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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 – Theme B: Religion and Families – L6 - Religious attitudes - same-sex marriage

New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Families – L6 - Religious attitudes - same-sex marriage

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: ‘Theme B: Religion and Families unit of the GCSE. The resources available will use dyslexia friendly fonts so all students can access the learning - Students will summarise our learning from the previous six topics with some one mark questions and will write down the answers in your exercise books Students will be introduced to Christian and Buddhist teachings on same sex marriage and homosexuality and will read through some information on these religious teachings and look to plan for a 12 mark question Students will then write out a conclusion to the 12 mark question Students will then read through a model answer and highlight the three arguments for each side and look to improve the conclusions Students will consolidate learning from today’s lesson by answering a 5 mark question and will complete this answer in exercise books
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New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Families – L5 - The Marriage Ceremony

New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Families – L5 - The Marriage Ceremony

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: ‘Theme B: Religion and Families unit of the GCSE. The resources available will use dyslexia friendly fonts so all students can access the learning - Students will summarise our learning from the previous six topics with some one mark questions and will write down the answers in exercise books Students will complete a quick revision task (the same as last lesson) and will recall and write down the 7 Sacraments of Christianity Students will then analyse the vows that are taken by the couple getting married and will write down the vows that are taken and decide which vow is the most important and which vow would be the hardest to keep Students will discuss other common features of a Christian marriage ceremony and will discuss why rings are used and what they symbolise Students will write down a quote from Jesus used in marriage ceremonies and explain what is meant by this teaching and will summarise learning on the marriage ceremony by completing a revision mind map Students will summarise our learning from this and last lesson by answering a 5 mark exam question and will answer this question in your exercise books in preparation for the May exams
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New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Families – L7 – Divorce and re-marriage

New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Families – L7 – Divorce and re-marriage

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: ‘Theme B: Religion and Families unit of the GCSE. The resources available will use dyslexia friendly fonts so all students can access the learning - Students will summarise our learning from the previous six topics with some one mark questions and will write down the answers in exercise books Students will analyse statistics on divorce in the UK and will comment on the reasons why people divorce and if the law on divorce in this country is correct Students will research two different teachings on divorce from Christianity and will record teachings and arguments that support each viewpoint on divorce Students will evaluate each viewpoint on divorce in preparation for answering a 12 mark question and will consolidate our learning from this lesson by answering some learning check knowledge questions
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A-Level RE - Buddhism (Part two)

A-Level RE - Buddhism (Part two)

These series of lessons - each one designed to last for at least a double (and sometimes a triple) - will support the learning of students studying either the second year of A-Level or those sitting an AS. It contains a detailed look at the development of Buddhism with each lesson supported by scholars, Buddhist quotes and learning checks.
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New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Families – L3 – Religious attitudes towards sexual relations

New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Families – L3 – Religious attitudes towards sexual relations

This lesson is based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification. This lesson is the third in a series of lessons that guide students through: ‘Theme B: Religion and Families unit of the GCSE. The resources available will use dyslexia friendly fonts so all students can access the learning - Students will summarise our learning from the previous six topics with some one mark questions and will write down the answers in exercise books Students will complete a quick quiz based on research from the National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles and will write down your answers and raise any relevant discussion points Students will analyse and evaluate Christian and Buddhist teachings on sex before and outside of marriage and will read through some quotes from the Book of Solomon Students will write a paragraph to summarise Christians attitudes and look to evaluate these teachings Students will write a paragraph to summarise Buddhist attitudes and look to evaluate these teachings Students will finish by using learning from this lesson to answer a 5 mark exam question and will answer this question in exercise book
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New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Families – L4 – The importance of marriage

New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Families – L4 – The importance of marriage

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: ‘Theme B: Religion and Families unit of the GCSE. The resources available will use dyslexia friendly fonts so all students can access the learning - Students will summarise our learning from the previous six topics with some one mark questions and will write down the answers in exercise books Students will consider the idea that marriage should be a life-long commitment to each other and will write down 5 qualities that they would like to have in their future husband or wife Students will analyse the argument of why people bother to get married and will write a small paragraph to help explain why people get married, which will include their own opinion on marriage Students will analyse why marriage is important to Christians and will read through some information and chunk it into five parts to help learn and revise Students will try to create an acrostic poem on what has been have learnt in today’s lesson by using the word: LOVE
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New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Families – L1 – Sexual Relationships

New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Families – L1 – Sexual Relationships

This lesson is based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification. This lesson is the first in a series of lessons that guide students through: ‘Theme B: Religion and Families unit of the GCSE. The resources available will use dyslexia friendly fonts so all students can access the learning - Students will summarise our learning from the previous six topics with some one mark questions and will write down the answers in exercise books Students will be introduced to the differing attitudes of sex over the years and will consider the different changing attitudes in the UK towards sex Students will explore the different key terms in this topic: Religion and Family and will give a definition of the term: Age of consent – and consider what the age of consent should be; give a definition of the term: Celibacy – and consider whether this is a healthy way to life a life or not; give a definition of the term: Adultery – and consider whether it is a terrible thing to do; and will give a definition of the term: Heterosexuality/homosexuality/B—sexuality Students will then summarise learning by answering 6 one mark multiple choice questions on the terms learnt about in this lesson and will write down the answers in your exercise books
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New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Families – L2 – A focus on contraception

New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Families – L2 – A focus on contraception

This lesson is based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification. This lesson is the second in a series of lessons that guide students through: ‘Theme B: Religion and Families unit of the GCSE. The resources available will use dyslexia friendly fonts so all students can access the learning - Students will summarise our learning from the previous six topics with some one mark questions and will write down the answers in your exercise books Students will discuss the reasons why people support the use of contraception and will list down the four reasons why the use of contraception is widely accepted Students will analyse the differences between artificial and natural contraception and will identify some examples of each and discuss why some religious people will be against artificial contraception Students will plan for some exam questions on the different arguments on contraception and will refer to the DREARER X 3 = C formula and pan 3 reasons why religious people will be against contraception and three reasons why religious people will support the use of contraception Students will plan for an evaluative conclusion too Students will finish with a summary of learning in today’s lesson and will answer four 2 mark questions on our learning today
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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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AQA GCSE RE - Theme E - Religion, Crime and Punishment - Treatment of criminals in prison UPDATED

AQA GCSE RE - Theme E - Religion, Crime and Punishment - Treatment of criminals in prison UPDATED

Based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification, this is lesson 7 in theme E which will support learning on the concept of the treatment of criminals in prison. 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 exercise books Students will discuss our views on prisons. In groups, students will discuss whether they think prison are too soft, too tough or about right Students will analyse some statistics on prisons to see if they support their viewpoint Students will read through four accounts of what it is like to be in prison and will then create a table looking at the strengths and weaknesses of prisons Students will then write a paragraph to explain your opinion on how effective prisons are Students will then discuss and analyse the different responses from Christianity on prisons Students will write a report to demonstrate two different responses from Christianity using key words and teachings from previous prior learning
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AQA new GCSE RE specification - Theme E - Religion, Crime and Punishment

AQA new GCSE RE specification - Theme E - Religion, Crime and Punishment

This bundle includes well resourced lessons and a revision guide which will support progress and learning for students studying the new AQA GCSE RE Theme E - Religion, Crime and Punishment. Teachers will be able to easily develop these lessons to suit the needs of their students. There are plenty of opportunities to assess and check learning as you go through
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New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Life – L8 – Religious attitudes towards abortion

New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Life – L8 – Religious attitudes towards abortion

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 ‘Theme B: Religion and Life’ unit of the GCSE. The resources available will use dyslexia friendly fonts so all students can access the learning - Students will summarise our learning from the previous six topics with some one mark questions and will write down the answers in your exercise books Students will remind ourselves of the abortion debate from last lesson and will express a viewpoint on one scenario concerning abortion and consider the bigger debate surrounding abortion – including the sanctity of life and quality of life teachings Students will research two/three different religious traditions viewpoints on abortion and will research the Roman Catholic Church and Church of England in Christianity + Buddhist beliefs by recording viewpoints and religious teachings to support these viewpoints. Students will also evaluate these viewpoints by considering the strengths and weaknesses of each viewpoint. Students will use this research to answer a one-mark, two-mark, four-mark and five-mark question on the different religious viewpoints on abortion
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New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Life – L12 – The Learning Audit Lesson

New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Life – L12 – The Learning Audit Lesson

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 they have done on this topic –Theme B: Religion and Life Secondly,students will go through the list of completed questions that summarise their learning on this topic – RAG rate yourself (Red – no idea / Amber – some idea / Green – Got this) Thirdly, Using the revision guide book provided in the resources for this topic – and their exercise book – find out the answers to the questions that they have marked in RED and AMBER
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New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Life – L7 – A focus on abortion

New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Life – L7 – A focus on abortion

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 ‘Theme B: Religion and Life’ unit of the GCSE. The resources available will use dyslexia friendly fonts so all students can access the learning - Students will summarise our learning from the previous six topics with some one mark questions and will write down the answers in your exercise books Students will be introduced to the terms that will be our focus for the next few lessons and will show an understanding of the terms abortion and euthanasia Students will write a short paragraph to explain the religious teachings on sanctity of life and quality of life Students will focus on the abortion debate and will look at photos of the development of the foetus in the womb and consider when they think human life begins Students will analyse the UK (excluding Northern Ireland) laws on abortion and state whether they agree or disagree with them Students will show an understanding of the terms ‘pro-life’ and ‘pro-choice’ in relation to the debate on abortion Students will express your opinion on certain scenarios in the abortion debate Students will then write a detailed paragraph explaining their own viewpoint on abortion
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New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Life – L9 – A focus on euthanasia

New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Life – L9 – A focus on euthanasia

This lesson is based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification. This lesson is the ninth in a series of lessons that guide students through ‘Theme B: Religion and Life’ unit of the GCSE. The resources available will use dyslexia friendly fonts so all students can access the learning - Students will summarise our learning from the previous six topics with some one mark questions and will write down the answers in your exercise books Students will recall learning from previous lessons on the value of human life and will review your understanding of the terms sanctity of life and quality of life Students will analyse some case studies in relation to quality of life and euthanasia and will develop an opinion on two famous people who suffered from reduction in quality of life Students will evaluate different facts and figures on euthanasia and will evaluate the laws in England and Wales and consider whether they should change Students will give their opinion on whether the law should change and will give their opinion on the alternatives to euthanasia Students will evaluate different case studies on euthanasia and in groups, they will discuss different case studies on euthanasia and give their opinion on them Students will write a detailed paragraph to fully explain their viewpoint on euthanasia and will look to support their own opinion and explain why people may disagree with them
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New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Life – L13 –  The past paper lesson

New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Life – L13 – The past paper lesson

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 ‘Theme B: Religion and Life’ unit of the GCSE. The resources available will use dyslexia friendly fonts so all students can access the learning - In this lesson, students have a chance to summarise their learning in this topic by attempting some exam type questions, This is will also be a chance to make sure students understand how to answer exam questions so will be useful as a revision lesson too. This lesson is also preperation for an end of unuit test which will follow next lesson
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New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Life – L14 – The end of topic test

New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Life – L14 – The end of topic test

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 ‘Theme B: Religion and Life’ unit of the GCSE. The resources available will use dyslexia friendly fonts so all students can access the learning - This resource will include a template for the questions to be answered and a model answer for the 12 mark question: ‘There is no proof of life after death’ for AfL purposes
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New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Life – L10 – Religious attitudes towards euthanasia

New AQA GCSE RE – Theme B: Religion and Life – L10 – Religious attitudes towards euthanasia

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 ‘Theme B: Religion and Life’ unit of the GCSE. The resources available will use dyslexia friendly fonts so all students can access the learning - Students will summarise our learning from the previous six topics with some one mark questions and will write down the answers in your exercise books Students will remind ourselves of two vital teachings in this topic and will review their learning on sanctity of life & quality of life Students will recap our learning from last lesson on the ethics of euthanasia and will list down the different types of euthanasia Students will research why most Christians are against euthanasia and will write a paragraph to fully explain why most Christians will be against euthanasia and fully support this viewpoint with evidence and Christian teachings Students will research why some Christians might support euthanasia and will write a paragraph to fully explain why some Christians might support euthanasia and fully support this viewpoint with evidence and Christian teachings Students will support what Buddhists might think of Euthanasia and will record one reason why Buddhists might be against it and one reason why they might support it Students will review our learning at the end of the lesson and will answer a 4 mark question on euthanasia
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New AQA GCSE RE - Theme E - Religion, Crime and Punishment - Capital Punishment

New AQA GCSE RE - Theme E - Religion, Crime and Punishment - Capital Punishment

Based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification, this is lesson 9 in theme E which will support learning on the concept of the death penalty - capital punishment. 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 exercise books Students will start by discussing some countries that have the death penalty. In groups, students will list down five countries that have the death penalty from the list provided Students will discuss their own opinion on the death penalty and will vote on whether they think the UK should bring back the death penalty or not Students will research some key facts and figures on the death penalty Students will try to recall some methods of execution in the world In groups, Students will come up with at three reasons that people would support or be against the death penalty Students will then consider two alternative Christian responses to the death penalty by either using the ‘two hand diagram’ to record these responses or writing two paragraphs to describe these alternative Christian responses Students will finish by revisiting their own opinion on the death penalty. They will watch a short clip that looks at young people’s view point on the death penalty and will have another vote to see if anyone has changed their mind during this lesson
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New AQA GCSE RE - Theme E - Religion, Crime and Punishment - Should we forgive criminals?

New AQA GCSE RE - Theme E - Religion, Crime and Punishment - Should we forgive criminals?

Based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification, this is lesson 8 in theme E which will support learning on the concept of whether we should forgive criminals. 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 exercise books Students will remind themselves the importance of forgiveness to Christians from our previous learnings. They will locate this learning from your exercise books from the last topic: Religion, Peace and Conflict Students will learn from a story about Jesus and forgiveness and will complete some tasks based on this story Students will write a paragraph to explain the importance of forgiveness for Christians in relation to criminals
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New AQA GCSE RE - Theme E - Religion, Crime and Punishment - What is good and evil? UPDATED

New AQA GCSE RE - Theme E - Religion, Crime and Punishment - What is good and evil? UPDATED

Based on the new AQA GCSE RE specification, this is lesson 1 in theme E which will support learning on the concept of good and evil and how it is linked to crime and punishment. Students will be supported in their progress by: Students will summarise learning from the previous three topics and will answer 5 one mark questions in exercise books Students will define the terms ‘good’ and ‘evil’ and in groups, you will try to define these terms Students will write down any other ideas concerning these terms Students will study two case studies and discuss whether they give us examples of evil. They will consider the case of two serial killers from the UK – Ian Brady and Peter Sutcliffe Students will research Christian belief in where evil has come from and will review previous learning from the Christian Beliefs topic on where Christians believe evil originated and write a paragraph to explain these views Students will consider what is good in Christianity. In groups, students will discuss situations where it would be acceptable to let someone suffer Students will consider if it is impossible to follow the teaching of Jesus: ‘turn the other cheek’ and will finish by answering two exam questions on what has been learnt in this lesson and will answer these questions in your exercise books
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