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Ten Commandments Bundle

Ten Commandments Bundle

Two fully resourced lessons concerning an introduction to the 10 Commandments and their relevance today - complete with a 10 Commandments Assembly / Act of Collective Worship
hundredacre15
Christianity - Discipleship in the New Testament

Christianity - Discipleship in the New Testament

This is a PowerPoint Presentation and worksheet that can be used for KS3 and KS4 or Junior and Leaving Cert classes. It can be used in both a denominational and non-denominational classroom context. It can be used as part of a module on Christianity. The PPT contains a basic introduction to the idea of discipleship in the New Testament. The Presentation also includes some discussion and writing tasks for the students to do. Learning objectives are stated at the start of the presentation. There is also a PDF worksheet included which includes extra information on discipleship and the same exercises as in the PPT.
katiemurphy111
What does Malala believe?

What does Malala believe?

A lesson I used for an observations with year 7. It discusses the importance of education for girls and how this links to Muslim beliefs about education and gaining kowledge. Tasks include - annotating Qur’an quotes, ordering Malala’s life events and discussing whether or not education should be included in the 5 Pillars of Islam. There is an assessment and grading grid at the end.
Cassylj24
Worksheets for lesson on Depression- Great for KS3, Ages 11-14, Grades 6-8, PSHE, English, RE

Worksheets for lesson on Depression- Great for KS3, Ages 11-14, Grades 6-8, PSHE, English, RE

These worksheets were designed to go along with the Power Point presentation in the ‘Lesson on Depression for teens’ pack, which you can find here. The two page worksheet can also be used on it’s own, to help students think about common misconceptions about depression (the first activity- ‘myth vs reality’ where students circle the realities and cross out the myths!); make a list of ‘good distractions’ that can help to lift depression; and answer key questions about depression. Included is a colour and grayscale version of the worksheet. These worksheets are perfect for Key Stage 3 PSHE, English or RE lessons. They could also be used as starter activities with Key Stage 4 and 5 students.
HowToBeAGoodHuman
An Introduction to the History of Islam

An Introduction to the History of Islam

This bundle consists of three different presentations on: The early life of Muhammad. The development of Islam. The spread of Islam. Each resource consists of a PowerPoint Presentation that uses bright attractive colours and pictures throughout. At the end of each presentation there is a questions section that can either be used for orally or for written work at the end of the lesson. Additionally each presentation uses ‘thought bubbles’ throughout to highlight key questions and points of interest.
katiemurphy111
What's it like to be a Muslim in the UK in 2018?

What's it like to be a Muslim in the UK in 2018?

KS3 RE lesson on the positive and negative experiences Muslims face in the UK in 2018. Pupils work through the basics of Islamic belief and ideas, then use these to establish what positive opportunities Muslims experience in modern Britain, and how difficult some things like just eating in MacDonalds or doing PE at school during Ramadan can be. Pupils then consider further reasons why Muslims can face difficulties linked to how people have misinterpreted the term Jihad in the media. The outcome is an extended piece of writing. Please note that the true/false cards and the sorting statements are from a resource by Danielle99 and so this resource is free - I’d rather not capitalise from other’s work!
bernardmanning1
Islam  - Early Years of the Prophet Muhammad

Islam - Early Years of the Prophet Muhammad

This is a presentation about the early years of the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad. It covers Arabia from the time of his birth up until his revelation from God. This is suitable for one full lesson period. Learning objectives are included at the start of the presentation. It also includes questions at the end of the presentation that can either be completed orally by the students, or as a full writing activity. There are plenty of thought bubbles throughout the presentation for further discussion of important ideas with the class. This lesson can be used for KS3 or KS4 in either a denominational or non-denominational classroom setting.
katiemurphy111
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
Meta Ethics Knowledge Organiser

Meta Ethics Knowledge Organiser

Everything students need to known for AQA RE A Meta Ethics in a handy double page spread. All A01 and A02 content is covered, with practise questions based on AQA assessment resources.
RuthMunday
Introduction to Philosophy

Introduction to Philosophy

This presentation and worksheet 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
Inspirational People - Gandhi

Inspirational People - Gandhi

This is a PowerPoint Presentation of the life of Mahatma Gandhi. Suitable for KS3 or KS4. The package has enough content for 1 class period. It can be used as an example of an inspirational religious person. It can be easily used for both denominational and non-denominational classes. It includes both writing and discussion activities. There is also a worksheet building on the teachings of Gandhi and extra information.
katiemurphy111
AQA Philosophy Knowledge Organisers - RE A Level Year 1 &2

AQA Philosophy Knowledge Organisers - RE A Level Year 1 &2

Everything students need to know for philosophy of religion AQA content, Years 12 and 13, for the new AQA RE A Level. A01 explanation and A02 analysis, 2 sheets per topic. I print these in booklet form for students as a handy guide of all the essential knowledge, and get them to use it to revise from and check their practise essays. All KOs have practise questions based on the spec. Topics covered: The problem of evil. Arguments for the existence of God. Religious experiences & challenges of verifying. Religious language. Self, Death and the Afterlife, Miracles,
RuthMunday
Introduction to Shinto - Eastern Religions

Introduction to Shinto - Eastern Religions

Shinto is the native religion of Japan. This resource will give a broad overview of Shintoism in Japan. It discusses how Shinto is fundamentally different to religions that more commonly found in the West. 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. The answers to the word search are at the end of the presentation.
katiemurphy111
Afterlife: what happens when we die?

Afterlife: what happens when we die?

Included in this is a PPT containing a discussion based lesson of approximately 55 minutes. There is a differentiated success criteria for each student to aim for and assess themselves against at different points as a mini-plenary as well as a challenge question to consider throughout. It is a primarily discussion based lesson on what can be a very sensitive subject. For the main activity there is an explanation of how to best present your example and the conclusion of the activity which MUST be read prior to teaching. This was taught to a year 5 mixed ability class but could easily work for KS2. Edit, use, adapt and enjoy!
JGrazier
Scientology - Criticisms

Scientology - Criticisms

This is a PowerPoint Presentation that can be used for KS3 and KS4. It can be used in both a denominational and non-denominational classroom context. It can be used as part of a module on cults or New Religious Movements (NRMS). The PPT contains some basic criticisms of Scientology. The presentation includes a link to a short YouTube clip from the Louis Theroux film ’ My Scientology Film’ that shows members of Sea Org harassing him. The Presentation also includes some discussion and writing tasks for the students to do. There is also a PDF worksheet included which includes extra information on Scientologist symbols and the same exercises as in the PPT.
katiemurphy111
Scientology - Introduction to Scientology

Scientology - Introduction to Scientology

This is a PowerPoint Presentation and worksheet that can be used for KS3 and KS4 or Junior and Leaving Cert classes. It can be used in both a denominational and non-denominational classroom context. It can be used as part of a module on cults or New Religious Movements (NRMS). The PPT contains a basic introduction to Scientology, as well as basic beliefs. The presentation includes a link to a short YouTube video from a news broadcast outlining some of the beliefs of Scientology. The Presentation also includes some discussion and writing tasks for the students to do. There is also a PDF worksheet included which includes extra information on Scientologist symbols and the same exercises as in the PPT.
katiemurphy111
Inspirational People - Pope John Paul II

Inspirational People - Pope John Paul II

This is a PowerPoint Presentation of the life of Pope John Paul II. Suitable for KS3 or KS4. It can be used as an example of an inspirational religious person, or someone who has used forgiveness in their life. It can be easily used for both denominational and non-denominational classes. The file also includes content for 1 class period. It includes both writing and discussion activities.
katiemurphy111
AQA A GCSE Religious Studies Theme F Full Unit!

AQA A GCSE Religious Studies Theme F Full Unit!

This bundle is comprised of lessons 1-6 from Theme F: Religion, human rights and social justice for the new AQA A Religious Studies GCSE specification. Each lesson is based upon Christianity and Islam but they could be altered to suit any of the other religious options. The lessons included are: Social justice, human rights and religious freedom. Prejudice and discrimination. Religious teachings about wealth. Poverty and the exploitation of the poor. Giving money to the poor. Revision and assessment. Each lesson is fully resourced to a high standard, differentiated, challenging and engaging. It has been planned by a Lead Practitioner who is passionate about excellent quality teaching and learning. For all video clips, resources and teaching tips for how to deliver the activities effectively, please see the notes section at the bottom of every slide. These lessons have been designed for you to ‘pick up and go’ so there is no preparation work other than printing required. If you make use of these resources I would be really appreciative of a review.
nslater88
AQA A GCSE Theme F Religion, human rights and social justice: Assessment and revision

AQA A GCSE Theme F Religion, human rights and social justice: Assessment and revision

This is the revision, review and assessment lesson for Theme F: Religion, human rights and social justice. I have chosen to ask pupils to revise and prepare for a 24 mark assessment which is attached to this ppt. There is also a double sided revision mind map for the pupils to populate for revision. The first side of the mind map has on it the different lesson titles/elements from the specification. The other side has some key questions on it which should help to guide the pupils in their population of the mind map and structure their revision.
nslater88
AQA A GCSE Theme F Human Rights and Social Justice: Lesson 5 Giving money to the poor

AQA A GCSE Theme F Human Rights and Social Justice: Lesson 5 Giving money to the poor

This is the 5th lesson in the AQA A GCSE thematic unit of work for ‘Religion, human rights and social justice’ and it is focused on giving money to the poor. This lesson has been particularly focused on the Christian attitudes towards the aforementioned issue but it could be easily altered to take a different religious belief into account. The lesson has been fully resourced to a high standard with a range of differentiated tasks (using the good, better, ASPIRE system). The lesson is designed to challenge the students as well as make them familiar with new concepts, knowledge and how to apply their learning to the exam. There is a 12 mark exam question in this lesson so that the students are constantly being reminded of exam technique and what will be expected of them in terms of application of knowledge. I will be adding lessons on a weekly basis so please keep looking! If you choose to use this resource I would really appreciate a review.
nslater88
AQA A GCSE Theme F Human Rights and Social Justice: Lesson 4 Poverty and exploitation of the poor

AQA A GCSE Theme F Human Rights and Social Justice: Lesson 4 Poverty and exploitation of the poor

This is the 4th lesson in the AQA A GCSE thematic unit of work for ‘Religion, human rights and social justice’ and it is focused on poverty and the exploitation of the poor. The lesson covers the different causes of poverty as well as the ways in which the poor are further exploited through fair pay, excessive interest on loans and people trafficking. This lesson has been particularly focused on the Christian attitudes towards the aforementioned issues but it could be easily altered to take a different religious belief into account. The lesson has been fully resourced to a high standard with a range of differentiated tasks (using the good, better, ASPIRE system). The lesson is designed to challenge the students as well as make them familiar with new concepts, knowledge and how to apply their learning to the exam. There is a 5 mark exam question in this lesson so that the students are constantly being reminded of exam technique and what will be expected of them in terms of application of knowledge. I will be adding lessons on a weekly basis so please keep looking! If you choose to use this resource I would really appreciate a review.
nslater88
AQA Ethics Knowledge Organisers - Year 1 &2 Revision RE A Level

AQA Ethics Knowledge Organisers - Year 1 &2 Revision RE A Level

Everything students need to know for all ethics content for the new AQA A Level for RE - i print these as a handy stapled booklet in A4, for students to use as a basis for revision and check their work. Each KO contains practise questions for students to complete once they have revised the topic. Topics covered: Natural Moral Law & application to human and animal life and death. Situation Ethics & application to human and animal life and death. Virtue Ethics & application to human and animal life and death, Bentham and Kant Meta Ethics Free Will and Moral Responsibility Conscience
RuthMunday
AQA A GCSE Theme F Human Rights and Social Justice: Lesson 3 Religious teachings about wealth

AQA A GCSE Theme F Human Rights and Social Justice: Lesson 3 Religious teachings about wealth

This is the 3rd lesson in the AQA A GCSE thematic unit of work for ‘Religion, human rights and social justice’ and it is focused on the religious teachings about wealth. This lesson covers both the Christian and Islamic attitudes towards obtaining and using wealth. The lesson is easily altered to take into account another religious view point should you be covering a different religion. The lesson has been fully resourced to a high standard with a range of differentiated tasks (using the good, better, ASPIRE system). The lesson is designed to challenge the students as well as make them familiar with new concepts, knowledge and how to apply their learning to the exam. There is a 4 mark exam question in this lesson so that the students are constantly being reminded of exam technique and what will be expected of them in terms of application of knowledge. I will be adding lessons on a weekly basis so please keep looking! If you choose to use this resource I would really appreciate a review.
nslater88