RE

Year 9 – Foundation RE focusing on principles of Islam and Christianity. Skill based curriculum focused on Learning Muscles and literacy assessment including some GCSE material links.

Term 1
Key Learning Objectives Christianity Transition Unit

Where Christianity started and this area today

The significance of Jesus and the challenges he faced

The Bible and it’s authority

Christian teachings and their application to everyday life

Key Activities / Homework Locate key places on a map

Timeline of Jesus’ life

Teach it challenge

Answer examination style questions

Role play

Knowledge Tree

Assessments Each half term an assessment is completed which is given a grade

A learning challenge is completed where learners are assess on their use of the learning muscles

Suggest reading & support materials New Steps in Religious Education Book 1

BBC news/religion

 

Term 2
Key Learning Objectives Islam Transition Unit

Where Islam started and this area today

The significance of Muhammad and the challenges he faced

The Quran and it’s authority

Islamic teachings and their application to everyday life

Key Activities / Homework Locate key places on a map

Timeline of Muhammad’s life

Teach it challenge

Answer examination style questions

Role play

Knowledge Tree

Assessments Each half term an assessment is completed which is given a grade

A learning challenge is completed where learners are assess on their use of the learning muscles

Suggest reading & support materials New Steps in Religious Education Book 1

BBC news/religion

 

Term 3
Key Learning Objectives Ethics Unit

The nature of ethical issues and apply Christian, Islamic and Humanist teachings

Ethical; issues will include Animal Testing, Our planet, Right to life

Key Activities / Homework Mock court case

Real life scenarios

Role play

Awareness and fundraising campaign

Assessments Each half term an assessment is completed which is given a grade

A learning challenge is completed where learners are assess on their use of the learning muscles

Suggest reading & support materials New Steps in Religious Education Book 1

BBC news/religion