Suffering Workbooklet includes a learning circle, marking decoder, homework takeaway task bank, literacy placemat, topics covering Moral and Natural Suffering, A story of Hope, Original Sin, Story of Job, The betrayal of Judas, Pandora's Box, Free Will, How Christians respond to suffering with examples, Buddhist parables, The Eightfold Path, The Holocaust, Anne Frank, The boy in the stripped pyjamas and also an assessment on suffering using your creative imagination.
This is the third lesson of the unit 'Exploring Hinduism' (unit outline is provided separately). It aims to help pupils to give 2 - 3 examples of key features of Hindu festival of Diwali, to identify the key events of the story of Rama and Sita and to describe 3-4 practices associated with Diwali. It can be used with S1/S2/S3 classes (Scotland) or year 7/8/9 (England) and it requires 1-2 periods to be completed.
It contains a PowerPoint to give structure to lessons, a flip chart with activities for the pupils and 3 worksheets. There is also a video-clip incorporated in the lesson to make it more relevant and up-to-date.
The principles and strategies of formative assessment are embedded in the lesson (for example, think, pair, share).