A lesson designed for a year 7 class introducing them to the importance of religious artefacts. You will need to have access to a variety of religious artefacts to show pupils (preferably ones that they will not have seen before)
This resource contains 50 cards containing images, keywords, the religious symbol that the artefact derives from and clues about the artefact / religious symbol from all of the six major world religions: Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Sikhism and Buddhism. Students can play in pairs or small groups by reading the clues on the cards and guessing the religious artefact.
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).
Detailed notes on the cosmological argument (strong emphasis on Aquinas' and the Kalam's versions). This is written for the AQA specification and contains material beyond and above for other exam broads such as OCR and EdExcel.