These are some last minute revision activities with a focus on areas of weakness for my students. Christianity - For Paper One, the revision focuses on sources of wisdom and authority and different ways they could be used in the exam. Includes a short summary and student worksheet to complete using the powerpoint information. Islam - For Paper One, the revision focuses on differences between Sunni and Shi’a beliefs and practices and Risalah. Student information sheets/worksheet are the last few slides on the powerpoint. Ethics from a Christian Perspective - For Paper Two, the revision focuses on key concepts, differences within Christianity, people and places of importance. There is a crossword with key concepts and some suggestions for words to be used in Taboo/Pictionary. The student worksheet has been designed for note taking using the four picture slides 6-9. Slide 3 is a brief recap of our extended writing structure suggestion for our MPAs and LPAs.
A revision booklet of the key terms and sources of wisdom and authority for GCSE Religious Studies OCR Christianity and Islam (paper one only). Five multiple choice quizzes(10 questions plus a bonus question) with the correct answers revealed on the second slide linking to the revision booklet.
Four revision grids for GCSE Religious Studies OCR Paper One. Included is one page for each of the following topics: Christian Beliefs; The Nature of God, Creation, Incarnation of Jesus, Crucifixion, Resurrection, Ascension, Life after death, Sin & Salvation, The role of Christ in Salvation. Christian Practices; Worship, Prayer, Baptism, Pilgrimage, Holy Communion, The church in the community, Poverty & Persecution, Festivals. Islam Beliefs; Nature of Allah, Malaikah, Al-Qad’r, Akhirah, Risalah, Muhammad and the Imamate, Kutub. Islam Practices; Public atcs of worship, Private acts of worship, Zakah, Sawm, Hajj, Festivals, Jihad. Some key words have been defined, key concepts summarised, some helpful sources of wisdom and authority in italic font.
An introductory lesson aimed at KS4 students leading into a scheme of learning entitled ‘Diversity’. Students think about the idea of ‘Britishness’, the relevance of the ‘British Citizenship Test’ and what influences their own identity. Links are made to our British Values. Differentiated throughout.
A lesson looking at both Eid ul-Fitr and Eid ul-Adha from Paper One Islamic Practices. Key question: What is the significance of Eid ul-Fitr and Eid ul-Adha to Muslims? Students had already covered the 5 pillars of Islam and Prophets so should be able to start making some links independently with Islamic Festivals. Differentiated resource with 3 mark question practice and success criteria. Powerpoint, student worksheets and 6 mark exam question homework task included.
Four revision grids for paper two for the OCR Religious Studies GCSE Paper 2: Ethics from a Christian perspective. The four grids include the four ethical themes; Dialogue; Christianity in Britain, Religion in Public Life, Secularisation, Clashes with religion and law, Christian attitudes towards others, Interfaith Dialogue, Disagreement between Christianity & Others. Existence of God; Understanding of God, God as Good, God & Human Suffering, Arguments to prove God is real, God through the Bible & Jesus, God through other people, Religious Experience. Peace & Conflict; Violence, Terrorism, Just War & Holy War, Warfare, Pacifism & Peace, Forgiveness & Reconciliation, Social Justice. Relationships & Families; Families, Marriage, Other Sexual Relationships, Contraception, End of Relationships, Roles of Men & Women, Equality, Gender Prejudice & Discrimination. Key terms have been defined, key concepts summarised, sources of wisdom & authority identified. A summary sheet of key wisdom and authority is also included.
A fully resourced and differentiated lesson looking at different Christian attitudes towards Same Sex Marriage. The lesson is part of the Religious Studies OCR GCSE for Paper 2. A 6 mark exam question is included with success criteria.
KS3 lesson looking at pilgrimage. I have used this lesson as an assessment in the past but tend to use it now non-assessed. The group work task focuses on three pilgrimage sites; Hajj, Lourdes and The Western Wall.
I held some after school revision sessions and these powerpoints formed part of our revision. The information has been summarised to help students create their own revision cards during the sessions. Information for Islam and Christianity Beliefs only.
Lesson within a Pilgrimage unit of work used with year 8 students. I had the artefacts for students to touch and pass round for the artefact task, but you could easily use images if you don’t have any artefacts.