Belief Without Belonging - Postmodernity & Religion - Sociology A2

Belief Without Belonging - Postmodernity & Religion - Sociology A2

This lesson is designed to take students through Grace Davie's theory 'Belief Without Belonging'. The lesson involves an independent research task which has a skeleton structure to it, making it fully adaptable to the needs of the class by the teacher. There is also a ready made 'pairs' game which helps revise previous content - this would make an excellent starter. There is a differentiated sociologist chart to be filled in as part of a class task. All timings for the lesson are incorporated into the PowerPoint - this lesson has been designed to be fully adaptable to any length of time. Equally, there is a suggested homework task at the end for your students. I hope you enjoy this lesson, please do leave feedback.
EGraham-Hyde
Introduction to Democracy

Introduction to Democracy

This lesson introduces the definitions of democracy and looks at the importance of democracy too. It has a full lesson/lecture on the PowerPoint and comes with a simple worksheet. This is a short introduction lesson and can be incorporated into a longer lesson or stand alone as a 35min period. The tasks are simple and adaptable and eases the students in to the nature of the topic. Designed for AS Government & Politics but easily adaptable for Citizenship, Sociology or other Social Science subjects.
EGraham-Hyde
AS/A2 Sociology Essay Writing Frame

AS/A2 Sociology Essay Writing Frame

This writing frame was created to help students that struggle to structure an essay at AS/A2 level. It provides a scaffolding with brief instructions about what should be done next in the essay. It was designed with AQA syllabus but would easily transfer to other exam boards when essay questions are used. It's fully customisable and can be changed as you see fit. It works exceptionally well with U-D grade students that need to bump up their grade; it has been tried and tested and works well with these students.
EGraham-Hyde
AQA Religious Studies Christianity Revision Lesson

AQA Religious Studies Christianity Revision Lesson

This a revision lesson that is planned over the course of two and a half hours. Each information sheet is used STRICTLY for revision and to jog the memory of students. This should be used in conjunction with their notes, textbooks and other resources given to them by the teacher. The PowerPoint is basic and ready to be adapted and designed how the teacher wants - some institutions like a uniform design. The timers and sounds are programmed in as there is a change every 15mins. Although not on the PowerPoint, this lesson should end with a quick assessment of the teachers design to check progress.
EGraham-Hyde
Religious Studies: Gender, Sexuality & Christianity - Reading/Work Pack

Religious Studies: Gender, Sexuality & Christianity - Reading/Work Pack

This is a work pack for Gender, Sexuality and Religious Studies. It’s based on the AQA A Level and can be deployed as part of lessons, or as a revision pack for differentiated learning. Each sheet can be printed individually for use as a task or it can be provided as a booklet. Please do leave a comment / review if you purchase this.
EGraham-Hyde
Conformity: Compliance, Identification & Internalisation

Conformity: Compliance, Identification & Internalisation

A couple of information sheets that link in with Conformity part of the Psychology syllabus - summation of several key studies across the sheets. There is an information sheet, with pictures, for each aspect of outlined in the title. You could use them for any of the examination boards.
EGraham-Hyde
Kant's Deontology

Kant's Deontology

This is a fully planned lesson which includes a lesson plan, powerpoint, activities and stretch and challenge material. This was successfully deployed, by myself, as part of an interview and includes the ‘mini teach’ section for an interview. The lesson was fed back as outstanding. There is plenty of opportunity to adapt this to any of the examination boards but this was designed as part of the AQA Specification for Philosophy A Level. Please be sure to leave a comment and review if you use it.
EGraham-Hyde
Natural Moral Law Info & Work Sheets

Natural Moral Law Info & Work Sheets

Four sheets that can be deployed as an activity within a lesson, for revision or as a homework. The task requires students to read through the information and then complete the worksheet which helps ensure the right information is noted down. The task culminates with an essay style question which can be adapted to any of the exam boards for A Level or GCSE. Compatible with WJEC/Eduqas, AQA, and OCR. Please leave a comment if you enjoy the resource and let me know if there are any others that you would like.
EGraham-Hyde
Theories of Family - A Level Sociology AQA

Theories of Family - A Level Sociology AQA

This is a full lesson that includes all the activities, a lesson plan, differentiated material (both for weaker and stronger students) and helps go through content of theories of family in the context of an essay question. There’s plenty of assessment for learning throughout. This lesson was successfully deployed several times as a 20min mini teach (this is reflected in the lesson plan) but has been planned and produced as an entire lesson. The theories included are New Right, Feminism, Functionalism and Marxism. There’s information sheets and structured worksheets for note taking and there is also a university journal for gifted and talented students relevant to the material. This lesson is fully adaptable to fit all styles of teaching and can be scaled down for GCSE also. Please be sure to comment your opinion on the lesson.
EGraham-Hyde
Writing Frame: A Level Religious Studies

Writing Frame: A Level Religious Studies

This is a writing frame produced to develop the AO2 written skills of students studying Religious Studies (and its derivatives) at A Level. If you would like some ideas of how to deploy this in a lesson, please do get in contact.
EGraham-Hyde
God Essay  Revision Lesson - AQA A Level Religious Studies

God Essay Revision Lesson - AQA A Level Religious Studies

This is a whole lesson planned for revising the content of the topic of God whilst also focusing on essay writing. Written as part of AQA scheme of work but easily adaptable to other exam boards. Included is a writing frame (normally sold separately) which helps students structure their essays. - This is a differentiation tool. This lesson was used by myself as part of a formal observation and is OFSTED ready. It's fully customizable and also employs paired and group work. Use of ICT is good, it also has quirky Star Wars characters in it which can be edited out. The background is winter themed - again, easily changed and content remains the same.
EGraham-Hyde
Religious Studies - Bible as a Source of Authority

Religious Studies - Bible as a Source of Authority

This is a full lecture on the Bible as a source of authority. It contains an overview of everything that the students will need to know about the Bible in order to access top marks in the exam. Please note: this lesson should be followed up with another lesson of activities. This would easily be adaptable for other exam boards but was taught as part of an AQA specification.
EGraham-Hyde
Religious Studies/Philosophy: Natural Moral Law Lecture/Lesson

Religious Studies/Philosophy: Natural Moral Law Lecture/Lesson

This was a lecture delivered to FE students on Natural Moral Law as part of the Religious Studies A Level. There is a quick activity that is also part of the lesson but is easy to adapt out of it. Equally, this lecture could easily be adaptable to all specs in RS and some Moral Philosophy but was originally taught as part of an AQA A Level RS.
EGraham-Hyde
Research Methods: Questionnaires - Sociology AS

Research Methods: Questionnaires - Sociology AS

This is a lesson for Sociology AS Level Research Methods - on Questionnaires. This is a fully planned lesson, with resources, and timings are adaptable to suit the needs of the learners. There is a pairing revision task on P.E.T. issues as a starter. It also includes a differentiated Sociologist Chart which can be used with students that struggle to take notes at appropriate pace set by the teacher. Positivism & Interpretivism is also covered in this lesson. This lesson can be adapted for the use of Psychology Research Methods too. Please let me know what you thought of the lesson and leave feedback.
EGraham-Hyde
Social Stratification - GCSE Sociology

Social Stratification - GCSE Sociology

This lesson is an observable lesson in social stratification; looking at areas of gender, age, ethnicity and class. The lesson assumes a basic level of sociology is already obtained by pupils - e.g. socialisation, society etc. The worksheets are included, one of which is a differentiated sheet to help structure the notes for those that struggle with writing. Stretch and Challenge is included within the lesson, along with 'creativity across the curriculum' - which can help hit some targets. The lesson will track progress throughout, there is an examination style question with a mark scheme at the end which can be gone through orally. The lesson is fully customisable to timings and could also have some tasks/content added in to suit the needs of the learner. Please comment and rate if you like it. Thanks.
EGraham-Hyde
Experiments & Surveys/Sampling - Sociology AS Research Methods

Experiments & Surveys/Sampling - Sociology AS Research Methods

This lesson is fully customizable and can also be seperated into two lessons (depending on length of allocated time). The first part of the lesson covers the Sociology AS Research Methods AQA Spec looking at Experiments whilst the second part looks at surveys and sampling in the same spec. There are two worksheets attached to this lesson which can be used to help pupils structure notes. You will need to use a textbook to support learning in this area - however, if you already have resources then they would accompany this lesson also. If you have any issues, please let me know. Other wise, enjoy the lesson and please rate and comment.
EGraham-Hyde
Quantitative Methods - Introduction to Sociology Research Methods (Part 1)

Quantitative Methods - Introduction to Sociology Research Methods (Part 1)

This lesson is fully customizable and can be adapted to suit the learners needs. All activities are included as part of this lesson, although it may be good to use a text book in support. The lesson is designed for any resources you might have on this area to also be able to be used. It's the full topic range, with activities, for A2 research methods. This is part 1 of an introduction to this module. Please rate and comment :)
EGraham-Hyde
Introduction to Social Inequality - Sociology GCSE

Introduction to Social Inequality - Sociology GCSE

Sociology GCSE - Social Inequality This is a full lesson on the beginning of the social inequality topic. It covers the sociological perspectives and also identifies social class classification scale. By the end of the lesson, students will understand these topics. I personally used this for an observation lesson and was only required to add more stretch & challenge - to do this, I suggest using an A Level text book or a sociological journal on the topic area. Naturally, I couldn't include that in this lesson. The full lesson, with worksheets and information sheets have been included. Please feel free to rate and comment.
EGraham-Hyde
Introduction to Political Ideology - Government & Politics

Introduction to Political Ideology - Government & Politics

This lesson is a quick lesson that is designed to give pupils an introduction to political ideology at A2. This can be adapted to suit GCSE as well as AS level. The lesson contains hyperlinks to exam examples and extension reading tasks. Also, there is a brief lecture aspect to the presentation which looks at the history of ideology. There is also a worksheet that accompanies this lesson. This worksheet is easily adaptable for differentiation which can be done by the teacher tailoring it to their class. Set at the lowest available cost to reflect that differentiation needs to be done by the downloader and there is not a lesson plan (which is a separate document to the PPT) that accompanies this resource.
EGraham-Hyde
AS/A2 Sociology Essay Writing Frame

AS/A2 Sociology Essay Writing Frame

This writing frame was created to help students that struggle to structure an essay at AS/A2 level. It provides a scaffolding with brief instructions about what should be done next in the essay. It was designed with AQA syllabus but would easily transfer to other exam boards when essay questions are used. It's fully customisable and can be changed as you see fit. It works exceptionally well with U-D grade students that need to bump up their grade; it has been tried and tested and works well with these students.
EGraham-Hyde
Feminism & Religion

Feminism & Religion

This is a complete lesson about the Feminist Theory of Religion. This covers the essentials of what must be covered for the A Level exam with AQA Sociology and there is plenty of room left to add sociologists that are in line with your personal subject knowledge. The lesson package has a fully adaptable lesson plan, powerpoint, differentiated worksheet and mini activity ideas. It is adaptable for GCSE lessons by changing wording, and removing the evaluative task at the end; however, this is aimed at A Level students at all grades. This also has a good overlap with Religious Studies and has adaptable parts. It is suggested that you place students into pairs at the start of the lesson as there are several group tasks. Please do review this if you have the time.
EGraham-Hyde
Introduction to Democracy

Introduction to Democracy

This lesson introduces the definitions of democracy and looks at the importance of democracy too. It has a full lesson/lecture on the PowerPoint and comes with a simple worksheet. This is a short introduction lesson and can be incorporated into a longer lesson or stand alone as a 35min period. The tasks are simple and adaptable and eases the students in to the nature of the topic. Designed for AS Government & Politics but easily adaptable for Citizenship, Sociology or other Social Science subjects.
EGraham-Hyde