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
The sixth in a series of lessons for KS3 (Year 8 or 9) RE that is based and inspired by the brilliant SoW by Themes to Inspire by Dynamic Learning. This lesson introduces the problem of evil and suffering for religious people to KS3 students
These resources - in essence will last for 4-5 one hour lessons - will introduce the concept of Natural Law and really develop St. Thomas Aquinas' development of Natural Law and how his development has had huge influence on Christian theology. This resource will use plenty of learning checks and provide ample opportunities for classroom discussions and will secure the learning and understanding of this fascinating topic for students that you teach
Based on the new AQA GCSE specification (and can also be adapted to other specifications), this lesson helps the progress of students in guiding them through the five types of questions that they will have to attempt in the final exam. It will give students the opportunity to try some 1, 2, 4 and 5 mark questions based on what they have learnt in the Buddhism beliefs topic
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 first year of A-Level or those sitting an AS.
It contains a detailed look at the foundations of Buddhism with each lesson supported by scholars, Buddhist quotes and learning checks.
Based on the new AQA GCSE specification (and can also be adapted to other specifications), this lesson helps the progress of students in introducing Mahayana Buddhism. This lesson will focus on the concepts of sunyata, Buddhahood and Buddha-nature and the Parable of the Burning House from the Lotus Sutra. There are plenty of learning checks included.
This lesson - planned for a double - will help students learn about sources of moral authority for Buddhists. It will focus on discussions about morality, the ten precepts and the Buddha's advice to Sigala recorded in the Pali Canon. This lesson contains plenty of opportunities to check the progress of students and is well resourced
This lesson - third in a series of lesson on religious rules for living - will examine the rules Jews have to follow on Shabbat. The challenge for students will be that they will have to research these rules and then write a short essay on their findings. A perfect example of 'teach to the top'
This lesson will introduce the 5 Precepts that Lay Buddhists will follow and the further 5 that ordained monks and nuns will have to follow. Students will investigate these precepts and then be given an opportunity to evaluate them
This lesson will not only introduce the 5 Pillars of Islam to students, but it creates tasks that give the opportunity for students to empathise with Muslims and explain the barriers that Muslims may face when fulfilling the 5 Pillars. It also explains to students the importance of the 5 Pillars as rules for living in Islam
This is an introduction lesson to a KS3 RE topic on 'Rules for Living'. It will help introduce the importance of rules in society and rules in religion. This topic will help students understand food laws in Judaism & Islam, the rules that govern Jews in Shabbat, the Five Pillars of Islam, the Precepts of Buddhism and the 5Ks of Sikhism
The main task here is similar to all lessons on Jewish food laws - create a menu for a Jewish restaurant. however, what makes this lesson stand out is it's fantastic presentation of the PowerPoint and the learning checks that students will need to complete to show an understanding of Jewish food laws
This lesson will introduce Muslim food rules and then it will challenge students to compare and contrast Jewish and Islamic food rules. A challenging lesson with excellent resources and learning checks to guarantee student progress
This is resource is - in effect - two lessons. The first one introduces the beginning of the Khalsa and the famous Sikh story of Guru Gobind Singh where students will have to produce a newspaper front page on the events.
The second lesson investigates the 5Ks of Sikhism further and gives students the opportunity to evaluate the problems Sikhs may face wearing the 5Ks in the UK
This well resourced lesson will help students learn and progress their understanding about the Buddha's first teachings on the Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold Path. There are opportunities throughout the lesson to check the learning of students. This lesson is planned for a double A-Level lesson but can be adapted to a GCSE lesson
These series of lessons will help students learn about the importance on rules in religion and will focus on Jewish and Islamic food laws, the Jewish Shabbat, the Five Pillars of Islam, the Precepts in Buddhism and the 5Ks of Sikhism. This bundle will also include the opportunity to assess what students have learnt
Based on the new AQA RE GCSE specification, this lesson guides students through the new exam layout. This vital lesson is useful for a review of learning at the end of the topic, for mocks and the real exam
This resource - which is designed for a double or a triple lesson - will help students learn about the Buddhist idea of ultimate reality and dependent origination. It will focus on rebirth and the iconography of the Tibetan Wheel of life, karma and samsara as perfect examples of dependent origination. There are plenty of supporting resources and learning check opportunities
This resource - designed for a double lesson - will support students in their learning about the Theravada concept of arhats and the Bodhisattva journey in Mahayana Buddhism. The focus of learning will be on the four stages of Awakening and the six or ten Perfections in how to become a Bodhisattva. This lesson is very well supported with plenty of resources and learning check backs
Based on the new AQA GCSE specification (and can also be adapted to other specifications), this lesson helps the progress of students in understanding the unique school of Buddhism that is Pure Land Buddhism. Students will be expected to research Pure Land from the resources provided