New AQA Christianity Spec Lesson 1 - The Nature of God

New AQA Christianity Spec Lesson 1 - The Nature of God

The first lesson in the new specification getting students to think about ideas Christians have about God and how these qualities impact upon the lives of Christians. The lesson also briefly delves in to the problem of evil and how this represents a challenge to the supposed nature of God. The lesson is fully resourced and ready to teach.
Carl192
New AQA Islam Spec Lesson 1 - The Six Articles of Faith in Sunni Islam

New AQA Islam Spec Lesson 1 - The Six Articles of Faith in Sunni Islam

The first lesson of the new Islam specification focusing on the Six Articles. The lesson begins by drawing on some past knowledge of religion before looking at the distinction between Sunni and Shia. Students ill then look in depth at the Six Articles and how they impact upon the life of Muslims. The lesson is fully resourced and ready to teach.
Carl192
New AQA Islam Spec Lesson 2 - The Five Roots of Usul ad-Din

New AQA Islam Spec Lesson 2 - The Five Roots of Usul ad-Din

The second lesson in the new Islam spec looking at the Five Roots in Shia Islam. The lesson starts with a short crossword reviewing Lesson 1 before looking in depth at the five roots. Students will then compare them to the Six Articles they looked at in Lesson 1 to ensure the concepts are understood and the distinction between fundamental beliefs in Sunni and Shia are clear. The lesson is fully resourced and ready to teach.
Carl192
AQA New Islam Spec Lesson 5 - Predestination and Human Freedom

AQA New Islam Spec Lesson 5 - Predestination and Human Freedom

A lesson focused on predestination, which considers in detail the impact of having our choices decided for us. Students will look at the views of both Sunni and Shi'a on predestination before writing a short prime ministerial speech about how much freedom they would allow their citizens, before having a small election. They will then consider whether predestination means we have no freedom in a written format. The lesson is fully resourced and ready to teach.
Carl192
New AQA Islam Spec Lesson 6 - Life After Death (Akhirah)

New AQA Islam Spec Lesson 6 - Life After Death (Akhirah)

A lesson focussing on Life After Death in Islam. Students will consider the existence of life after death before completing a fill in the gaps sheet on Muslim beliefs about the afterlife. They will then consider classical Muslim understanding of heaven and hell before creating postcards to be sent from one or the other following a structure on the presentation. The lesson is fully resourced and ready to teach. Note: The first two tasks are reliant on the Oxford textbook, however all new textbooks should have the same information so it should be a case of changing the page numbers on the powerpoint if you have a different textbook. If you have no textbook, the lesson can still be taught with a print out of Muslim beliefs about heaven and hell.
Carl192
New AQA Islam Spec Lesson 1 - The Six Articles of Faith in Sunni Islam

New AQA Islam Spec Lesson 1 - The Six Articles of Faith in Sunni Islam

The first lesson of the new Islam specification focusing on the Six Articles. The lesson begins by drawing on some past knowledge of religion before looking at the distinction between Sunni and Shia. Students ill then look in depth at the Six Articles and how they impact upon the life of Muslims. The lesson is fully resourced and ready to teach.
Carl192
AQA New Islam Spec Lesson 4 - The Nature and Role of Angels

AQA New Islam Spec Lesson 4 - The Nature and Role of Angels

This lesson focuses on the the nature and role of angels in Islam. Students begin by considering why someone would believe in Angels and their reasons for this, before analysing two analysing key information about two key angels and their role in the Qur'an. Students will then create a job advertisement for an Angel, listing key qualities of an Angel and reflecting on knowledge from the lesson. The lesson is fully resourced and ready to teach. Note: The main task relies on the Oxford textbook, however, all textbooks should have the same information and it should be a case of changing page numbers. If no textbook is available, a printout of information on Mika'il and Jibril can be used instead.
Carl192
New AS Ethics AQA Spec - Aristotle and Virtue Ethics

New AS Ethics AQA Spec - Aristotle and Virtue Ethics

Two lessons which cover the theory of Virtue Ethics with particular reference to Aristotle as the new spec demands. There are tasks for students to complete throughout, though it is expected that students will take notes as well. The lessons also incorporate written exam questions in order to ensure they are familiar with the structure and demands of the new specification, as well as to test the knowledge that students have learned from this topic. The pack includes wider reading.
Carl192
AQA New Spec Christianity Lesson 6 - Crucifixion

AQA New Spec Christianity Lesson 6 - Crucifixion

A Lesson focusing on the crucifixion of Jesus. Students will brainstorm ideas on why the Crucifixion is import to Christians today before looking at scripture surrounding the crucifixion. They will then watch a clip before writing a diary entry of someone who was witnessing the crucifixion happen. The lesson is fully resourced and ready to teach.
Carl192
New AQA Islam Spec Lesson 7 - Prophethood (Risalah)

New AQA Islam Spec Lesson 7 - Prophethood (Risalah)

A lesson focusing on Prophethood. Students will discuss the idea of Prophethood and what it means before independently analysing three of the main Prophets in Islam following prompts on the board (10 mins per Prophet). Also included is the test I am giving my Year 10's and a revision checklist for them, purely because I'm doing a test next week and it may be useful. Because of the way my classroom is set up I don't tend to do group work, however the task could be adapted in many ways to suit group work if necessary. Note: The lesson is very reliant on the Oxford textbook, however all new textbooks should have the same information so it should be a case of changing the page numbers on the powerpoint if you have a different textbook. If you have no textbook, the lesson can still be taught with a print out of Muslim beliefs about the three prophets which are provided with this resource.
Carl192
New AS Ethics AQA Spec - Aquinas & Natural Moral Law

New AS Ethics AQA Spec - Aquinas & Natural Moral Law

Three lessons which cover the theory of NML with particular reference to Aquinas as the new spec demands. There are also references to other scholars and tasks for students to complete throughout, though it is expected that students will take notes as well. The lessons also incorporate written exam questions and a look at the new paper and mark scheme (included) in order to ensure they are familiar with the structure and demands of the new specification.
Carl192
Jainism

Jainism

A scheme of work designed to inform students about other beliefs and traditions outside of the six major religions we are required to teach. The students loved it and found the lessons engaging and incredibly interesting. There are seven lessons in total - six taught lessons and an optional computer research lesson. This is perfect if you're running out of ideas in summer term or as an interesting addition to your scheme of work. All lessons are ready to teach and come with all resources. Lesson 1 - Jainism Lesson 2 - Zoroastrianism Lesson 3 - Candomblé Lesson 4 - Shinto Lesson 5 - Asatru Lesson 6 - Bahai
Carl192
Shinto

Shinto

A scheme of work designed to inform students about other beliefs and traditions outside of the six major religions we are required to teach. The students loved it and found the lessons engaging and incredibly interesting. There are seven lessons in total - six taught lessons and an optional computer research lesson. This is perfect if you're running out of ideas in summer term or as an interesting addition to your scheme of work. All lessons are ready to teach and come with all resources. Lesson 1 - Jainism Lesson 2 - Zoroastrianism Lesson 3 - Candomblé Lesson 4 - Shinto Lesson 5 - Asatru Lesson 6 - Bahai
Carl192
Zoroastrianism

Zoroastrianism

A scheme of work designed to inform students about other beliefs and traditions outside of the six major religions we are required to teach. The students loved it and found the lessons engaging and incredibly interesting. There are seven lessons in total - six taught lessons and an optional computer research lesson. This is perfect if you're running out of ideas in summer term or as an interesting addition to your scheme of work. All lessons are ready to teach and come with all resources. Lesson 1 - Jainism Lesson 2 - Zoroastrianism Lesson 3 - Candomblé Lesson 4 - Shinto Lesson 5 - Asatru Lesson 6 - Bahai
Carl192
Bahai

Bahai

A scheme of work designed to inform students about other beliefs and traditions outside of the six major religions we are required to teach. The students loved it and found the lessons engaging and incredibly interesting. There are seven lessons in total - six taught lessons and an optional computer research lesson. This is perfect if you're running out of ideas in summer term or as an interesting addition to your scheme of work. All lessons are ready to teach and come with all resources. Lesson 1 - Jainism Lesson 2 - Zoroastrianism Lesson 3 - Candomblé Lesson 4 - Shinto Lesson 5 - Asatru Lesson 6 - Bahai
Carl192