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Revision Guide on Environmental Ethics (OCR Religious Studies)

Revision Guide on Environmental Ethics (OCR Religious Studies)

This resource is a revision guide on OCR Environmental Ethics.Using the contents page, you can navigate your way through the revision material; key critical thinkers; discussion questions; exam style questions; tips for writing essays; and the mark scheme. The revision material covers the required topics thoroughly, including the themes of the natural environment; issues in environmental ethics; shallow and deep ecology; the Gaia Hypothesis; and different ethical approaches to protecting the environment. You can then test your knowledge using the discussion and exam style questions, which are specifically tailored to the OCR board. The mark scheme and guidelines for how to write essays will help you with this task immensely. You can also familiarise yourself with the key thinkers in the field using the background sheet. This resource makes learning interactive and enjoyable, giving yourself the best chance possible to get the grade you deserve!

By MSBall

GCSE Buddhism - 20 Lessons

GCSE Buddhism - 20 Lessons

Thanks to all of those who have left reviews below and helped this to become the "go-to" resource for teaching Buddhism at GCSE level.This bundle contains 20 high-quality lessons, each with lesson plans, presentations, and most with worksheets.It has been designed around the new OCR B specification, consequently it is also fully sufficient to teach the AQA specification (and will be useful to teachers teaching on Edexcel, which is slightly different to OCR B/AQA in terms of course contents)It covers all necessary material for the 'Beliefs, Teachings & Practices' section (Section A) of the course in relation to BUDDHISM.It is the product of many weeks work: I have aimed to make these resources such that every lesson would receive a good or outstanding rating if inspected.All lesson downloads include:-A detailed lesson plan: explaining objectives, differentiation, cross-curricular aims, AfL tasks, and an activity timeline.-A presentation file designed to the highest professional standard.-Integrated and varied AfL-A suggested homework taskThe course features 15 worksheets, a 'Buddhist board-game' template, various 'knowledge hunt' activities and also features an IT Suite Lesson. It is designed to be a complete course for the first year of GCSE Religious Studies teaching.Downloading this bundle will certainly save you many many hours of preparation time: as a practising Buddhist I hope it will allow Religious Studies Teachers to teach the Buddhist component of their chosen GCSE specification.Positive reviews are warmly welcomed: I have made this course with pride and hope you will find it comprehensive and useful."May you be happy, may you be healthy, may you be peaceful."

By godwin86

GCSE HINDUISM - 20 Lessons

GCSE HINDUISM - 20 Lessons

This 20 lesson course is designed for GCSE level students studying Hinduism. It is designed for the new specifications (2016 onwards) and is based on AQA and OCR specs. It covers all necessary material for the 'Beliefs, Teachings & Practices' section (Section A) of the course in relation to HINDUISM. It is the product of many weeks work: I have aimed to make these resources such that every lesson would receive a good or outstanding rating if inspected. All lesson downloads include: -A detailed lesson plan: explaining objectives, differentiation, cross-curricular aims, AfL tasks, and an activity timeline. -A presentation file designed to the highest professional standard. -Integrated and varied AfL -A suggested homework task Over 15 worksheets are included in this pack. Downloading this bundle will certainly save you many many hours of preparation time. Positive reviews are warmly welcomed: I have made this course with pride and hope you will find it comprehensive and useful. "May you be happy, may you be healthy, may you be peaceful."

By godwin86

Religion and Science Unit of Work

Religion and Science Unit of Work

Three lesson unit of work based around the theme of Religion and Science. This comprehensive unit contains issues about the created world and religion vs science concept. It also has a lesson detailing issues concerning the status of humans and non humans and their respective value. All three lessons have detailed lesson objectives, progress point check opportunities and audio visual material.

By hundredacre15

Revision Guide on Environmental Ethics (AQA A Level Religious Studies)

Revision Guide on Environmental Ethics (AQA A Level Religious Studies)

This resource is a revision guide on Environmental Ethics, which you can use for private study. This guide covers all the topics required for the AQA exam board, including issues in environmental ethics; deep and shallow ecology; eco holism and conservation ethics; the Gaia hypothesis; anthropocentrism; and different philosophical responses to environmental ethics (Kant, Natural Law, Utilitarianism, Situation ethics, and the Bible). It also contains discussion questions, exam style questions, and a background on the key critical thinkers. You can use this resource by going through the discussion questions on the handout with your students, ensuring that they read the material beforehand. You can then test their knowledge by going through the exam style questions, while ensuring that they are familiar with the key thinkers in the field. This guide also serves as an interactive learning tool for private study, which should make learning productive and enjoyable, thereby increasing your students' chances of getting the grades they deserve.

By MSBall

The Ultimate P4C Resource Pack [Philosophy for Children]

The Ultimate P4C Resource Pack [Philosophy for Children]

This is the ultimate Philosophy for Children (P4C) Pack: perfect for any teacher wishing to bring philosophy and critical thinking into their classroom. It contains 20 resources and includes: -An 8-Lesson P4C Course -Debate generating software -Philosophy Boxes Discussion Sessions -A P4C Display Pack -A host of other tools and templates Teaching philosophy is my passion and this resource has been made by me over years of spreading the joy of philosophy to young minds. I hope you will help me bring philosophy into the lives of children around the world by using this resource . This product is suitable for any teacher (around the world) to bring P4C into their classroom. It provides enough resources for whole-school initiatives and may be of interest to those in leadership positions, or coordinating P4C/PSHE/SMSC/Ethics provisions. Its uses include: -Introducing philosophy and P4C -Boosting critical-thinking skills -Enhancing metacognitive ability -Practicing conversation and debate skills Feel free to email me with any questions :) Adam, godwin86@gmail.com ---------------------- "Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success." - Swami Sivananda

By godwin86

THE RE MEGA BUNDLE

THE RE MEGA BUNDLE

Perfect for new RE teachers, new HODs and those entering a new RE post. This bundle is a massive collection of files. This bundle is designed for Religious Education, Philosophy & Ethics teachers; It includes: 5 x KS3 Units 5 x GCSE Units or themes A massive KS5 file collection An AQA Philosophy section P4C Tools Other goodies! Feel free to email me about the resource if you have any questions: godwin86@gmail.com Adam

By godwin86

ENGLISH - P4C Bundle!

ENGLISH - P4C Bundle!

A powerful pack of philosophical resources to stimulate your students minds.Perfect for teachers of English and English Literature! :D

By godwin86

GCSE Hinduism - L19/20 [Animal Rights, Environmental Ethics / Animals & The Environment]

GCSE Hinduism - L19/20 [Animal Rights, Environmental Ethics / Animals & The Environment]

This is the nineteenth in a series of lessons on Hinduism for GCSE level students for the 'Beliefs, Teachings & Practices' section of the course. It is designed for AQA and OCR specifications but relevant to all GCSE Hinduism Religious Studies teachers .The download includes:-A PPT Containing a Full Lesson-A detailed lesson plan covering: objectives, key-words, differentiation, and lesson timeline-A double-sided A3 worksheet-A Knowledge Hunt Printable-HomeworkThis lesson focuses on Hindu Ethical Concerns (Animal & Environmental Ethics):• Hindu attitudes to, and beliefs and teachings about, the environment and the natural world, including:• The treatment of animals• The treatment of the environment• The ways Hindu attitudes, beliefs and teachings are put into practice through charitable projects, including:• Hinduism and the Assisi Declarations on nature (1986)• The protection of sacred cows through goshalas, the Ahimsa Foundation for Cattle Protection• Sewa International (Sewa UK)• Different interpretations and emphases given to sources of wisdom and authority by different Hindu groups• The Purusha Sukta (Rig Veda)• The Bhagavad Gita• The work and example of Gandhi• Karma and the cycle of samsara• Yamas (virtues) especially daya (compassion), dama (restraint) and kshama (patience/tolerance)Sources:Mahabharata XVIII 113 8Mahabharata III 29Myths and stories about the deities associated with ethical concernsThis is part of a series of lessons, if you like it: save countless hours by downloading the complete course! The complete series of GCSE Hinduism lessons can be downloaded at our TES Shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/godwin86We also have learning mats, revision sessions, and much more!Thank you for your download!Positive reviews are greatly appreciated.

By godwin86

GCSE Hinduism - Lesson 8/20 ['Human Concerns': Yamas (Duties/Virtues), Ahimsa, Daya, Dana, Dama]

GCSE Hinduism - Lesson 8/20 ['Human Concerns': Yamas (Duties/Virtues), Ahimsa, Daya, Dana, Dama]

This is the eighth in a series of lessons on Hinduism for GCSE level students for the 'Beliefs, Teachings & Practices' section of the course [section A]. It is designed around the OCR specification and is therefore suitable for teachers using the AQA specification (which is a less detailed equivalent to the OCR spec) and highly relevant to GCSE Religious Studies teachers regardless of the specification used.The Download (comprising 4 files, within one zip file) includes:-A PPT Containing a Full Lesson-A complete lesson plan covering: objectives, key-words, differentiation, and lesson timeline-Double-sided A4 worksheet-A3 Silent Debate group worksheets-A Homework TaskThe topic of the lesson focusses on the following part of the specification: Human Concerns [Duties/Virtues/Yamas]• Hindu understanding of the concepts of free will, suffering and virtue, including their relationship to karma and samsara• The meaning and importance of Hindu virtues/ moral duties (yamas), including harmlessness/ non-violence (Ahimsa), compassion (daya), selfcontrol/restraint(dama) and giving (dana)• The relationship between virtues and particular elements of dharma• Common and divergent emphases placed on human concerns by different Hindu groups, including which virtues are identified as of core importance• Different interpretations and emphases given to sources of wisdom and authority by different Hindu groups Sources:Mahabharata V 39Bhagavad Gita XVI, 1–3Bhagavad Gita VIII 8–12This is part of a series of lessons, if you like it: save countless hours by downloading the complete course! The complete series of GCSE Hinduism lessons can be downloaded at our TES Shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/godwin86Thank you for your download!Positive reviews are greatly appreciated.

By godwin86

The Debating Society Toolkit

The Debating Society Toolkit

An amazing collection of 20 resources and tools for school debating societies.It is perfect for anyone with a new or established debating society.The author has been involved in debating societies since he was, himself, chairman of The Debate Club at Magdalen College School. He went on debating until he gained a masters degree in Philosophy.This pack is the culmination of 4 years of P4C experience. It features 20 high quality debate generating and discussion leading programs.It's great for SMSC, P4C, PSHE, and teachers of RE, Philosophy, Sociology, History, Politics, Citizenship and such :)Feel free to ask me any questions: godwin86@gmail.com

By godwin86

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Religious Studies GCSE Revision Guide/Resource (AQA RS B - Unit 2)

Religious Studies GCSE Revision Guide/Resource (AQA RS B - Unit 2)

A 43 page information filled revision guide for RS GCSE for AQA B. Includes high level of detail, supporting images, exam technique tips, checklist for each unit. My students absolutely love it and encouraged me to sell it online so blame them, if anyone. It took a huge amount of time to put together but is really useful, particularly for pupils with long term absence or a lack of funds to buy revision guides.

By mrpinkhouse

[P4C] The Moral Dilemma Generator - [200 Slide PPT with 'Randomiser'] PHILOSOPHY FOR KIDS

[P4C] The Moral Dilemma Generator - [200 Slide PPT with 'Randomiser'] PHILOSOPHY FOR KIDS

This is a 200 slide PPT, containing 198 moral/ethical debates, discussions, and dilemmas.It also contains a 'randomiser' slide: when clicked a random moral problem is presented to the group.For a FREE DEMO please search: 'The Moral Dilemma Generator [Free Demo Version]'Uses:-P4C (Philosophy for kids)-Form time activities-R.S./Philosophy/Citizenship cover lessons-Debating societies-Making best use of spare time at the end of lessonsDiscussions follow one of four formats, each asking students to move from one side of the room or the other to make their position clear: teachers should then use questioning to foster a debate between students, encouraging them to present reasons for their choice and defend their position.The formats are:-"Which is more moral?" (students chose between two options)-"Agree or disagree?" (where students respond to a presented statement about morality of a moral issue)-"Who do you save?" (where students need to save one of two people/options, and justify the morality of their decision)-"Moral or immoral?" (where students cast their judgement on a given action, event or person.This resource is great value at £4.99 and cannot be found elsewhere:-It clearly contributes to the Moral aspect of your school's SMSC provision-It allows for countless hours of discussion and debate to be structured in a focussed and engaging manner.-It would take days to reproduce yourself.-It can save vast amounts of staff time in preparing cover lessons-It is the perfect way to make the most of any time a teacher might have left at the end of a lesson.-It deals with cross curricular issuesPlease note: this resource deals with controversial issues, debates and questions that may be deemed unsuitable for younger children. It is designed for secondary school students, but can be easily adapted to younger years with appropriate amendments by their teacher.

By godwin86

AQA GCSE Religious Studies: Theme C - The Existence of God &Revelation [Over 90 Files!] Full Lessons

AQA GCSE Religious Studies: Theme C - The Existence of God &Revelation [Over 90 Files!] Full Lessons

I went through all my old resources to find relevant files for the 'The Existence of God & Revelation' theme of new specification and compiled them into this 90+ file bundle. Resources focus on Christianity but I will be making new resources for Buddhism soon.Please note: most of the video files have been removed from this download due to space limitations (the maximum upload is about 200mb) - but the video files are all available on YouTube.

By godwin86

AQA GCSE (9-1) RS - Relevant teachings Theme B - Religion and Life - Islam

AQA GCSE (9-1) RS - Relevant teachings Theme B - Religion and Life - Islam

AQA GCSE RS (9-1) Specification A has questions which demand the use of teachings if a student wishes to achieve a good grade.These are sheets to give two relevant and usable teachings per topic area for Theme B – Religion and Life - from Islam. The Theme covers specific teachings, which relate to each element of the Theme. The teachings are also explained to show their application to the issue.Can be used as an aide memoire in class, as a revision sheet, to aid question response. Also useful as a homework aid – so that homework can be set with students using their own ‘teachings sheet’ which they have at home.Could be laminated/stuck to the desk as a permanent feature of lessons whilst covering the section in class , so that students can have them available in discussion and written work.

By Charliebgood

Animal Rights Unit

Animal Rights Unit

Self explanatory series of four lessons concerning Animal Rights - suitable for KS3/4 students. Each contains learning objectives , links to both literacy and numeracy and available audio visual material. Worksheets included along with powerpoints.Lesson Titles :1. How are animals different to humans?2. Do Animals have rights?3.Wild vs useful?4. Should we eat animals?

By hundredacre15

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WJEC Eduqas Life and Death: Stewardship and the Environment Learning Mat

WJEC Eduqas Life and Death: Stewardship and the Environment Learning Mat

Creative and visually engaging learning mat / revision sheet for Philosophy and Ethics: Issues of Life & Death: Stewardship and the EnvironmentCreated with the WJEC / Eduqas RS GCSE in mind, though can be applied across specifications and qualifications. As an examiner for this specification, I have used what I know of the course to create this resource. Please give feedback! I am always happy to respond to comments - whether positive or constructive - this will help to improve the quality of my resources in the future and, more importantly, the quality of pupils' RE/RS education in general - which is what we're all here for!

By joanacarr

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WJEC Eduqas Issues of Life and Death Learning Mat Bundle

WJEC Eduqas Issues of Life and Death Learning Mat Bundle

7 Creative and visually engaging learning mats / revision sheets for Philosophy and Ethics: Issues of Life & Death. Learning Mats cover the entire topic:1. Creation2. Stewardship3. Sanctity and Quality of Life4. Abortion5. Euthanasia6. Soul and the Afterlife7. Funeral RitesCreated with the WJEC / Eduqas RS GCSE in mind, though can be applied across specifications and qualifications. As an examiner for this specification, I have used what I know of the course to create this resource. Please give feedback! I am always happy to respond to comments - whether positive or constructive - this will help to improve the quality of my resources in the future and, more importantly, the quality of pupils' RE/RS education in general - which is what we're all here for!

By joanacarr

AQA Philosophy AS Revision Sessions (x12) Epistemology & Moral Philosophy ( KS5 AQA Philosophy )

AQA Philosophy AS Revision Sessions (x12) Epistemology & Moral Philosophy ( KS5 AQA Philosophy )

Designed for teachers using the new AQA Philosophy specification (teaching from 2017 onwards). This bundle contains 12 x revision sessions that cover the entire Epistemology and Moral Philosophy sections of the AS content. The revision sessions can be used in a number of ways: -As revision sessions during a revision period of term-time leading up to exams -Sandwiched between lessons as they are taught throughout the year as a way of solidifying and assessing learning -During extra-curricular time (KS5 Religious Studies Clubs) This revision session features: -A 'grid of learning' post-it task (to focus students on the day's topic and refresh their memories of the basics) -A 'competitive mind-mapping task (which can be completed on the whiteboard or on A3 paper) -A silent debate task (with 6 x A3 silent debate worksheets in an editable .doc file) [nb. allowing group conversation, instead of silence, is also an effective approach] -Debates that ask students to move from one side of the room or the other and verbalise a defence of their position in response to a statement or rubric. -A concluding 'One thing I am still uncertain about...' post-it question. Please see our other bundles, the larger the bundle the greater the saving! Use this URL to find them: goo.gl/o3xGyj

By godwin86

Humble Assembly

Humble Assembly

Act of Collective Worship assembly based around the theme of humility - complete with Audio Visual Material

By hundredacre15