Ethics and values teaching resources: Value of life

Resources and ideas for religious education, ethics and values, value of life, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

The Existence of God

The Existence of God

This can either be a fast paced 60 minutes or span two lessons. Giving pupils the initial lesson to research and plan and then the second lesson as a P4C lesson to thoroughly debate this topic. This is a 'Grab & Go' Lesson-Zero prep Required and is designed to get pupils thinking about the existence of God through the Ontological Theory. It is a fully resourced lesson with PowerPoint and worksheets with a card sort sheet that can either be printed and pupils can cut the information out to stick in their books or you can laminate the cards for group tasks. There is also a help sheet included on how to come up with a convincing argument.The aim is for pupils to come up with plausible arguments whether there is or is not a God (using the Ontological Theory as evidence) and to present this in a group discussion.

By TeachElite

KS3 Buddhism - Wesak Day & Wheel of Life

KS3 Buddhism - Wesak Day & Wheel of Life

2 lessons. Wesak day is an independent PC project which allows students to research into Wesak day and create a leaflet aimed at tourists. The document asks questions to guide them to create a leaflet, which include basic teacher answers. Wheel of life lesson goes through the wheel of life elements and allows students to create their own.

By Findlotte

Last Minute Judaism Revision. FREE: use code: MARVELLOUS-MAY @ checkout

Last Minute Judaism Revision. FREE: use code: MARVELLOUS-MAY @ checkout

Last Minute Judaism Revision. FREE: use code: MARVELLOUS-MAY @ checkoutThis Bundle is designed to help you and your pupils with that last minute cramming needed for the GCSE Judaism exam! The resources included are: Pre-Exam Last Minute Tips!! GCSE Judaism Last Minute Revision session: This PowerPoint is designed to be delivered during a 15-20 minute session just before the pupils enter the exam room. It has a few handy hints and tips for pupils to use, that it is hoped, will be fresh in their minds during the exam.GCSE Judaism Flashcards: A set of flash cards based on the WJEC Specification A Judaism paper. Past paper questions with specific content. Included in this resource is a topic overview sheet for teacher and pupil. This is basically a breakdown each topic we teach for this course.Death & Afterlife according to Judaism-Key Concepts: An activity sheet based on the key words used to revise about death and the Afterlife according to Judaism.Judaism Rites of Passage Revision Booklet: A Grab and Go Resource! Zero Prep Required.This is booklet with is really useful to sum up rites of passage. Pupils can be given a a few lessons to research, use their existing work and complete the worksheets within the booklet. They are then tasked with creating their very own revision aid on the topic. We usually collect these in and photocopy them and distribute to the class as a handy home revision summary. The Booklet includes information and worksheets on the four main rites of passage: Brit Milah, Bar Mitzvah, Marriage, Death. Also Included: The role of the parents in these and a page in which there are arguments for which rite of passage is superior (to answer a specific exam style question). To view the contents of this booklet, please check out our sample available at: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/judaism-rites-of-passage-revision-booklet-sample-11586091

By TeachElite

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

The Problem of Evil

The Problem of Evil

An introduction to the problem of evil - looking at natural evil and moral evil with an evaluation question at the end. Youtube clip links included.

By eageorge

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

Judaism - Rites of Passage Revision Booklet

Judaism - Rites of Passage Revision Booklet

A Grab and Go Resource! Zero Prep Required.This is booklet with is really useful to sum up rites of passage. Pupils can be given a a few lessons to research, use their existing work and complete the worksheets within the booklet. They are then tasked with creating their very own revision aid on the topic. We usually collect these in and photocopy them and distribute to the class as a handy home revision summary. The Booklet includes information and worksheets on the four main rites of passage: Brit Milah,Bar Mitzvah,Marriage,Death Also Included: The role of the parents in these and a page in which there are arguments for which rite of passage is superior (to answer a specific exam style question).To view the contents of this booklet, please check out our sample available at: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/judaism-rites-of-passage-revision-booklet-sample-11586091

By TeachElite

Exploring Islam - bundle

Exploring Islam - bundle

This bundle contains the unit plan, PowerPoint presentations, lesson plans, worksheets, flipcharts, puzzles, revisions, homework and the unit review to support the teaching of the unit 'Exploring Islam' (suitable for S1/S2/S3 - Scotland and year 7/8/9 -England). More updates to follow soon - all will be free! Please rate and leave comments if you use or like this resource. Your feedback is greatly appreciated! For a wider range of free and paid resources please have a look at my shop: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/dana2010

By Think_About_It

AQA A Islam Beliefs and Teachings COMPLETE UNIT Lessons 1-10

AQA A Islam Beliefs and Teachings COMPLETE UNIT Lessons 1-10

This bundle is comprised of lessons 1-10 from the 'Islam: beliefs and teachings' unit for the new AQA A Religious Studies GCSE specification. This is the complete unit of work.These lessons are on:1. Oneness of God and supremacy of God's will2. Sunni and Shi'a Islam3. The nature of God4. Angels5. Predestination6. Life after death7 and 8. Prophethood, Adam and Ibrahim9. Muhammad and the Imamate10. The holy books of IslamEach lesson is fully resourced to a high standard, differentiated, challenging and engaging. It has been planned by a Lead Practitioner who is passionate about excellent quality teaching and learning. For all video clips, resources and teaching tips for how to deliver the activities effectively, please see the notes section at the bottom of every slide. These lessons have been designed for you to 'pick up and go' so there is no preparation work other than a small amount of printing required. I will be adding the next set of lessons on 'Islam: Practices' shortly and these will be available in a separate bundle. Please see my other bundles for the AQA GCSE specification on the Christianity 'practices' unit.If you make use of these resources I would be really appreciative of a review.

By nslater88

Kolbe

Kolbe

A short video to introduce Kolbe followed by information about him with some questions at the end.

By eageorge

Who is Jesus Christ? - Puzzles

Who is Jesus Christ? - Puzzles

Regardless of their age, all students love a puzzle - learning and fun at the same time! Motivate and enthuse your students with these three differentiated jigsaw puzzles which have the advantage of combining learning about Jesus Christ with the enjoyment of playing. Year Groups✶ S1/S2 (Scotland) ✶ Year 7/8 (England)✶ 6th/7th Grade (US)✶ they also work well with S3/Year 9/8th Grade SEN pupils.Learning ObjectivesThese puzzles were designed in alignment with the learning objectives for the lesson Jesus Christ, the Son of God:✶ to identify 2-3 facts about Jesus’ life;✶ to explain Jesus’ main teachings.DifferentiationAll your students can benefit from this resource. There are three different jigsaw puzzles included (1 text puzzle and 2 image puzzles) which are of different levels of difficulty to help all students to access the parable. Ask pupils to pick one which they are most comfortable with. This activity is further differentiated by providing extension tasks for pupils who complete the text puzzle. When and how to use this resourceThe puzzles are suitable to be used as part of the lesson ‘Jesus Christ, the Son of God’ during class activities, for revision or as a stand-alone activity. Pupils can work on them individually, in pairs or in mixed-ability groups. All you need to do is to print off the puzzle (as many copies as you need), laminate them for durability, cut them out carefully to ensure close matching and finally, put the pieces in envelopes. Each jigsaw puzzle is numbered-coded for organisational convenience. Please be aware that both image puzzles are graphic heavy and will require a colour printer and lots of ink!********************************************************************************** This resource contains:✶ Cover✶ Preview✶ Teacher Notes (including detailed instructions, the benefits of using a jigsaw puzzle and printing tips)✶ Numbered-coded text puzzle (8 pages)✶ Numbered-coded image puzzle 1 (8 pages)✶ Numbered-coded image puzzle 2 (8 pages)✶ Worksheet (reflective questions)✶ TOU/Credits Page Count: 33**********************************************************************************Related Resources All puzzles**********************************************************************************

By Think_About_It

AQA A Islam Beliefs and Teachings Lesson 9 - Muhammad and the Imamate

AQA A Islam Beliefs and Teachings Lesson 9 - Muhammad and the Imamate

This is the 9th lesson in the AQA A GCSE 'beliefs and teachings' unit of work for Islam and it is focused on the life of Muhammad and the Imamate.The lesson has been fully resourced to a high standard with a range of differentiated tasks included (using the good, better, best system). The lesson is designed to challenge the students as well as make them familiar with new concepts, knowledge and how to apply their learning to the exam ( 4 and 5 mark questions in particular through this lesson).Please check the bottom of all slides for teachings hints and tips as well as for any video and film links. I will be adding lessons on a weekly basis so please keep looking!If you choose to use this resource I would really appreciate a review.

By nslater88

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

WJEC Eduqas Life and Death Task Book - Activity Book

WJEC Eduqas Life and Death Task Book - Activity Book

Full working document (32 pages) for revision or independent study for the topic of Issues of Life and Death. Document includes a variety of tasks, from mind-mapping to letter and script writing, to embed learning from each of the topic below.Booklet focuses on Christianity (including different denominations within Christianity) and Humanism.Resource includes:1. Creationa. Christian Creationb. Humanismc. Design Argumentd. Interpretations2. Life on Eartha. Stewardshipb. Sanctity of Lifec. Quality of Lifed. Abortione. Euthanasia3. Life After Deatha. Heaven and Hellb. Judgement and Punishmentc. Christian Attitudesd. Humanist Attitudese. 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

Capital punishment

Capital punishment

Intro to capital punishment. This lesson looks at what capital punishment is and the reasoning for and against it. Students reflect on a series of high profile case studies and consider whether they feel capital punishment can be just. Links to RS edexcel syllabus.

By loustinch

Religious Attitudes to Abortion

Religious Attitudes to Abortion

individual task, group relay task + 15 mark EDUQAS exam question broken down in to 3 separate sections to discuss and complete together. Exam tips and mark-scheme included. Figure out the religious teaching from the pictures plenary.

By HCCLAYTON

Introduction to Abortion

Introduction to Abortion

Lesson used as an introduction to abortion as an observed lesson. Various different activities to complete on 1 A3 sheet. Hook starter, video from YouTube used, pupils complete timeline activity, understand keywords, reasons why people have abortions, pro-life and pro-choice + lesson plan and all resources included + link to videos. Pupils enjoyed the lesson and outcomes were met well.

By HCCLAYTON

Exploring Islam - homework

Exploring Islam - homework

Creative and meaningful homework for the unit 'Exploring Islam': activities support and extend learning about Islam and also ask pupils to make connections with their lives. Pupils loved it!Related Resources All puzzles

By Think_About_It

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Euthanasia

Euthanasia

Double lesson looking at the different issues relating to Euthanasia. Examines the different types and methods of Euthanasia as well as key examples which raise difficult ethical questions.

By JamesLeverton

The Good Samaritan Puzzles

The Good Samaritan Puzzles

Regardless of their age, all students love a puzzle - learning and fun at the same time! Motivate and enthuse your students with these three differentiated jigsaw puzzles which have the advantage of combining learning about the parable of the Good Samaritan with the enjoyment of playing. Year Groups✶ S1/S2 (Scotland) ✶ Year 7/8 (England)✶ 6th/7th Grade (US)✶ they also work well with S3/Year 9/8th Grade SEN pupils.Learning ObjectivesThese puzzles were designed in alignment with the learning objectives for the lesson The Good Samaritan:✶ to narrate the parable of the Good Samaritan;✶ to identify who is our neighbour;✶ to describe ways in which our neighbour could be helped.DifferentiationAll your students can benefit from this resource. There are three different jigsaw puzzles included (1 text puzzle and 2 image puzzles) which are of different levels of difficulty to help all students to access the parable. Ask pupils to pick one which they are most comfortable with. This activity is further differentiated by providing extension tasks for pupils who complete the text puzzle. When and how to use this resourceThe puzzles are suitable to be used as part of the lesson ’The Good Samaritan’, during class activities, for revision or as a stand-alone activity. Pupils can work on them individually, in pairs or in mixed-ability groups. All you need to do is to print off the puzzle (as many copies as you need), laminate them for durability, cut them out carefully to ensure close matching and finally, put the pieces in envelopes. Each jigsaw puzzle is numbered-coded for organisational convenience. Please be aware that both image puzzles are graphic heavy and will require a colour printer and lots of ink!********************************************************************************** This resource contains:✶ Cover✶ Preview✶ Teacher Notes (including detailed instructions, the benefits of using a jigsaw puzzle and printing tips)✶ Numbered-coded text puzzle (8 pages)✶ Numbered-coded image puzzle 1 (8 pages)✶ Numbered-coded image puzzle 2 (8 pages)✶ Worksheet (reflective questions)✶ TOU/Credits Page Count: 33**********************************************************************************Related Resources All puzzles**********************************************************************************

By Think_About_It