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Philosophy and ethics GCSE- NEW COURSES- 2018-

Philosophy and ethics GCSE- NEW COURSES- 2018-

Hi all, Here is my GCSE unit on philosophy and ethics for the new exam boards. Primarily my focus was for the edexcel courses but I have that these themes are throughout courses. Lessons are ready to be taught and contain exam questions, videos, and sources of wisdom and authority. These are for the belied in God part of the course so lessons have a theological angle. Enjoy.
webb-jack
Sexual Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying In Schools and In The Workplace

Sexual Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying In Schools and In The Workplace

This guide is usable for teachers and students alike. It explains what Sexual Harassment, Intimidation and Bullying looks like which is a great way for teachers to start a discussion with their students on the topic. It also fits in with the culture of our world today as this issue seems to be in the news on a daily basis. It is truly instructive and preventative.
JamesHBurns
British Politics & Government Wordsearch PSHE British Values Settler Activity Cover Lesson

British Politics & Government Wordsearch PSHE British Values Settler Activity Cover Lesson

Wordsearch on the theme of 'British Politics'. Powerpoint so can be used on the board or printed as a worksheet. Includes space for students to explain the keywords and suggested extension activities. Can take 10 minutes or an hour, depending on which activities the students complete. Ideal for the start of a lesson, a quick filler, a homework, part of a cover lesson or as a plenary on the board with a whiteboard pen. The idea behind these is to get students to become more literate and think independently about the words that could be used to describe the topic being taught. The repetition of the word over and over as they look for the word is useful in remembering the terms. Often the students will pick up on things that you would not normally expect!
mikedean
'Abortion should not be allowed'  - EDECEL 9-1 BELIEFS IN ACTION CHRISTIANITY B

'Abortion should not be allowed' - EDECEL 9-1 BELIEFS IN ACTION CHRISTIANITY B

This lesson is for the specification of BELIEFS IN ACTION - EDEXCEL GCSE (9-1) RELIGIOUS STUDIES B. Topic = MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH with a focus on CHRISTIANITY. This lesson is catered to suit all abilities and learning styles that can easily be adapted to suit. The title is an exam question where students will answer it in exam conditions at the end of a lesson for a good plenary. This lesson looks at the controversial issue of abortion with a focus on Christian (and a focus on Catholic) views. Students will be looking at how a foetus develops over 9 months and decide when they think it is okay (if at all) to have an abortion. They will also be completing the controversial exam question statement 'Abortion should not be allowed'.
sam_512
Outline three things the law states about abortion - EDEXCEL 9-1 BELIEFS IN ACTION CHRISTIANITY B

Outline three things the law states about abortion - EDEXCEL 9-1 BELIEFS IN ACTION CHRISTIANITY B

This lesson is for the specification of BELIEFS IN ACTION - EDEXCEL GCSE (9-1) RELIGIOUS STUDIES B. Topic = MATTERS OF LIFE AND DEATH with a focus on CHRISTIANITY. This lesson is catered to suit all abilities and learning styles that can easily be adapted to suit. The title is an exam question where students will answer it in exam conditions at the end of a lesson for a good plenary. This lesson focuses on abortion and the law. It does not focus on religion, however it can easily be brought in. It is just focusing on facts and British law. There is lots of discuss and talk about with decision making exercises. Pro-choice/pro-life. Students really enjoyed the heated discussions.
sam_512
KS3 SOW  RS- Introduction to Greek Philosophy Truth. Fully resourced with Assessment

KS3 SOW RS- Introduction to Greek Philosophy Truth. Fully resourced with Assessment

A fully resourced (9 lessons and 1 assessment) SOW which I have delivered to both Y7 and Y8 to introduce the Greek philosophers Socrates, Plato and Aristotle. All students engaged really well with the content and really enjoyed learning about content normally reserved for 'a level.' The high level knowledge is broken up over 9 lessons and developed upon in each leading to a written assessment piece. Lessons Titles include: Types of truth, Socrates, Socratic Dialogue, Plato, The Analogy of the cave, Aristotle, Comparison of philosophers and then revision. The running these throughout is their attitude to truth. Enjoy and please rate. All feedback is welcomed.
Acapelo
P4C Workshop

P4C Workshop

This is a short workshop to teach you the basics of Philosophy For Children (P4C). It's a great way to get your children's thinking caps on! I've really noticed the difference in the rich discussions I've got out of classes where It was made part of their weekly routine.
miasco
The UN and world peace

The UN and world peace

This lesson explores the role of the United Nations and assesses whether or not it has fulfilled its aims. There are a lot of resources here to use, they aim to explain to the pupils not only the role of the UN, but also its aims, its successes and its failures. The pupils also have a past exam answer to mark, and attempt for themselves to assess what they have learned. A fast paced, challenging, interesting and comprehensive lesson.
laumorrow
Why do we punish people - Theories of Punishment

Why do we punish people - Theories of Punishment

A fascinating lesson that looks at the four main theories of why we use punishment. -Deterrent -Retribution -Protection -Reform It looks at case studies as to how effective the student think these theories are, and it prepares the students for an essay quesion (which can be peer assessed at the end of the lesson) A highly useful introduction to the idea of law and order in society. Originally created for a RS lesson, but can be used forHistory, PSHE or Citizenship. I have also included an interesting article from the Guardian that disusses why prison doesn't work. It can be used as lesson prep, or as an extension for brighter/older pupils.
laumorrow
Assembly/ play about conscientious objectors in WW1 suitable for upper KS2

Assembly/ play about conscientious objectors in WW1 suitable for upper KS2

We performed this short (15-20 minute) play to parents and the whole school as a 'celebration assembly' to show our learning about WW1. There are parts for a whole class of varying lengths. The powerpoint was shown while parents were coming in and during the performance. The pupils wrote speeches in role as conscientious objectors, some of which were incorporated into the play, (one could substitute your own pupils' speeches.) The play also raises many SMSC /philosophical questions using the WW1 context.
Sebmc
Reading and writing a speech

Reading and writing a speech

A G.C.S.E English Language paper 2 practice/revision resource. Learners will need existing knowledge of 'write to persuade', language devices and sentence forms. Includes a speech extract, language question (similar to AQA GCSE Language, paper 2, Q3) and writing task.
sam_j83
Writing prompt: 'If I Ruled The World

Writing prompt: 'If I Ruled The World

Writing task, using the lyrics of "Imagine" by J Lennon, learners discuss identify 3 problems they would address and describe each issue, then offer an explanation of their solution for each.
sam_j83