discipleship in the New Testament. The Presentation also includes some discussion and writing tasks for the students to do. Learning objectives are stated at the start of the presentation. There is also a PDF worksheet included which includes extra information on discipleship and the same exercises as in the PPT.
katiemurphy111
Muhammad and Revelation (11/14)

Muhammad and Revelation (11/14)

A new scheme of work aimed at KS3 Y7. This unit of work will be a Chronology of Monotheism. Starting with Genesis, moving through Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Each religion will cover Key religious figures, information on their holy book and a rite of passage/religious practice. The aim of this unit is to compliment our GCSE curriculum in which we study Christianity and Islam. The learning journey for the unit is included. Muhammad and Revelation- the first of two lessons where we look at why Muhammad was chosen by Allah to reveal the Qur’an. The emphasis is on Muhammad as a person, a Qur’an lesson is covered later in the unit. Worksheets are at the end of the powerpoint.
SquishyResources
What does Malala believe?

What does Malala believe?

A lesson I used for an observations with year 7. It discusses the importance of education for girls and how this links to Muslim beliefs about education and gaining kowledge. Tasks include - annotating Qur’an quotes, ordering Malala’s life events and discussing whether or not education should be included in the 5 Pillars of Islam. There is an assessment and grading grid at the end.
Cassylj24
Worksheets for lesson on Depression- Great for KS3, Ages 11-14, Grades 6-8, PSHE, English, RE

Worksheets for lesson on Depression- Great for KS3, Ages 11-14, Grades 6-8, PSHE, English, RE

These worksheets were designed to go along with the Power Point presentation in the ‘Lesson on Depression for teens’ pack, which you can find here. The two page worksheet can also be used on it’s own, to help students think about common misconceptions about depression (the first activity- ‘myth vs reality’ where students circle the realities and cross out the myths!); make a list of ‘good distractions’ that can help to lift depression; and answer key questions about depression. Included is a colour and grayscale version of the worksheet. These worksheets are perfect for Key Stage 3 PSHE, English or RE lessons. They could also be used as starter activities with Key Stage 4 and 5 students.
HowToBeAGoodHuman
Baptism (10/14)

Baptism (10/14)

A new scheme of work aimed at KS3 Y7. This unit of work will be a Chronology of Monotheism. Starting with Genesis, moving through Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Each religion will cover Key religious figures, information on their holy book and a rite of passage/religious practice. The aim of this unit is to compliment our GCSE curriculum in which we study Christianity and Islam. The learning journey for the unit is included. Baptism: An introduction to the concept of the 7 sacraments. The lesson then looks at the difference between infant and believer baptism. Considering why someone would choose to baptise their child. Main activity encourages students to write aletter of advice to a pregnant woman considering baptism for her child. There is some further reading to encourage challenge and literacy development.
SquishyResources
Christian Denominations (9/14)

Christian Denominations (9/14)

A new scheme of work aimed at KS3 Y7. This unit of work will be a Chronology of Monotheism. Starting with Genesis, moving through Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Each religion will cover Key religious figures, information on their holy book and a rite of passage/religious practice. The aim of this unit is to compliment our GCSE curriculum in which we study Christianity and Islam. The learning journey for the unit is included. Christian Denominations: Looking at how Christianity split and became different denominations. Using chocolate and football analogies. Students complete a market place activity to look at the different denominations and then complete a fact file.
SquishyResources
Sin and Crime

Sin and Crime

Lesson explaining the reasons we need laws and rules Catechism quotes about the difference between a sin and a crime Activities Exam style questions
joanna_lee700
An Introduction to the History of Islam

An Introduction to the History of Islam

This bundle consists of three different presentations on: The early life of Muhammad. The development of Islam. The spread of Islam. Each resource consists of a PowerPoint Presentation that uses bright attractive colours and pictures throughout. At the end of each presentation there is a questions section that can either be used for orally or for written work at the end of the lesson. Additionally each presentation uses ‘thought bubbles’ throughout to highlight key questions and points of interest.
katiemurphy111
What's it like to be a Muslim in the UK in 2018?

What's it like to be a Muslim in the UK in 2018?

KS3 RE lesson on the positive and negative experiences Muslims face in the UK in 2018. Pupils work through the basics of Islamic belief and ideas, then use these to establish what positive opportunities Muslims experience in modern Britain, and how difficult some things like just eating in MacDonalds or doing PE at school during Ramadan can be. Pupils then consider further reasons why Muslims can face difficulties linked to how people have misinterpreted the term Jihad in the media. The outcome is an extended piece of writing. Please note that the true/false cards and the sorting statements are from a resource by Danielle99 and so this resource is free - I’d rather not capitalise from other’s work!
bernardmanning1
Places of Worship

Places of Worship

A lesson on the places of worship with a focus on the Mosque as well as the Catholic Church. There is extra information in the notes section for teachers to refer to and videos that the teacher can show students - feel free to tweak to your liking!
flyporsh
Christianity - Historical sources for Jesus

Christianity - Historical sources for Jesus

This is a presentation about the historical sources about the life and death of Jesus. It covers the meaning of different kinds of historical sources (primary and secondary) as well as contemporaneous historical sources from the time of Jesus. This is suitable for one full lesson period. Learning objectives are included at the start of the presentation. This lesson can be used for KS3 or KS4 or Junior and Leaving Certificate in either a denominational or non-denominational classroom setting.
katiemurphy111
Islam - The Spread of Islam

Islam - The Spread of Islam

This is a presentation about the spread of Islam after the death of Muhammad. It covers from the time of his death until the last of the Four Rightly-Guided Caliphs. This is suitable for one full lesson period. Learning objectives are included at the start of the presentation. It also includes questions at the end of the presentation that can either be completed orally by the students, or as a full writing activity. There are plenty of thought bubbles throughout the presentation for further discussion of important ideas with the class. This lesson can be used for KS3 or KS4 in either a denominational or non-denominational classroom setting.
katiemurphy111
Islam - The Development of Islam

Islam - The Development of Islam

This is a presentation about the development of Islam under the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad. It covers from the time of his revelation until his death in 632 CE. This is suitable for one full lesson period. Learning objectives are included at the start of the presentation. It also includes questions at the end of the presentation that can either be completed orally by the students, or as a full writing activity. There are plenty of thought bubbles throughout the presentation for further discussion of important ideas with the class. This lesson can be used for KS3 or KS4 in either a denominational or non-denominational classroom setting.
katiemurphy111
Islam  - Early Years of the Prophet Muhammad

Islam - Early Years of the Prophet Muhammad

This is a presentation about the early years of the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad. It covers Arabia from the time of his birth up until his revelation from God. This is suitable for one full lesson period. Learning objectives are included at the start of the presentation. It also includes questions at the end of the presentation that can either be completed orally by the students, or as a full writing activity. There are plenty of thought bubbles throughout the presentation for further discussion of important ideas with the class. This lesson can be used for KS3 or KS4 in either a denominational or non-denominational classroom setting.
katiemurphy111
Ramadan 2018 - with Widgit Symbols

Ramadan 2018 - with Widgit Symbols

Ramadan 2018 - with Widgit Symbols Resources for Islamic Holy month of Ramadan. 13 activities including a Ramadan calendar, story, flashcards word search and information on Ramadan. This resource was created in InPrint 3 Widgit Symbols supports vocabulary development across the primary curriculum for all students, as well as helping individuals with special needs, autism or speech and language difficulties.
Widgit_Software
GCSE Knowledge Organisers x4 - Islam

GCSE Knowledge Organisers x4 - Islam

These great revision tools enable pupils to revise content, key words and quotes. They can be used alongside a unit or in revision in the run up to the exam. All my students have given good feedback about using them. I often give them these sheets with missing boxes to test learning or ask them to form points and development from a quote. Works well with all abilities This bundle includes all of the topics for Religion, peace and conflict through Islam.
TeacherofThought