World Religions : Belief, Life and Death Unit

9 hours of KS3 RE lessons with a focus on World Religions, the importance of tradition and and adherence to scripture during life and the issues of morality and belief surrounding death and the afterlife.
All world religions are included, with the largest focus on Christianity (as prescribed by UK Dept for Education), and then the second largest focus on Islam (as the UK’s second largest religion).

Originally created for KS3 but easily editable for KS4 as lots of GCSE-prep style activities.

Lessons included:
Religion, beliefs and life:
World Religions, symbolism and Holy Books
Why have traditions and what is the difference between fact and belief?
Why believe in God?
Pilgrimages - why is this tradition important in the six largest World Religions?
How can belief split a religion? Catholics and Protestant focus (Reformation)

Religion, beliefs and death
Why believe in a life after death?
Why believe in a Heaven and Hell?
Do we all have an immortal soul and what does this mean?
Introduction to Sanctity of Life - Euthanasia Focus

9 x 1 hour Powerpoints, differentiated worksheets for all tasks, clips with question activities, group tasks, essay and literacy focus tasks - everything you need to teach an engaging KS3 unit.

More RE lessons for KS3 and KS4 can be found here.

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  • Big-qs---Soul.ppt
  • A3--Ali.docx
  • 4.-does-God-exist.ppt
  • A3-Amy.docx
  • A3-Mildred.docx
  • Body-Outlines-for-Starter.docx
  • Christian-Muslim-Beliefs-Soul-True-or-False.docx
  • clip-task-prejudice.docx
  • clip-task.docx
  • cover-lesson-option-sheet.docx
  • cut-and-match.docx
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  • A3--Karen.docx
  • HPA-quotes-AS.docx
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  • info-and-template.docx
  • key-word-match-up-2.docx
  • A3-Herschal.docx
  • Lourdes.doc
  • Lumbini.doc
  • main-task.doc
  • A3--George.docx
  • Main-task.docx
  • Market-Place-Capture-Sheet-diff.doc
  • mini-plenary.docx
  • optional-task-for-less-able.doc
  • pie-chart.docx
  • plenary.docx
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  • reformation-2.png
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  • reformation-table.png
  • Sources2.docx
  • starter.docx
  • starter-n-LO-HH.docx
  • starter-n-LO.docx
  • table.docx
  • table2.docx
  • task-1.png
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  • TASK-2-Fact-Belief.docx
  • The-Golden-Temple-(Amritsar).doc
  • The-Hajj.doc
  • the-reformation.png
  • The-River-Ganges.doc
  • The-Wailing-Wall.doc
  • traditions-and-beliefs.docx
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  • brochure-template-less-able.docx
  • PSHE-Citizenship-RE-Resources.pptx

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Created: Jul 6, 2018

Updated: Nov 4, 2020

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