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Holy Week PowerPoint and worksheets

Holy Week PowerPoint and worksheets

This resource contains the key information about Holy Week. I have included some clips, embedded into the slides, from Jesus Christ Superstar to jazz things up a little and there is an accompanying differentiated worksheet to allow the class to familiarise themselves with Bible references. Please review as I have lots more to share. Enjoy :)

By BlackCatTeacher

Christianity: Beliefs and Teachings Flip Cards Revision Cards

Christianity: Beliefs and Teachings Flip Cards Revision Cards

Created with the WJEC / Eduqas RS GCSE in mind, though can be applied across specifications and qualifications. As an examiner for this specification, I have used what I know of the course to create this resource. Quick and easy revision in a creative way!The flip cards cover:1. Key Concept Words2. 6 Revision task ideas and hints/creative extension tasks3. The Nature of God4. Sacraments, Sin and Salvation5. Eschatological Beliefs6. Jesus: Life; Incarnation; Crucifixion; Resurrection; Ascension7. Creation8. The TrinityIn addition to the material you can download, you may want to buy keyrings to keep them together. These can be bought in bulk (packs of 100) from Amazon, for example, for about £1.80.Please give feedback! I am always happy to respond to comments - whether positive or constructive - this will help to improve the quality of my resources in the future and, more importantly, the quality of pupils' RE/RS education in general - which is what we're all here for!

By joanacarr

Judaism Tenakh and Talmud

Judaism Tenakh and Talmud

Lesson covering the importance of the Tenakh and Talmud in Judaism, aimed at the new Edexcel Religious Studies GCSE - Judaism as a second religion module.Lesson includes video clip to encourage discussion, a sorting exercise and three levels of differentiation via sample assessment questions.

By ordlisa

The nature and importance of the funeral rite for Catholics

The nature and importance of the funeral rite for Catholics

Lesson covering the features and importance of the funeral rite for Catholics. This lesson is aimed at the new Edexcel Religious Studies GCSE Catholic Christianity specification. Lesson includes link to a video to encourage discussion linked to the extract from Arch Bishop Nichols preparing for the funeral document. Incudes three levels of differentiation through the use of 3 assessment questions linked to the specification.

By ordlisa

Jewish Beliefs and Teachings: The Ten Commandments, Mitzvot, Promised Land and Free Will

Jewish Beliefs and Teachings: The Ten Commandments, Mitzvot, Promised Land and Free Will

Resource is a 6-page, detailed work sheet/booklet, including:- The Mitzvot- The Promised Land (plus 5 tasks)- The Ten Commandments and Mitzvot (plus 7 tasks)- Mitzvot between man and man (plus 5 tasks)- Mitzvot and Free Will (plus 10 Tasks)- 1 set of 1 - 5 exam questions (24 marks in total)Created with the AQA RS GCSE in mind, though can be applied across specifications and qualifications. Please give feedback! I am always happy to respond to comments - whether positive or constructive - this will help to improve the quality of my resources in the future and, more importantly, the quality of pupils' RE/RS education in general - which is what we're all here for!

By joanacarr

Synagogue

Synagogue

Full lesson on the importance of the synagogue, and the key features found within it.

By GwenThomas1994

Islam Hajj

Islam Hajj

Islam Hajj lesson (21 slides including tasks) Please don't just click and run, feedback is appreciated :)

By GwenThomas1994

Year 10 Angels AQA exam spec

Year 10 Angels AQA exam spec

GCSE Islam unit, based on the Five Roots (Angels) This is an entire lesson, covering all the key points mentioned in the spec. Please review the lesson, don't just click and run!

By GwenThomas1994

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 dana2010

Religious Leaders and Philosophers Research

Religious Leaders and Philosophers Research

This bundle is a complete pack of resources which assist the teachers and the students in researching a religious or philosophical leader and producing a short report.It is an ideal activity to be used at the end of the unit 'Leaders of Religion and Philosophy' and it is suitable for S1/S2/S3 (Scotland) and Year 7/8/9 (England). The project is designed to give all pupils opportunities to achieve all success criteria and experience enjoyment at the same time.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 dana2010

Leaders of Religion and Philosophy - complete pack

Leaders of Religion and Philosophy - complete pack

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 'Leaders of Religion and Philosophy' (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 dana2010

Religious Leaders and Philosophers 3. Celebrating success

Religious Leaders and Philosophers 3. Celebrating success

This resource is the last in a series of resources which assist the teachers and the students in researching a religious or philosophical leader and producing a short report (see my shop at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/dana2010 for the rest of the lessons).It is an ideal activity to be used at the end of the unit 'Leaders of Religion and Philosophy' and it is suitable for S1/S2/S3 (Scotland) and Year 7/8/9 (England). The project is designed to give all pupils opportunities to achieve all success criteria and experience enjoyment at the same time.'Celebrating success' helps pupils to peer- and self-assess the reports, reflect on their learning within this unit and celebrate success. Please rate and leave comments if you use or like this resource. Your feedback is highly appreciated!

By dana2010

Religious Leaders and Philosophers 1. Beginning to investigate

Religious Leaders and Philosophers 1. Beginning to investigate

This resource is the first in a series of resources which assist the teachers and the students in researching a religious or philosophical leader and producing a short report. It is an ideal activity to be used at the end of the unit 'Leaders of Religion and Philosophy' and it is suitable for S1/S2/S3 (Scotland) and Year 7/8/9 (England). The project is designed to give all pupils opportunities to achieve all success criteria and experience enjoyment at the same time.'Beginning to investigate' helps pupils to identify the three sections of the report, explains how to write the report and encourages them to gather basic information about their leader.Please rate and leave comments if you use or like this resource. Your feedback is highly 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 dana2010

Religious Leaders and Philosophers 2. Investigating

Religious Leaders and Philosophers 2. Investigating

This resource is the second in a series of resources which assist the teachers and the students in researching a religious or philosophical leader and producing a short report (see my shop at https://www.tes.com/teaching-resources/shop/dana2010 for the rest of the lessons).It is an ideal activity to be used at the end of the unit 'Leaders of Religion and Philosophy' and it is suitable for S1/S2/S3 (Scotland) and Year 7/8/9 (England). The project is designed to give all pupils opportunities to achieve all success criteria and experience enjoyment at the same time.'Investigating - class time!' helps pupils to research and find out interesting background information about their leader and to identify two teachings given by their leader. Also, there is an option for pupils to present their projects.Please rate and leave comments if you use or like this resource. Your feedback is highly appreciated!

By dana2010

Jewish Afterlife Revision Aid

Jewish Afterlife Revision Aid

A worksheet for pupils to recall their prior learning of the topic of Jewish death. Or this can be used to take notes while learning about the topic.

By TeachElite