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Please browse a selection of religious studies, philosophy, history, geography and generic lessons and resources. All have been tested and used in my classroom. Most resources are complete lessons with writing frames & differentiated activities. I have been teaching since 2007 and have been Head of Humanities since 2011. I am a GCSE and A Level examiner which I utilise when planning for exam courses. Please review if you download anything as I will try to edit and improve using any feedback

Please browse a selection of religious studies, philosophy, history, geography and generic lessons and resources. All have been tested and used in my classroom. Most resources are complete lessons with writing frames & differentiated activities. I have been teaching since 2007 and have been Head of Humanities since 2011. I am a GCSE and A Level examiner which I utilise when planning for exam courses. Please review if you download anything as I will try to edit and improve using any feedback
GCSE: The problem of evil
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GCSE: The problem of evil

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Planned for 9-1 Eduqas WJEC specification Learning objective: To understand the problem of evil Lesson includes: Key terms - starter task Link to community shared Show my homework quiz Video to introduce the problem of evil GCSE pod - The Problem of Evil and Suffering with differentiated activities Worksheet & information sheet exam practice - 5 mark question. Includes success critiera, peer assessment, model answer, Would be suitable for AQA, Edexcel and OCR
GCSE Religious Extremism
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GCSE Religious Extremism

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Planned for 9-1 Eduqas WJEC specification Learning objective: To understand the meaning of the term “religious extremism” Lesson includes: starter task Range of Christian Perspectives and comprehension questions Link to realtube to explore the real meaning of Jihad to dispel misconceptions Information sheet Scaffolded mind map with questions in the white boxes to allow students to demonstrate learning Islamophobia discussion stimulus Review activity discussing free speech and extremism Would be suitable for AQA, Edexcel and OCR
GCSE Censorship
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GCSE Censorship

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Planned for 9-1 Eduqas WJEC specification Learning objective: To understand the arguments for and against censorship Lesson includes: starter task introducing the key term ‘censorship’ Link to SMHW knowledge recall quiz on human rights and social injustice Range of Christian Perspectives and Introduction to key terms Links to case studies on Westbro Baptist Church; Charlie Hebdo; Corpus Christi Worksheet & information sheet exam practice - 5 mark question. Includes success criteria, peer assessment, model answer from 2018 (achieved 3/5), marking stickers to reduce teacher workload and closing the gap activities for the following lesson to support further progress Would be suitable for AQA, Edexcel and OCR
GCSE Aims of Punishment
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GCSE Aims of Punishment

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Planned for 9-1 Eduqas WJEC specification Learning objective: to understand the different aims (reasons) of punishment. Lesson includes: Differentiated starter task - exam practice Link to community shared Show My Homework Quiz for knowledge recall Range of Christian Perspectives and Introduction to key terms Worksheet to develop evaluation skills - reference is made to extent o metre - this can be downloaded for free from my shop exam practice - 8 mark question. Includes scaffolding, possible content, success critiera, peer assessment, model answer, marking stickers to reduce teacher workload and closing the gap activities for the following lesson to support further progress Would be suitable for AQA, Edexcel and OCR
GCSE: Prison Reformers
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GCSE: Prison Reformers

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Planned for 9-1 Eduqas WJEC specification This resource is designed to be taught over 2 lessons, and is split into 2. Resources to print are from SLIDE 16 onwards Learning objective: to evaluate whether prisons should reform criminals. Lesson includes: Recall Quiz starter task Range of Christian Perspectives and Introduction to key terms Linked video clips to teach Elizabeth Fry and John Howard Worksheet & Information sheet exam practice - 15 mark question from 2019 exam series. Includes scaffolding, possible content, success criteria, peer assessment, model answer, marking stickers to reduce teacher workload and closing the gap activities for the following lesson to support further progress Would be suitable for AQA, Edexcel and OCR
GCSE Theme 1: Good and Evil Resources
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GCSE Theme 1: Good and Evil Resources

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This bundle is a range of fully resourced lessons used to teach Eduqas/WJEC Route A - good and evil. The bundle includes lessons: aims of punishment Prison Chaplains Prison Reformers Treatment of Criminals What is evil? What is goodness? The Problem of evil Origins of evil Forgiveness Examples of Forgiveness These would be suitable for OCR, Edexcel, AQA
GCSE Prison Chaplains
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GCSE Prison Chaplains

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Planned for 9-1 Eduqas WJEC specification Learning objective: To understand the need for prison chaplains and what they do. Lesson includes: starter task Range of Christian Perspectives and Introduction to key terms GCSE pod - Crime and Punishment Worksheet & information sheet exam practice - 5 mark question. Includes success critiera, peer assessment, model answer, marking stickers to reduce teacher workload and closing the gap activities for the following lesson to support further progress Would be suitable for AQA, Edexcel and OCR
A Level. OCR. The Problem of Evil. LESSON 3 Augustine's Theodicy
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A Level. OCR. The Problem of Evil. LESSON 3 Augustine's Theodicy

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Designed for OCR A Level Philosophy Lesson Objective: To explain the theodicy developed by Augustine Lesson Includes: Recall Starter Task to review the logical and evidential problem of evil Video links to explanations of Augustinian theodicy (clicking on the play button) Comprehension notes and guided reading worksheet Worksheet to help students evaluate the strengths and weaknesses of the theodicy Model Answer to the 2019 exam question ‘Critically compare the logical and evidential aspects of the problem of evil as challenges to belief [40 marks]’. This answer was marked and awarded by OCR 37/40 Would be suitable for AQA, Edexcel and WJEC/Eduqas
A Level. OCR. The Problem of Evil. LESSON 1. Introduction
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A Level. OCR. The Problem of Evil. LESSON 1. Introduction

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Designed for OCR A Level Philosophy Lesson Objective: To explain the concepts of good and evil, introducing the theological challenge of the problem of evil, natural and moral evil Lesson Includes: PLC for student’s folders (slide 1) Starter Task Video clips embedded to introduce the problem of evil Information sheets on moral, natural evil the devil and freewill along with questions The Paradox of the stone worksheet and activity Review Quiz Would be suitable for AQA, Edexcel and WJEC/Eduqas
A Level. OCR. The Problem of Evil. LESSON 4 Irenaeus' Theodicy
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A Level. OCR. The Problem of Evil. LESSON 4 Irenaeus' Theodicy

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Designed for OCR A Level Philosophy Lesson Objective: To explain the theodicy developed by Irenaeus Lesson Includes: PLC for student’s folders (slide 1) Starter Task linked to video to explain Irenaeus’ Theodicy (video linked when click on play button) Brief information to introduce the concept and compare to Augustine Mind map activity with template to use with information handout on the 2 theodices from Augustine adn Irenaeus Weaknesses of Irenaues worksheet for students to rank order their success Discussion question for Review Would be suitable for AQA, Edexcel and WJEC/Eduqas
A Level: Evaluating Plato's theory of the forms
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A Level: Evaluating Plato's theory of the forms

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Designed for OCR A Level Philosophy Lesson Objective: to understand the strengths and weaknesses of Plato’s arguments Lesson Includes: Recall Quiz Starter Task 2 worksheets identifying strengths and weaknesses of Plato’s arguments - assessing how successful and credible each strength/weakness is Model Answer activity for exam question: ‘Episteme comes from reason, not doxa’ Discuss Highlight Heads review worksheet Would be suitable for AQA, Edexcel and WJEC/Eduqas
GCSE: forgiveness
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GCSE: forgiveness

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Planned for 9-1 Eduqas WJEC specification Learning objective: To explore how Christians view forgiveness Lesson includes: Recall Quiz starter task Question sheet for A-Z of religion and beliefs (video linked) Worksheet & Information Range of Christian and Humanist perspectives Case study task - Gee Walker and Sally Dowler Parable of the unforgiving Servant Link to Kahoot review quiz Would be suitable for AQA, Edexcel and OCR
Comparrison of Plato and Aristotle
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Comparrison of Plato and Aristotle

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This is the first lesson taught for the Aristotle unit for OCR A Level. The lesson reviews Aristotle’s criticisms of Plato’s Theory of the Forms and then compares Plato’s rationalism to Aristotle’s empiricism. The lesson does use a page from the OCR textbook for one of the tasks, but all of the textbook’s designed for the new specification (I have copies of them all) have a page/double page on this that could be used for this task. The lesson includes homework which introduces the Aristotle topic This would be suitable for other exam boards
A Level: Evaluating the Cosmological Argument from Leibniz
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A Level: Evaluating the Cosmological Argument from Leibniz

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Designed for OCR A Level Philosophy Lesson Objective: to understand Leibniz’s principle of sufficient reason This is the 6th lesson taught in the cosmological argument unit of work Lesson Includes: Reading on the Principle of Sufficient Reason 1 worksheet to use with the linked video clip identifying strengths and weaknesses of the argument of contingency and Leibniz’ theory of sufficient reason Model Answer activity for exam question: Evaluate the Strengths and Weaknesses of the Cosmological Argument for Proving God Exists (the answer achieves 32/40) Highlight Heads review worksheet Would be suitable for AQA, Edexcel and WJEC/Eduqas
Teleological Argument
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Teleological Argument

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Designed and planned for OCR A Level specification. Bundle includes all 7 lessons covering the following and criticisms: Introduction to the Teleological Argument Aquinas’ 5th way William Paley David Hume’s challenges Challenge from evolution Tennant and Swinburne Evaluating Swinburne - Mill, Darwin, Dawkins and Hume
GCSE personal conviction 15 mark exam question
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GCSE personal conviction 15 mark exam question

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Planned for 9-1 Eduqas WJEC specification Learning objective: To understand examples of conflict between personal conviction and the laws of a country Lesson includes: starter task - knowledge recall quiz exam practice - 15 mark question. Includes success critiera, peer assessment, model answer that achieved 15/15 in the 2019 exam series, marking stickers to reduce teacher workload and closing the gap activities for the following lesson to support further progress Would be suitable for AQA, Edexcel and OCR
GCSE: Parables about wealth
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GCSE: Parables about wealth

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Planned for 9-1 Eduqas WJEC specification Learning objective: To understand the Christian beliefs towards poverty Lesson includes: Differentiated starter task - exam practice *Worksheets on the parable of Lazarus - including video link Worksheet on the parable of the unforgiving servant exam practice - 8 mark question. Includes scaffolding, possible content, success critiera, peer assessment, model answer, marking stickers to reduce teacher workload and closing the gap activities for the following lesson to support further progress Links to Kahoot to review learning Would be suitable for AQA, Edexcel and OCR
GCSE: Sunni and Shi'a Divide
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GCSE: Sunni and Shi'a Divide

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Planned for 9-1 Eduqas WJEC specification Learning objective: To understand why Islam split into two denominations and the core differences in their beliefs
GCSE: Human Rights
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GCSE: Human Rights

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Planned for 9-1 Eduqas WJEC specification Learning objective: To understand the importance of the human rights declaration Lesson includes: Differentiated starter task including video link Link to Community shared Show my homework on Malala Key Concepts activity Range of Christian Scripture Linked video clips Worksheet & Information sheet Would be suitable for AQA, Edexcel and OCR