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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.
AQA RS ISLAM PRACTICES:  Festivals:  Id-ul-Fitr (Eid) and Ashura
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AQA RS ISLAM PRACTICES: Festivals: Id-ul-Fitr (Eid) and Ashura

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Concise, easy to follow and 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 ISLAM PRACTICES: Festivals: Id-ul-Fitr (Eid) and Ashura ** Students will be able to (with reference to source of authority): • Describe origins of Eid and Ashura • Explain two ways Shia Muslims commemorate Ashura • Explain two ways Muslims celebrate Id-ul-Fitr 5 marks • Evaluate which is the most important festival in Islam Activities include: Customisable recap starter (just add two questions), reading and question task, mini-plenary quiz with ‘stretch and challenge’ questions, ‘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.
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 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 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.
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
KNOWLEDGE OF GOD'S EXISTENCE PACK  DCT OCR
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KNOWLEDGE OF GOD'S EXISTENCE PACK DCT OCR

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Knowledge of God’s Existence (Developments in Christian Thought) OCR. 6 complete lessons: ‘MASTERY’ ‘& ‘EXAM SKILLS FOCUSED’ 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: Natural theology Revealed theology Faith and Grace Evaluating: Natural theology Evaluating: Revealed theology Evaluating: Faith theology I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
AQA RS HUMAN RIGHTS:  PREJUDICE & DISCRIMINATION (LAW & RELIGION) Christianity / Islam
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AQA RS HUMAN RIGHTS: PREJUDICE & DISCRIMINATION (LAW & RELIGION) Christianity / Islam

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Concise, easy to follow and comprehensive, ‘MASTERY’ & 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: PREJUDICE & DISCRIMINATION (LAW & RELIGION) Christianity / Islam Students will be able to (with reference to source of authority): • Explain causes and types of discrimination • Explain religious beliefs and laws about discrimination • All types of discrimination are wrong. Evaluate Activities include: Customisable recap starter (just add two questions), reading and question task, mini-plenary quiz with ‘stretch and challenge’ questions, ‘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.
PERSECUTION & CHRISTIAN RESPONSES
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PERSECUTION & CHRISTIAN RESPONSES

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Christian Response to Persecution: Christian Practices. An engaging lesson with a variety of games, tasks and use of multimedia to stimulate learning. It is ‘MASTERY’ focused. You’ll find it concise and easy to follow making it suitable for specialists and non-specialists alike. It covers GCSE content as well as advanced material to stretch and challenge. Assessment and extra challenges throughout Date on slide updates automatically / Resource light / Easy to follow & Suitable for non-specialists SUITABLE FOR DELIVERING: ‘Christian Response to Persecution – Christian Practices’ Students will be able to (with reference to source of authority): • Explain How and WHY Christians respond to persecution Activities/resources include: Recap do-now starter: Sort events of Jesus life in chronological order a variety of tasks e.g. World map activity, letter writing, discussion, video, discussion. To gain an in-depth understanding of: • Persecution in early Christianity • prevalence of persecution of Christians in the world today • Christian responses to Persecution • Bible teachings related to responses to persecution 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.
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.
AKHIRAH
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AKHIRAH

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Akhirah - Afterlife. Islam Beliefs # FUN LESSONS. A fun and engaging lesson with a variety of games, tasks and multimedia to stimulate learning. ‘MASTERY’ ‘and EXAM SKILLS focused. Resource light, concise and easy to follow. Suitable for specialists and non-specialists. Date on slide updates automatically. Extra challenges throughout. Students will be able to (with reference to source of authority): Explain Muslim beliefs about Akhirah (afterlife) Explain how belief in Akhirah influences the lives of Muslims Fully resourced activities include: Customisable recap starter, Active video learning (with questions), timeline task, Sirat Bridge role play game, info sheet, paired discussion, email writing task. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most 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.
RISALAH &  NUBUWWAH - PROPHETHOOD
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RISALAH & NUBUWWAH - PROPHETHOOD

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PROPHETHOOD (RISALAH) & NUBUWWAH - Islam Beliefs #FUN LESSONS. A fun and engaging lesson with a variety of games, tasks and multimedia to stimulate learning. It is ‘MASTERY’ ‘and EXAM SKILLS focused. PRIOR KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED: Life of Muhammed (they learned this in lesson 1 of this bundle) this lesson provides a recap only and gives details on all the other key prophets • Resource light, concise and easy to follow. Date on slide updates automatically • Suitable for specialists and non-specialists. Emphasis on exam skills: model answers, assessment and extra challenges throughout. Covers GCSE content plus dips into some A Level content for stretching and challenging. Students will be able to (with reference to source of authority): • To explain the difference between prophethood (Risalah) and Nubuwwah • Explain and illustrate the importance of prophethood (Risalah) in Islam • Explain Muslim beliefs about Isa, Ibrahim and Adam Fully resourced activities include: Card game starter, info sheet, paired discussion, pose, pause, pounce, create a fact file on one prophet, peer teach, team essay planning, exam question, peer assessment. 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.
NATURE OF GOD (ALLAH) ISLAM
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NATURE OF GOD (ALLAH) ISLAM

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‘The Nature Of God’ (Islam Beliefs) # FUN LESSONS. A fun and engaging lesson with a variety of games, tasks and multimedia 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, model answers, assessment and extra challenges throughout Students will be able to (with reference to source of authority): • Explain what Muslims believe about the Nature of God • Evaluate which is the most important quality of Allah. Fully resourced activities include: Recap do-now starter. Research & mind-mapping, quote matching, paired discussion, sorting statements, writing in Arabic: 99 names, acronym to aid recall of nature of God. Exam question, modelling and peer assessment. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
AQA RELIGIOUS STUDIES:  RELATIONSHIPS (Christianity, Islam and Humanism)
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AQA RELIGIOUS STUDIES: RELATIONSHIPS (Christianity, Islam and Humanism)

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This bundle includes all resources needed to deliver AQA Religious Studies: Relationships and is designed to promote maximum success for ALL learners. Concise, comprehensive. ‘MASTERY’ and exam-focused lessons. Date on slide updates automatically **Resource efficient & easy to follow ** SUITABLE FOR DELIVERING: AQA Religious Studies: Relationships (RELIGIONS: ISLAM/CHRISTIANITY/HUMANISM) LESSONS INCLUDE: Marriage and Cohabitation Sex within and outside of marriage Divorce Family types and roles of parents and children. Polygamy, single parent, monogamy, nuclear, same sex parents. Contraception Same sex marriage: Catholics, Quakers, Islam, humanist Gender equality Activities include: Recap starter, reading log 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 these lessons. Your feedback is most welcome.
Value and Abuse of the Environment AQA THEME B
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Value and Abuse of the Environment AQA THEME B

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Suitable for a single lesson. Thisresource-light and easy to follow lesson is suitable for delivering: AQA Religious Studies: Theme B / Humans and the Environment Students will be able to: • Outline current environmental issues and possible solutions • Understand the terms: stewardship and dominion • Explain contrasting religious teachings about environmental issues with reference to scripture 5 mk question • Evaluate whether religious believers have more of a duty to protect the planet than non-believers Activities include: Information sheet and reading tasks / links to clips on deforestation and conservation / 5 mark question and evaluation question with model paragraph and peer assessment activity
Good and Evil:  Lesson  1 - The Problem of Evil
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Good and Evil: Lesson 1 - The Problem of Evil

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READY TO TEACH: Resource free (no printing required) Easy to follow (non-specialist friendly) Date on slide updates automatically. Concise, comprehensive and challenging lesson. SUITABLE FOR DELIVERING: EDEXCEL/AQA/KS3 RELIGIOUS STUDIES: THE PROBLEM OF EVIL Students will be able to (with reference to source of authority): ALL: list examples of moral evil and natural evil MOST: Explain the problem of evil using key terms omnipotence and omnibenevolence SOME: Describe one solution to the problem of evil Activities include: Recap starter, mastery through structured partnered discussion, videos to enrich learning, mini-plenaries to assess learning, debate and writing tasks with writing frames. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.
AL QADR - PREDESTINATION
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AL QADR - PREDESTINATION

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AL QADR (PREDESTINATION), SUPREMACY OF GOD’S WILL (Islam Beliefs) #FUN LESSONS. A fun and engaging lesson with a variety of games, tasks and multimedia 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: model answers, assessment and extra challenges throughout. Covers GCSE content plus dips into some A Level content for stretching and challenging. Students will be able to (with reference to source of authority): • Explain contrasting Muslim beliefs about Al-Qadr (predestination) • Evaluate whether predestination is compatible with free will Fully resourced activities include: Recap do-now starter, Video & Questions, paired discussion, quote matching, exam question, model answer and peer assessment. I hope you enjoy teaching this lesson. Your feedback is most welcome.