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The Social Impact of Pornography

The Social Impact of Pornography

A 1 hour lesson about the personal, relational and social impacts of pornography. It includes infographics, independent learning activities, class discussion and videos (not that sort of video!!) to explain the social issues with pornography, such as the promotion of violence being normalised. It explores these learning questions: What is pornography? Why is it so addictive? Is pornography having a negative effect on society? Should all, or some, pornography be illegal? This is always an interesting lesson, and ends with a debate. In my experience it is healthy to not alienate your class, as chances are the majority of them will have watched pornography at some point in their lives. The human brain is hardwired to be fascinated by sex. In the debate I recommend either: taking informal points and noting them down yourself and students can write the points in their own words OR split them into small groups where they can pick a spokesperson. Pornography has always existed (as you can see from my other SRE lessons on TES) - many cave paintings dating back to pre-history were infatuated with sexual activity. Greek and Roman art is the same, as are the gods and goddesses of ancient Africa and Asia. At the risk of being patronising: try not to shame your class, or be one sided. We are all human beings with weaknesses and these lessons should simply inform students about the possible risks and danger of obsession with digital sex.
DavidFew
(13.7) Catholic teachings about poverty - 35 slides -

(13.7) Catholic teachings about poverty - 35 slides -

(13.7) Catholic teachings about poverty Objectives i. Know what the Catholic Church teaches about the Christian duty to take action against poverty. ii. Understand significance of the teaching that the needs of the poor should be put first (the preferential option for the poor).
kutepoppygirl95
R.E- Exploring and discussing religious art KS2-3 whole lesson with activities and presentation

R.E- Exploring and discussing religious art KS2-3 whole lesson with activities and presentation

This is a complete lesson with notebook file and activities. The learning objective is- To explore and discuss religious art There is an activity sheet and resources including a notebook file that forms the whole lesson for you. This is a whole lesson. I used this with a mixed year 5/6 class for an observation by the head and a governor who said the lesson was 'outstanding' in old OFSTED terms! It worked well and the children enjoyed it.
richbreeds
Rights and Responsibilities - Crossword for Key Words in Religion and Society

Rights and Responsibilities - Crossword for Key Words in Religion and Society

Crossword using the Key Words and more from the old Unit 8: Religion and Society Based on a Study of Christianity and at Least One Other Religion Section 8.1: Religion: rights and responsibilities. While the spec has changed, the words found here are important to understand. My crosswords aid learning and revision of important concepts and words found at GCSE Level in RE. This one is also relevant for Citizenship and PSHE.
durgamata
Jesus - Designing a New Marketing Campaign

Jesus - Designing a New Marketing Campaign

Students follow the steps used by modern marketing agencies to create a brand awareness campaign for the Jesus Movement in the first century CE. Students will compose a marketing design brief, write a mission statement for the Jesus Movement, research and design a corporate logo and slogan. They will research and design a business card and other promotional material. This is a truly inter-disciplinary study that encourages students to develop and use a range of creative skills.
Lumino