Outstanding lesson on secularisation & religiosity: Beliefs, Lesson 7

Outstanding lesson on secularisation & religiosity: Beliefs, Lesson 7

Lesson objective: To be able to apply sociological theories for secularisation & religiosity to a 20 mark exam question. I have used this lesson in my formal observation & was graded outstanding. There is a lot of support for literacy with a clear focus on key words. Also there are challenge activities. Most of the questions have the answers/lecture notes on the board which is great for non-specialist teaching. ** THIS SOCIOLOGY LESSON REQUIRES YOU TO USE/REFER TO THE BOOK TWO SOCIOLOGY TEXTBOOK BY WEBB ET AL**
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A-Level AQA Sociology: Beliefs, Lesson 5, Religion & social change (New spec)

A-Level AQA Sociology: Beliefs, Lesson 5, Religion & social change (New spec)

Learning outcomes: To outline and evaluate the theories which claim that religion is a conservative force, preventing social change. To evaluate the theories which claim that religion can act as a force for social change. To apply evidence of where in the world and how religion has acted either as a conservative force or a force for social change.
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A-Level AQA Sociology: Beliefs, Lesson 6, Secularisation (New spec)

A-Level AQA Sociology: Beliefs, Lesson 6, Secularisation (New spec)

Learning outcomes: To be able to explain the Sociological arguments for the secularisation thesis. To be able to outline the evidence for the secularisation thesis. To be able to evaluate the arguments and evidence for secularisation. There is a lot of support for literacy with a clear focus on key words. Also there are challenge activities. Most of the questions have the answers/lecture notes on the board which is great for non-specialist teaching. ** THIS SOCIOLOGY LESSON REQUIRES YOU TO USE/REFER TO THE BOOK TWO SOCIOLOGY TEXTBOOK BY WEBB ET AL**
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A-Level AQA Sociology: Beliefs, Lesson 1. Functionalist theories of religion (New spec)

A-Level AQA Sociology: Beliefs, Lesson 1. Functionalist theories of religion (New spec)

Learning objectives: To outline the views of four Functionalist Sociologists on religion. To evaluate the views of the four Functionalist Sociologists on religion. There is a lot of support for literacy with a clear focus on key words. Also there are challenge activities. Most of the questions have the answers/lecture notes on the board which is great for non-specialist teaching. ** THIS SOCIOLOGY LESSON REQUIRES YOU TO USE/REFER TO THE BOOK TWO SOCIOLOGY TEXTBOOK BY WEBB ET AL**
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A-Level AQA Sociology: Beliefs, Lesson 4, Evaluation of the theories of religion (New spec)

A-Level AQA Sociology: Beliefs, Lesson 4, Evaluation of the theories of religion (New spec)

Learning objectives: To evaluate the Functionalist, Marxist & Feminist approach on religion. To apply your knowledge to a 20 mark exam question. In this lesson student’s recall and share key information from the main theories of religion. The lesson progresses to support the student’s with how to structure an exam question, using the ‘essay mapping structure.’ Essay mapping – How it works? Plan to write your 20 mark/30 mark exam response & gain full marks. Write an introduction/conclusion that is creditworthy. Select relevant material from all of the content you have revised and from the item. Develop your arguments into a logical format, which highlights to the examiner the AO1,AO2,AO3 skills. ** THIS SOCIOLOGY LESSON REQUIRES YOU TO USE/REFER TO THE BOOK TWO SOCIOLOGY TEXTBOOK BY WEBB ET AL**
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EASTER TREASURE HUNT QUIZ TEMPLATE KS3, KS4 & KS5

EASTER TREASURE HUNT QUIZ TEMPLATE KS3, KS4 & KS5

A fun template for an end of term quiz! All you need to do is type in questions & answers from any topic or subject! Student’s can work in groups, pairs or individually, if they answer correctly give them a clue to find a hidden egg in your classroom. You would need to buy chocolate eggs/treats and have hidden them around your room in advance of the lesson. I have created a clue card template too, which you can cut out and some clue ideas.
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Assessment: Beliefs, Functionalist theories of religion (NEW SPEC)

Assessment: Beliefs, Functionalist theories of religion (NEW SPEC)

Lesson objectives: To complete an assessment on the main functionalist theories of religion. I have created an assessment with all the answers on a separate sheet, to support non-specialist teaching. The powerpoint compliments the format of the assessment, with a starter activity and target setting task at the end. ** THIS SOCIOLOGY LESSON REQUIRES YOU TO USE/REFER TO THE BOOK TWO SOCIOLOGY TEXTBOOK BY WEBB ET AL**
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A-Level AQA Sociology: Beliefs, Lesson 1, Feminist theories of religion (New spec)

A-Level AQA Sociology: Beliefs, Lesson 1, Feminist theories of religion (New spec)

Learning objectives: To analyse the evidence on the existence of patriarchy in religion. To evaluate the explanations of religious forms of Feminist. There is a lot of support for literacy with a clear focus on key words. Also there are challenge activities. Most of the questions have the answers/lecture notes on the board which is great for non-specialist teaching. **Please note the activity with the article on ‘Banning the Burkha’ is accessed via ** THIS SOCIOLOGY LESSON REQUIRES YOU TO USE/REFER TO THE BOOK TWO SOCIOLOGY TEXTBOOK BY WEBB ET AL**
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A-Level Sociology AQA: Beliefs - Intro lesson, What is religion?

A-Level Sociology AQA: Beliefs - Intro lesson, What is religion?

Learning outcome: To understand the structure of Paper 2 Beliefs in Society. To look into different definitions of religion (substantive, functional and social constructionist) and to understand the difficulties of defining religion for sociologists. There is a lot of support for literacy with a clear focus on key words. Also there are challenge activities. All the questions have the answers on the board which is great for non-specialist teaching. Please print off slides 15 - 17 for the activity handout! ** THIS SOCIOLOGY LESSON REQUIRES YOU TO USE/REFER TO THE BOOK TWO SOCIOLOGY TEXTBOOK BY WEBB ET AL**
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GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1): Topic 3: Psychological problems, Lesson 2:Genetic explanation of dep

GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1): Topic 3: Psychological problems, Lesson 2:Genetic explanation of dep

Lesson objectives: To know how the influence of genetics can explain why people develop unipolar depression. THIS LESSON ALSO INCLUDES A WORKBOOK TO SUPPORT THE ACTIVITIES There is a lot of support for literacy with a clear focus on key words. Also there are challenge activities. All the questions have the answers on the board which is great for non-specialist teaching. THIS LESSON IS BASED ON THE 'Psychology GCSE Edexcel 9-1 by Pearson’ ** Where necessary web links may be found in the footnotes or on the slide**
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GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1): Topic 2, Lesson 3: Studies - Bartlett 'War of ghosts'

GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1): Topic 2, Lesson 3: Studies - Bartlett 'War of ghosts'

Lesson objectives: To define short-term and long-term memory. To explain the difference between how the two operate. To apply knowledge on memory to a real life example. YOU WILL NEED TO PRINT OFF THE SLIDES AT THE END TO STICK AROUND THE ROOM! There is a lot of support for literacy with a clear focus on key words. Also there are challenge activities. All the questions have the answers on the board which is great for non-specialist teaching. **THIS LESSON IS BASED ON THE 'Psychology GCSE Edexcel 9-1 by Pearson'**
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GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1): Topic 2: Memory, Lesson 5: Bartlett's theory of reconstructive memory

GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1): Topic 2: Memory, Lesson 5: Bartlett's theory of reconstructive memory

Learning Objectives: To be able to know how schemas influence memory. To be able to identify the strengths and weaknesses of Bartlett’s theory of reconstruction memory. There is a lot of support for literacy with a clear focus on key words. Also there are challenge activities. All the questions have the answers on the board which is great for non-specialist teaching. **THIS LESSON IS BASED ON THE 'Psychology GCSE Edexcel 9-1 by Pearson'**
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GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1): Topic 1: Development, Lesson 4: Piaget’s theory of cognitive...

GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1): Topic 1: Development, Lesson 4: Piaget’s theory of cognitive...

Lesson objectives: - To be able to understand how children develop mental processes for learning, so that children develop intelligence. - To be able to identify the strengths and weaknesses of Piaget’s cognitive development theory. **THIS LESSON ALSO INCLUDES A WORKBOOK TO SUPPORT THE ACTIVITIES** There is a lot of support for literacy with a clear focus on key words. Also there are challenge activities. All the questions have the answers on the board which is great for non-specialist teaching. **THIS LESSON IS BASED ON THE 'Psychology GCSE Edexcel 9-1 by Pearson'*
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GCSE Sociology - Options Assembly Y8 or Y9

GCSE Sociology - Options Assembly Y8 or Y9

A simplified yet engaging assembly for year 8 or year 9 to introduce the GCSE Sociology course. The powerpoint includes: - simple definition of sociology - what you will study (images & brief text) (education, families & crime) - brief info about the nature of lessons & the exam in year 11 - one slide about careers Depending on how long your assembly/talk needs to be you can elaborate on the what you will study slides. YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO USE THISE PPT FOR MOST EXAM BOARDS. ALTHOUGH PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU CHECK SLIDE 6 (2 exams at the end of year 11 is relevant to your exam board!).
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GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1): Topic 2: Memory, Lesson 8: Reductionism vs. Holism

GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1): Topic 2: Memory, Lesson 8: Reductionism vs. Holism

Learning Objectives: To be able to explain the reductionism and holism debate using research and theories from the topic of memory. There is a lot of support for literacy with a clear focus on key words. Also there are challenge activities. All the questions have the answers on the board which is great for non-specialist teaching. **THIS LESSON IS BASED ON THE 'Psychology GCSE Edexcel 9-1 by Pearson'**
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GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1) SCHEME OF WORK FOR  TOPIC 2 MEMORY

GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1) SCHEME OF WORK FOR TOPIC 2 MEMORY

There are 8 different lessons with all the worksheets included ready to teach. Some of the lessons include video links, there will be focus on support for literacy and also opportunities for challenge. **THESE LESSON IS BASED ON THE 'Psychology GCSE Edexcel 9-1 by Pearson textbook'**
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GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1): Topic 1: Development, Lesson 2: Early Brain development

GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1): Topic 1: Development, Lesson 2: Early Brain development

Learning Objectives: To understand how the forebrain, midbrain and hindbrain develop in the foetus. To outline the development of the cerebellum and medulla. **THIS LESSON ALSO INCLUDES A WORKBOOK TO SUPPORT THE ACTIVITIES** There is a lot of support for literacy with a clear focus on key words. Also there are challenge activities. All the questions have the answers on the board which is great for non-specialist teaching. **THIS LESSON IS BASED ON THE 'Psychology GCSE Edexcel 9-1 by Pearson'**
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GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1): Topic 1: Development, Lesson 3: Piaget’s stages of development

GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1): Topic 1: Development, Lesson 3: Piaget’s stages of development

Learning Objectives: To be able to identify and explain Piaget’s four stages of development To apply the role of the stages of development in education. **THIS LESSON ALSO INCLUDES A WORKBOOK TO SUPPORT THE ACTIVITIES** There is a lot of support for literacy with a clear focus on key words. Also there are challenge activities. All the questions have the answers on the board which is great for non-specialist teaching. **THIS LESSON IS BASED ON THE 'Psychology GCSE Edexcel 9-1 by Pearson'*
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GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1): Topic 2: Memory, Lesson 6: Atkinson & Shiffrin: Multi-Store Model

GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1): Topic 2: Memory, Lesson 6: Atkinson & Shiffrin: Multi-Store Model

Learning Objectives: To be able to explain the sensory register. To know the duration and capacity of short term memory. To be able to explain the role of attention and rehearsal in memory. There is a lot of support for literacy with a clear focus on key words. Also there are challenge activities. All the questions have the answers on the board which is great for non-specialist teaching. **THIS LESSON IS BASED ON THE 'Psychology GCSE Edexcel 9-1 by Pearson'**
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GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1): Topic 2: Memory, Lesson 7: Peterson & Peterson,Short-term Retention

GCSE Edexcel Psychology (9-1): Topic 2: Memory, Lesson 7: Peterson & Peterson,Short-term Retention

Lesson objects: To recap how short term memory works. To describe the aims, procedures, results and conclusions of the study. To evaluate Peterson and Peterson’s short-term retention study. **THE WORKSHEET IS ON THE LAST SLIDE** There is a lot of support for literacy with a clear focus on key words. Also there are challenge activities. All the questions have the answers on the board which is great for non-specialist teaching. **THIS LESSON IS BASED ON THE 'Psychology GCSE Edexcel 9-1 by Pearson'**
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