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AQA A GCSE Islam Beliefs and Teachings Lesson 3 - Nature of God

AQA A GCSE Islam Beliefs and Teachings Lesson 3 - Nature of God

This is the 3rd lesson in the AQA A GCSE 'beliefs and teachings' unit of work for Islam and it is focused on the nature of God.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 (12, 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

3 MARK MODEL ANSWERS AQA RS SPEC B PAPER 1 PART 1

3 MARK MODEL ANSWERS AQA RS SPEC B PAPER 1 PART 1

Hi colleagues. we are under two months away from the final exam and we want to support pupils with revision for the GCSE AQA SPEC B Unit 1, Religion and citizenship. Please see model answers developed from exemplars, pupil exam papers from AQA and the mark scheme. It can support pupils at all abilities and will also support AQA SPEC A GRADE 9-1 Thematic studies for next year.

By ashah123456

3 MARK MODEL ANSWERS AQA RS SPEC B PAPER 1 PART 2

3 MARK MODEL ANSWERS AQA RS SPEC B PAPER 1 PART 2

Hi colleagues. We are under two months away from the final exam and we want to support pupils with revision for the GCSE AQA SPEC B Unit 1. Religion and Citizenship. Please see model answers developed from exemplars, pupil exam papers from AQA and the mark scheme. It can support pupils at all abilities and will also support AQA SPEC A GRADE 9-1 Thematic studies for next year.

By ashah123456

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 (Lesson Plans, Worksheets, Presentations) Complete Course! Whole Unit! NEW SPECIFICATION!

GCSE HINDUISM (OCR B / AQA) 20 Lessons - Very High Quality - Complete Resources (Lesson Plans, Worksheets, Presentations) Complete Course! Whole Unit! 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

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 - L16/20 [Hindu Temples, Shrines, Sites of Pilgrimage, Worship in Nature] Darshan

GCSE Hinduism - L16/20 [Hindu Temples, Shrines, Sites of Pilgrimage, Worship in Nature] Darshan

This is the sixteenth 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 file with learning points and images-HomeworkThis lesson focuses on Sacred Spaces in Hinduism:• The nature and importance of sacred places and spaces for Hindu worship:• Temples• Shrines• Sites of pilgrimage• Outdoors• Hills and rivers • The purpose and practice of pilgrimage• Sites of pilgrimage, including varanasi and the river Ganges, and the purpose of pilgrimage to different sites• The significance of pilgrimage and practices for Hindus, and their relationship to the different yogas• The importance of darshan and the different forms it can take in relation to murti, holy people and sites of holy places• Common and divergent emphases given to the sources of wisdom and authority by different Hindi groups• Different interpretations and emphases given to sources of wisdom and authority by different Hindu groups This 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

Edexcel Christianity Community Cohesion Keywords and Key Concepts Game

Edexcel Christianity Community Cohesion Keywords and Key Concepts Game

32 playing cards featuring a question and answer. Students work as a team to correctly match keywords and key concepts from Edexcel. Can also be used as a starter or plenary activity. Great for revision and recall. Add extra challenge by using a timer and aim to beat their personal best! This resource can be edited.

By louisebibby

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

GCSE Hinduism - L15/20 [Holy People, Gurus, Guru, Sadhus, Yogis] Includes fun Hindu Quotes Game!

GCSE Hinduism - L15/20 [Holy People, Gurus, Guru, Sadhus, Yogis] Includes fun Hindu Quotes Game!

This is the fifteenth 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 complete lesson plan covering: objectives, key-words, differentiation, and lesson timeline-A handout/worksheet for the 'Spot the Guru!' game [featuring a wide array of famous quotes from Hindu gurus, philosophers and scriptures]-Hindu coin tokens to be used in the 'Spit the Guru Game'-Relevant AfL/Assessment tasksThis lesson focuses on Holy People in Hinduism:• Gurus• Sadhus• Yogis• The role and importance of holy people, including gurus and sadhus/sadhvis• Common and divergent emphases given to the sources of wisdom and authority by different Hindi groups• Different interpretations and emphases given to sources of wisdom and authority by different Hindu groups Sources:Bhagavad Gita XII 5The Bhagavad Gita iX 13–14Numerous Hindu PhilosophersThis 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

Edexcel Christianity Believing in God Keyword & Key Concepts Game

Edexcel Christianity Believing in God Keyword & Key Concepts Game

32 playing cards featuring a question and answer. Students work as a team to correctly match keywords and key concepts from Edexcel. Can also be used as a starter or plenary activity. Great for revision and recall. Add extra challenge by using a timer and aim to beat their personal best! This resource can be edited.

By louisebibby

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

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