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Creative Religious Education resources for key stages 3 and 4 which draw on an experiential pedagogical perspective.

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Creative Religious Education resources for key stages 3 and 4 which draw on an experiential pedagogical perspective.
Design Argument
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Design Argument

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This lesson is part of a key stage three scheme of work titled ‘can we prove God exists?’ The lesson provides an introduction to the design argument with some simple comprehension activities.
Pilgrimage to the Israel/Jerusalem (the Holy Land) without lesson plan
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Pilgrimage to the Israel/Jerusalem (the Holy Land) without lesson plan

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This lesson looks at the spiritual value of a pilgrimage made to Israel from a Christian perspective. Using a carousel activity students visit six different key locations in the Holy land and reflect on their biblical significance and how visiting such places may help a Christian feel closer to God. Links to new RS GCSE syllabus
Vesak and dharma day
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Vesak and dharma day

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Buddhist festivals Vesak and dharma day This powerpoint covers both Vesak and dharma day as two individual but short lessons which are aimed to take around 30 mins each. It can be adapted easily to be used as two distinct full lessons. The dharma day lesson has a good SMSC quality.
Liturgical Worship
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Liturgical Worship

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This lesson explores what liturgy is why it is an import part of worship for some Christians and how it differs from non-liturgical worship. It includes: video sources/structured activities/exam question/points for discussion Some resources are differentiated. Links to new edexcel RS GCSE syllabus
Evil and suffering in Buddhism
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Evil and suffering in Buddhism

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This lesson explores Buddhism’s response to evil. Students consider the Buddha’s teachings on what constitutes evil and the source of the problem. This lesson always stimulates lively discussion with my students.
Pollution
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Pollution

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This is a simple lesson that requires students to use the information in the edexcel (Religion and Society) textbook (or another source) to create a presentation on the various forms of pollution.
Martin Luther King's assassination
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Martin Luther King's assassination

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This is a simple lesson that looks at the assassination of MLK. Using visual and video sources it asks students to reflect on the event and what they tell us about the importance of Martin Luther Kings influence. This lesson links with the divided union GCSE text book: the book is a useful if not necessary resource.
Capital punishment
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Capital punishment

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Intro to capital punishment. This lesson looks at what capital punishment is and the reasoning for and against it. Students reflect on a series of high profile case studies and consider whether they feel capital punishment can be just. Links to RS edexcel syllabus.
The Covenant
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The Covenant

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Students examine what the covenant is and why it is an essential aspect of Judaism. They do this through examining key moments of revelation. This lesson has both paired and individual activities. It encourages reflections on symbolism.
Exodus
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Exodus

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This lesson looks at the story of exodus and uses a range of activities to encourage students to engage emotionally with the key events in story.
Easter
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Easter

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This bundle comprises of three lessons complete with lesson plans. The trio begins with a lesson on Lent which urges students to reflect on the practice of fasting and abstinence before moving onto a lesson on Holy Week. This lesson draws on the Biblical events of the last week of Jesus’ life. Finally the Easter lesson focus’ on the symbolism of Easter day and concludes with a comparative exam question which reflects on the Easter and Christmas festivals. Links to new Edexcel RS GCSE syllabus.
The Jewish Diaspora
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The Jewish Diaspora

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This lesson explores what is meant by diaspora. I have always used this lesson with ethnically mixed classes which certainly helps with the starter activity. The lesson looks at the history of the Jewish Disapora and reflects on the unique nature of Judaism as both a religion and an ethnicity. This lesson is suitable for mid-high ability students. It will need differentiation for weaker students.
The sacraments - eucharist - holy communion
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The sacraments - eucharist - holy communion

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This lesson looks at the eucharist. It asks students to reflect on the theological background of this sacraments and why it is important for Christians today. Includes a picture analysis activity A video clip extracts from the gospels An exam question Links to new GCSE RS edexcel syllabus
Multi-faith societies
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Multi-faith societies

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Lesson focus’ on whether or not multi-faith societies lead to a decline in religion. Uses case studied to help students recognise some of the complexities of maintaining religious adherence in a multi-faith society. Links to edexcel syllabus
Theories of punishment
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Theories of punishment

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Intro the ideas of reform, protection, deterrence and retribution. Contains a game as a starter which encourages students to reflect on a variety of crimes, the punishments administered and why as well as a main task that requires them to think of the logic and theory behind different theories of punishment along with their strengths and weaknesses. Links to edexcel syllabus
Islam and War
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Islam and War

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Explores the theses of Islam and war including the ideas of greater and lesser jihad Links to edexcel syllabus
Islam and Stewardship
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Islam and Stewardship

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This lesson explores Islamic teachings on Stewardship. It also reflects on campaigns that have focused on environmental issues and asks students to create there own with a religious spin.