** ONE YEAR OF YEAR 8 LESSONS. 37 hours of fully resourced, well-differentiated, highly-rated, detailed and editable RE lessons for Year 8.**
All 37 packs (bundled into 19 downloads) are complete with at least one hour-long PowerPoint, accompanying differentiated worksheets, GCSE -style prep-tasks, clip links with questions, plenaries, clear LOs, starters and all are well differentiated to three levels throughout.
All the lessons are designed so they could be taught as standalone and be easily placed in the order of your preference, however, the suggested order is as follows…
**UNIT ONE - Introduction to Islam (5 hrs) **
Introduction to Islam, The Five Pillars, The Qur’an, The Hajj, Abrahamic Religions (why are Islam, Judaism and Christianity so similar?)
UNIT TWO - Introduction to Judaism (6hrs)
Introduction to Judaism, The Torah, Abraham, Isaac and the origins of Judaism, Why is Jerusalem so important? Judaism today - breaking stereotypes.
Islam, Judaism and the Israel / Palestine Conflict (2 hours lesson and Islam / Judaism Assessment)
UNIT THREE Religion Human Rights + Citizenship Focus (7 hrs)
Forced Marriages, The Ethics of finance and sweatshops, Religious attitudes to crime, Religious attitudes to drugs, Practicing different religions in the UK (British Values focus), Freedom of Expression and Belief, Women, Religion and Prejudice
UNIT FOUR Religion and Conflict (8 hrs)
Islam and Sharia Law, The Crusades, How do extreme leaders attract converts? Who are today’s radical and extreme groups? Religious Terrorism, What makes a good religious leader (religions and cults) How can religious leaders be dangerous?
** Assessment **- Religion - the root of all evil? (Arguing with Richard Dawkins)
UNIT FIVE Religion and Philosophy (4 hrs)
Why do people suffer?
Explaining Evil and the Omni God
What could be beyond our existence?
Plato’s Cave (Philosophy of Existence)
UNIT SIX Religion and the Afterlife (4 hrs)
Why believe in a life after death?
Why believe in a Heaven and Hell?
What is a soul?
Introduction to Sanctity of Life - Euthanasia Focus (used as final lesson of Year 8 – as taster for Year 9)
Includes assessments, markschemes + DIRT feedback sheets.
These resources have been highly-rated individually by TES users, follow the same consistent format and are easy to follow.
There is zero extra work required, you really can just pick them up and teach them. However, they are also fully amendable should you wish to. Also included : world religions homework project and SoW.
I use all of these myself as a Head of RE 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.
I also have a 1 YEAR OF YEAR 7 RE bundle (37 lessons) available here:1 Year’s Worth of Year 7 RE
I also have a 1 YEAR OF CITIZENSHIP bundle (37 lessons) available here:1 Years worth of Citizenship
and I also have a 1 YEAR’S WORTH of PSHE bundle (36 lessons) available here: 1 Year’s worth of PSHE
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