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I'm Head of Department for Religious Studies in an outstanding school. I teach the AQA spec and provide tried and tested resources. I'm uploading resources all of the time; my newest collection is the #FUN LESSONS range which are engaging, exam focused, challenging and getting great results. Lessons are fully resourced and easy to follow with minimal printing. I hope you enjoy teaching them.

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I'm Head of Department for Religious Studies in an outstanding school. I teach the AQA spec and provide tried and tested resources. I'm uploading resources all of the time; my newest collection is the #FUN LESSONS range which are engaging, exam focused, challenging and getting great results. Lessons are fully resourced and easy to follow with minimal printing. I hope you enjoy teaching them.
RELIGION AND LIFE
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RELIGION AND LIFE

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RELIGION & LIFE AQA #FUN LESSONS BUNDLE: 10 LESSONS INC. REVISION. PLUS: Test & mark scheme, scheme of work, glossary, quote bank. Everything you need for you students to succeed. Plenty of recap, challenge, exam skills focus, mastery & assessment throughout. LESSONS: Fun & engaging, Variety of tasks, multi-media & games to stimulate learning. Resource light (minimal printing), concise. Date on slide updates automatically. Easy to follow suitable for specialists and non-specialists. SCHEME OF LEARNING: minute details of Learning objective/Task details/Differentiation/Assessment (proof of learning) and Homework (research/recap rotation) VIEWPOINTS: Main religion Christianity + Islam / Non-religious views: humanism, classical and preference utilitarianism LESSONS INCLUDED: Origins of world and life Value of world and life Value and abuse of animals Value, Sanctity and Quality of life Abortion and the Law Abortion: religious and non-religious views Euthanasia and the Law Euthanasia: religious and non-religious views Life after death Revision lesson End of Topic assessment I hope you enjoy teaching this pack. Your feedback is most welcome.
AQA RS HUMAN RIGHTS: SOCIAL JUSTICE (Christianity and Islam)
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AQA RS HUMAN RIGHTS: SOCIAL JUSTICE (Christianity and Islam)

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Concise, comprehensive. ‘MASTERY’ and exam-focused lesson. Date on slide updates automatically Resource light Easy to follow & Suitable for non-specialists (notes on slides) SUITABLE FOR DELIVERING: AQA RS HUMAN RIGHTS: SOCIAL JUSTICE (Christianity and Islam) Students will be able to (with reference to source of authority): • Define Social Justice • Give evidence and statistics of social injustice • Link social injustice to human rights • How beliefs about social injustice influences believers • Evaluate the statement: Religious believers have more of a duty to combat social injustice Activities include: Recap starter, reading and question task, ‘depth and mastery’ (partnered discussion), debate, ‘Skills mastery’, model answer analysis, exam question with peer assessment & student friendly success criteria. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
WORLD RELIGIONS
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WORLD RELIGIONS

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WORLD RELIGIONS. KS3 RELIGIOUS STUDIES INTRO LESSON. FUN AND ENGAGING. VARIETY OF TASKS TO STIMULATE LEARNING. #CHECK UNDERSTANDING. ADDRESS MISCONCEPTIONS. SINGLE LESSON **Pedagogy Focus: ** • Check understanding and address misconceptions throughout • Reduce cognitive overload • Build on Prior knowledge • Appropriate challenge • SMSC: tolerance and respect Concise and easy to follow. Date on slide updates automatically. **STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO: ** Understand why we learn Religious Studies in School Identify 5 philosophical attitudes towards the existence of God/s. Identify the six main religions in the world and list key facts about them I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is welcome.
CHRISTIAN BELIEFS AQA PACK
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CHRISTIAN BELIEFS AQA PACK

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‘Christian Beliefs’ #FUN LESSONS Bundle includes a scheme of learning which details homework, differentiation and assessment and a fully resourced pack of 9 concise and easy to follow lessons. **These lessons are ‘MASTERY’ ‘and EXAM SKILLS focused. ** Students will learn the GCSE content plus be challenged by dipping into some relevant A Level material. There will be an emphasis (and modelling) of key skills needed in evaluation questions. Mini plenary’s and extra challenges throughout Date on slide updates automatically / Resource light / Easy to follow & Suitable for non-specialists SUITABLE FOR DELIVERING: AQA/Edexcel Christian Beliefs Lessons: NATURE OF GOD TRINITY AND ONENESS CREATION INCARNATION: PERSON OF JESUS CRUCIFIXION: PERSON OF JESUS RESURRECTION AND ASCENSION: PERSON OF JESUS AFTERLIFE: JUDGEMENT AND RESURRECTION SIN AND SALVATION FUN AND GAMES REVISION LESSON I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
RELIGION AND LIFE REVISION
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RELIGION AND LIFE REVISION

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RELIGION & LIFE AQA . REVISION LESSON #FUN LESSONS. STUDENTS SHOULD BE LEARNING WITHOUT REALISING IT! PACKED WITH GAMES TO PREPARE STUDENTS FOR SUCCESS. FULLY RESOURCED. CONCISE. EASY TO FOLLOW. MINIMAL PRINTING. THIS RESOURCE IS INCLUDED IN MY RELIGION & LIFE #FUN LESSONS BUNDLE (SEE MY SHOP) Suitable for non-specialists TASKS INCLUDE: Knowledge audit (to show progress) The Try Again Game Articulate Quote match Pairs present multiple views on different 12-mark statements Pub quiz (without the beer!) PLUS Homework revision activity resource to hand out I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
THEME A - RELATIONSHIPS: NATURE, PURPOSE & IMPORTANCE OF MARRIAGE + COHABITATION (ISLAM/CHRISTIANITY
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THEME A - RELATIONSHIPS: NATURE, PURPOSE & IMPORTANCE OF MARRIAGE + COHABITATION (ISLAM/CHRISTIANITY

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Concise, comprehensive and **challenging exam-focused lesson. ** **Resource light & easy to follow ** SUITABLE FOR DELIVERING: THEME A - RELATIONSHIPS: NATURE, PURPOSE & IMPORTANCE OF MARRIAGE + COHABITATION (ISLAM/CHRISTIANITY) Students will be able to: • Explain the nature, purpose and importance of marriage in Islam and Christianity • Evaluate with reference to scripture whether marriage is important in the modern world. Activities include: Reading log activity, exam questions with model answers. Optional video task to enrich learning and give writing hands a rest! / discussion / self/peer assessment with success criteria.
AQA Relationships/Human Rights: Status &roles of men and women/Gender Equality
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AQA Relationships/Human Rights: Status &roles of men and women/Gender Equality

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Concise, comprehensive and challenging exam-focused revision lesson or standard lesson (prior knowledge not necessary) Double lesson / easily separated into two single lessons (Part 1 and Part 2) **Resource light- easy to follow. ** Suitable for delivering: AQA Relationships/Human Rights: Status and roles of men and women/Gender Equality (Christianity, Islam & Humanism) Students will be able to: (With reference to scripture/sacred writings) Explain two contrasting religious beliefs in contemporary British society about the roles of men and women Explain two religious’ beliefs about the status of women in British contemporary society. Men and Women have Equal rights. Evaluate Activities include: Reading log activity, exam questions with model answers. Structured discussion/ Optional video tasks to enrich learning and give their writing hands a rest, Peer/self assessment with success criteria. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson, your feedback is most welcome.
CHRISTIAN PRACTICES PACK
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CHRISTIAN PRACTICES PACK

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‘Christian Practices’#FUN LESSONS. Fully resourced pack of 11 ’FUN’, ‘MASTERY’ ‘and ‘EXAM SKILLS FOCUSED’ lessons. Students will learn the GCSE content plus be challenged by dipping into some relevant A Level material. There will be an emphasis (and modelling) of key skills needed in evaluation questions. **Mini plenary’s and extra challenges throughout. ** Lessons are concise, easy to follow and *suitable for specialists and non-specialists. * ** Extra resources included in this bundle: • Scheme of learning that includes details of differentiation, Assessment and homework tasks • Assessment paper • keywords and definitions for the whole topic • quotes and sources of authority for the whole topic Date on slide updates automatically SUITABLE FOR DELIVERING: AQA/Edexcel Christian Practices **Lessons: ** Worship Prayer The sacraments and eucharist The sacraments and baptism Worldwide and local church - charity Worldwide church - mission and evangelism Worldwide church - reconciliation Worldwide church - persecution Pilgrimage Festivals: Christmas and Easter Revision lesson: fun and games I hope you enjoy teaching this bundle. Your feedback is most welcome.
ISLAM PRACTICES AQA
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ISLAM PRACTICES AQA

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ISLAM PRACTICES # FUN LESSONS BUNDLE 11 FULLY RESOURCED LESSONS PLUS SOL, QUOTE & KEY TERM SHEETS FOR EXERCISE BOOKS. Fun and engaging with a variety of tasks, multi-media and games to stimulate learning. • ‘MASTERY’ ‘and EXAM SKILLS focused. • Includes self/peer assessment (with model answers and success criteria) • Extra Challenges throughout • No hands up planned questioning • Frequent plenaries to help retain knowledge • Resource light – minimal printing required (most are resource free) • Concise and easy to follow. Suitable for specialists and non-specialists. • Date on slide updates automatically **THE FULLY RESOURCED LESSONS ARE: ** Introduction and Shahadah Salah: Ritual prayer Salam: Ramadan Alms Giving: Zakah, Sadaqah and Khums Hajj Jihad Id-ul-Adha Id-ul-Fitr & Ashura Ten obligatory Acts (Shia Islam) Revision End of Topic Assessment including paper and mark scheme **ADDITIONAL RESOURCES ** In-depth Scheme of learning that includes: • Learning objectives • Task details • Differentiation & Support • Assessment (proof of learning) • Homework (research/recap rotation) with weblinks Key terms and definitions - for whole topic (to glue in books) Sources of authority (Quotes) for whole topic (to glue in books) I hope you enjoy teaching these lessons. Your feedback is most welcome.
JIHAD
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JIHAD

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ISLAM PRACTICES: JIHAD #FUN LESSONS. A fun, thought provoking and engaging lesson with a variety of tasks, multi-media and games to stimulate learning. It is ‘MASTERY’ ‘and EXAM SKILLS focused. • Contains recent (2020) examples of Jihad representations in the media with debates on whether this is a fair and accurate representation • Challenges Islamophobia • Resource light, concise and easy to follow. Date on slide updates automatically • Suitable for specialists and non-specialists. Emphasis on exam skills: Assessment and extra challenges throughout. STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO (WITH REFERENCE TO SOURCE OF AUTHORITY): Explain the meaning and significance of Greater and Lesser Jihad: including • Origins • Influence • Conditions for the declaration of lesser jihad. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
PERSON OF JESUS REVISION
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PERSON OF JESUS REVISION

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PERSON OF JESUS. OCR A LEVEL REVISION. ENGAGING LESSON. VARIETY OF TASKS, MULTI-MEDIA AND GAMES TO STIMULATE LEARNING. CHALLENGING, MASTERY AND EXAM SKILLS FOCUSED. This lesson summarises the whole topic in 100 minutes. RESOURCES INCLUDED: info sheet - 3 titles of Jesus Model answer “Jesus was merely a political liberator” Discuss Slides that cover the whole topic in 100 minutes • Modelling, Assessment and extra challenges throughout. • Minimal printing, concise and easy to follow. Date on slide updates automatically STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO (WITH REFERENCE TO SOURCE OF AUTHORITY): Evaluate whether Jesus was merely a political liberator I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
Christian Beliefs:  The Resurrection of  Jesus
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Christian Beliefs: The Resurrection of Jesus

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This is a useful and easy to follow lesson for delivering: AQA Religious Studies: Christian Beliefs / The Resurrection Students will be able to: • Explain evidence of the resurrection • Explain humanist arguments • Explain the importance of the resurrection to believers and how it influences Christians today. Activities include: Video / information sheet / write a speech / answer a 5 mark question / debate
SOUL MIND & BODY INTRO LESSON
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SOUL MIND & BODY INTRO LESSON

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INTRO LESSON FOR SOUL MIND & BODY OCR A LEVEL RS. #FUN LESSON An accessible, discursive & engaging introduction to this fascinating topic. Students will learn without realising it. They will be able to: Explain the difference between numerical and qualitative identity Reflect on what makes you ‘you’ Explain the difference between a substance dualist and a materialist
MIRACLES & EVALUATION. THEME C.
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MIRACLES & EVALUATION. THEME C.

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THE EXISTENCE OF GOD: ARGUMENT FROM MIRACLES & EVALUATION # FUN LESSONS. A fun and engaging lesson with a variety of tasks, multi-media and games to stimulate learning. It is ‘MASTERY’ ‘and EXAM SKILLS focused. • Resource light, concise and easy to follow. Date on slide updates automatically • Suitable for specialists and non-specialists. Emphasis on exam skills: Assessment and extra challenges throughout. STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO (WITH REFERENCE TO SOURCE OF AUTHORITY): Explain literal, metaphorical, and natural interpretations of miracles which application to Biblical miracles. Explain what miracles might show about the nature of God. Evaluate: 3 criticisms: favouritism, Hume, Natural explanations + Give counter arguments I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
AQA RS:  Islam Beliefs – REVISION
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AQA RS: Islam Beliefs – REVISION

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Concise, comprehensive. ‘MASTERY’ and exam-focused lesson. Date on slide updates automatically REVISION LESSON Resource light Easy to follow (with notes) SUITABLE FOR DELIVERING: AQA RS: Islam Beliefs – REVISION Students will be able to (with reference to source of authority): • Annotate quotes relating to the topic • Recap on subtopics: • Master and answer a 5 mark question Activities include: Recap starter, reading and question task, debate, ‘depth and mastery’ (partnered discussion) ‘Skills mastery’, model answer analysis, exam question with peer assessment & student friendly success criteria. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
ISLAM BELIEFS REVISION
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ISLAM BELIEFS REVISION

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lslam Beliefs – Revision lesson # FUN LESSONS. A concise and easy to follow, fun lesson. Students should be learning without realising it! Minimal printing required. Date on slide updates automatically. Suitable for Specialists and non-specialists alike. Students will be able to (with reference to source of authority): • Recall content and sources of authority through engagement in games • Prepare and present multiple views on a variety of statements with a strong religious reference. Activities include: FULLY RESOURCED • Articulate game • Quote master game (sorting) • Presentation game: give reasons for and against variety of statements and include a strong religious reference • pub quiz (without the beer!) and peer assessment HOME LEARNING TASK WITH PAST EXAM QUESTIONS I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
ISLAM BELIEFS
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ISLAM BELIEFS

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AQA ISLAM BELIEFS BUNDLE # FUN LESSONS 10 x complete lessons PLUS SOL & EXTRA RESOURCES. ‘MASTERY’ ‘& ‘EXAM SKILLS FOCUSED’ **plus ** Scheme of Learning Key terms for books Quotes for books Each lesson is resource light, minimal printing is required. It is concise and easy to follow and suitable for specialists and non-specialists. Date on slide updates automatically. Each lesson contains assessment and extra challenges throughout **Lessons: ** Intro to Islam (Life and Death of Prophet Muhammed) Sunni and Shia Key Beliefs Nature of God Tawhid Angels Predestination Akhirah Risalah Holy Books Revision Lesson I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
CHRISTIAN STEWARDSHIP
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CHRISTIAN STEWARDSHIP

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CHRISTIAN STEWARDSHIP AND DOMINION. KS3 RELIGION AND THE ENVIRONMENT. FUN AND ENGAGING LESSON. VARIETY OF TASKS, MULTI-MEDIA AND GAMES TO STIMULATE LEARNING. CHALLENGING, MASTERY AND EXAM SKILLS FOCUSED. • Assessment and extra challenges throughout. • No printing, concise and easy to follow. Date on slide updates automatically STUDENTS WILL BE ABLE TO (WITH REFERENCE TO GENESIS): To evaluate whether it is solely the duty of Christians to take care of the planet I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
AQA RELIGIOUS STUDIES:  CHRISTIAN PRACTICES:  FESTIVALS (CHRISTMAS AND EASTER)
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AQA RELIGIOUS STUDIES: CHRISTIAN PRACTICES: FESTIVALS (CHRISTMAS AND EASTER)

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Concise, comprehensive and challenging exam-focused lesson. Date on slide updates automatically. Resource free (no printing) & easy to follow SUITABLE FOR DELIVERING: AQA RELIGIOUS STUDIES: CHRISTIAN PRACTICES: FESTIVALS (CHRISTMAS AND EASTER) Students will be able to (with reference to source of authority): ‘Christmas is the most important festival in Christianity’. Evaluate Activities include: Recap, structured discussion, video with partnered activities, exam question with self/peer assessment & student friendly success criteria I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
EUCHARIST HOLY COMMUNION
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EUCHARIST HOLY COMMUNION

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Sacraments: Eucharist / Holy Communion CHRISTIAN PRACTICES. #FUN LESSONS. A fun and engaging lesson with a variety to tasks and multimedia to stimulate learning and is ‘MASTERY’ ‘and EXAM SKILLS focused. You’ll find it concise and easy to follow making it suitable for specialists and non-specialists alike. You can use props for the main activity e.g. red squash/Disco crisps – but I often ask the kids to improvise and their creativity can make it even more fun. There will be an emphasis (and modelling) of key skills needed in exam questions. Assessment and extra challenges throughout Date on slide updates automatically / Resource light / Easy to follow & Suitable for non-specialists SUITABLE FOR DELIVERING: ‘‘Sacraments: Eucharist / Holy Communion’ Christian Practices AQA Students will be able to (with reference to source of authority): • To explain the origins, symbolism and significance of the Sacrament of the Eucharist • Explain differences within Christianity with regards to the practice of the Eucharist Activities/resources include: Customisable recap do-now starter a variety of tasks to gain an in-depth understanding of: • The Origins of the Sacrament • The events of the Last Supper • Relevance of the Gospel of Luke and the New Covenant • Role play: Catholic / Anglican service of mass • Differences between Catholic and Anglican denominations including transubstantiation -v- Real Presence. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.