Religion and society teaching resources: Community cohesion

Resources and ideas for religious education, religion and society, community cohesion, written by teachers to support teaching and learning

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

MODEL ANSWERS 3 MARKERS AQA SPEC B RS PAPER 2 PART 2

MODEL ANSWERS 3 MARKERS AQA SPEC B RS PAPER 2 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 2. 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

St. Columba crossword

St. Columba crossword

Learn and play at the same time! ‘St. Columba’ crossword was designed not just for creating ‘busy-work’ for students, but for engaging the students in the learning process and enhancing their learning experience. Crosswords are well-known as being a very popular activity with students. They offer a simple and creative way to incorporate active learning into your teaching!Learning IntentionsThe puzzle clues were developed in alignment with the learning objectives for the lesson: St. Columba’s life’.✶ to identify basic facts about St. Columba’s life and activity✶ to explain the key words: illuminated letters, conversion, missionary, monk and pilgrimageThe clues given to the students were created at a moderate difficulty level to encourage all pupils to participate in the activity.DifferentiationAll your students can benefit from this resource. There are three versions of it and you can give your students the option to choose the activity they want to do.It is suitable to be used for homework, during class activities or for revision. When used for revision, it makes the process more interactive and fun, and it can be less intimidating for students as a revision tool. Answers are provided! Just print as many copies of the crossword puzzle as you need. You may want to give each student a copy or, you may consider giving the students the option to work in pairs. You can encourage your students to interact with each other while completing the puzzle to identify possible misconceptions they may have about St. Columba’s life. This resource contains:✶ Teacher notes✶ The crossword✶ The answers ✶ TOU/Credits PAGE COUNT: 9Please 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 visit my shop at ThinkAboutIt

By Think_About_It

Sexual Ethics

Sexual Ethics

A series of six lessons on sexual ethics, in line with the new Edexcel A Level Relgious Studies.

By Shonamagill

St Columba - bundle

St Columba - bundle

This bundle contains the lesson on St. Columba and a range of activities/homework to help your students learn about St. Columba! More updates to follow soon - all 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 - 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

GCSE Hinduism - L18/20 [Hindu Festivals: Maha Shivaratri , Ganesh Chaturthi,  Raksha Bandhan] RE RS

GCSE Hinduism - L18/20 [Hindu Festivals: Maha Shivaratri , Ganesh Chaturthi, Raksha Bandhan] RE RS

This is the eighteenth in a series of lessons on Hinduism for GCSE level students for the 'Beliefs, Teachings & Practices' section of the course. It coverers 3 Hindu festivals:-Maha Shivaratri -Ganesh Chaturthi-Raksha BandhanIt is designed for AQA and OCR specifications but relevant to all GCSE Hinduism Religious Studies teachers .The download includes:-A selection of 6 lessons (referring to 3 different Hindu festivals)-Lesson Plans (where necessary) -Homeworks-WorksheetsEach festival can be taught using different approaches:1) A video and documentary based approach based around a (rather beautiful, if I do say so myself) A3 Worksheet. [Includes PPT, Worksheet and Lesson Plan]2) An ICT Suite 'Research, Present & Quiz' approach, which includes integrated peer-assessment. [Includes PPT and Worksheet, Lesson Plan not necessary as it's such a straightforward approach].The festivals covered in this download are:-Maha Shivaratri -Ganesh Chaturthi-Raksha BandhanThis 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 - L17/20 [Hindu Festivals: Diwali, Holi, Navratri, Kumbha Mela ] [Includes 8 Sessions]

GCSE Hinduism - L17/20 [Hindu Festivals: Diwali, Holi, Navratri, Kumbha Mela ] [Includes 8 Sessions]

This is the seventeenth in a series of lessons on Hinduism for GCSE level students for the 'Beliefs, Teachings & Practices' section of the course. It coverers 4 Hindu festivals:-Kumbh Mela-Holi-Diwali-NavratriIt is designed for AQA and OCR specifications but relevant to all GCSE Hinduism Religious Studies teachers .The download includes:-A selection of 8 lessons (referring to 4 different Hindu festivals)-Lesson Plans (where necessary) -Homeworks-WorksheetsEach festival can be taught using different approaches:1) A video and documentary based approach based around a (rather beautiful, if I do say so myself) A3 Worksheet. [Includes PPT, Worksheet and Lesson Plan]2) An ICT Suite 'Research, Present & Quiz' approach, which includes integrated peer-assessment. [Includes PPT and Worksheet, Lesson Plan not necessary as it's such a straightforward approach].The festivals covered in this download are:-Kumbh Mela-Holi-Diwali-NavratriThis 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

The USA in the 1920s

The USA in the 1920s

The bundle of outstanding resources includes everything that I have uploaded on the USA in the 1920s. They are suitable for a range of abilities from 14 to 18.Each resources comes with it's own description of how I would use it as well as aims and objectives. If you click on the resource you can download a preview as well as read the relevant information.By buying these resource buddle, you will be making a significant saving as some of the attached resources have already been buddled together and discounted.If you like these resources then why not check out my other resources on this topic in my TES shop. You can also follow 'The History Academy' on Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube and Facebook for the latest updates or even to get in touch and chat about how you have used this resource or to ask questions. We aim to produce cheap and affordable resources for either the price of a good cup of coffee or a happy meal so that you can spend more time doing the things that you want.Anyway, have fun and stay in touch via social media for the latest updates.Kind RegardsRoy

By Roy_Huggins

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

The Good Samaritan

The Good Samaritan

The Good Samaritan: one stop shop to inspire and engage your students! All you need to teach a memorable lesson on 'The Good Samaritan': the PowerPoint presentation, the lesson plan, worksheets, flipcharts, puzzles and homework suitable for S1/S2/S3 (Scotland) and year 7/8/9 (England). Celebrate success with the certificate included! 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

The Prodigal Son - bundle

The Prodigal Son - bundle

Help your students investigate one of the most famous parables: The Prodigal Son! Included are two versions of teaching the parable, a puzzle and homework. 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 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 Good Samaritan puzzle

The Good Samaritan puzzle

An ideal activity to use withS1/S2/S3 pupils (Scotland) and Year 7/8/9 (England) for consolidating their understanding of the parable 'The Good Samaritan'. All you need to do is to print off the puzzle (as many copies as you need), laminate and cut them out and finally, put the pieces in envelopes. Fun is also included! You will be amazed at the result!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

Exploring the Lives of the Saints

Exploring the Lives of the Saints

Inspire and engage your students with this great bundle exploring the lives of ones of the most well-known saints of Christianity: St Andrew, St. Nicholas, St. Columba and the Apostles. 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

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

Lesson Year 8 Jihad

Lesson Year 8 Jihad

This is a lesson on Jihad for Year 8 can be used with KS3. It primarily deals with the misconception of Greater Jihad = good, Lesser = bad. Great for discussion based lesson, please give feedback, for amendments and improvements.

By josh_levine92

Parables of Jesus - jigsaw puzzles

Parables of Jesus - jigsaw puzzles

Regardless of their age, all students love to play with puzzles. Learn about the parables of Jesus and play at the same time! Lighten up your students with this set of jigsaw puzzles which has the advantage of combining learning with the enjoyment of playing (suitable for S1/S2/S3 - Scotland and year 7/8/9 -England). All you need to do is to print off the puzzle (as many copies as you need), laminate and cut them out and finally, put the pieces in envelopes. 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

The Bible - the Word of God

The Bible - the Word of God

Explore the Bible, the most influential book in all of history with this excellent bundle! It contains the presentation and a range af activities/homework to help your students describe the key features of the Bible and to explain its importance for Christians! 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 - L12/20 [Hindu Ways of Living, Margas, Four Yogas (Raja, Bhak..) & Varnashramadharma]

GCSE Hinduism - L12/20 [Hindu Ways of Living, Margas, Four Yogas (Raja, Bhak..) & Varnashramadharma]

This is the twelfth 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 (comprising over 5 files, within one zip file) includes:-A PPT Containing a Full Lesson-A complete lesson plan covering: objectives, key-words, differentiation, and lesson timeline-A double-sided A4 Worksheet-An 8 page Knowledge Hunt-Background music (Sitar)-A Homework TaskThis lesson focuses on:-The Hindu concept of Avatars (Avataras)-Rama & Krishna as Avatars of Vishnu-Sectarian Differences in Beliefs about AvatarsThis 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 - L13/20 [Forms of Hindu Worship (Havan, homa, Puja, Meditation, Japa, Bhajan, Sadhus]

GCSE Hinduism - L13/20 [Forms of Hindu Worship (Havan, homa, Puja, Meditation, Japa, Bhajan, Sadhus]

This is the thirteenth 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 (comprising over 3 files, within one zip file) includes:-A PPT Containing a Full Lesson-A complete lesson plan covering: objectives, key-words, differentiation, and lesson timeline-A double-sided A4 Worksheet-A Homework TaskThis lesson focuses on different Hindu understandings of the role, forms and importance of the following types of worship:• Havan or homa• Puja• Meditation• Japa (chanting of mantras, perhaps using a japa mala (rosary))• Bhajan or kirtan (chanting, music, and dance)• Darshan• The role and importance of holy people, including gurus and sadhus/sadhvis• The role and importance of sacred plants and animals• 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 13–14The Gayatri MantraThis 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