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Forgiveness and Reconciliation in Christianity and Islam

Forgiveness and Reconciliation in Christianity and Islam

This lesson looks at the issues of Forgiveness and Reconciliation in two religions (Christianity and Islam). It uses religious quotes and teachings to explain what both relgions teach about Forgiveness and Reconciliation. It allows the pupils to compare and contrast two contrasting religions and see if there are more silimarities or differences between the two. This lesson is quite extensive and can be completed over two hours (or one lesson and a homework). An interesting and important lesson.
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Why do we punish people - Theories of Punishment

Why do we punish people - Theories of Punishment

A fascinating lesson that looks at the four main theories of why we use punishment. -Deterrent -Retribution -Protection -Reform It looks at case studies as to how effective the student think these theories are, and it prepares the students for an essay quesion (which can be peer assessed at the end of the lesson) A highly useful introduction to the idea of law and order in society. Originally created for a RS lesson, but can be used forHistory, PSHE or Citizenship. I have also included an interesting article from the Guardian that disusses why prison doesn't work. It can be used as lesson prep, or as an extension for brighter/older pupils.
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Design your own religion - Alternative Religions

Design your own religion - Alternative Religions

This is a terrific lesson that challenges the pupils to create their own brand new religion. The lesson can be used as a stand alone lesson, or as part of the 'Alternative Religions' SoW. The lesson sets up an imaginary world where they get the opportunity to create their own unique religion based on what they have learned from their R.S. lessons. They work in groups to complete this task, and then present it to the class. The groups will then evaluate each others presentations and relgions (for some peer assessment). This lesson could be one, two or even three lessons.
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My Own Parable

My Own Parable

This lesson was created for use in a KS3 Buddhism unit but could easily work in any RS unit of work, or indeed a PSHE unit. It tells the story of a young lady at an airport who jumps to the wrong conclusion when she doesn't have all the facts. It's told through a series of pictures and is a beautiful was to reinforce the message that a parable can be a highly effective way of getting across an important message. The pupils then have to create their own parables (there is a guide and some ideas to help them). This lesson can easily be extended to two or three lessons with extension activities (such as turning it into a role play, or making it a cartoon, or a presentation). A fun, fascinating and fantastic lesson.
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Religion, Human Rights & Social Justice - L1/10 [GCSE RS - Thematic Studies F - Christian Views] KS4

Religion, Human Rights & Social Justice - L1/10 [GCSE RS - Thematic Studies F - Christian Views] KS4

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 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, Human Rights & Social Justice' theme (Theme F). 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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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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Existence of God & Revelation - L2/10 [GCSE RS - Thematic Studies - Christian Views]

Existence of God & Revelation - 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 ' Existence of God & Revelation' 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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Relationships & Families - Central Debates - L2/10 [GCSE RS - Thematic Studies - Christian Views]

Relationships & Families - 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 'Relationships & Families ' 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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