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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.
laumorrow
Muslim Attitudes to Drugs and Alcohol

Muslim Attitudes to Drugs and Alcohol

This lesson get the students to explore the Islamic teachings about the use of drugs and alcohol. It uses different teachings from the Quran to explain why Muslims have the attitudes they do towards drugs and alcohol. The students will also be asked to consider whether or not these views should still be held today, and if not what the counter arguments could be. A good lesson to highlight student attitudes and misconceptions.
laumorrow
Christian Attitudes to Drugs and Alcohol

Christian Attitudes to Drugs and Alcohol

This lesson explains Chrsitan attitudes towards drugs and alcohol using Christian teachings, UK law and morality to explain what the attitudes are and how they developed. This is a well resourced lesson that is suitable to be used in RE, citizehship or PSHE. It can easily be adapted for different year groups, although it is Primarily aimed at GCSE students. A fun and fascinating lessons what will get the students to think and ask good questions.
laumorrow
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.
laumorrow
Eduqas Good and Evil: Capital Punishment Exam Booklet

Eduqas Good and Evil: Capital Punishment Exam Booklet

Publisher documents (PDF also included) to cover Philosophy & Ethics: Issues of Good and Evil - Capital Punishment. Includes: 1. Capital Punishment 2. Forgiveness 3. Liberal Christians (Quakers) 4. Conservative Christians (RC) 5. Arguments for the death penalty 6. Arguments against the death penalty 7. Amnesty international 9. Exam style questions (A - D) These booklets are ideal for independent study or set as topic-specific homework/revision. All exams questions relate to the content discussed and give pupils a chance to practise their answering of exam questions and their exam technique. Resource also includes A, B, C, D-style exam questions with some exam hints and tips Created with the WJEC / Eduqas RS GCSE in mind, though can be applied across specifications and qualifications. As an examiner for this specification, I have used what I know of the course to create this resource.
joanacarr
Day of the Dead Themed Pack

Day of the Dead Themed Pack

Celebrate ‘Day of the Dead' with this themed pack that includes colourful sets of cut-out borders, banners, lined paper and page borders for your games, drawing or any writing activities in the class and ‘Snaky Sudoku’ puzzles for fun.
jinkydabon
Loy Krathong Thailand Festival

Loy Krathong Thailand Festival

Loy Krathong is one of Thailand’s best loved national festivals. It is the day to pay homage to the goddess of rivers and waterways, Mae Khongkha. It occurs at the November full moon to mark the end of the rainy season and the main rice harvest. The festival has its origins in the Hindu tradition of thanking the water god for the rain. So in the evening, people gather at rivers, lakes and ponds to float krathongs. Krathong bowls are usually made of bread or banana leaves holding lighter candles, are floated on water after dark. On this day, you can set a writing activity about where the pupils are going to celebrate their loy krathong, who with and even set a competition on making their own krathong bowls.
jinkydabon
Educational dialogues (Philosophy and Ethics)

Educational dialogues (Philosophy and Ethics)

This book is meant to be used as an inspirational ethical guide. It contains imaginative conversations between a teenager (John) and his teacher. Several philosophical and ethical issues are discussed: love, religion, thinking, good / evil, the self, etc.. The texts of the book are accompanied by original pictures and beautiful works of art.
ischrist
Islamic Beliefs Sources of Wisdom Mindmap Edexcel Spec B

Islamic Beliefs Sources of Wisdom Mindmap Edexcel Spec B

A simple printable revision mind map for sources of wisdom and authority with a couple of basic revision tasks for the Islamic Beliefs unit for Edexcel Spec B. There are so many sources of wisdom and authority- this is a simplified version with what I am recommending my classes focus on. Differentiated with stars to show which should be a priority for students . Easily editable. Most of the sources come directly from the spec.
garyharrison
Christian Beliefs Sources of Wisdom Mindmap Edexcel Spec B

Christian Beliefs Sources of Wisdom Mindmap Edexcel Spec B

A simple printable revision mind map for sources of wisdom and authority with a couple of basic revision tasks for the Christian Beliefs unit for Edexcel Spec B. There are so sources of wisdom and authority- this is a simplified version with what I am recommending my classes focus on. Differentiated with stars to show which should be a priority for students . Easily editable. Most of the sources come directly from the spec.
garyharrison