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GCSE Christianity & Buddhism - Religion, Peace & Conflict (17 Lessons)

GCSE Christianity & Buddhism - Religion, Peace & Conflict (17 Lessons)

This collection of 17 lessons is for GCSE Religious Studies teachers who are teaching Christianity & Buddhism. It is for Theme D of the AQA Religious Studies specification: Religion, Peace & Conflict. It includes 10 lessons about Christian beliefs and 7 lessons about Buddhist beliefs. It also includes three bonus resources that I hope will be useful to you. Lesson 1-10 (Christianity) 1) Introduction 2) Central Debates 3) The Causes of War 4) Christianity, Pacifism & Peaceful Protest 5) Christian Teachings About War & Peace 6) Nuclear Weapons & Weapons of Mass Destruction 7) ICT Suite Lesson 8) Religious Responses to War 9) Assessment Lesson 10) Unit Overview (Video-Learning Worksheet Lesson) Lesson 11-17 (Buddhism) 11) Violence & War 12) War & Just War 13) Nuclear Weapons 14) Pacifism 15) Peace Activists & Peace-Makers 16) Unit Overview (Buddhism) 17) Unit Overview (Buddhism) Each lesson is fully resourced and includes a lesson plan, homework, AfL tasks. Most lessons are based around professionally designed A3 worksheets. This download aims to be everything you need in order to teach this theme and cover Christian & Buddhist perspectives. The resources are authored by the same professional resource designer who created the 20-Lesson GCSE Buddhism bundle for the 'Beliefs, Teachings & Practices' section of the course: which has soon become the highest rated premium GCSE RS product on all of Tes! ( https://goo.gl/5gQDEE ) Positive reviews are warmly welcome! ------------------------------------- The contents of this page, the download, and all included materials are copyrighted by Adam Godwin (2017) ____________________ System Requirements: Microsoft Office (PowerPoint & Word) Printing (for the worksheet) 512MB Ram 1.5GHZ Processor
godwin86
GCSE Buddhism - Religion, Peace & Conflict (7 Lessons)

GCSE Buddhism - Religion, Peace & Conflict (7 Lessons)

This seven lesson unit is for teachers covering Buddhism as a comparative religion at GCSE level. It covers Theme D: Religion, Peace & Conflict and focuses on Buddhists views, beliefs and teachings. It was designed around the GCSE AQA specification, Theme D, and, consequently, covers the three topics listed: • Violence. • Weapons of mass destruction. • Pacifism. Each lesson is fully resourced and includes a lesson plan, homework, AfL tasks. Most lessons are based around professionally designed A3 worksheets. The resources are authored by the same professional resource designer who created the 20-Lesson GCSE Buddhism bundle for the 'Beliefs, Teachings & Practices' section of the course: which has soon become the highest rated premium GCSE RS product on all of Tes! ( https://goo.gl/5gQDEE ) You can buy this 7 lesson unit alongside a 10-lesson Christianity Thematic Study Unit in one bundle to save money. The lessons included are outlined as follows: Lesson 1 - War & Violence Lesson 2 - War & Just War Lesson 3 - Nuclear Weapons Lesson 4 - Pacifism Lesson 5 - Buddhist Peace-Activists & Pacifism Lesson 6 - Unit Overview Lesson 7 - Unit Overview It also contains three bonus resources: -The GCSE Buddhism Ethical Debate Generator -GCSE Buddhism Learning Mats -A PLC (Personal, Learning Checklist) for this unit Positive reviews are warmly welcome! ------------------------------------- The contents of this page, the download, and all included materials are copyrighted by Adam Godwin (2017) Contents may differ slightly from those depicted on the cover photo, which are meant to be a fair illustration of the quality and activities contained in the download. ____________________ System Requirements: Microsoft Office (PowerPoint & Word) Printing (for the worksheet) 512MB Ram 1.5GHZ Processor
godwin86
Pacifism - Comparing Buddhist & Christian Views (GCSE Buddhism - Peace & Conflict) Peace -  L4/7

Pacifism - Comparing Buddhist & Christian Views (GCSE Buddhism - Peace & Conflict) Peace - L4/7

This fully resourced lesson is for those teaching Buddhism as a comparative religion at GCSE level. It is the fourth in our seven-lesson Buddhism unit for Theme D: Religion, Peace & Conflict and compares Buddhist & Christian views, teachings and beliefs about pacifism and peace. It was designed with the AQA Religious Studies specification in mind, but relevant to all GCSE Religious Studies teachers covering Buddhism. We've made 10-lesson units covering Christian views for each of the themes, you can now bolster these with 7-lesson add-on units for the comparative religions: in this case Buddhism. Download individual units or all 17 lessons (Christianity & Buddhism) together to save money! The lesson features starters, learning objectives, key-words, key-information, a colour double-sided A3 worksheet, AfL tasks, discussion and debate tasks and homework. This download includes: -A full lesson PowerPoint -A double-sided colour A3 worksheet [please ignore the broken preview on Tes! It's beautiful :) ] -A comprehensive knowledge hunt, comparing Buddhist & Christian views -A detailed lesson plan -AfL tasks & homework The lesson is centered around a double-sided colour A3 worksheet. All necessary resources to run the lesson are included in this download. All included resources are editable. Positive reviews are warmly welcome! ------------------------------------- The contents of this page, the download, and all included materials are copyrighted by Adam Godwin (2017) Contents may differ slightly from those depicted on the cover photo, which are meant to be a fair illustration of the quality and activities contained in the download. ____________________ System Requirements: Microsoft Office (PowerPoint & Word) Printing (for the worksheet) 512MB Ram 1.5GHZ Processor
godwin86
Nuclear Weapons

Nuclear Weapons

This lesson is aimed at Yr9 but could be used with KS4 as well. There are some quite graphic scenes so probably not appropriate for younger students. Students learn about what a nuclear bomb would do, as well as the long term consequences. All resources included. One information sheet is from the CND website.
rebeccaflorey92
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