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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.
laumorrow
Tibetan Prayer Flags - Buddhism (FREE)

Tibetan Prayer Flags - Buddhism (FREE)

This lesson looks at the Tibetan Buddhist Prayer flags. It looks at their background, history, design, meaning and purpose. The students will learn all about the flags, before finishing the lesson by designing a flag of their own. This is a fantastic opportunity to create a colourful display in the classroom (especially if you've got some coloured paper!)
laumorrow
Hari Waisak / Hari Nyepi colouring in sheets

Hari Waisak / Hari Nyepi colouring in sheets

Two colouring sheets on the topics of Hari Nyepi (Balinese Hinduism) and Hari Waisak (Buddhism). Very suitable for Grades Foundation / 1 & 2. Can be used in an Indonesian unit about culture and religious beliefs. Also has cross overs to the Inter-Cultural elements on the Victorian Curriculum.
gbbrowny68
A-Level RE - Buddhism - Buddhism and the challenge from secularism

A-Level RE - Buddhism - Buddhism and the challenge from secularism

This lesson - planned with a double lesson in mind - will introduce the debate on whether Buddhism is a philosophy or a religion. Students will be given several sources and introduced to Stephen Batchelor - a renowned secular Buddhist - and David Brazier - a Buddhist famous for campaigning to establish Buddhism as a religion. There are plenty of varied tasks and learning checks throughout. This lesson is planned with the Eduqas scheme of work in mind but can be easily adapted to all exam boards
njscarlet
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
AQA RE GCSE Spec A - Key Teachings Sheet for use with Paper 2 Themes and Religion and Life Teachings

AQA RE GCSE Spec A - Key Teachings Sheet for use with Paper 2 Themes and Religion and Life Teachings

This resource is ideal for establishing some baseline and universal teachings for use in the Thematic Studies Paper 2 part of the new AQA RE Spec A. I have focused on Judaism, Christianity and Buddhism and just given a few teachings which can be applied anywhere in the course. I have laminated this for my year 11's who are finding it really useful when preparing answers for Q3, Q4 and Q5. On the reverse is a list of the possible comparisons that can be used in the 4 mark 'contrasting' question, and the 3 areas of focus for each unit that our College is covering. It would be very easy to edit it and include different religions or topics as you need to. I have also added a booklet which I provide to my students at the end of the topic so that they can see the specific teachings which relate to that unit of work and also how to construct the response to question 3, with the 'contrasting' views. More resources to follow if they are needed :)
Nc55evans
Noble eightfold path

Noble eightfold path

PowerPoint on the eight fold path for KS3 activities included worksheets included can be differentiated to suit learners individual needs
16008465
Buddhism World Religion Poster

Buddhism World Religion Poster

Buddhism World Religion Poster Ideal for classroom wall display Can be printed up to A1 with no loss of quality 1 of a set of 13 World Religion posters
matierney
What is Buddhism and who was Siddhartha Gautama ?

What is Buddhism and who was Siddhartha Gautama ?

Aimed at Y7-Y8, this lesson aims to help pupils explain who Buddha was and how Buddhism started. Apply Buddhism beliefs to a number of scenarios and evaluate how effective Buddhism is to help individuals to overcome suffering. Prepared for an OFSTED inspection, it has plenty of differentiation at both ends of the spectrum and progression can be demonstrated at key points within the lesson. Its active and engaging with easy to use resources.
icyminx
A-Level RE - Buddhism - Buddhism and the challenge from science

A-Level RE - Buddhism - Buddhism and the challenge from science

This lesson - planned for a double lesson - will guide students through the challenges facing Buddhism today from science. The case studies used will help students learn about the Kalama Sutra and how the Buddha taught to avoid 'blind faith', the Dalai Lama's attempts to collaborate Buddhism with science and how the Buddhist world view of different realms would clash with scientific ideas. There are plenty of worksheets and learning checks throughout the lesson. This lesson is planned with the Eduqas scheme of work in mind but can be easily adapted to all exam boards
njscarlet
Buddhist places of worship

Buddhist places of worship

Designed for the AQA Religious studies A spec (9-1). Designed to be delivered as a two hour lesson. Giving a variety of information, tasks, religious quotes, exam practise question and clips to watch.
loobyloo231189
A-Level RE - Buddhism - Development of Buddhism into China and Japan

A-Level RE - Buddhism - Development of Buddhism into China and Japan

These lessons will support learning when studying the development of Buddhism into China and Japan. These detailed, well-planned lessons have a double two hour lesson in mind. These lesson will include Zen memes, YouTube hyperlinks which explain the Flower Sermon and the life of Soto Zen Monks. These lesson also use plenty of academic sources, varied learning checks, plenty of tasks with supporting worksheets, examples of exam questions and prompts for evaluation and supporting notes and work booklest for students to complete throughout the lessons. This lesson supports exam questions from the Eduqas/WJEC specification but can easily be adapted for all specifications
njscarlet