AQA new GCSE RE specification - Christian beliefs

AQA new GCSE RE specification - Christian beliefs

This bundle includes resources for 19 lessons based on the specification and SoW of the new AQA GCSE RE Christian beliefs unit. It has a PowerPoint for each lesson guiding students through the unit with supporting resources which include lessons on exam questions, model answers and a revision guide
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New AQA GCSE RE – Christian Practices

New AQA GCSE RE – Christian Practices

This bundle includes 18 well resourced and detailed lessons that guide students through the Christian Practices topic. There are plenty of learning checks, exam practice opportunities, homework opportunities and includes a detailed revision guide to accompany this topic. This is an ideal bundle to get the best progress out of your students in this new demanding GCSE
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New AQA GCSE RE - Buddhist beliefs

New AQA GCSE RE - Buddhist beliefs

These 20 lessons will support teachers in delivering the new AQA RE GCSE Buddhist beliefs topic. It features detailed lessons on each of the sub-topics in the specification with 2 model 12 mark answers and a conprehensive revision guide
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New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist  Practices

New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices

This bundle includes 16 well-resourced and detailed lessons that guide students through the Buddhist Practices topic. There are plenty of learning checks, exam practice opportunities, homework opportunities and includes a detailed revision guide to accompany this topic. This is an ideal bundle to get the best progress out of your students in this new demanding GCSE
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New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L9 - Karma and rebirth

New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L9 - Karma and rebirth

Students will summarise our learning from the previous five topics with some one mark questions and will write down the answers in your exercise books Students will remind ourselves of previous learning and will recall your learning on the Noble Eightfold Path and the concept of dependent arising Students will research the Buddhist belief in karma and will label the different realms of existence in the Tibetan Wheel of life Students will make a list of the beliefs that you have learnt from studying the Buddhist belief in karma and will then answer a 4 mark and a 5 mark question on what you have learnt today
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New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L13 - The Six Perfections

New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L13 - The Six Perfections

This lesson is based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification. This lesson is the thirteenth in a series of lessons that guide students through the Buddhist Practices unit of the GCSE - Students will summarise our learning from the previous five topics with some one mark questions and will write down the answers in your exercise books Students will complete some recall and revise task and will complete a recall task on the five steps in cultivating loving-kindness (metta) Students will complete a recall task on the 5 precepts and will complete a recall task on the 6 perfections Students will then further research the six perfections in Buddhism and will complete a worksheet answering questions on the 6 perfections Students will then complete some revision tasks in preparation for the May exams and will finish by completing lists of beliefs and practices in Buddhism
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New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L16 - End of topic test (including model 12 mark answer)

New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L16 - End of topic test (including model 12 mark answer)

This lesson is based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification. This lesson is the last in a series of lessons that guide students through the Buddhist Practices unit of the GCSE - Students will sit their test based on the exam format questions Students will have the whole lesson to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the topic entitled: Buddhism – practices Students will use the DREARER X 3 = C formula to answer the 12 mark question Students will gain valuable experience in answering exam questions in preparation for the final exams
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New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L7 - How Buddhists deal with death

New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L7 - How Buddhists deal with death

This lesson is based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification. This lesson is the seventh in a series of lessons that guide students through the Buddhist Practices unit of the GCSE - Students will summarise our learning from the previous five topics with some one mark questions and will write down the answers in exercise books Students will discuss the teachings of anicca and how this links to Buddhists dealing with loss of a loved on and will write a paragraph to help explain two Buddhist beliefs that help Buddhists deal with grief Students will research some different Buddhist funeral traditions by watching a clip of the Tibetan Buddhist tradition of the ‘sky burial’ and then answering some research questions based on different Buddhist funeral traditions Students will use this research and answer a 4 mark question on Buddhist funeral rites
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New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L10 - The importance of Karuna

New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L10 - The importance of Karuna

This lesson is based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification. This lesson is the tenth in a series of lessons that guide students through the Buddhist Practices unit of the GCSE - Students will summarise our learning from the previous five topics with some one mark questions Students will write down the answers in your exercise books and will be introduced to the concept of karuna in Buddhism Students will recall a story from the Buddha’s childhood days that demonstrate compassion and will identify the elements of the Noble Eightfold Path that encourage Buddhists to show compassion Students will summarise a famous story of when the Buddha showed compassion to a criminal and will learn how karuna fits into the four sublime states of Buddhism Students will complete some learning check tasks on what you have learnt from this lesson
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New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L8 - Buddhist festivals

New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L8 - Buddhist festivals

This lesson is based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification. This lesson is the Eighth in a series of lessons that guide students through the Buddhist Practices unit of the GCSE - Students will summarise our learning from the previous five topics with some one mark questions and will write down the answers in your exercise books Students will research two different festivals in Buddhism and will create a fact-file on the festival of Wesak and Parinirvana Day Students will feedback to the class what you have researched and will discuss the importance of the conclusions in our 12 mark questions Students will write a conclusion to a 12 mark question on the importance of festivals and will be introduced to the idea of retreat in Buddhism Students will be set a research homework on Buddhist retreats in the UK
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New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L11 - The importance of metta in Buddhism

New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L11 - The importance of metta in Buddhism

This lesson is based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification. This lesson is the eleventh in a series of lessons that guide students through the Buddhist Practices unit of the GCSE - Students will summarise our learning from the previous five topics with some one mark questions and will write down the answers in your exercise books Students will recall our learning from last lesson and will list down the four sublime states in Buddhism that we learnt from last lesson Students will be introduced to the sublime state of metta (loving-kindness) and will explain the difference between karuna (from last lesson) and metta Students will learn about the importance of developing metta for Buddhists and will list down negative emotions that we can suffer from (including the Three Poisons) Students will imagine a world where all humans develop metta and will write down reasons why it is important for Buddhists to develop metta in Buddhism Students will evaluate the difficulty of developing metta for all people and will explain why cultivating metta is easy or difficult for us
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New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L12 - The Five Precepts of Buddhism

New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L12 - The Five Precepts of Buddhism

This lesson is based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification. This lesson is the twelfth in a series of lessons that guide students through the Buddhist Practices unit of the GCSE - Students will summarise our learning from the previous five topics with some one mark questions and will write down the answers in your exercise books Students will complete a recall and revision task on the Eightfold Path by using the worksheet provided, students will match up the correct definitions to the different strands of the Eightfold Path Students will be introduced to the 5 precepts of Buddhism and will research each of the 5 precepts by completing a table task and evaluating their usefulness in living an ethical life Students will then complete more recall and revision tasks and will complete some lists to summarise Buddhist beliefs and practices in preparation for the final exams in May Students will be set the new homework/revision task and will be given the question and template to complete the homework
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New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L14 - The Learning Audt  (including revision guide for topic)

New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L14 - The Learning Audt (including revision guide for topic)

This lesson is based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification. This lesson is the fourteenth in a series of lessons that guide students through the Buddhist Practices unit of the GCSE - We will discuss the importance of auditing our learning to make sure we can fill in the gaps Firstly, students will go through the list which shows the titles of all the lessons students have completed on this topic – Buddhist practices Secondly, students will go through the list of completed questions that summarise learning on this topic – RAG rate themselves Thirdly, Using the revision guide book for this topic – and exercise book –Students will find out the answers to the questions that you have marked in RED and AMBER
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New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L15 - The Past Paper Lesson

New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L15 - The Past Paper Lesson

This lesson is based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification. This lesson is the fifteenth in a series of lessons that guide students through the Buddhist Practices unit of the GCSE - Students will go through what type of questions will be asked in the exam: By will answer a selection of 1 mark questions in exercise books By will answer a selection of 2 mark questions in exercise books By will pick one out of three 4 mark question and answer it in exercise books Students will pick one out of three 5 mark question and answer it in exercise books Students will then RAG rate themselves on a selection of 12 mark questions on how well they would do if they answered them Students will then plan to revise for next lesson’s test
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New AQA GCSE RE - Buddhist beliefs

New AQA GCSE RE - Buddhist beliefs

These 20 lessons will support teachers in delivering the new AQA RE GCSE Buddhist beliefs topic. It features detailed lessons on each of the sub-topics in the specification with 2 model 12 mark answers and a conprehensive revision guide
njscarlet
New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L3 - How Buddhists worship

New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L3 - How Buddhists worship

This lesson is based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification. This lesson is the third in a series of lessons from the Buddhist Practices unit. Students will: Will summarise learning from the previous five topics with some one mark questions. Students will write down the answers in exercise books Students will be introduced to the key terms and words for this lesson and will learn what puja is in Buddhism and the key terms in puja Students will discuss the reasons why Buddhists would worship and in groups, they will come up with two words that will help explain why Buddhists think that worship is important Students will then write a paragraph to explain why Buddhists worship and will research two types of worship in Buddhism Students will research the worship concept of chanting and reciting mantras and will use this research and answer some exam type questions Students will then check our learning from this lesson and will complete a mix and match task and develop their own one-mark exam questions on what they have learnt today
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New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L5 - Two Different Types of Meditation

New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L5 - Two Different Types of Meditation

This lesson is based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification. This lesson is the fifth in a series of lessons that guide students through the Buddhist Practices unit of the GCSE: Students will summarise our learning from the previous five topics with some one mark questions and will write down the answers in their exercise books Students will be introduced to two different type of meditation and will be introduced to samatha and vipassana meditation Students will then research the practice and purpose of samatha and vipassana meditation and will then use this learning to answer a two, four and five mark exam question on meditation
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New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L4 - Meditation

New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L4 - Meditation

This lesson is based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification. This lesson is the fourth in a series of lessons that guide students through the Buddhist Practices unit of the GCSE: Students will summarise their learning from the previous five topics with some one mark questions and will write down the answers in their exercise books Students will be introduced to the concept of meditation in Buddhism and will be given the opportunity to meditate – if they wish Students will discuss the perception that they have of meditation and will learn about the purpose of meditation in Buddhism Students will write a paragraph to help explain the purpose of meditation in Buddhism and will then use their new learning to answer some exam questions on meditation
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New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L6 - The Visualisation of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas

New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L6 - The Visualisation of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas

This lesson is based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification. This lesson is the sixth in a series of lessons that guide students through the Buddhist Practices unit of the GCSE: Students will summarise their learning from the previous five topics with some one mark questions and will write down the answers in your exercise books Students will learn some key terms concerning visualisation of Buddhas and Bodhisattvas and will explain what visualisation on thangkas and mandalas mean in Buddhism Students will learn about why Buddhists use visualisation methods in meditation and puja and will write a paragraph to explain why Buddhists use visualisation methods Students will explain the role thangkas and mandalas play in visualisation techniques and will then refer to a 12 mark question to check our understanding of this topic so far Students will plan for a 12 mark question on meditation and will then complete this question for homework
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New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L1 - Introduction and recall

New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L1 - Introduction and recall

This lesson is based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification. This is the first in a series of lessons that will guide students through the Buddhist Practices unit. This lesson is designed to introduce this unit, but also recall and recap the Buddhist Beliefs unit - this sets the context up for the rest of the lessons. Therefore, you will also find in these resources a homework project where students will answer an exam based booklet on what they learnt in Buddhist Beliefs. This homework will contain a mini-revision guide to support homework. For the rest if this lesson, students will: We will be reminded of our progress throughout this GCSE Will be shown a plan and where they are currently in the GCSE Students will test their knowledge and understanding of the Buddhist beliefs topic by completing a set of one mark multiple choice questions and two mark questions Students will be set a Buddhist beliefs homework project based on the exam format Students will review their learning for the new topic – Buddhist Practices by being shown a plan of the areas of learning in this topic Students will finish by summarising their learning from the Buddhist Beliefs topic and will complete a mind map on the main learning from this topic
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New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L2 - Buddhist places of worship

New AQA GCSE RE – Buddhist Practices – L2 - Buddhist places of worship

This lesson is based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification. This lesson is the second in a series of lessons that guides students' progress through the differing places of worship in Buddhism: Students will summarise their learning from the previous five topics with some one mark questions and will write down the answers in their exercise books Students will be introduced to Buddhist places and items of worship and will complete a learning check on these places and items to demonstrate learning and understanding Students will start by looking at the purpose of Buddhist shrines and will write a paragraph to explain the purpose of Buddhist shrines Students will then look at the importance of Buddhist temples and will answer three exam type questions on the importance of Buddhist temples Students will finish by looking at the features of Buddhist monastery/viharas and will write down five features of a Buddhist monastery/vihara
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New AQA GCSE RE - Theme E - Religion, Crime and Punishment - Aims of punishment in action

New AQA GCSE RE - Theme E - Religion, Crime and Punishment - Aims of punishment in action

Based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification, this is lesson 6 in theme E which will support learning on the concept of analysing the aims of punishment in action. Students will be supported in their progress by: Students will summarise learning from the previous three topics with some one mark questions and will write down the answers in your exercise books Students will use two development tasks to check our learning on two of the aims of punishment and will describe the restorative justice system and will explain whether they think the Ready to Learn system is a better deterrent to poor behaviour than the old Time Out system Students will review corporal punishment as a aim of punishment and will complete some learning review tasks Students will review their learning on the aims of punishments and will explain which of the aims of punishments they think are the most important and why
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New AQA GCSE RE – Christian Practices – L14 - Christian evangelism

New AQA GCSE RE – Christian Practices – L14 - Christian evangelism

This lesson is based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification. This lesson will guide students through the vital and important concept of evangelism: Students will summarise our learning from the previous three topics with some one mark questions and will write down the answers in exercise books Students will analyse the rise of Christianity in the world by learning about missionary evangelism and will answer some questions on these terms to demonstrate learning Students will research different Christian groups that are committed to evangelism and complete some tasks on their research on these groups Students will answer some exam based questions on our learning in today’s lesson and will answer some 2 mark questions based on their learning Students will create their own 2 mark questions on their learning in this topic: Christian Practices
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New AQA GCSE RE – Christian Practices – L16 - The Learning audit lesson

New AQA GCSE RE – Christian Practices – L16 - The Learning audit lesson

This lesson is based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification. This lesson will review the learning in the Christian Practices topic and help diagnose any learning gaps and how to fix them: Students will discuss the importance of auditing our learning to make sure we can fill in the gaps Firstly, students will go through the list which shows the titles of all the lessons we have done on this topic – Christian beliefs Secondly, go through the list of completed questions that summarise learning on this topic – RAG rate themselves (Red – no idea / Amber – some idea / Green – Got this) Thirdly, Using the revision guide book for this topic – and exercise books – find out the answers to the questions that have marked in RED and AMBER
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