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Christmas RE lesson - The birth of Jesus

Christmas RE lesson - The birth of Jesus

This is a plan for a lesson about the birth of Jesus, with a focus on the journey to Bethlehem. It is suitable for using with Key Stage 2. The plan includes a starter, a drama activity, a written activity and a plenary. There is a PowerPoint presentation of the story to use. A fun, interactive lesson with a focus on refugees, which could be used individually or as part of a Christmas RE unit. (The PowerPoint is also available without the lesson plan for £3 on Blossoming Minds' shop.)
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Privacy, Freedom and Edward Snowden

Privacy, Freedom and Edward Snowden

Including youtube links, independent learning activities, discussion activities and plenty of information, this lesson is about exploring the 'snoopers' charter' culture of the NSA and GCHQ, Edward Snowden's role as a whistleblower, and if we should allow our governments to spy on us. Particularly good for citizenship, sociology, RS and Politics this lesson is engaging and interesting to students. Did you know facebook's new privacy policy allows them to use your microphone and camera? AI notes down everything we say via their app...1984? Or safety procedure? Differentiated activities by outcome and task design, there's plenty here to stretch and challenge as well as scaffold. This lesson also includes a debate and information which can be used like a treasure hunt activity. 26 slides of high quality teaching material. Learning questions are: Why is privacy important? What is a whistleblower and what were Wikileaks? Is the internet a force for increased freedom, or increased surveillance? Which is more valuable, freedom or safety?
DavidFew
Ubuntu

Ubuntu

A two-minute thirty second reading on a topical issue. Other assemblies available at www.brentwoodschool.co.uk/senior-school/religious-studies
BruceClements
Putting Jesus on Trial

Putting Jesus on Trial

This is a worksheet to help students put Jesus on trial. Students will investigate reasons the Sanhedrin and the Romans sought the death penalty for Jesus. Students will demonstrate understanding of Bible citations and definitions of blasphemy and treason. Students will identify the first Apostles.
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Holocaust Memorial Day Postcard Project

Holocaust Memorial Day Postcard Project

These materials will help you to take part in the national postcard writing project for Holocaust Memorial Day 2018. This can be delivered as a lesson or be provided as a self-led activity at an event to mark Holocaust Memorial Day. You can order your postcards at www.hmd.org.uk/postcards.
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