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I'm Head of Department for Religious Studies in an outstanding school. I teach the AQA spec and provide tried and tested resources. I'm uploading resources all of the time; my newest collection is the #FUN LESSONS range which are engaging, exam focused, challenging and getting great results. Lessons are fully resourced and easy to follow with minimal printing. I hope you enjoy teaching them.

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I'm Head of Department for Religious Studies in an outstanding school. I teach the AQA spec and provide tried and tested resources. I'm uploading resources all of the time; my newest collection is the #FUN LESSONS range which are engaging, exam focused, challenging and getting great results. Lessons are fully resourced and easy to follow with minimal printing. I hope you enjoy teaching them.
Christian Beliefs:  The Resurrection of  Jesus
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Christian Beliefs: The Resurrection of Jesus

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This is a useful and easy to follow lesson for delivering: AQA Religious Studies: Christian Beliefs / The Resurrection Students will be able to: • Explain evidence of the resurrection • Explain humanist arguments • Explain the importance of the resurrection to believers and how it influences Christians today. Activities include: Video / information sheet / write a speech / answer a 5 mark question / debate
ISLAM PRACTICES AQA
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ISLAM PRACTICES AQA

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ISLAM PRACTICES # FUN LESSONS BUNDLE 11 FULLY RESOURCED LESSONS PLUS SOL, QUOTE & KEY TERM SHEETS FOR EXERCISE BOOKS. Fun and engaging with a variety of tasks, multi-media and games to stimulate learning. • ‘MASTERY’ ‘and EXAM SKILLS focused. • Includes self/peer assessment (with model answers and success criteria) • Extra Challenges throughout • No hands up planned questioning • Frequent plenaries to help retain knowledge • Resource light – minimal printing required (most are resource free) • Concise and easy to follow. Suitable for specialists and non-specialists. • Date on slide updates automatically **THE FULLY RESOURCED LESSONS ARE: ** Introduction and Shahadah Salah: Ritual prayer Salam: Ramadan Alms Giving: Zakah, Sadaqah and Khums Hajj Jihad Id-ul-Adha Id-ul-Fitr & Ashura Ten obligatory Acts (Shia Islam) Revision End of Topic Assessment including paper and mark scheme **ADDITIONAL RESOURCES ** In-depth Scheme of learning that includes: • Learning objectives • Task details • Differentiation & Support • Assessment (proof of learning) • Homework (research/recap rotation) with weblinks Key terms and definitions - for whole topic (to glue in books) Sources of authority (Quotes) for whole topic (to glue in books) I hope you enjoy teaching these lessons. Your feedback is most welcome.
PERSECUTION & CHRISTIAN RESPONSES
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PERSECUTION & CHRISTIAN RESPONSES

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Christian Response to Persecution: Christian Practices. An engaging lesson with a variety of games, tasks and use of multimedia to stimulate learning. It is ‘MASTERY’ focused. You’ll find it concise and easy to follow making it suitable for specialists and non-specialists alike. It covers GCSE content as well as advanced material to stretch and challenge. Assessment and extra challenges throughout Date on slide updates automatically / Resource light / Easy to follow & Suitable for non-specialists SUITABLE FOR DELIVERING: ‘Christian Response to Persecution – Christian Practices’ Students will be able to (with reference to source of authority): • Explain How and WHY Christians respond to persecution Activities/resources include: Recap do-now starter: Sort events of Jesus life in chronological order a variety of tasks e.g. World map activity, letter writing, discussion, video, discussion. To gain an in-depth understanding of: • Persecution in early Christianity • prevalence of persecution of Christians in the world today • Christian responses to Persecution • Bible teachings related to responses to persecution I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
SANCTITY V QUALITY OF LIFE. ABORTION/EUTHANASIA. THEME B:  RELIGION AND LIFE ISSUES
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SANCTITY V QUALITY OF LIFE. ABORTION/EUTHANASIA. THEME B: RELIGION AND LIFE ISSUES

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Concise, comprehensive and challenging exam-focused lesson. Resource light & easy to follow. Suitable for delivering: AQA Religious Studies: Theme B: SANCITY OF LIFE V QUALITY OF LIFE Students will be able to: • the sanctity of life and quality of life debate • apply concepts of sanctity of life and quality of life to issues of abortion and euthanasia • Evaluate which is most important Sanctity or Quality of Life Activities include: Reading log activity, exam questions with model answers. Videos / discussion Peer assessment.
Good and Evil:  Lesson  1 - The Problem of Evil
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Good and Evil: Lesson 1 - The Problem of Evil

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READY TO TEACH: Resource free (no printing required) Easy to follow (non-specialist friendly) Date on slide updates automatically. Concise, comprehensive and challenging lesson. SUITABLE FOR DELIVERING: EDEXCEL/AQA/KS3 RELIGIOUS STUDIES: THE PROBLEM OF EVIL Students will be able to (with reference to source of authority): ALL: list examples of moral evil and natural evil MOST: Explain the problem of evil using key terms omnipotence and omnibenevolence SOME: Describe one solution to the problem of evil Activities include: Recap starter, mastery through structured partnered discussion, videos to enrich learning, mini-plenaries to assess learning, debate and writing tasks with writing frames. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
CHRISTIAN BELIEFS AQA PACK
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CHRISTIAN BELIEFS AQA PACK

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‘Christian Beliefs’ #FUN LESSONS Bundle includes a scheme of learning which details homework, differentiation and assessment and a fully resourced pack of 9 concise and easy to follow lessons. **These lessons are ‘MASTERY’ ‘and EXAM SKILLS focused. ** Students will learn the GCSE content plus be challenged by dipping into some relevant A Level material. There will be an emphasis (and modelling) of key skills needed in evaluation questions. Mini plenary’s and extra challenges throughout Date on slide updates automatically / Resource light / Easy to follow & Suitable for non-specialists SUITABLE FOR DELIVERING: AQA/Edexcel Christian Beliefs Lessons: NATURE OF GOD TRINITY AND ONENESS CREATION INCARNATION: PERSON OF JESUS CRUCIFIXION: PERSON OF JESUS RESURRECTION AND ASCENSION: PERSON OF JESUS AFTERLIFE: JUDGEMENT AND RESURRECTION SIN AND SALVATION FUN AND GAMES REVISION LESSON I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
SHAHADA
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SHAHADA

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ISLAM PRACTICES: SHAHADA # FUN LESSONS. A fun and engaging lesson with a variety of tasks, multi-media and games to stimulate learning. It is ‘MASTERY’ ‘and EXAM SKILLS focused. • Resource light, concise and easy to follow. Date on slide updates automatically • Suitable for specialists and non-specialists. Emphasis on exam skills: Assessment and extra challenges throughout. STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO (WITH REFERENCE TO SOURCE OF AUTHORITY): • List the five pillars of Islam • Explain the meaning and importance of the Shahada in Islam • Evaluate why it might be the most important pillar I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
CHRISTIAN PRACTICES PACK
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CHRISTIAN PRACTICES PACK

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‘Christian Practices’#FUN LESSONS. Fully resourced pack of 11 ’FUN’, ‘MASTERY’ ‘and ‘EXAM SKILLS FOCUSED’ lessons. Students will learn the GCSE content plus be challenged by dipping into some relevant A Level material. There will be an emphasis (and modelling) of key skills needed in evaluation questions. **Mini plenary’s and extra challenges throughout. ** Lessons are concise, easy to follow and *suitable for specialists and non-specialists. * ** Extra resources included in this bundle: • Scheme of learning that includes details of differentiation, Assessment and homework tasks • Assessment paper • keywords and definitions for the whole topic • quotes and sources of authority for the whole topic Date on slide updates automatically SUITABLE FOR DELIVERING: AQA/Edexcel Christian Practices **Lessons: ** Worship Prayer The sacraments and eucharist The sacraments and baptism Worldwide and local church - charity Worldwide church - mission and evangelism Worldwide church - reconciliation Worldwide church - persecution Pilgrimage Festivals: Christmas and Easter Revision lesson: fun and games I hope you enjoy teaching this bundle. Your feedback is most welcome.
Theme B Sanctity/Quality of Life:   Abortion & Euthanasia (Christianity, Islam, Humanism). DOUBLE
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Theme B Sanctity/Quality of Life: Abortion & Euthanasia (Christianity, Islam, Humanism). DOUBLE

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Concise, comprehensive and challenging exam-focused revision lesson **Suitable for a double lesson. Suitable for revision but prior knowledge not necessary **Resource light- easy to follow. **Suitable for delivering: AQA Theme B Sanctity/Quality of Life: Abortion & Euthanasia (Christianity, Islam, Humanism) Students will be able to: Explain two similar beliefs about the sanctity of life. 5 mks Evaluate: Abortion is always wrong. 12 mks Explain two contrasting beliefs about euthanasia. 5 mks Evaluate: Quality of life is more important than sanctity of life. 12 mks Activities include: Reading log activity, exam questions with model answers. Video tasks (to give their writing hands a rest!) and Peer assessment with success criteria. Your reviews are very welcome
ROLE OF CHURCH LOCAL & WORLD WIDE COMMUNITY
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ROLE OF CHURCH LOCAL & WORLD WIDE COMMUNITY

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Role of Church Local/Worldwide - CHRISTIAN PRACTICES. (#Fun Lessons) . A fun and engaging lesson with a variety to games, tasks and use of multimedia to stimulate learning**. It is ‘MASTERY’ ‘and EXAM SKILLS focused. You’ll find it concise and easy to follow making it suitable for specialists and non-specialists alike. There will be an emphasis (and modelling) of key skills needed in exam questions. Assessment and extra challenges throughout Date on slide updates automatically / Resource light / Easy to follow & Suitable for non-specialists SUITABLE FOR DELIVERING: ‘Role of the Church – Local/Worldwide – Charity’ Christian Practices AQA Students will be able to (with reference to source of authority): • With reference to sources of wisdom: • Explain two ways the Church work for the local community • Explain two ways the Church work for the worldwide community • Evaluate whether charity begins at home Activities/resources include: Customisable recap do-now starter a variety of tasks e.g. Mastermind, create a TV Commercial, 5 mk questions and model answers to gain an in-depth understanding of: • The difference between Church and church • Parable of the sheep and goats / parable of the Good Samaritan • Street pastors / food banks - **You can edit the info sheet to give examples of churches in your area that provide foodbanks ** • Christian Aid / Oxfam I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
MISSION & EVANGELISM
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MISSION & EVANGELISM

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Mission & Evangelism, Discipleship CHRISTIAN PRACTICES (# FUN LESSONS) A fun and engaging lesson with a variety of games, tasks and use of multimedia to stimulate learning. It is ‘MASTERY’ ‘and EXAM SKILLS focused. You’ll find it concise and easy to follow making it suitable for specialists and non-specialists alike. It covers GCSE content as well as dipping into some linked A Level material to stretch and challenge. There will be an emphasis (and modelling) of key skills needed in exam questions. Assessment and extra challenges throughout Date on slide updates automatically / Resource light / Easy to follow & Suitable for non-specialists SUITABLE FOR DELIVERING: Mission &Evangelism - Christian Practices AQA Students will be able to (with reference to source of authority): Explain the Christian duty of discipleship Explain the difference between evangelism and missionary work using examples of each. Evaluate which is the most important Christian duty discipleship or charity Activities/resources include: Customisable recap do-now starter a variety of tasks e.g. Carousel, video, debate, group planning and exam questions. To gain an in-depth understanding of: • The Great Commission and duty of discipleship • Examples of evangelism / missionary work and the difference between these • Exclusivist, pluralist views • An evaluation of whether the duty of discipleship is more important than the duty of charity I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
VALUE OF UNIVERSE & ABUSE OF ENVIRONMENT #FUN LESSONS
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VALUE OF UNIVERSE & ABUSE OF ENVIRONMENT #FUN LESSONS

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FUN & ENGAGING LESSON. VARIETY OF TASKS, MULTI-MEDIA & GAMES TO STIMULATE LEARNING. CHALLENGING A LEVEL STRETCH. MASTERY & EXAM SKILLS FOCUSED. SUITABLE FOR SPECIALISTS AND NON-SPECIALISTS. • Emphasis on exam skills: Assessment & extra challenges throughout. • No printing, concise and easy to follow. Date on slide updates automatically STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO ANSWER THESE KEY QUESTIONS (WITH REFERENCE TO SOURCE OF AUTHORITY) Why does the world have value? Christian, Islamic and Humanist beliefs What are the two contrasting Christian attitudes about human’s relationship with the environment? What are the environmental problems and solutions? Is it everyone’s duty to stop abuse of the environment? Evaluate. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
PROPHET MUHAMMAD LIFE &  DEATH & SUNNI/SHIA DIVISION (INTRO TO ISLAM)
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PROPHET MUHAMMAD LIFE & DEATH & SUNNI/SHIA DIVISION (INTRO TO ISLAM)

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Life and death of Prophet Muhammad & divisions within Islam” # FUN LESSONS. A fun and engaging lesson with a variety of games, tasks and use of multimedia to stimulate learning. ** **It is ‘MASTERY’ ‘and EXAM SKILLS focused. **Date on slide updates automatically / Resource light / Easy to follow & Suitable for non-specialists ** There will be an emphasis (and modelling) of key skills needed in exam questions. Assessment and extra challenges throughout SUITABLE FOR DELIVERING: ‘Life and death of Muhammed, Sunni and Shia division – Islam beliefs Students will be able to (with reference to source of authority): • Explain the key events in the life of Prophet Muhammad, his teachings and Why he is important. • Explain the diversity of believers in Islam • Explain why the imamate is important and Shia Islam Activities/resources include: Recap do-now starter. A variety of tasks e.g. video, timeline, write a news anchor script, quiz, paired discussion, 5 mk exam question to learn about: • Key events in the life of Prophet Muhammad • Idol worship in pre-Islamic Mecca • Why Prophet Muhammad is called the ‘Seal of the prophets’ • How the death of Muhammad caused divisions • Differences between Sunni and Shia Muslims regarding beliefs about Muhammad’s successors • Who are the Twelvers and what do they believe? I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
AQA RS:  Islam Beliefs – REVISION
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AQA RS: Islam Beliefs – REVISION

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Concise, comprehensive. ‘MASTERY’ and exam-focused lesson. Date on slide updates automatically REVISION LESSON Resource light Easy to follow (with notes) SUITABLE FOR DELIVERING: AQA RS: Islam Beliefs – REVISION Students will be able to (with reference to source of authority): • Annotate quotes relating to the topic • Recap on subtopics: • Master and answer a 5 mark question Activities include: Recap starter, reading and question task, debate, ‘depth and mastery’ (partnered discussion) ‘Skills mastery’, model answer analysis, exam question with peer assessment & student friendly success criteria. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
Different Christian Beliefs about The Afterlife
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Different Christian Beliefs about The Afterlife

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This is a useful and easy to follow lesson for delivering: AQA Religious Studies: Christian Beliefs / Different Christian beliefs about the afterlife Students will be able to: • Explain Christian beliefs about resurrection and judgement • Explain Catholic, liberal and fundamentalist beliefs about heaven and hell with reference to scripture • Debate whether an omnibenevolent God would send anyone to hell • Explain the importance of the resurrection to believers and how it influences Christians today. Activities include: Starter stimulus (doom paintings) / information sheet / answer 5 mark question on contrasting Christian beliefs about the afterlife/ debate Differentiation: ** Differentiation by task **
AQA RS Islam Practices
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AQA RS Islam Practices

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This bundle includes all resources needed to deliver AQA Religious Studies: Islam Practices. It is designed to promote maximum success for ALL learners. Concise, comprehensive. ‘MASTERY’ and exam-focused lessons. Date on slide updates automatically **Resource efficient & easy to follow (note on slides for non-specialists) ** LESSONS INCLUDE: Salah and Shahada Zakat and Ramadan Five Pillars: Hajj Jihad Festivals Id’ul-Adha Festivals: Eid and Ashura Activities include: Customisable recap starter (just add two questions), reading and question task, mini-plenary quiz with ‘stretch and challenge’ questions, ‘depth and mastery’ (partnered discussion), debate, ‘Skills mastery’, model answer analysis, exam question with peer assessment & student friendly success criteria. I hope you enjoy teaching these lessons. Your feedback is most welcome.
AQA RELIGIOUS STUDIES:  CHRISTIAN PRACTICES:  FESTIVALS (CHRISTMAS AND EASTER)
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AQA RELIGIOUS STUDIES: CHRISTIAN PRACTICES: FESTIVALS (CHRISTMAS AND EASTER)

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Concise, comprehensive and challenging exam-focused lesson. Date on slide updates automatically. Resource free (no printing) & easy to follow SUITABLE FOR DELIVERING: AQA RELIGIOUS STUDIES: CHRISTIAN PRACTICES: FESTIVALS (CHRISTMAS AND EASTER) Students will be able to (with reference to source of authority): ‘Christmas is the most important festival in Christianity’. Evaluate Activities include: Recap, structured discussion, video with partnered activities, exam question with self/peer assessment & student friendly success criteria I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
AQA RS HUMAN RIGHTS:  PREJUDICE & DISCRIMINATION (LAW & RELIGION) Christianity / Islam
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AQA RS HUMAN RIGHTS: PREJUDICE & DISCRIMINATION (LAW & RELIGION) Christianity / Islam

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Concise, easy to follow and comprehensive, ‘MASTERY’ & exam-focused lesson. Date on slide updates automatically Resource light & Easy to follow & Suitable for non-specialists (notes on slides) SUITABLE FOR DELIVERING: AQA RS HUMAN RIGHTS: PREJUDICE & DISCRIMINATION (LAW & RELIGION) Christianity / Islam Students will be able to (with reference to source of authority): • Explain causes and types of discrimination • Explain religious beliefs and laws about discrimination • All types of discrimination are wrong. Evaluate Activities include: Customisable recap starter (just add two questions), reading and question task, mini-plenary quiz with ‘stretch and challenge’ questions, ‘depth and mastery’ (partnered discussion), debate, ‘Skills mastery’, model answer analysis, exam question with peer assessment & student friendly success criteria. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
AQA RS ISLAM PRACTICES:  Festivals:  Id-ul-Fitr (Eid) and Ashura
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AQA RS ISLAM PRACTICES: Festivals: Id-ul-Fitr (Eid) and Ashura

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Concise, easy to follow and comprehensive, ‘MASTERY’ and exam-focused lesson. Date on slide updates automatically Resource light Easy to follow & Suitable for non-specialists (notes on slides) SUITABLE FOR DELIVERING: AQA RS ISLAM PRACTICES: Festivals: Id-ul-Fitr (Eid) and Ashura ** Students will be able to (with reference to source of authority): • Describe origins of Eid and Ashura • Explain two ways Shia Muslims commemorate Ashura • Explain two ways Muslims celebrate Id-ul-Fitr 5 marks • Evaluate which is the most important festival in Islam Activities include: Customisable recap starter (just add two questions), reading and question task, mini-plenary quiz with ‘stretch and challenge’ questions, ‘depth and mastery’ (partnered discussion), debate, ‘Skills mastery’, model answer analysis, exam question with peer assessment & student friendly success criteria. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
AQA RS Theme C:  Does God Exist?
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AQA RS Theme C: Does God Exist?

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This bundle includes all resources needed to deliver AQA Religious Studies: Theme C: Does God Exist? It is designed to promote maximum success for ALL learners. Concise, comprehensive. ‘MASTERY’ and **exam-focused **lessons. Date on slide updates automatically Resource efficient & easy to follow (note on slides for non-specialists) SUITABLE FOR DELIVERING: AQA Religious Studies: Theme C: Does God Exist? (RELIGIONS: ISLAM/CHRISTIANITY/HUMANISM/BUDDHISM) LESSONS INCLUDE: Design Argument First Cause Argument Evil and Suffering Science and God Arguments from miracles Special revelation General revelation Enlightenment as a source of knowledge of the divine Activities include: Recap starter, reading and question task, whole-class mini-plenaries e.g. quiz with stretch and challenge questions, debate, ‘depth and mastery’ (partnered discussion) ‘Skills mastery’, model answer analysis, exam question with peer assessment & student friendly success criteria. I hope you enjoy teaching these lessons. Your feedback is most welcome.