In this engaging lesson, students gain a deeper understanding of the Noble Eightfold Path - the eight practices governing the lives of Buddhists. The learning is guided by a clear and colourful PowerPoint presentation, which guides students through the following step-by-step journey: -Defining what the Eightfold Path is; -Breaking down the different practices that make up the Eightfold Path; -Establishing why Buddhists follow the Eightfold Path; -Thinking about how they can apply the principles of the Eightfold Path to their own lives; -Considering a deeper thinking extension question; -Completing a plenary to assess their understanding. This resource pack contains a comprehensive Powerpoint, alongside an eye-catching worksheet. In the past, I have used this lesson with children from across Key Stage 2 - the key learning is aligned with curriculum expectations for RE, and also the content prescribed by most diocese regions. All images are licensed for commercial use.
Lesson with a range of printable activities aimed at understanding the Eightfold path. Structured assessment activities at the end which can be used to peer and self assessment work.
A KS3 Buddhism lesson teaching students about the eightfold path. The lesson aims to teach students about the eightfold path, its importance and how Buddhist follow the path to enlightenment. The lesson links nicely to previous learning about the four noble truths. Activities include match up, literacy and involve students applying their learning to life scenarios. There are lots of opportunities for questioning/feedback at various points.
Y8 low ability RE lesson for a unit of Buddhism
Eightfold Path of Buddha lesson with reading sheet
Complete lesson KS3
PowerPoint on the eight fold path for KS3 activities included worksheets included can be differentiated to suit learners individual needs
Ideal for KS3 this lesson explores the concept of The Noble Eightfold Path. This lesson includes self explanatory powerpoint, activities surrounding the Eightfold Path and The Four Noble Truths. Lesson Objectives and Progress Opportunities are included in the slides.
This lesson has been designed as one of five lessons on Buddhism, all of which are for sale on TES. These Buddhism lessons make up part of a Six Major World Faiths Scheme of Work. Lessons are also available on Hinduism, Sikhism, Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Bundles are available at discounted rates. All lessons have been designed for a capable KS3 class, are fully differentiated with additional challenges, and include a range of activities. Although part of a series of lessons, each lesson has also been designed to work perfectly as a stand-alone. Lessons follow the following order: Holy Text/Teachings Place of Worship Beliefs about God/Key Religious Figures Major Religious Festival Life as a Religious Believer Please leave a review of this lesson.
to describe ways that Buddhists can follow the noble eightfold path in their lives and reflect on how it would impact our lives
A detailed twenty-two slide Power-Point presentation for A level students explaining all aspects of the Eightfold Path and its importance for Buddhists… The final slide is an appropriate A level question.
Selection of resources for higher and lower ability classes. Includes powerpoints with different activity ideas, a definition match activity, and a table to fill in the Eightfold Path, with examples and rank each point in order of importance. Also includes a description of the 4 Noble Truths and differentiated sets of questions.
Lesson on the Buddhist 8 Fold Path comparing it to the 10 Commandments. Will need a textbook to go with it.
Used with mixed ability Year 8
Looking at the different steps of the Eight Fold path - their meaning and the 'middle way'
A complete lesson and resource. This follows on from the 4 noble truths lesson. Could be used over 2 lessons. There is lots of content and opportunity to discuss the steps and apply them to real life. Students match the steps to show understanding of what each one is about for Buddhists. There is an extended writing task where students apply their understanding of one of the steps. Here i provide a model answer and give a target of 15 lines of writing. Finally there is a homework task where students must create a book of happiness, like those little books you see near the tills at waterstones.
2 powerpoints 1 on Noble truths and 1 Eightfold path Foundation and higher worksheet
2-3 Lessons of material including videos on the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold path. Compares the effectiveness of the Four Noble Truths with a Christian Response to suffering. Range of activities and homework tasks also included.
Please note that this lesson includes an activity which utilises Denise Cush’s Student’s Approach to World Religions book, and anyone buying it will need to have their own copy. Focuses on the content of magga with explanation of how this is a “middle way” and the focus on wisdom, concentration and morality. Could be adapted to other A level specs but was planned with AQA in mind.
Creative and visually engaging learning mat / revision sheet for Buddhism. Includes: 1. The Eightfold Path 2. The Analogy of the Path Download as an editable A3 Word document and as an A4 PDF, for compatibility.