Unit: How do Hindus Worship? Prior learning Technical Vocabulary Resources. an opportunity to use words and phrases related to: -

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Unit: How do Hindus Worship? Prior learning Technical Vocabulary Resources. an opportunity to use words and phrases related to: -"

Transcription

1 Unit: How do Hindus Worship? About this unit: This unit may from an introduction for pupils to Hinduism. It should also provide the opportunity for pupils to look at concepts of God, worship, and life after death from a perspective they are unlikely to have encountered before. Pupils should be given the opportunity to reflect on and explore some of the issues raised. An understanding of the Hindu concepts associated with re-incarnation is essential to an understanding of Hinduism, however, it is not expected that this will be explored in depth and teachers will need to use sensitivity in covering this area of the scheme. This will however introduce pupils to the idea of ultimate questions, which will be an important focus in KS3 Prior learning Technical Vocabulary Resources It would be helpful if In this unit children will have an opportunity to use words and phrases related to: - Looked at the way Art has been used in Christianity to express meaning Brahman Trimurti Brahma Shiva Vishnu Puja Shrine Ganesha Mandir Temple Samsara Reincarnation Dharma Karma Murti Aum A selection of statues of Hindu Gods A Puja Tray Hinduism: Photo pack and Activity book Sandra Palmer and Elaine McCreery PCET Publishing. VCR Pathways of Belief Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism (BBC) Also useful: - The Heart of Hinduism: Primary Pack: ISKON Educational services (Hari Krishna movement) For Teacher information Hinduism for Today: Carrie Mercier OUP This is Hinduism: Dave Symmons (The leading Secondary textbook for Hinduism!) Recommended visitor: Mr Rahi Bains - Indian music workshops with stories from the Hindu religion Tel:

2 Expectations At the end of this unit Most children will: Some children will not have made so much progress and will: Some children will have progressed further and will: Describe some key beliefs within Hinduism Identify the impact Hinduism has on believers lives Describe some forms of religious expression Ask important questions about Hinduism making links between heir own and others responses Identify some key beliefs within Hinduism and suggest meanings for religious actions and symbols Identify how Hindu beliefs are expressed in different ways Ask and respond sensitively to questions about their own and others experiences Describe showing understanding key beliefs within Hinduism Describe the impact that Hinduism has on believers lives Suggest meanings for a range of religious expression Raise and suggest answers to questions of identity and belonging in Hinduism

3 Learning Objectives Possible Teaching Activities Learning outcomes Contribution to other Curriculum Areas Pupils should: Learn about Brahman and the Trimurti Begin to understand the way that Hindus see God Art Pupils should: Learn about Hindu puja, shrines and the importance of Ganesha Learn about how Hindus can worship in the UK Begin to understand how all the senses can be used in worship How do Hindus see God? Recap on the way a picture can show symbolism and belief e.g. pictures of Jesus Show pictures/statues of a range of Hindu gods Write a list of questions about the picture/statue in groups Swap questions and picture/statue with another group and suggest possible answers to their questions Introduce pupils to the concept of Brahman through the salt story (Svetaketu and Uddalek) Explore how different people see you Link to the idea of the Trimurti look at images/statues of Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva How do Hindus worship at home? Play the senses game. Ask for 5 students. Give each of them one of the different senses. They have to identify the mystery substance using only that sense. All of them will need to be understanding of some of the features of Hindu belief about Brahman and the Trimurti understanding of the way in which symbolism is used to express religious meaning Reflect on the different roles that they play in people s lives Ask and suggest answers to questions about Hindu gods understanding of the features of a puja tray and a family shrine Describe/show understanding of the importance of Ganesha for many Hindus Opportunity for Spiritual development

4 blindfolded except the sight person and have head phones on except for the hearing person. Use a container of salt. Give the mystery object to each person the sight person will simply look inside the container, the touch person will be allowed to feel the substance etc. They are to write down what they think it is. Explain how Hindus use all the senses when they worship. Show Puja tray explain how each artefact stimulates the senses. Watch a video on Hindu worship in the home e.g. Pathways of Belief Islam, Hinduism, Sikhism (BBC) introducing the idea of a shrine Explain that the god Ganesha is one of the most popular gods to have on the family shrine as he is seen as the remover of obstacles Think about who they would turn to with problems? Who are obstacle removers in our society? What they would put on their puja tray an offering to these obstacle Reflect on the way in which feelings and experiences can be expressed through symbolism and the senses Describe what inspires and influences them Opportunity for spiritual development Opportunity for cultural development Design and technology

5 Pupils should: Learn about how Hindus worship in the mandir Understand how music can be used to create an atmosphere of worship Consider the importance of social centres in the life of communities Consider the ways in which they show respect to other people removers? How do Hindus Worship in the Mandir? Explore the concept of a temple by looking at modern temples e.g. shopping centres, football grounds etc. What building/place houses that which is most important to you? Collect pictures from magazines to illustrate this idea Explain that a Hindu temple is called a mandir. It is seen as the home of a god/goddess. When you go to a mandir it is like visiting a god Talk about what they would do to prepare to visit someone special Watch a video clip of worship in a mandir and explore how Hindus show respect to the images of the gods/goddesses Listen to different styles of music that create different atmospheres. Write down the words that come to mind when listening to the music Play/listen to different Indian musical instruments/chants/aum. understanding of the way Hindus worship at a mandir Describe the impact of Hindu beliefs on Hindus lives Describe/show understanding of the way music can be used to create an atmosphere for worship Make links between their own values and commitments and their own attitudes and behaviour Reflect on the ways in which they show respect to others Respond sensitively to others feelings and experiences Opportunity for Spiritual development Opportunity for Cultural development Citizenship Music Opportunity for Cultural development

6 Pupils should: Learn about the Hindu concept of samsara, reincarnation, dharma and karma Consider their own actions, duties and responsibilities Write down what words come to mind. How would this help Hindus worship? What do Hindus believe happens when they die? Recap on the trimurti and introduce the cycle of death and rebirth Use the Water cycle to demonstrate this concept and introduce the term samsara and the idea of reincarnation Talk about reincarnation and duty and the link between how you live you life (karma) and how you are reincarnated Design a snakes and ladders game to illustrate the concept of reincarnation Describe/show understanding of the Hindu concept of samsara, reincarnation, dharma and karma Making links between their own attitudes and behaviour and their own values and commitments Ask important questions about religion and beliefs making links between their own and others responses Describe the impact of Hindu beliefs on Hindus lives Opportunity for Spiritual development Science Geography Design Technology

7 Suggested Assessment Task: Give students a picture of a puja ceremony in a home. Ask them to identify/describe/explain 4 features from the picture. They are then to design their own shrine for their own bedroom and explain why they have included what they have. Alternatively this can be done by asking students to identify/describe/explain the features of a puja tray. They are then to design their own puja tray and explain why they have included what they have. The Story of Svetaketu Svetaketu always came home proudly after school each day. One day his father asked him about God, but didn t know anything. His father sent for a glass of water and asked Svetaketu to put some salt in it. The next day, he asked where the salt was but Svetaketu could not see the salt, but he could taste the water in the glass. That s a bit like God in the world said his father God is invisible, but is there in everything.

Unit 6 KS1 Key Theme: Symbols and Religious Expression Year 2 Summer Term

Unit 6 KS1 Key Theme: Symbols and Religious Expression Year 2 Summer Term Unit 6 KS1 Key Theme: Symbols and Religious Expression Year 2 Summer Term ABOUT THIS UNIT: In this unit children will investigate some of the possible or intended meanings of a range of signs and symbols.

More information

Unit KS2: What do Hindu Stories teach us? Resources. Vocabulary In this unit children will have an opportunity to use words and phrases related to: -

Unit KS2: What do Hindu Stories teach us? Resources. Vocabulary In this unit children will have an opportunity to use words and phrases related to: - Unit KS2: What do Hindu Stories teach us? About this unit: This unit could be the second section of work pupils will have covered on Hinduism but if taught as part of a rolling programme it could also

More information

Who am I? / Belonging

Who am I? / Belonging Windows on Faith Statutory Content Key Stage 1 Who am I? / Belonging What this unit contains In this unit pupils draw on their understanding of what it means to belong, and then relate it to how children

More information

Hinduism. Glossary of Key Terms 12:00

Hinduism. Glossary of Key Terms 12:00 Hinduism Glossary of Key Terms 12:00 Hinduism Glossary Ahimsa Arti Ashramas Atman Avatar Bhakta Bhagavadgita Bindis Brahma Brahman Brahmin Burfi Castes Diety Diwali Diva Dharma Guru Ganesha Gayatri Mantra

More information

Being Healthy ( Body, Mind and Spirit) engage with challenging concepts and ideas.

Being Healthy ( Body, Mind and Spirit) engage with challenging concepts and ideas. Unit 1: KS2 Key Theme: Worship, Pilgrimage & Sacred Places Year 3 Autumn Term ABOUT THIS UNIT: In this unit children will have the opportunity to study the key features of worship and what worship means

More information

The Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education in Northamptonshire

The Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education in Northamptonshire The Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education in Northamptonshire Non-Statutory Exemplification Title: Hinduism as a Living Religion: What matters to Hindus? Year Group: KS3 Special Schools and Designated

More information

Hinduism. Brahman Everything Supreme Unifying Force of the Universe. Brahma The Creator. Shiva The Destroyer. Vishnu The Preserver.

Hinduism. Brahman Everything Supreme Unifying Force of the Universe. Brahma The Creator. Shiva The Destroyer. Vishnu The Preserver. Name: Hinduism Brahman Everything Supreme Unifying Force of the Universe Brahma The Creator Shiva The Destroyer Vishnu The Preserver Atman Atman Atman Atman Atman Atman Atman Atman Atman Atman Rebirth

More information

Exemplar Unit of Work: KS1 NEW question What do some people believe about God?

Exemplar Unit of Work: KS1 NEW question What do some people believe about God? Exemplar Unit of Work: KS1 NEW question What do some people believe about God? This unit of work contributes towards the principal aim of RE in Gloucestershire: To engage pupils with questions arising

More information

Unit: What does it mean to belong to a religion?

Unit: What does it mean to belong to a religion? Unit: What does it mean to belong to a religion? About this unit This unit is intended to allow pupils to explore commitment, belonging and identity within religion. It also gives them the opportunity

More information

GCSE BITESIZE Examinations. General Certificate of Secondary Education RELIGIOUS STUDIES. Specimen Paper. Time allowed: 2 hours

GCSE BITESIZE Examinations. General Certificate of Secondary Education RELIGIOUS STUDIES. Specimen Paper. Time allowed: 2 hours GCSE BITESIZE Examinations General Certificate of Secondary Education RELIGIOUS STUDIES Specimen Paper Time allowed: 2 hours Answer one question from each of Parts A to D Part A Answer one question only

More information

Nottingham City and County City SACRE RE Syllabus: Non-statutory exemplification

Nottingham City and County City SACRE RE Syllabus: Non-statutory exemplification TITLE: Religions in our community: What can we find out by comparing two places of worship in our community? YEAR GROUP: Y 3 and 4 Nottingham City and County City SACRE RE Syllabus: Non-statutory exemplification

More information

RE Overview. Year R Autumn Special people Christianity, Judaism What is Christmas? Christianity

RE Overview. Year R Autumn Special people Christianity, Judaism What is Christmas? Christianity Year R Special people Christianity, Judaism What is Christmas? Christianity How do people celebrate? Islam Judaism What is Easter? Christianity RE Overview What can we learn from stories? Buddhism, Christianity,

More information

Hindu Worship: Puja. Aim: To know what puja is and to understand why it is important for Hindus.

Hindu Worship: Puja. Aim: To know what puja is and to understand why it is important for Hindus. Hindu Worship: Puja Aim: To know what puja is and to understand why it is important for Hindus. Puja What you will learn: 1) What Puja is. 2) Why Hindus carry out Puja. 3) What are the advantages of puja

More information

Religious Education Overview

Religious Education Overview Horningsham Primary School Religious Education Overview Together we learn Curriculum The school follows the Wiltshire Syllabus for RE and use Discovery RE as a toolkit for implementing this. Discovery

More information

www.discoveryschemeofwork.com

www.discoveryschemeofwork.com The Pan Berkshire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education and Discovery RE www.discoveryschemeofwork.com Copyright of this document is the property of Jan Lever Education Consultancy and Training Ltd.

More information

Nottingham City and County City SACRE RE Syllabus: Non-statutory exemplification

Nottingham City and County City SACRE RE Syllabus: Non-statutory exemplification TITLE: Religion here and now YEAR GROUP: 5 or 6 Nottingham City and County City SACRE RE Syllabus: Non-statutory exemplification 29/05/2009 Lat Blaylock / Nottingham City and County SACRE / Units of Work

More information

Woodlands Primary RE Scheme of Work

Woodlands Primary RE Scheme of Work Woodlands Primary RE Scheme of Work The following RE Scheme of work has been developed using the Discovery RE Scheme of work and the Cheshire Scheme of work. The Scheme of work compliments the Cheshire

More information

Christ Church (Erith) C of E Primary School Lesney Park Road, Erith, Kent, DA8 3DG

Christ Church (Erith) C of E Primary School Lesney Park Road, Erith, Kent, DA8 3DG Our helps our school to meet our school aim; We aim to be an outstanding school that welcomes and nurtures each individual s gifts as a unique child of God, in a safe and creative Christian environment,

More information

Religious Diversity through Sacred Arts Geoff Cobb, NYC Museum School, New York, NY

Religious Diversity through Sacred Arts Geoff Cobb, NYC Museum School, New York, NY Religious Worlds of New York Curriculum Development Project Religious Diversity through Sacred Arts Geoff Cobb, NYC Museum School, New York, NY Abstract This is a curriculum for ninth grade students who

More information

KS1: Why is the Church important to Christians? Prior learning Technical Vocabulary Resources

KS1: Why is the Church important to Christians? Prior learning Technical Vocabulary Resources KS1: Why is the Church important to Christians? About this unit This unit is based on the QCA Unit What can we learn from visiting a Church? It introduces children to the church as a special place where

More information

Unit: Who is important in Judaism? Prior learning Technical Vocabulary Resources. an opportunity to use words and phrases related to: -

Unit: Who is important in Judaism? Prior learning Technical Vocabulary Resources. an opportunity to use words and phrases related to: - Unit: Who is important in Judaism? About this unit: This unit could be the second section of work of Judaism that children will do, or it could be their first encounter with Judaism. The approach is to

More information

Unit 12 KS2 Key theme: The Journey of Life and Death Year 6 Summer Term

Unit 12 KS2 Key theme: The Journey of Life and Death Year 6 Summer Term Unit 12 KS2 Key theme: The Journey of Life and Death Year 6 Summer Term ABOUT THIS UNIT: This unit enables to children to reflect on emotions and feelings linked to celebration and loss and investigate

More information

difference to individuals, families and the local community.

difference to individuals, families and the local community. RELIGIOUS EDUCATION Key stage 1 1) a. name and explore a range of celebrations, worship and rituals in religion, noting similarities where. b. identify the importance, for some people, of belonging to

More information

Ancient India. Creating a Mandala of Hindu Beliefs

Ancient India. Creating a Mandala of Hindu Beliefs Ancient India Creating a Mandala of Hindu Beliefs Hinduism Hinduism is an ancient religion whose origins predate recorded history It has no single human founder and has developed over thousands of years

More information

GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES HINDUISM. For examination 2014 onwards. irevise.com GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES HINDUISM

GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES HINDUISM. For examination 2014 onwards. irevise.com GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES HINDUISM GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES HINDUISM For examination 2014 onwards irevise.com 2014 1 GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES HINDUISM irevise.com 2014. All revision notes have been produced by mockness ltd for irevise.com.

More information

Section 2 Matters of life and death

Section 2 Matters of life and death Unit 1 Religion and life: Hinduism Section 2 Matters of life and death Topic 1.2.2 Hinduism and life after death Hindus believe in life after death because: it is taught in the Vedas, which contain eternal

More information

Unit 2 KS2 Key Theme: Prayer Year 3 Spring Term

Unit 2 KS2 Key Theme: Prayer Year 3 Spring Term Unit 2 KS2 Key Theme: Prayer Year 3 Spring Term ABOUT THIS UNIT: Work in this unit will enable children to explore the concept of prayer within Christianity. It will introduce/reintroduce children to the

More information

Ten ideas for better visual learning: images for better RE

Ten ideas for better visual learning: images for better RE Ten ideas for better visual learning: images for better RE Everyone signs up to the importance of visual learning these days, but there s a risk that it stops with adding a few illegal pictures from the

More information

Religious Education Policy. a) Policy drawn up by the RE Coordinator. d) Reviewed: Spring 2012 (in light of syllabus changes)

Religious Education Policy. a) Policy drawn up by the RE Coordinator. d) Reviewed: Spring 2012 (in light of syllabus changes) St Francis Church of England Voluntary Aided Primary School Where God s gifts begin their journey to gain, attain and grow into lifelong learners Religious Education Policy a) Policy drawn up by the RE

More information

Unit 5: KS2 Key Theme: Religion and the Individual Year 4 Spring Term

Unit 5: KS2 Key Theme: Religion and the Individual Year 4 Spring Term Unit 5: KS2 Key Theme: Religion and the Individual Year 4 Spring Term ABOUT THIS UNIT: Work in this unit will enable children to explore aspects of, Christianity and Islam and to discover what is expected

More information

The Journey of Life & Death Key Stage 2 year 6

The Journey of Life & Death Key Stage 2 year 6 What this unit contains Where the unit fits and how it builds upon previous learning his unit involves pupils in investigating beliefs about life after death and encouraging them to reflect on and express

More information

Unit: Are miracles evidence for God?

Unit: Are miracles evidence for God? Unit: Are miracles evidence for God? About this unit: This unit is intended to develop the thinking skills of pupils probably in year six. It looks forward to the work they will be doing at KS 3 on Ultimate

More information

Ancient India. Key Word Definition Memory Clue

Ancient India. Key Word Definition Memory Clue Ancient India 5.2 Origins of Hinduism Essential Question: How do India s rich history and culture affect the world today? Big Idea: Hinduism, the largest religion in India today, developed out of ancient

More information

Schools March 2010. The 21st century teacher: religious education. Using technology to enhance religious education teaching

Schools March 2010. The 21st century teacher: religious education. Using technology to enhance religious education teaching Schools March 2010 The 21st century teacher: religious education Using technology to enhance religious education teaching This publication offers insight into how technology can be used by teachers of

More information

Exemplar Unit of Work: KS2 Beliefs in action in the world

Exemplar Unit of Work: KS2 Beliefs in action in the world Exemplar Unit of Work: KS2 Beliefs in action in the world This unit of work contributes towards the principal aim of RE in Gloucestershire: to engage pupils with questions arising from the study of religion

More information

Creating a Mandala of Hindu Beliefs

Creating a Mandala of Hindu Beliefs Creating a Mandala of Hindu Beliefs Interactive Slide Lecture Overview Objectives Materials This Interactive Slide Lecture introduces students to the basic beliefs of Hinduism, one of the main religions

More information

Unit: How do people worship? Prior learning Technical Vocabulary Resources. opportunity to use words and Songs Ever

Unit: How do people worship? Prior learning Technical Vocabulary Resources. opportunity to use words and Songs Ever Unit: How do people worship? About this unit Prior learning Technical Vocabulary Resources It would be helpful if In this unit pupils will have an CD The best Worship opportunity to use words and Songs

More information

EVINGTON VALLEY PRIMARY SCHOOL Caring and Learning Together. RE Policy

EVINGTON VALLEY PRIMARY SCHOOL Caring and Learning Together. RE Policy EVINGTON VALLEY PRIMARY SCHOOL Caring and Learning Together RE Policy 2014-2015 Presented to Staff: Autumn 2014 Review date: Autumn 2015 Presented to Governors: Autumn 2014 Stakeholders Review: Summer

More information

Year 2 Unit 5: HINDUISM Week 1 Title: Introduction

Year 2 Unit 5: HINDUISM Week 1 Title: Introduction Year 2 Unit 5: HINDUISM Week 1 Title: Introduction Learning Intentions: AT1: To know that Hinduism comes from India and is strongly influenced by this cultural link. AT2: To make comments and ask questions

More information

Opening up Hinduism. Web links: RE Today website

Opening up Hinduism. Web links: RE Today website Opening up Hinduism Opening up Hinduism aims to support children and teachers in learning about and from the collection of ancient religious traditions which make up contemporary Hinduism. While often

More information

Hinduism. kings and heroes like the Mahabharata and. that became the first scriptures of. Hinduism was born from the beliefs of the Indus Valley

Hinduism. kings and heroes like the Mahabharata and. that became the first scriptures of. Hinduism was born from the beliefs of the Indus Valley Hinduism The first known civilization in India developed in the Valley region. This civilization left behind two major collections of literature. Epic told exciting stories of wars, kings and heroes like

More information

What Can Christians Learn from Hindus Ephesians 2:1-10 Imagine a Christian such as myself having a conversation with a Hindu guru, a teacher.

What Can Christians Learn from Hindus Ephesians 2:1-10 Imagine a Christian such as myself having a conversation with a Hindu guru, a teacher. 1 What Can Christians Learn from Hindus Ephesians 2:1-10 Imagine a Christian such as myself having a conversation with a Hindu guru, a teacher. I ask, "Is your religion monotheistic or polytheistic? In

More information

Herefordshire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education 2011-2016 Programmes of Study Key Stage 2

Herefordshire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education 2011-2016 Programmes of Study Key Stage 2 Herefordshire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education 2011-2016 Programmes of Study Key Stage 2 Herefordshire Agreed Syllabus for RE 2011-2016 45 Programme of Study Key Stage 2 What is RE about at Key

More information

Religious education. Programme of study (non-statutory) for key stage 3. (This is an extract from The National Curriculum 2007)

Religious education. Programme of study (non-statutory) for key stage 3. (This is an extract from The National Curriculum 2007) Religious education Programme of study (non-statutory) for key stage 3 and attainment targets (This is an extract from The National Curriculum 2007) Crown copyright 2007 Qualifications and Curriculum Authority

More information

Unit: Why is Jesus important to Christians?

Unit: Why is Jesus important to Christians? Unit: Why is Jesus important to Christians? About this unit: The aim of this unit is to introduce Children to the parables of Jesus as a first look at his teaching, also to introduce them to the Birth

More information

Incarnation: Nativity Characters - Which Character Are You? Why Are You Important?

Incarnation: Nativity Characters - Which Character Are You? Why Are You Important? Name of Unit: Nativity Characters Which Character Are You? Why Are You Important? Key Stage in which this unit should be taught: KS1 Faith: Recommended Year Group (if specified:) Previous Learning: Incarnation:

More information

Wednesday 11 June 2014 Afternoon

Wednesday 11 June 2014 Afternoon Wednesday 11 June 2014 Afternoon GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES B (PHILOSOPHY AND/OR APPLIED ETHICS) B601/01 Philosophy 1 (Deity, Religious and Spiritual Experience, End of Life) *1244417157* Candidates answer

More information

Hanging Heaton CE (VC) Junior and Infant School. Religious Education Policy

Hanging Heaton CE (VC) Junior and Infant School. Religious Education Policy Hanging Heaton CE (VC) Junior and Infant School Religious Education Policy Introduction Religious Education is unique in the school curriculum in that it is neither a core subject nor a foundation subject

More information

Unit 5 KS1 Key Theme: LEADERS AND TEACHERS Year 2 Spring Term

Unit 5 KS1 Key Theme: LEADERS AND TEACHERS Year 2 Spring Term Unit 5 KS1 Key Theme: LEADERS AND TEACHERS Year 2 Spring Term ABOUT THIS UNIT: Work in this unit will enable children to explore Leaders and Teachers within Christianity and Judaism. It will introduce

More information

Revelation. Life in Jesus. (The Way, The Truth and The Life, Teacher Book, CTS Religious Education)

Revelation. Life in Jesus. (The Way, The Truth and The Life, Teacher Book, CTS Religious Education) Religion Policy Committee Name: Curriculum Date of Approval: Validity Date: 2012-2015 Person responsible: RE Leader / Worship Leader Purpose Our primary focus... should be revelation. God is always the

More information

Herefordshire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education Programme of Study. Key Stage 1

Herefordshire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education Programme of Study. Key Stage 1 Herefordshire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education 2011-2016 Programme of Study Key Stage 1 32 Herefordshire Agreed Syllabus for RE 2011-2016 Programme of Study Key Stage 1 What is RE about at Key Stage

More information

7.1.spi.3 How do you compare and contrast the tenets of the five major world religions? WORLD RELIGIONS

7.1.spi.3 How do you compare and contrast the tenets of the five major world religions? WORLD RELIGIONS 7.1.spi.3 How do you compare and contrast the tenets of the five major world religions? WORLD RELIGIONS VOCABULARY A child sits near idols of Hindu Goddess Lakshmi, the Goddess of wealth, on the eve of

More information

Arsenal For Everyone Religious Education. World Religions Unit 4D What religions are represented in our neighbourhood?

Arsenal For Everyone Religious Education. World Religions Unit 4D What religions are represented in our neighbourhood? Arsenal For Everyone World Religions Unit 4D What religions are represented in our neighbourhood? World Religions (Teachers Notes) Key Concepts Improve pupils knowledge of religions around the world and

More information

The name given to someone who does not believe in a supreme being, or god.

The name given to someone who does not believe in a supreme being, or god. Year 7 and 8 Religious Education - Keywords Christian: Atheist: Agnostic: Belief: Worship: Prayer: Pray: Faith: The name given to followers of the Christ (Jesus). The name given to someone who does not

More information

Unit 2: KS1 Key Theme - Celebrations Year 1 Spring Term

Unit 2: KS1 Key Theme - Celebrations Year 1 Spring Term Unit 2: KS1 Key Theme - Celebrations Year 1 Spring Term ABOUT THIS UNIT: Work in this unit will enable children to explore familiar celebrations within their lives and the lives of others. It will also

More information

Beliefs and actions in the world: Can Christian Aid and Islamic Relief change the world? Year 5 / 6. Title:

Beliefs and actions in the world: Can Christian Aid and Islamic Relief change the world? Year 5 / 6. Title: These t hr ee Nottingham City and County RE Guidance 2009 Title: Beliefs and actions in the world: Can Christian Aid and Islamic Relief change the world? Year 5 / 6 Non statutory guidance for the Nottingham

More information

CHRISTIANITY KS 2 Unit 8: a second local Christian place of worship and the Bible

CHRISTIANITY KS 2 Unit 8: a second local Christian place of worship and the Bible CHRISINIY KS Unit 8: a second local Christian place of worship and the Bible What this unit contains Belonging to the Christian community a second Christian place of worship, different from the focus in

More information

Devon Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education 2014

Devon Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education 2014 Devon Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education 2014 In collaboration with Torbay and Plymouth Dedication This syllabus is dedicated to the memory of Terence Copley; Professor of Religious Education at the

More information

Listening, speaking, reflecting and resting

Listening, speaking, reflecting and resting Collective Worship Policy Mission Statement St. Gabriel s is a Roman Catholic Primary School. It is inspired by the example of Christ and the teachings of the Gospel and seeks to develop the spiritual

More information

BBC Learning Content Brief

BBC Learning Content Brief BBC Learning Content Brief RE for 5-7 year olds Commission: Religious Education/Faith Stories for 5-7 year olds Introduction to BBC Learning Thank for your interest in this commissioning brief. The commissioning

More information

YSGOL TŶ COCH. Religious Education Policy. Initiated by: Date Approved: Version: Operational Date: Jan Date of Review: Jan 2017.

YSGOL TŶ COCH. Religious Education Policy. Initiated by: Date Approved: Version: Operational Date: Jan Date of Review: Jan 2017. YSGOL TŶ COCH Religious Education Policy Initiated by: Approved by: SMT Governors/SMT Date Approved: Version: Operational Date: Jan 2014 Date of Review: Jan 2017 Distribution: SMT/TLR s/all relevant staff

More information

A religious education unit for ages 9 to 11 Beliefs and actions in the world: Can Christian Aid and Islamic Relief change the world?

A religious education unit for ages 9 to 11 Beliefs and actions in the world: Can Christian Aid and Islamic Relief change the world? A religious education unit for ages 9 to 11 Beliefs and actions in the world: Can Christian Aid and Islamic Relief change the world? Christian Aid: Resources for teachers This religious education (RE)

More information

GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES A

GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES A SPECIMEN MATERIAL GCSE RELIGIOUS STUDIES A Paper 1B Specimen 2018 Morning Time allowed: 1 hour 45 minutes Materials For this paper you must have: an AQA answer booklet. Instructions Use black ink or black

More information

The contribution of religious education and collective worship to community cohesion

The contribution of religious education and collective worship to community cohesion The contribution of religious education and collective worship to community cohesion Background In July 2007 the DCSF published its guidance on the duty to promote community cohesion in regard to the statutory

More information

MFL Policy 2014. Policy confirmed by the Governing Body of Our Lady Immaculate Roman Catholic Primary School on: Date: 23.9.14

MFL Policy 2014. Policy confirmed by the Governing Body of Our Lady Immaculate Roman Catholic Primary School on: Date: 23.9.14 MFL Policy 2014 Policy confirmed by the Governing Body of Our Lady Immaculate Roman Catholic Primary School on: Date: 23.9.14 Signature: (Chair of Governors) To be reviewed on: Rationale for Teaching Languages

More information

Learning About Hindu Beliefs

Learning About Hindu Beliefs i A Brahmin, or Hindu priest, prays at dawn beside the sacred Ganges River. CHAPTER Learning About Hindu Beliefs 15.1 Introduction In Chapter 14, you visited the ruins of Mohenjodaro to learn about the

More information

Unit 4: KS2 Key Theme: Inspirational People Year 4 Autumn Term

Unit 4: KS2 Key Theme: Inspirational People Year 4 Autumn Term Unit 4: KS2 Key Theme: Inspirational People Year 4 Autumn Term ABOUT THIS UNIT: This unit will enable children to think about who inspires them and to consider Jesus and Muhammad as inspirational figures

More information

Lesson plan. Year 6 Intro to RE and Christianity. Lesson 1 What makes up a person? Aim To enable pupils to identify what makes up a person.

Lesson plan. Year 6 Intro to RE and Christianity. Lesson 1 What makes up a person? Aim To enable pupils to identify what makes up a person. Lesson 1 What makes up a person? Aim To enable pupils to identify what makes up a person. 1. Know that there are many parts to a human being. (All pupils) 2. Understand that some people believe that there

More information

Cumbria Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education

Cumbria Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education Cumbria Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education CCC J/N 15107 Revised 2011 Serving the people of Cumbria cumbria.gov.uk Contents About Religious Education in the Curriculum What is the statutory basis

More information

Unit 3 KS2 Key Theme: Teachings and Authority Year 3 Summer Term

Unit 3 KS2 Key Theme: Teachings and Authority Year 3 Summer Term Unit 3 KS2 Key Theme: Teachings and Authority Year 3 Summer Term ABOUT THIS UNIT: Work in this unit will enable children to explore Teachings and Authority within Christianity and Hinduism. It will introduce

More information

Religious and moral education Experiences and outcomes

Religious and moral education Experiences and outcomes Religious and moral education Experiences and outcomes Learning through religious and moral education 1 enables me to: recognise religion as an important expression of human experience learn about and

More information

GCSE BITESIZE Examinations. General Certificate of Secondary Education RELIGIOUS STUDIES. Marking Scheme. Total: 80 marks

GCSE BITESIZE Examinations. General Certificate of Secondary Education RELIGIOUS STUDIES. Marking Scheme. Total: 80 marks GCSE BITESIZE Examinations General Certificate of Secondary Education RELIGIOUS STUDIES Marking Scheme Total: 80 marks For each question, you should mark your answer according to levels of response. Below

More information

Religious education in Roman Catholic schools Principles and practice

Religious education in Roman Catholic schools Principles and practice Religious education in Roman Catholic schools Principles and practice What is the context of religious education in Roman Catholic schools? Scotland in the 21st century is an increasingly multi-cultural

More information

Modern Foreign Languages (MFL)

Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) Modern Foreign Languages (MFL) Fordcombe C.E. Primary School Reviewed & Approved by the Full Governing Body: Jan 2013 Next Review due Jan 2016 Signed:. Name (print) Mrs Sarah Finch Position: Chair of Governors

More information

CHRISTIANITY KS 1 Unit 3: Jesus' friends and His teaching

CHRISTIANITY KS 1 Unit 3: Jesus' friends and His teaching CHRISINIY KS Unit 3: Jesus' friends and His teaching What this unit contains his unit introduces pupils to Christian beliefs about God and Jesus' teaching about the relationship between God and people.

More information

Wicklewood Primary School Curriculum Map: KS1

Wicklewood Primary School Curriculum Map: KS1 Wicklewood Primary School Curriculum Map: KS1 Literacy and maths based on Renewed Frameworks and Read Write Inc units chosen in order to support theme where relevant. Titles refer to QCA; teaching to be

More information

Teaching Religious Education in Key Stage 2:

Teaching Religious Education in Key Stage 2: Teaching Religious Education in Key Stage 2: Guidance for using the Suffolk Agreed Syllabus 2012 Teaching Religious Education in Key Stage 2: Guidance for using the Suffolk Agreed Syllabus 2012 The Key

More information

INTO WHICH CASTE HAVE YOU BEEN CAST?: INDIA'S CASTE SYSTEM Ann Crocker West Mid-High School Norman, Oklahoma

INTO WHICH CASTE HAVE YOU BEEN CAST?: INDIA'S CASTE SYSTEM Ann Crocker West Mid-High School Norman, Oklahoma INTO WHICH CASTE HAVE YOU BEEN CAST?: INDIA'S CASTE SYSTEM Ann Crocker West Mid-High School Norman, Oklahoma ABSTRACT: This lesson teaches about the Caste System of Ancient India by grouping students so

More information

Year 4 Unit 1: BIBLE - THE WORD OF GOD Week 1 Title: Mary Jones

Year 4 Unit 1: BIBLE - THE WORD OF GOD Week 1 Title: Mary Jones Year 4 Unit 1: BIBLE - THE WORD OF GOD Week 1 Title: Mary Jones Learning Intentions: AT1: To consider the story of Mary Jones and the work of the Bible Society. AT2: To think about what really matters

More information

LAR: Use artefacts, stories and music to learn about religious celebrations.

LAR: Use artefacts, stories and music to learn about religious celebrations. LAR=Learning About Religion Key skills grid for Nursery LFR- Learning From Religion questions about religion and culture. Use artefacts, stories and music to learn about important Use artefacts and stories

More information

Non - Statutory Guidance. Section 2. Learning & teaching

Non - Statutory Guidance. Section 2. Learning & teaching Learning & Teaching Non - Statutory Guidance Learning & teaching 1 Learning and Teaching in Religious Education. Non-Statutory Guidance Learning & Teaching Teaching World Faiths Religious Education makes

More information

CHRISTIANITY KS 1. Unit 1: Jesus birth celebrated at Christmas. What this unit contains. Where the unit fits and how it builds upon previous learning

CHRISTIANITY KS 1. Unit 1: Jesus birth celebrated at Christmas. What this unit contains. Where the unit fits and how it builds upon previous learning CHRISINIY KS What this unit contains he birth of Jesus. Festival of Christmas he Bible is a sacred text for Christians, which teaches about Jesus. Where the unit fits and how it builds upon previous learning

More information

Unit 11 KS2 Key Theme: Beliefs in Action in the World (2) Year 6 Spring Term

Unit 11 KS2 Key Theme: Beliefs in Action in the World (2) Year 6 Spring Term Unit 11 KS2 Key Theme: Beliefs in Action in the World (2) Year 6 Spring Term ABOUT THIS UNIT: In this unit pupils gain a knowledge and understanding about christian teaching on behaviour and action. They

More information

Unit: Does God Exist? Prior learning Technical Vocabulary Resources It would be helpful if Students have: -

Unit: Does God Exist? Prior learning Technical Vocabulary Resources It would be helpful if Students have: - Unit: Does God Exist? About this unit: This unit is designed for use probably in year 9. It could be used as an introduction to a suitable GCSE course. It aims to develop students thinking skills and aid

More information

Religious and Moral Education Personal and Social Development. Sandness Primary School

Religious and Moral Education Personal and Social Development. Sandness Primary School Religious and Moral Education Personal and Social Development Sandness Primary School Religious and Moral Education Introduction Religious and Moral Education is part of the core curriculum and is based

More information

Languages MFL) Policy

Languages MFL) Policy 1 January 2015 Modern Foreign Languages MFL) Policy BALLADEN CPS LINDEN LEA, RAWTENSTALL, ROSSENDALE, LANCASHIRE, BB4 6DX Contents... 0 Rationale for Teaching Languages at KS2... 2 As the UK is becoming

More information

Unit: Why do people go on Pilgrimage?

Unit: Why do people go on Pilgrimage? Unit: Why do people go on Pilgrimage? About this unit: This unit is designed to build upon work already covered in both Christianity and Islam, its main focus is to begin to develop skills in discerning

More information

Collective Worship Policy

Collective Worship Policy Reviewed Jan 2016 Next Review Jan 2018 Collective Worship Policy Introduction: It is a legal requirement that all registered school age pupils take part in an act of worship each day. These acts of worship

More information

MATERIALS USED TO TEACH ABOUT WORLD RELIGIONS IN SCHOOLS IN ENGLAND

MATERIALS USED TO TEACH ABOUT WORLD RELIGIONS IN SCHOOLS IN ENGLAND Research Brief DCSF-RB197 January 2010 ISBN 978 1 84775 634 3 MATERIALS USED TO TEACH ABOUT WORLD RELIGIONS IN SCHOOLS IN ENGLAND Robert Jackson, Julia Ipgrave, Mary Hayward, Paul Hopkins, Nigel Fancourt,

More information

Year 11 Revision. Complete the range of questions set within class and revise using the revision guides, working around a range of techniques.

Year 11 Revision. Complete the range of questions set within class and revise using the revision guides, working around a range of techniques. Year 11 Revision Complete the range of questions set within class and revise using the revision guides, working around a range of techniques. http://www.aqa.org.uk/exams-administration/exams-guidance/find-pastpapers-and-mark-schemes

More information

The Oxfordshire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education

The Oxfordshire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education The Oxfordshire Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education 2015-2020 1 Contents Forewords 1. Introduction Challenging RE The Oxfordshire Agreed Syllabus for RE 2015 20 1.1 Legal requirements 2. The educational

More information

Stamford Green Primary School Religious Education Curriculum Map. September 2014

Stamford Green Primary School Religious Education Curriculum Map. September 2014 Stamford Green Primary School Religious Education Curriculum Map September 2014 Contents Page Essential characteristics of religiously literate pupils Page 3 Aims of the National Curriculum Page 4 Early

More information

CENTRE ACADEMY EAST ANGLIA. RELIGIOUS AND MORAL EDUCATION POLICY 2011 To be reviewed November 2012

CENTRE ACADEMY EAST ANGLIA. RELIGIOUS AND MORAL EDUCATION POLICY 2011 To be reviewed November 2012 CENTRE ACADEMY EAST ANGLIA RELIGIOUS AND MORAL EDUCATION POLICY 2011 To be reviewed November 2012 Rationale: The school considers that Religious education should be a stimulating, interesting and enjoyable

More information

GOODYERS END PRIMARY SCHOOL SPIRITUAL, MORAL, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL POLICY (INCLUDING COLLECTIVE WORSHIP)

GOODYERS END PRIMARY SCHOOL SPIRITUAL, MORAL, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL POLICY (INCLUDING COLLECTIVE WORSHIP) GOODYERS END PRIMARY SCHOOL SPIRITUAL, MORAL, SOCIAL AND CULTURAL POLICY (INCLUDING COLLECTIVE WORSHIP) This document is to enable the Governing Body and staff of the school to ensure the effective management

More information

moksha Hinduism is one of the oldest religions in the world. It began The Roots of Hinduism

moksha Hinduism is one of the oldest religions in the world. It began The Roots of Hinduism Qh.\~ Section 3 Hinduism Next Generation Sunshine State Standards LA;6.1.6.1 Use new vocabulary that is introduced and taught directly SS.6.W.4.2 Explain the major beliefs and practices associated with

More information

Christian Concepts Unpacked : Prophecy Upper KS2

Christian Concepts Unpacked : Prophecy Upper KS2 Title: Prophecy Upper Key Concept: Divine inspiration Religion: Christianity Key Question: Is prophecy significant today for Christians? Duration :approx 6 hours Back Story: One of the main themes throughout

More information

APPENDIX U. Step 1: The theme. Step 2: Key question. Step 3: Learning outcomes and assessment

APPENDIX U. Step 1: The theme. Step 2: Key question. Step 3: Learning outcomes and assessment Exemplar Unit of Work: Life after death This unit of work contributes towards the principal aim of RE in Wiltshire: to engage pupils in enquiry into key questions arising from a study of religion and belief,

More information

Rome Lesson Plan 3: Religion in Politics and Daily Life

Rome Lesson Plan 3: Religion in Politics and Daily Life Rome Lesson Plan 3: Religion in Politics and Daily Life Introduction: In this lesson, students will examine various aspects of religion in ancient Rome including the role of mythology, polytheism versus.

More information

Religious education. Programme of study (non-statutory) for key stage 4. (This is an extract from The National Curriculum 2007)

Religious education. Programme of study (non-statutory) for key stage 4. (This is an extract from The National Curriculum 2007) Religious education Programme of study (non-statutory) for key stage 4 and years 12 and 13 (This is an extract from The National Curriculum 2007) Crown copyright 2007 Qualifications and Curriculum Authority

More information

RELIGIOUS STUDIES B (PHILOSOPHY AND/OR APPLIED ETHICS) Philosophy 1 (Deity, Religious and Spiritual Experience, End of Life)

RELIGIOUS STUDIES B (PHILOSOPHY AND/OR APPLIED ETHICS) Philosophy 1 (Deity, Religious and Spiritual Experience, End of Life) GENERAL CERTIFICATE OF SECONDARY EDUCATION RELIGIOUS STUDIES B (PHILOSOPHY AND/OR APPLIED ETHICS) Philosophy 1 (Deity, Religious and Spiritual Experience, End of Life) B601 *OCE/27375* Candidates answer

More information