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AQA Religious Studies 9-1 GCSE Knowledge Organisers Revision
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AQA Religious Studies 9-1 GCSE Knowledge Organisers Revision

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Two side summary of all key words and teachings for the whole course: Christianity (Beliefs & Practices), Islam (Beliefs & Practices), Relationships & Families, Religion & Life, Peace & Conflict, Crime & Punishment. Each organizer is designed as a two-side of A4 summary with headings: Sub-Topics, Page No (in the textbook), Key Teachings and Key Words. I'm finding the sheer amount of teachings and key words far exceeds that of the old GCSE and is key to repeated revision and being successful in the five and twelve mark questions.
Religion, Crime & Punishment AQA Religious Studies 9-1 GCSE Seven lesson plans for Theme E
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Religion, Crime & Punishment AQA Religious Studies 9-1 GCSE Seven lesson plans for Theme E

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Seven lesson plans for Theme E Religion, Crime & Punishment AQA Religious Studies 9-1 GCSE. Lessons include, Crime & Punishment, Reasons for Crime, Religious Attitudes to Lawbreakers, The Three Aims of Punishment, Religious Attitudes to Treatment of Criminals (Prison, Corporal Punishment & Community Service), Religious Attitudes to Forgiveness and Religious Attitudes to the Death Penalty. Each lesson plan consists of a powerpoint and a word document. The latter is designed to ensure all students / all abilities are supported / stretched. All page numbers refer to the new spec textbook from AQA.
What Is Ethics? A Level Taster Lesson
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What Is Ethics? A Level Taster Lesson

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The lesson is designed to provide a rapid introduction to the purpose and value of ethics then focus on Utilitarianism, Natural Law Theory, Kant and Christian Ethics. The lesson revolves around seven dilemmas which are the foci for beginning to apply the theory. The lesson is framed by a grid which prompts the students to consider their views about religion and God. Clips are provided making links to Stephen Fry (atheism) and Indecent Proposal (situationism). Further research is suggested – chapter 1, Sophie’s World (Jostein Gaarder) and the death of Savita Halappanavar.
AQA Religious Studies 9-1 GCSE Reasons For War In Christianity & Islam
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AQA Religious Studies 9-1 GCSE Reasons For War In Christianity & Islam

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The aim of this lesson is to explain and evaluate the reasons why wars are fought and how Christianity and Islam responds to these reasons. The ppt provides extensive information to support learning. There is a specific reference to Darfur as the example for how a real war can start. The ppt also summarises key words and religious teachings from the AQA textbook. Further to this there is a word doc which supports all abilities access the lesson and save time.
AQA Religious Studies 9-1 GCSE Violent Protest & Terrorism
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AQA Religious Studies 9-1 GCSE Violent Protest & Terrorism

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The resources included are a ppt and a word doc. The ppt presents a variety of information, stimulus questions for discussion, multiple examples of terrorist attacks, key words / terms for the topic, Christian and Muslim teachings and exam practice questions to ensure students are able to practise grades 7-9 evaluation. The word doc fully supports all students in making notes and keeping all their learning organized.
AQA Religious Studies 9-1 GCSE Gender Equality
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AQA Religious Studies 9-1 GCSE Gender Equality

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The resources included are a ppt and a word doc. The ppt presents a variety of information, stimulus questions for discussion, examples of gender inequality, key words / terms for the topic, Christian and Muslim teachings and a 12 mark practice question to ensure students are able to practise grades 7-9 evaluation. The word doc fully supports all students in making notes and keeping all their learning organized.
New AQA Religious Studies 13 Lessons plus resources
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New AQA Religious Studies 13 Lessons plus resources

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Powerpoints and word documents to fully support students studying the New AQA course. These lessons have taken a lot of time to produce and have been extremely useful to colleagues and me in the classroom. Students much prefer the lesson templates than blank paper and I believe progress is quicker as a result.
AQA Religious Studies 9-1 GCSE Just War & Christian Attitudes to War
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AQA Religious Studies 9-1 GCSE Just War & Christian Attitudes to War

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A powerpoint which quickly and simply teaches the eight conditions for Just War. This includes debate (a clip) focusing on whether Christians should be pacifists. The lesson progresses on to four case studies for the students to evaluate as 'just wars': Vietnam, The Falklands, WWII and the First Gulf War. The lesson is completed with a 12 mark questions that requires a little bit of thought and reflection. References to scripture and key words are also included.
AQA Religious Studies 9-1 GCSE 6 Lessons Topic Peace & Conflict
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AQA Religious Studies 9-1 GCSE 6 Lessons Topic Peace & Conflict

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Six Lessons Topic Peace & Conflict Each lesson is comprised of a ppt which is ready to teach plus a word doc which acts as a template for students to make notes and use as a 'safety net'. These lessons include key words and teachings and are guided buy the content in the textbook.
AQA Religious Studies 9-1 GCSE 5 Lessons on Relationships & Families
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AQA Religious Studies 9-1 GCSE 5 Lessons on Relationships & Families

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Five lessons designed to deliver the Relationships & Families module of the new AQA Religious Studies 9-1 GCSE. Each lesson includes a ppt and word doc. The word doc is designed to accelerate learning and facilitate progress of students of all abilities. These lessons are closely linked to the textbook and include clips and other ideas to assist engagement with the topic.
AQA Religious Studies 9-1 GCSE Holy War
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AQA Religious Studies 9-1 GCSE Holy War

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This lesson attempts to teach most of the topic in about an hour. It begins with a question about whether religion is a cause of war at all. Aspects deal with key words and scripture. The main focus is on Islam but Christianity is included when comparing religious attitudes to Holy Wars. Further focus is given to how war should be fought, how war should end and Islamic Just War theory. A homework is set with a choice of tasks and exam questions set at different levels of challenge. All of the learning is supported by a word doc template for students to make notes and use as a 'safety net'.
AQA 9-1 Religious Studies Spec A Death & the Afterlife
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AQA 9-1 Religious Studies Spec A Death & the Afterlife

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The powerpoint is designed to cover all the main teachings, key words, sub-topics and typical exam questions relating to AQA 9-1 Religious Studies Spec A. The word document is designed to accompany the ppt slides. This is intended to provide a ‘safety net’ for all students but particularly those who may be struggling and just want to be clear on what the main learning actually involves. It is assumed that these activities are ‘cemented’ by other activities, especially useful diverges to enhance interest and learning. I have attempted to find interesting real life examples such as Ian McCormack and challenges to life after death such reincarnation, science, PVS and the untrustworthy accounts of mediums. The intention is that students will begin to engage with the topic and enjoy some meaningful debate and exploration into the topic. There are two homework templates that ensure the key information from the exam board is covered while the debates and investigation is managed in the lesson.