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Hello! I am an experienced secondary school teacher from Ireland. My subjects are RE and History. Have a look at some of my resources that are available and make sure to leave a review! All of them have been tried and tested in mixed ability classrooms in Ireland and the UK.

Hello! I am an experienced secondary school teacher from Ireland. My subjects are RE and History. Have a look at some of my resources that are available and make sure to leave a review! All of them have been tried and tested in mixed ability classrooms in Ireland and the UK.
Scientology - Introduction to Scientology
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Scientology - Introduction to Scientology

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This is a PowerPoint Presentation and worksheet that can be used for KS3 and KS4 or Junior and Leaving Cert classes. It can be used in both a denominational and non-denominational classroom context. It can be used as part of a module on cults or New Religious Movements (NRMS). The PPT contains a basic introduction to Scientology, as well as basic beliefs. The presentation includes a link to a short YouTube video from a news broadcast outlining some of the beliefs of Scientology. The Presentation also includes some discussion and writing tasks for the students to do. There is also a PDF worksheet included which includes extra information on Scientologist symbols and the same exercises as in the PPT.
Free Introduction to Islam Worksheet
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Free Introduction to Islam Worksheet

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This is a simple worksheet that can be used as part of a module studying Islam. It consists of 5 multiple choice questions and a wordsearch where three words must be picked and the definitions given. It is suitable for KS3/KS4/Junior Certificate class groups. If you like this worksheet, why not check out my bundle of resources relating to Islam: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/an-introduction-to-the-history-of-islam-11906697 Please remember to leave a review if you like this free resource!
Islam - The Spread of Islam
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Islam - The Spread of Islam

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This is a presentation about the spread of Islam after the death of Muhammad. It covers from the time of his death until the last of the Four Rightly-Guided Caliphs. This is suitable for one full lesson period. Learning objectives are included at the start of the presentation. It also includes questions at the end of the presentation that can either be completed orally by the students, or as a full writing activity. There are plenty of thought bubbles throughout the presentation for further discussion of important ideas with the class. This lesson can be used for KS3 or KS4 in either a denominational or non-denominational classroom setting.
Scientology - Criticisms
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Scientology - Criticisms

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This is a PowerPoint Presentation that can be used for KS3 and KS4. It can be used in both a denominational and non-denominational classroom context. It can be used as part of a module on cults or New Religious Movements (NRMS). The PPT contains some basic criticisms of Scientology. The presentation includes a link to a short YouTube clip from the Louis Theroux film ’ My Scientology Film’ that shows members of Sea Org harassing him. The Presentation also includes some discussion and writing tasks for the students to do. There is also a PDF worksheet included which includes extra information on Scientologist symbols and the same exercises as in the PPT.
Free Scientology Worksheet
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Free Scientology Worksheet

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This is a worksheet that is suitable for a single lesson as part of an introduction to Scientology. It can be used for KS3 and KS4 class groups. It can be used as part of a module on new religious movements or cults.
Introduction to Philosophy
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Introduction to Philosophy

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This presentation and worksheet will give a broad overview of Philosophy. It discusses where and when Philosophy began, although it mostly focuses on what exactly is philosophy. There are questions throughout the presentation that can be used for normal lower order questioning during class, or as a written activity. The presentation contains lots of interesting pictures and bright colours to engage the students. It is suitable for KS3 and KS4. It can be used in both a denominational and non-denominational classroom. The worksheet is differentiated and the pupils can either complete it during the presentation or afterwards.
Inspirational People - Pope John Paul II
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Inspirational People - Pope John Paul II

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This is a PowerPoint Presentation of the life of Pope John Paul II. Suitable for KS3 or KS4. It can be used as an example of an inspirational religious person, or someone who has used forgiveness in their life. It can be easily used for both denominational and non-denominational classes. The file also includes content for 1 class period. It includes both writing and discussion activities.
Free Spread of Islam Worksheet
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Free Spread of Islam Worksheet

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This is a simple worksheet that can be used as part of a module studying Islam. It consists of 5 multiple choice questions and a wordsearch where three words must be picked and the definitions given. It is suitable for KS3/KS4/Junior Certificate class groups. If you like this worksheet, why not check out my bundle of resources relating to Islam: https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/an-introduction-to-the-history-of-islam-11906697 Please remember to leave a review if you like this free resource!
Introduction to Racism - 3 Worksheets
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Introduction to Racism - 3 Worksheets

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This resources consists of 3 worksheets that can be used over three class periods. It can be used as an introduction to racism. It is suitable for KS3 and KS4 classes. All acitivities can also be used as discussion activities for the whole class or in groups. What is prejudice? How can adults be prejudiced against teenagers? Racism and prejudice in schools. Racism and prejudice in the workplace.
Christianity - Discipleship in the New Testament
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Christianity - Discipleship in the New Testament

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This is a PowerPoint Presentation and worksheet that can be used for KS3 and KS4 or Junior and Leaving Cert classes. It can be used in both a denominational and non-denominational classroom context. It can be used as part of a module on Christianity. The PPT contains a basic introduction to the idea of discipleship in the New Testament. The Presentation also includes some discussion and writing tasks for the students to do. Learning objectives are stated at the start of the presentation. There is also a PDF worksheet included which includes extra information on discipleship and the same exercises as in the PPT.
Introduction to Shinto - Eastern Religions
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Introduction to Shinto - Eastern Religions

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Shinto is the native religion of Japan. This resource will give a broad overview of Shintoism in Japan. It discusses how Shinto is fundamentally different to religions that more commonly found in the West. There are questions throughout the presentation that can be used for normal lower order questioning during class, or as a written activity. The presentation contains lots of interesting pictures and bright colours to engage the students. It is suitable for KS3 and KS4. It can be used in both a denominational and non-denominational classroom. The worksheet is differentiated. The answers to the word search are at the end of the presentation.
Inspirational People - Gandhi
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Inspirational People - Gandhi

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This is a PowerPoint Presentation of the life of Mahatma Gandhi. Suitable for KS3 or KS4. The package has enough content for 1 class period. It can be used as an example of an inspirational religious person. It can be easily used for both denominational and non-denominational classes. It includes both writing and discussion activities. There is also a worksheet building on the teachings of Gandhi and extra information.
Complete Set of  Introduction to Islam and Muhammad
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Complete Set of Introduction to Islam and Muhammad

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This bundle consists of three different PPTs on: The early life of Muhammad. The development of Islam. The spread of Islam. Each resource consists of a PowerPoint Presentation that uses bright attractive colours and pictures throughout. At the end of each presentation there is a questions section that can either be used for orally or for written work at the end of the lesson. Additionally each presentation uses ‘thought bubbles’ throughout to highlight key questions and points of interest.
Major Events of the 1798 Rebellion
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Major Events of the 1798 Rebellion

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This is a PPT of the causes of the 1798 Rebellion. It details the major events of the Rebellion: Repression of the United Irishmen. The Rebellion in Wexford. The successes of General Humbert. The capture of Wolfe Tone. It is suitable for 2nd year classes doing their Junior Cert. It can be used in a mixed ability class. If you like this resource, please remember to leave a review and check out this complete set for all the 1798 resources for a discount! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/complete-set-of-resources-for-1798-rebellion-11918447
Results of the 1798 Rebellion
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Results of the 1798 Rebellion

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This is a PPT of the causes of the 1798 Rebellion. It details the results of the Rebellion: Why they United Irishmen didn’t win. The Act of Union 1801. The 1803 Rebellion. Decline in the Protestant Ascendency. Increase in Sectarianism It is suitable for 2nd year classes doing their Junior Cert. It can be used in a mixed ability class. If you like this resource, please remember to leave a review and check out this complete set for all the 1798 resources for a discount! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/complete-set-of-resources-for-1798-rebellion-11918447
Causes of the 1798 Rebellion
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Causes of the 1798 Rebellion

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This is a PPT of the causes of the 1798 Rebellion. It details the causes of the Rebellion: Religious divisions. Penal Laws. Lack of Representation. Other Revolutions It is suitable for 2nd year classes doing their Junior Cert. It can be used in a mixed ability class. If you like this resource, please remember to leave a review and check out this complete set for all the 1798 resources for a discount! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/complete-set-of-resources-for-1798-rebellion-11918447
Major Figures of the 1798 Rebellion
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Major Figures of the 1798 Rebellion

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This is a PPT of the causes of the 1798 Rebellion. It details the causes of the Rebellion: The United Irishmen. Wolfe Tone. Napper Tandy. Lord Fitzgerald. It is suitable for 2nd year classes doing their Junior Cert. It can be used in a mixed ability class. If you like this resource, please remember to leave a review and check out this complete set for all the 1798 resources for a discount! https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/complete-set-of-resources-for-1798-rebellion-11918447
What is a Sacred Text?
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What is a Sacred Text?

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This is a PPT exploring the idea of Sacred Texts. Best suited to KS3/Junior Cert. class groups of mixed ability. It is suitable for UK and Irish Religious Education curriculum classes. What is a sacred Text? Why are they special? The different sacred texts of different religions. If you liked this resource, please review and have a look at my other resources!
Islam  - Early Years of the Prophet Muhammad
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Islam - Early Years of the Prophet Muhammad

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This is a presentation about the early years of the Prophet of Islam, Muhammad. It covers Arabia from the time of his birth up until his revelation from God. This is suitable for one full lesson period. Learning objectives are included at the start of the presentation. It also includes questions at the end of the presentation that can either be completed orally by the students, or as a full writing activity. There are plenty of thought bubbles throughout the presentation for further discussion of important ideas with the class. This lesson can be used for KS3 or KS4 in either a denominational or non-denominational classroom setting.
The Medieval Manor
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The Medieval Manor

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This is a PPT and worksheet about the Medieval Manor. It is suitable for mixed ability classes for KS3 and Junior Cert. It has a series of lower order questions based on the functions of important buildings around the manor and then a longer question for the students to design their own manor. If you liked this resource, please review and have a look at my other resources!