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Revision Guide on Religious Pluralism and Diversity (EdExcel A Level Religious Studies)

Revision Guide on Religious Pluralism and Diversity (EdExcel A Level Religious Studies)

Revision Guide on Religious Pluralism and Diversity If you’re struggling to teach your students the ever-complex module on Religious Pluralism and Diversity, but are short on time, then this resource is just right for you! The guide covers the core topics from the EdExcel syllabus, including particularism, inclusivism, and pluralism. It also has a background on the key critical thinkers in the field, as well as discussion and exam style questions. Help your students learn the topics in detail while saving yourself hours of writing revision resources. Let the students learn the pros and cons of each position in the debate about God so they can test their knowledge through both the discussion and exam questions. When your learners have finished with this guide, they should be well-prepared for their exam and able to meet their target grades. Give this guide a try, and help your students reach their true potential!

By MSBall

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 Units5 x GCSE Units or themesA massive KS5 file collectionAn AQA Philosophy sectionP4C ToolsOther goodies!Feel free to email me about the resource if you have any questions: godwin86@gmail.comAdam

By godwin86

EYFS/Nursery RE Planning - Easter/Celebrating New Life (7 Lessons)

EYFS/Nursery RE Planning - Easter/Celebrating New Life (7 Lessons)

This file includes a sequence of 7 lessons on 'Celebrating New Life' and Easter. It is a notebook file to use as a presentation in class and has links to and attachments containing all the necessary resources/worksheets. The RE scheme of work includes craft activities and links to drama, writing, art and sensory play.

By dshafs

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 templatesTeaching 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 skillsFeel 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

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

GCSE HINDUISM (OCR B / AQA) 20 Lessons - Very High Quality - Complete Resources - NEW SPECIFICATION!

GCSE HINDUISM (OCR B / AQA) 20 Lessons - Very High Quality - Complete Resources - NEW SPECIFICATION!

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: Funeral Rites Learning Mat

WJEC Eduqas Life and Death: Funeral Rites Learning Mat

Creative and visually engaging learning mat / revision sheet for Issues of Life & Death: Funeral Rites and How do funeral rites reflect religious and non-religious belief?Created 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

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

WJEC Eduqas Relationships: Cohabitation and Sexual Relationships Learning Mat

WJEC Eduqas Relationships: Cohabitation and Sexual Relationships Learning Mat

Creative and visually engaging learning mat / revision sheet for Issues of Relationships: Cohabitation and the Purpose/Nature of Sex / Sexual Relationships.Created 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

KS3 Inspiration Figures Group Work and Presentation lesson

KS3 Inspiration Figures Group Work and Presentation lesson

Lesson focuses on Mother Teresa, the Dalai Lama, Tawakkol Karman and Nelson Mandela - great for group work, posters and then a subsequent presentation and assessment lesson. Works well for Year 7 or Year 8 studentsPowerpoint includes - lesson instructions and activities, WALT and WILFs, source worksheets for printing

By TomStone93

Sikhism and Suffering KS3 Differentiated lesson

Sikhism and Suffering KS3 Differentiated lesson

3-way differentiated lesson on Sikhism and Suffering (which includes exploring the concepts of Sewa and the Langar), Powerpoint includes - source sheets, activity sheets, lesson plan, WALT and WILF slide, assessment and writing frame and mark scheme, WILF review and plenary, and a videoVideo = http://www.bbc.co.uk/education/clips/zvx6yrd

By TomStone93

KS4 Christian Beliefs in Salvation, Heaven and Hell (AQA Spec A)

KS4 Christian Beliefs in Salvation, Heaven and Hell (AQA Spec A)

Fully differentiated, student-led lesson on Christian beliefs on salvation, heaven and hell which follows the NEW AQA Spec A scheme of work. Powerpoint includes -2 way differentiated lesson activities, HW activity, WALT and WILFs, worksheets for printing, source sheets and relevant Bible quotes

By TomStone93

WJEC Eduqas Life and Death: Soul and the Afterlife Learning Mat

WJEC Eduqas Life and Death: Soul and the Afterlife Learning Mat

Creative and visually engaging learning mat / revision sheet for Philosophy and Ethics: Issues of Life & Death: Soul and the AfterlifeCreated 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

Mark's Gospel Walking Talking Mock

Mark's Gospel Walking Talking Mock

This resource includes a lesson for preparation for a walking, talking mock. This is followed by a second resource which presents exam questions with key terms identified plus the mark scheme and examiners reports.

By rsrcteacher

WJEC Eduqas Relationships Learning Mat Bundle

WJEC Eduqas Relationships Learning Mat Bundle

7 Creative and visually engaging learning mats / revision sheets for Philosophy and Ethics: Issues of Relationships. Learning Mats cover the entire topic:1. Why do some marriages fail?2. The Family3. Cohabitation and Sexual Relationships4. Contraception5. Nature and Purpose of Marriage6. Same-Sex Marriage7. Gender Prejudice and DiscriminationCreated 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

Holy Trinity

Holy Trinity

This lesson examines the idea of God as the Holy Trinity and was aimed towards my Year 9 Mixed ability class. The resource includes a detailed lesson plan with resource sheets. There is something in here for all learning styles and tasks include stretch and challenge questions for those who complete early. I was awarded a level 1 for this lesson during my formal observation. I was praised for using AFL to monitor progress easily through the knowledge line

By conord094

GCSE Buddhism (OCR B / AQA) 20 Lessons - Very High Quality - Complete Resources (Lesson Plans, Worksheets, Presentations)

GCSE Buddhism (OCR B / AQA) 20 Lessons - Very High Quality - Complete Resources (Lesson Plans, Worksheets, Presentations)

This course has been made specifically for the new OCR B Religious Studies specification (2016 onwards). It has been designed around the 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 task The 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

BRITISH VALUES: British Values Bundle

BRITISH VALUES: British Values Bundle

12 x fully resourced, highly rated British Values and Citizenship lessons for KS3/4. All are complete with accompanying worksheets, clips and well differentiated to three levels. I use all of these myself as a Head of Citizenship and I really hope you find them excellent value. I've put literally months of time into this to make these lessons top quality for my own school team. Please leave me a review and I'll send you any other resource of your choice for free. Many more inexpensive and also many free resources at my shop: Emjcot's Shop

By EC_Resources

Berkeley's Idealism ( AQA Philosophy ) Epistemology - Revision Session AS / A2 - Perception

Berkeley's Idealism ( AQA Philosophy ) Epistemology - Revision Session AS / A2 - Perception

Designed for teachers using the new AQA Philosophy specification (teaching from 2017 onwards). This revision session covers the 'Berkeley's Idealism' section of the specification. The topic is a part of the Epistemology component of the AS course.This download contains one of a series of revision sessions that use a variety of mind-mapping, discussion and debate tasks to cover a section of the specification. It includes a fully animated revision session PowerPoint and a set of 'silent debate' A3 worksheets. All resources are editable.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 Philosophy 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.This session can be purchased individually or as part of various bundles depending on your needs.Please note: the cover picture depicts some of the activities that make up this revision session, the wording within those tasks is adapted to the topic specified above and may differ from the wording depicted. Contents and tasks may vary slightly between revision sessions. The cover photo is, however, a fair depiction of the contents of the lesson.Copyright Adam Godwin (2017) [Godwin86]

By godwin86

The Three Jewels

The Three Jewels

This bundle includes the presentations, lessons plan, flipcharts, activities and revisions for the Three Jewels. 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

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

Stations of the Cross Write & Color Booklets

Stations of the Cross Write & Color Booklets

This booklet is for the Stations of the Cross to write and color. Each page has an image for each station with 2 types of lines. There are lines for big and little kids.The lines can be used to/for:• Write what each station is• Reflections• Prayers• Write what they feel when they look at the image• Tell a story about each image• And so much more!Copyright 2017 by Elaine G of "The Treasured Schoolhouse". All Rights Reserved.

By TheSchoolhouse