Dialogue between Buddhism and Ethics lesson 3 - other ethical issues  (AQA A Level RE)

Dialogue between Buddhism and Ethics lesson 3 - other ethical issues (AQA A Level RE)

A 14 page booklet, written in the style of a text book, to support students in creating a dialogue between Buddhism and ethical issues on the specification. Buddhist ethics are compared and contrasted with these views, with space for students to make their own dialogues.Issues discussed are: Theft lying; marriage; homosexuality transgender issues; genetic engineering. wealth, tolerance and freedom of religious expression. A supporting powerpoint is attached to help students think about structuring exam questions. this is designed with the AQA dialogues paper 2A in mind, but could be adapted for other specs with synoptic papers.
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Dialogue between Buddhism and Philosophy Lesson 2 (AQA RE A Level) - faith and reason

Dialogue between Buddhism and Philosophy Lesson 2 (AQA RE A Level) - faith and reason

A double lesson focusing on the second half of Buddhism and Dialogues content (AQA Paper 2a part 2 - RE A Level) Dialogue with Buddhism and religious experience, miracles, science and the truth claims of other religions, with a booklet i have made covering all of this A01 and A02 content and practise questions. Lesson looking at the value of proof for faith and the “Belief in”/“Belief that” debate.
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RE Revision Lesson: Meta Ethics (A Level RE)

RE Revision Lesson: Meta Ethics (A Level RE)

Ready to teach lesson on Meta Ethics, A01 explanation and A02 strengths and weaknesses of Divine Command Theory, Ethical Naturalism and Moral Intuitionism. Tasks for students throughout focused on exam explanation. Developed for AQA but can be used for other specs.
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Dialogue Between Buddhism and Philosophy Lesson 1 - Reason and Coherence (AQA A Level)

Dialogue Between Buddhism and Philosophy Lesson 1 - Reason and Coherence (AQA A Level)

A lesson that utilises a specially-created revision booklet for AQA RE A Level - 2A dialogues, including essay plans and structures to help students engage with the content. Teachings on - ultimate reality self, death and afterlife sources of wisdom and authority Analysis questions: How far the belief is reasonable – that is based on reason and/or consistent with reason. How meaningful the statements of faith are, and for whom. How coherent the beliefs are, and how consistent with other beliefs within the belief system.
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Dialogue between Buddhism and Ethics Lesson 1 - RE A Level AQA - normative ethical theories

Dialogue between Buddhism and Ethics Lesson 1 - RE A Level AQA - normative ethical theories

A 12 page booklet (written in the style of a textbook) designed to help students understand all the content that could be considered when comparing Buddhist ethics with teleology, deontology and character-based methods of making moral decisions. The booklet is designed to reference A01 and A02 content to help students understand what they should be explaining and what they should be evaluating. To help students use the booklet properly there is an attached lesson with possible exam questions and a blank knowledge organiser to help them engage with the booklet content.
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Arguments for the Existence of God - RE A level Unit, 11 Lessons

Arguments for the Existence of God - RE A level Unit, 11 Lessons

11 lessons for the RE AQA A Level spec (could be adapted to suit other specs) - focus is on explaining and evaluating the Ontological, Cosmological and Design Arguments, within the context of philosophical argument and considering the value for faith. There are revision resources and model answers included in the pack, as well as references to the new AQA text book, so a copy will be needed to support these lessons.
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RE Revision: Theodicies and the Problem of Evil

RE Revision: Theodicies and the Problem of Evil

An overview lesson with corresponding worksheet to help students recap the theodicies that respond to the Problem of Evil (logical and evidential) with a crib sheet for students to fill in. A level (AQA) Unit 1 Philosophy and Ethics
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Lesson X2: Socially Engaged Buddhism and Bachelor Brazier Comparison, RE A Level

Lesson X2: Socially Engaged Buddhism and Bachelor Brazier Comparison, RE A Level

2 lessons on one powerpoint, focusing on socially engaged Buddhism and how the work of socially engaged Buddhism can be examined in an exam context, and comparison between the ideas of Batchelor (that Buddhism is not a religion) and Brazier (that Buddhism is a religion) with wider reading and exam context. There is also a Knowledge Organiser for the whole AQA unit on Secularisation. With thanks to other TES authors whose ideas helped with this.
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RE Revision Lesson: Applying Normative Ethical Theories to life and death

RE Revision Lesson: Applying Normative Ethical Theories to life and death

A ready to talk through lesson outlining key questions that can be considered when applying Natural Moral Law, Situation Ethics and Virtue Ethics to issues of human and animal life and death, as outlined on the AQA Spec for RE, unit 1 Philo and Ethics. includes an explanation of all the ethical issues and direct revision ideas for each.
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RE Revision Lesson: Arguments for the Existence of God

RE Revision Lesson: Arguments for the Existence of God

Revision session for AQA RE A Level unit Arguments for the Existence of God. Ready to teach/run through or can be used by students individually to revise. Focuses on 7 key questions for success for each argument: Ontological, Cosmological and Design. How is God defined? What type of reasoning is used? What evidence is given? What criticisms are there? Has the philosopher proven anything? How does the argument help faith? Is it a strong argument?
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