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KS2 RE - Sikhism - 5 Lesson Unit

Year 3/4 RE - Sikhism - 5 Lesson Unit Lesson 1: LEARNING OBJECTIVES Children should learn: Sikhs believe Guru Nanak was ‘special’ from the moment of his birth even as a child, Guru Nanak began to help others to understand God better. Lesson 2: LEARNING OBJECTIVES Children should learn: Guru Nanak believed he was sent by God to show people how God wants them to live events in Guru Nanak’s life teach Sikhs to treat others with respect and equality to reflect on people who are positive role models. Lesson 3: LEARNING OBJECTIVES Children should learn: to explore race equality in the school setting Guru Nanak taught that all humans are created by One God and so in God’s sight all people are equal Guru Nanak taught that people should show their beliefs in their actions. Lesson 4: LEARNING OBJECTIVES Children should learn: Sikhs show their love for God in the way they live their lives Seva involves Sikhs in serving God through serving others The langar is an example of Sikhs putting service and equality into action. Lesson 5: Children should learn: In this session the group should revisit This 6 lesson unit is based off of the KS2 Sikhism programme of study: • make connections between narratives about key events from the lives of the Gurus (eg Guru Nanak, Guru Har Gobind, Guru Gobind Singh) and their teachings about God and how to be a good Sikh, contained in the Guru Granth Sahib • make connections between the teachings of the Gurus that Sikhs should share what they have with others (vand chhakna) and some ways in which this is practised eg in the Gurdwara • make connections between Sikhism and other religions in relation to, for example, teachings about loving God and a responsibility to serve others (eg sewa, langar) which motivate individuals, communities and Sikh aid agencies (eg Khalsa Aid) • make connections between the existence of well-established Sikh communities in Britain and the building of traditionally-designed Gurdwaras in London and other cities • make connections between the story of Guru Gobind Singh at Baisakhi and the commitments Sikhs make today eg the Khalsa, the 5 Ks, taking amrit, the implications of being named Singh and Kaur • make connections between key Sikh stories (eg Bhai Khanaya, Bhai Lalo) and beliefs relating to honesty, and to equality Teaching and learning should involve pupils in developing the skill of: • using specialist vocabulary in communicating their knowledge and understanding of Sikh beliefs and teachings, practices and symbols Teaching and learning should involve pupils in using and interpreting: • a range of sources including the Sikh scriptures, stories from the Sikh tradition, the Gurdwara, artefacts, songs, pictures and symbols, festival food; the media and ICT/ the internet, to gain knowledge and understanding of Sikh beliefs, teachings and practices
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Sample lesson resources from Hodder Education's RME for Scotland Level 3 Teaching and Learning Resources.