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GCSE Knowledge Organisers x4 - Islam

GCSE Knowledge Organisers x4 - Islam

These great revision tools enable pupils to revise content, key words and quotes. They can be used alongside a unit or in revision in the run up to the exam. All my students have given good feedback about using them. I often give them these sheets with missing boxes to test learning or ask them to form points and development from a quote. Works well with all abilities This bundle includes all of the topics for Religion, peace and conflict through Islam.
TeacherofThought
Revision Notes on Natural Moral Law (Edexcel A Level)

Revision Notes on Natural Moral Law (Edexcel A Level)

Comprehensive Revision Notes that Cover: Aristotle and Aquinas - Four Levels of Law, Importance of Reason, Reason and Revelation, Real and Apparent Goods, Interior and Exterior Acts, The Catechism of the Catholic Church, Strengths of NML and Weaknesses of NML.
jh081326
Introduction to Philosopy

Introduction to Philosopy

This resource will give a broad overview of Philosophy. It discusses where and when Philosophy began, although it mostly focuses on what exactly is philosophy. There are questions throughout the presentation that can be used for normal lower order questioning during class, or as a written activity. The presentation contains lots of interesting pictures and bright colours to engage the students. It is suitable for KS3 and KS4. It can be used in both a denominational and non-denominational classroom. The worksheet is differentiated and the pupils can either complete it during the presentation or afterwards.
katiemurphy111
Peace Week pack - whole school

Peace Week pack - whole school

“The best thing we’ve ever done together as a school community” Moya Richardson, Associate Head Teacher, Our Lady’s Catholic Primary School This whole-school resource pack contains everything staff and pupils need to explore how they can build a peaceful world. You can then develop the attitudes, values and skills needed to create it. Your Peace Week can be run at any time. It can be an exciting way to start a new term, or a positive way to celebrate the end of the school year. Includes: *curriculum linked content for Scotland, Wales and England tools to help you organise lesson plans resources staff training materials tips Peace Week was created by the Quaker Peace Education Programme with help from schools. More: www.quaker.org.uk/peace-education
QuakerPeaceEducation
McGrath text analysis - A level Edexcel 2016

McGrath text analysis - A level Edexcel 2016

This resource is a complete analysis of the text from Alister McGrath’s ‘The Dawkins Delusion’ The PPT is designed to maximise learning and contains: Learning objectives Translation of difficult words Page by page analysis Tasks for A01 and A02 My pupils really appreciated it as it full of content and support. Happy shopping!
TeacherofThought
Line by Line: Macbeth, Macbeth's "Is this a dagger" (2.1)

Line by Line: Macbeth, Macbeth's "Is this a dagger" (2.1)

This video will take you through an excerpt from Shakespeare’s “Macbeth,” Macbeth’s monologue beginning “Is this a dagger” with text and visual annotations. Line by line, you’ll explore Shakespeare’s gift for language and invention. For the complete scene, check out my videos here: http://bit.ly/2J5VtH5 A big thank-you to the following resources. Without such resources, these videos would not have been the same: The New Cambridge Shakespeare, No Fear Shakespeare, the Oxford Shakespeare, and the artists whose work appears in my slides. Please get in touch if you’d like to know the source of any illustration, clip-art, photograph, or animation.
mostbeautifulpoem
Line by Line: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Puck's "Thou speakest aright" (2.1)

Line by Line: A Midsummer Night's Dream, Puck's "Thou speakest aright" (2.1)

This video will take you through an excerpt from Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” Puck’s monologue beginning “Thou speakest aright” with text and visual annotations. Line by line, you’ll explore Shakespeare’s gift for language and invention. For the complete scene, check out my videos here: http://bit.ly/2J5VtH5 A big thank-you to the following resources. Without such resources, these videos would not have been the same: The New Cambridge Shakespeare, No Fear Shakespeare, the Oxford Shakespeare, and the artists whose work appears in my slides. Please get in touch if you’d like to know the source of any illustration, clip-art, photograph, or animation.
mostbeautifulpoem
Understanding Oneself

Understanding Oneself

During the sessions, the facilitator is encouraged to allow the participants to think about the topic, express their viewpoints, share their experiences and explore its applicability in day to day life. The facilitator would allow the participants to arrive at their own conclusions, rather than imposing his views or opinions – they could even be different from the thoughts given here. DESCRIPTION (Thoughts such as, what does understanding oneself mean, what it is all about and what its different facets are, may enable the facilitator understand it better. Some such thoughts about understanding oneself are given below.) It is a process of knowing oneself as one is. It is an attempt to know about one’s own strengths, weaknesses, likes, dislikes, beliefs, values, creativity, potential, uniqueness, attitude etc. The intent and questions to be followed in the preparation document. Disclaimer: Content may contain incidents, story lines, images, short-videos and such other materials available in public domain (including various websites/ similar sources). Content is intended solely for non-commercial, educational purposes. VSET does not claim any ownership or copyright to such materials published on this website, which, with respect to such materials, lie with their respective owners. VSET endeavours to keep the information relevant to the topics covered. However, VSET makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, suitability or reliability of such materials.
Vset
Ethics Civics 2-Pack: Cell Phones The New Social OBSESSION + STAR Target Guide

Ethics Civics 2-Pack: Cell Phones The New Social OBSESSION + STAR Target Guide

$AVE with this AWESOME 2 Pack Bundle for conquering ETHICs Issues (concerning cell phone habits). Included: (1) Cell Phones: The New Social OBSESSION Exercises for Resolving Common Situational Cell Phone Conflicts Questionnaires for Discovery: Opinion Polls vs. Fact Finding Assessments for Self Awareness Cell Phone Habits Activities and Discussions on Social Impacts & Addictive Behaviors Discussions on Parental Control versus Student Rights + More! Critical Thinking Designed for Today’s Concerns! (2) STAR Target GUIDE is a Guided Lesson Plan. STAR is an acronym that stands for *Situation * Task * Action * Result. The STAR Target GUIDE includes numerous exercises that are easy to comprehend and integrate. This activity book will show students how to apply this simple concept in a variety of environments. Activities! Reference Charts! Examples! & Printable worksheets that include these categories: Assignments Communication Issues Ethics/Civic Concerns Challenging Life Situations Setting Personal Goals Excellent for Critical Thinking Development!
PattyAnnsPetProject
ETHICS CIVICS: BIG Business Ethics > Investigative Research & Blogging ACTIVITY

ETHICS CIVICS: BIG Business Ethics > Investigative Research & Blogging ACTIVITY

Students will role play being an Investigative Journalist who follows big business crisis which involves consumer product failings. This is an all inclusive independent student activity. Skill sets acquired and utilized includes: Investigate and research a critical consumer product crisis Planning and notation using a step-by-step template questionnaire Report, Write, and Edit a blog that explains how a selected company ethically resolved a consumer product issue. Students will be actively engaged in this comprehensive activity to enhance, develop, and create awareness in: Critical Thinking Skills for Information Dissemination Public Opinion, Response and Concerns Big Business Ethics and Rationale for Resolving a Product Failing Writing/Editing/Journaling Skills for Reporting Details Fact Finding and Cross Reference Checks for Verification Guidelines and Ideas for Effective Blog Writing
PattyAnnsPetProject
ETHICS CIVICS: The Morality of DATE GHOSTING ~ Group Discussion Handouts

ETHICS CIVICS: The Morality of DATE GHOSTING ~ Group Discussion Handouts

Date “Ghosting” is a social trickery that is at an all time record high. Explore through group discussion handouts with common- and not-so-common questions concerning its failings. This subject matter is sure to keep your students engaged and up-to-date on current dating trends! Discussion Questionnaires Include: “Ghosting” Defined “Ghosting” Admissions “Ghosting” Traits & Characteristics The MORALITY of “Ghosting” Communication of “Ghosting” Consensus & Group Thoughts
PattyAnnsPetProject
CiViCS 4 KiDS >You Are a CITIZEN-What is Your DUTY? Ethics Activity PowerPoint

CiViCS 4 KiDS >You Are a CITIZEN-What is Your DUTY? Ethics Activity PowerPoint

CiViCs for KiDs is suitable for Ages 5 -10. This introductory PDF PowerPoint presents the concept of what it means to be a citizen, and conveys the message of what good citizen conduct entails. Includes 8 Q&A points for discussion! Here is What’s Included: Explains WHO is a Citizen Who are Special Types of Citizens Citizens Who Do Government Jobs Instills Social Responsibility Guidance Embedded Morality for Citizen Ethics NO PREP- 8 Integrated Q&A Points Simple, Fun and Engaging Awareness!
PattyAnnsPetProject
CiViCS ETHiCS: GiVE BACK! = Introductory Activity Guide for Community Service

CiViCS ETHiCS: GiVE BACK! = Introductory Activity Guide for Community Service

GIVE BACK is an introductory activity guide for students who are engaging is community projects oriented to service to others. The exercises offers understanding of the benefits for doing community service. Pragmatic activities aid students to assess and decide if student is capable to lend their helping hand. This Activity Guide Offers FOUR (4) NO Prep Individual Related Assignments. Topic Exercises Include: Who Does Community Service? An exercise for awareness of charitable organizations. Service Starts with YOU! Focus wheel targeted at the intrinsic benefits of serving others. The Things in Your Path… Assignment helps students assess common community concerns. Assessing Sticky Situations – More challenges to develop student decision making processes.
PattyAnnsPetProject
Ethics Civics: What Happens in Vegas! > 10 Morality Decision Making Exercises

Ethics Civics: What Happens in Vegas! > 10 Morality Decision Making Exercises

Vegas is a popular expression for going some place where (potential) unethical conduct can occur. So in Vegas style, presented here are 10 Exercises for Group Discussions to Evaluate Ethically Moral Decisions in-the-making. Scenarios are common to not-so-common, yet all dilemmas have unique challenges to consider for making decisions and then choices that lead to consequences. Situations will keep your students engaged debating moral arguments for matters they MAY encounter some day. Printable discussion handouts are ready to go!
PattyAnnsPetProject
ETHICS CIVICS > What Would John-Boy Do? *Printable *NO Prep *Engaging Activity

ETHICS CIVICS > What Would John-Boy Do? *Printable *NO Prep *Engaging Activity

What Would John-Boy Do? is a STUDENT-DIRECTED exercise that instills ethical thinking with the help from famous people! ~ Assignment is FuN! Activity Creates Student Engagement > And CREATIVITY! Employs practical and reflective exercises for dicey situations with the help of public figures. Assignment creates awareness around human reactions, choice and consequences. A Proactive Assignment to Use: ~ Individually or in Groups ~ Practice Situation-Task-Action-Resolution Issues ~ Awareness Around Behavior Modification to Get Results ~ Cultivate Conscientious Introspective Skills
PattyAnnsPetProject
Stanford Prison Experiment Lesson

Stanford Prison Experiment Lesson

The Stanford Prison Experiment offers fascinating insights into power, and the forces that can corrupt all of us. This resource is a single lesson to teach the Stanford Prison Experiment to your students. It includes: Motivation/Anticipatory Set: An interesting hook to get your class interested in the experiment. Application Procedures: A summary of the experiment, discussion questions and a worksheet that can be used as a webquest or to go along with the video. Closure: A fun experiment to end the lesson. *Bonus: includes a one page quick facts sheet
rombop
ETHICS CIVICS Business Law 2-Pack: Wills, Estates & Trusts > PowerPoint + Q&A Handouts!

ETHICS CIVICS Business Law 2-Pack: Wills, Estates & Trusts > PowerPoint + Q&A Handouts!

A comprehensive yet succinct PowerPoint that gives an overview on wills, estates and trusts. Highlights Include: ~ Definitions and Terminology ~ Consequences With and/or Without a Will ~ Types of Trusts ~ Estate Dispersal Interactive Activities: ~ Knowledge Checks ~ Terminology Quizzes ~ Discussion Topics ~ Writing Your Own Will BONUS! Ready to Go Printables! Here are 10 Questions on the topic of Wills & Estates that will challenge your students to think! Use these handouts as: ~ Ready-made Supplement ~ Just Copy and Handout ~ Improve Student Writing Skills ~ Engage Group Discussions ~ Use As: *Assignment *Homework *Quiz
PattyAnnsPetProject
ETHICS CIVICS Business Law: Marriage Contracts> *Discussions *Activities! (Powerpoint)

ETHICS CIVICS Business Law: Marriage Contracts> *Discussions *Activities! (Powerpoint)

“Spider in Your House” is a learning concept applicable to all situations. Learn how reactions to spiders are similar to real life problems. Students will engage in the SITUATION-SOLUTION-OUTCOME method when assessing choices and consequences. This PowerPoint includes true life planning and exercises that provoke discussions. Utilize as a short course or incoporate excercises during a break. Engaging for classes that need their thoughts challenged!
PattyAnnsPetProject
ETHICS CIVICS Business Law > Spider in Your House Series- Activities Galore! ~Popular Powerpoint

ETHICS CIVICS Business Law > Spider in Your House Series- Activities Galore! ~Popular Powerpoint

This PowerPoint is loaded with activities to keep your class awake, aware and involved using actual case ethical situations. The “Spider in the House” theme engages students to think through using the SITUATION-SOLUTION-OUTCOME method as applied to real life problems. Activities that can be utilized for a day, a week, or as a mini break. Great asset for classes that need to be ethically challenged.
PattyAnnsPetProject
Patience,perseverance

Patience,perseverance

During the sessions, the facilitator is encouraged to allow the participants to think about the topic, express their viewpoints, share their experiences and explore its applicability in day to day life. The facilitator would allow the participants to arrive at their own conclusions, rather than imposing his views or opinions – they could even be different from the thoughts given here. DESCRIPTION (Thoughts such as, what does patience and perseverance mean, what it is all about and what its different facets are, may enable the facilitator understand it better. Some such thoughts about patience and perseverance and are given below.) Patience is an act of endurance, tolerance. It is one’s ability to bear with provocation, frustration or pain without any complaint, anger, irritation. Perseverance is not giving up; trying again and again, without losing the vigour. The intent and questions to be followed in the preparation document. Disclaimer: Content may contain incidents, story lines, images, short-videos and such other materials available in public domain (including various websites/ similar sources). Content is intended solely for non-commercial, educational purposes. VSET does not claim any ownership or copyright to such materials published on this website, which, with respect to such materials, lie with their respective owners. VSET endeavours to keep the information relevant to the topics covered. However, VSET makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, suitability or reliability of such materials.
Vset
Evaluation Q Planning Template- Religious Studies

Evaluation Q Planning Template- Religious Studies

A template to support students with writing an evaluation answer using F.A.R.M.E.R.S. as a checklist after they have jotted down their ideas. The template includes steps and questions to support with structuring their arguments. I tell my students that ‘I’ is banned to try and encourage a higher level of writing and avoid phrases like ‘I think’ or ‘I agree’ etc. Let me know what you think! Keep a check back on the resource as I will add samples of completed worksheets over time. F.A.R.M.E.R.S Checklist: For Against Religion/Religious teachings/beliefs Multiple denominations/views Evaluation Refer back to Q Sacred text/source of Authority.
CoolaBoolaResources
Card Sort: Does Prison Work?

Card Sort: Does Prison Work?

This thought provocative resource aims to help students assess whether prison sentences work. This is a controversial subject with people from all sides advocating different solutions from longer sentences to rehabilitate prisoners to alternatives stences based in the community. This card sort can be used with a range of abilities and has never failed to get my students excited, engaged, whilst improving their understanding of this difficult topic. When you purchase this resource you will be able to download a single page Microsoft Word document which includes a learning objective, instructions, two headings cards labeled ‘Pros / Adavtanges’ and ‘Cons / Disadvatages’ as well as sixteen information cards to be sorted. At the end of the document there is an extension question designed to help consolidate the lesson. This is a fully editable document which can be customised if necessary to suit your students. The aims of this lesson / activity are: Theme: Crime and Punishment Know: How are people supported in prison? Understand: What are the advantages and disadvantages or sending people to prison? Evaluate: Does prison protect society from crime? WILF - What am I Looking For? Identify and describe - How are people treated in prison? Explain - What are the advantages and disadvantages or sending people to prison? Analyse - Does prison protect society from crime? If you like this resource 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 Regards Roy
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A Refugee's Story: Lesson Plan & Film

A Refugee's Story: Lesson Plan & Film

See here for the accompanying lesson plan. This short film tells the story of Mohammed Alsaleh, a young Syrian refugee granted asylum in Canada in 2014. After fleeing torture and imprisonment by the Assad regime, he is rebuilding his life. Mohammed counsels newly-arrived Syrian refugee families with the same Vancouver-based NGO that aided him during his own resettlement process. Like Mohammed, these families have left loved ones behind and are struggling to adapt to a new land, finding resilience and hope for a new beginning. Like thousands of other newly-resettled refugees, Mohammed has been striving to bring his family to safety in Canada. Millions of Syrians are currently displaced within Syria’s borders and in neighboring countries. Students watch a 19-minute documentary that tells the story of Mohammed Alsaleh, a young Syrian refugee granted asylum in Canada in 2014, who is now counseling newly arrived refugees. In this lesson, students explore the themes of cultural displacement, human rights, and resilience. Reflective writing prompts are also included for students to demonstrate their understanding of the story. In the accompanying lesson (see link above), students explore the themes of cultural displacement, human rights, and resilience through classroom discussions. Reflective writing prompts are also included for students to demonstrate their understanding of the story. English and Spanish versions of the lesson plan are available for download.
Global_Oneness_Project
P4C - Little Princes - Philosophy 4 Children for EYFS, KS1 & KS2 Topics - cheating, forgiveness

P4C - Little Princes - Philosophy 4 Children for EYFS, KS1 & KS2 Topics - cheating, forgiveness

Here is a lesson plan with stimulus and resources covering the theme of cheating, forgiveness and motives. The resources can be used as a stimulus for Philosophy for Children (P4C) lessons or to structure a class discussion. The stimulus for this session is from the popular children’s story the Little Princess, which is in most school libraries or can be viewed as a television adaptation (YouTube link included). This pack includes two differentiated lessons plans - one for those new to P4C, which contains many stopping points to develop the children’s reasoning, and one for children who are more experienced and are beginning to / have experience developing their own questions. The activity will support the children to improve their critical thinking and discussion skills in a fun way. The themes are easy to access for students of all ages as their moral topics make them relevant for children (or adults) with a range of life experiences.
la.jonquille
GCSE Knowledge Organiser - Islam

GCSE Knowledge Organiser - Islam

These great revision tools enable pupils to revise content, key words and quotes. They can be used alongside a unit or in revision in the run up to the exam. All my students have given good feedback about using them. I often give them these sheets with missing boxes to test learning or ask them to form points and development from a quote. Works well with all abilities
TeacherofThought
AQA GCSE Religious Studies A - Christian practices: Pilgrimage REVISION

AQA GCSE Religious Studies A - Christian practices: Pilgrimage REVISION

Part of the Christian Practices paper for AQA GCSE Religious Studies A course. This resource is designed to be delivered as a revision session, in preparation for the upcoming GCSE exams. I will be delivering this to large numbers of students, lecture style, and will be giving students a copy of the slides for them to annotate as I talk.
BlackCatTeacher
AQA Religious Studies Spec A

AQA Religious Studies Spec A

Mega bundle of RS revision sessions and lessons for Spec A GCSE AQA - (easily amended for other exam boards as all lessons fully editable). This covers all of Component 1 for Islam and Christianity and contains 8 hours of lessons for Component 2. Included - Complete Islam revision guide (all sub-sections) Complete Christianity Beliefs revision guide Complete Christianity Practices revision guide 2x A3 complete revision ‘Knowledge Organisers’ poster of the Christianity 'Key Beliefs and Teachings Content’ 2x Spec A revision games lessons (Islam and Christianity). All versions of revision guides in sub-section booklet forms for individual lessons. Also Included: 8 x 1 hour lessons covering a variety of focus issues from AQA Component 2. These are all editable and can easily be amended for any exam board. These lessons are focused on mostly Christian and Islamic views. The illustrated guides contain many Bible + Qur’an quotes and detailed explanations, with easy student friendly phrasing on everything in Spec A AQA Christianity (beliefs + key ideas) + Islam (entire spec A). It can easily be printed out and given to students without having to explain any of the terminology as all explanation is here for them. There are lots of quotes for students to study and remember, all highlighted in bold and explained with exact Bible + Qur’an references included. Many more inexpensive and free resources at my shop: EC_Resources Leave me a review and pick any other resource for free :)
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Freedom to Change: Lesson Plan & Film

Freedom to Change: Lesson Plan & Film

In the harsh environment of a Rhode Island men’s prison, a group of fifty inmates are transforming their lives through the practice of meditation. Path of Freedom follows former inmate Fleet Maull as he visits prison to share his strategies for surviving on the inside. The film offers a rare glimpse into the inner lives of men reaching for forgiveness, inner peace and freedom behind bars.
Global_Oneness_Project
Clowning Around: Lesson Plan & Film

Clowning Around: Lesson Plan & Film

The clown is an entertainer, an integral social figure across cultures for centuries. Clowns can characterize society and provide a comedic way of viewing the world. Laugh Clown Laugh offers a portrait of Berlin based clown Reinhard “Filou” Horstkotte. The role of the clown, for Reinhard, is not just to entertain, but to explore the whole human being including all of the contradictions. For him, there is truly more to being a clown than laughter.
Global_Oneness_Project
A Vanishing Island: Lesson Plan & Film

A Vanishing Island: Lesson Plan & Film

Coastal areas are drastically impacted by the effects of climate change. Communities are witnessing rising sea levels, stronger storms, and coastal erosion, forcing residents to leave their homes. This short film offers a portrait of the Isle de Jean Charles, a tiny island deep in the bayous of Southern Louisiana. The film explores the changes taking place on the island through the lives of two residents whose families are facing a future where rising seas, coastal erosion and storms are threatening to wash their home away.
Global_Oneness_Project
Building a Community of Trust: Lesson Plan & Film

Building a Community of Trust: Lesson Plan & Film

Youth are kept on the margins of society in urban areas where violence and gang activity is high. Organizations and individuals who focus on community youth development and conflict resolution can transform violence into peace. Set in Guayaquil Ecuador, Barrio de Paz tells the story of peace worker Nelsa Libertad Curbelo and the city’s gang youth, who have left behind a life of crime to come together and provide services to their struggling community. Loved like a mother, Nelsa has helped the gangs channel their need for unity, structure, and love into the power to participate in society. Connections to National Standards Common Core English Language Arts. SL.9-10.1 and SL.11-12.1. Initiate and participate effectively in a range of collaborative discussions (one-on-one, in groups, and teacher-led) with diverse partners on grades 9-10 [or 11-12] topics, texts, and issues, building on others’ ideas and expressing their own clearly and persuasively. Common Core English Language Arts. SL.11-12.1.c. Propel conversations by posing and responding to questions that probe reasoning and evidence; ensure a hearing for a full range of positions on a topic or issue; clarify, verify, or challenge ideas and conclusions; and promote divergent and creative perspectives. College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework for Social Studies State Standards. D2.Geo.5.9-12. Evaluate how political and economic decisions throughout time have influenced cultural and environmental characteristics of various places and regions.
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EUTHANASIA - RELIGIOUS VIEWS - AQA 1-9 GCSE - CHRISTIANITY AND BUDDHISM

EUTHANASIA - RELIGIOUS VIEWS - AQA 1-9 GCSE - CHRISTIANITY AND BUDDHISM

A fully resourced 1- 1 1/2 hour lesson on the Christian and Buddhist views on euthanasia. No planning needed. Included is: A key word check on the types and forms of euthanasia A sorting task of non religious views A hexagon card sort activity comparing and contrasting the different religious views A 12 mark question with mark scheme and peer assessment.
MrJamesShort