Presentation on theme: "What place of importance does it hold in 21st century"— Presentation transcript:
1What place of importance does it hold in 21st century What is RE?Why is RE taught?What place of importance does it hold in 21st century
2WALT Title: Religious Education and Faith Schools Collective Worship Define keywords:Faith SchoolIdentify reasons why RE might be taught in schoolDissect complex issues that can arise regarding religion, beliefs and traditionsSpeculate on the concept of faith schools and their place in societyApply your understanding of RE being taught in schools when composing a part ‘5’ GCSE answerTitle:Religious Educationand Faith SchoolsWALT
3WILF A B C A* Score 17 or 18 Score 14,15 or 16 Score 12 or 13 You to meet or beat your EoY target.Assess your Personal Leaning Score (PLS) against your EoY target
4Match the keywords to their correct definition – do a quick sketch and label it in your book A group of people showing worth to something – usually in the form of an ‘assembly’ or speaker announcement (i.e. thought of the day).A school teaching a general curriculum, but which has a particular religious links with a religious organisation.A school subject that specialises in educating people about the various beliefs and cultures in the world around them.
5Can you define WITHOUT LOOKING…… Religious Education? Collective Worship Faith School?1 or less2All 3SCORE 0 POINTSSCORE 1 POINTSCORE 2 POINTSProgress check
6Prior LearningOn your post-it note, write down one reason why you think RE is taught.
7How important do you think RE is on the National Curriculum? Justify why you have placed yourself where you havePlace yourself on the lineVERYNOT AT ALL
8Task Cut out the reasons for studying RE. Discuss the importance of each with your partner.Arrange them into a diamond 9 with the most important at the top down to the least important at the bottom.Stick them into your book in order of importance.Explain in your exercise book:Why you have chosen your top reason.Why you have chosen your bottom reason.
9How many detailed reasons can you suggest for studying RE in school? 3 or less45 or moreSCORE 1 POINTSSCORE 2 POINTSSCORE 4 POINTSProgress check
10Role PlayIn pairs, you will be given a situation and you will act out how the individuals in the situation would react/respond based ONLY on the information you have been given.
11Have REspect for other people’s beliefs The study of RE equips us when many skills that help us deal with difficult situations and complex issuesHave REspect for other people’s beliefsREspond to religion in your own wayREsearch – find out what people believe and whyCompaRE religions – they are not all the sameExpREss your opinions and beliefsDecide if the teachings of religious leaders from the past are RElevant today
12Digging DeeperYou are now going to read the newspaper article that supports your role play.In your exercise books answer the following:Which religious group is your article connected to?What is your initial reaction to what you have just read?What are the real concerns for society in this article?In what way does this article highlight the necessity for RE being taught in school?
14Could do a full presentation on it!! How confident are you at identifying and dissecting complex issues about religion, beliefs and traditions?Not verySo,soCould do a full presentation on it!!SCORE 1 POINTSSCORE 2 POINTSSCORE 4 POINTSProgress check
15Religious Education is not just learning about religion, we can also learn a lot from religion too. Make a list/spidergram of important qualities/skills youngsters can learn from studying religion.EMPATHY
16FAITH is the belief in God and a SCHOOL is a place for learning So then, what might a faith school be?
17Make a list of the similarities and differences between faith schools and state schools once you have read Salma and Theresa’s school experiences…Page 86/87 Life Issues or info sheet in folder
18“Religious Studies should only be taught in faith schools” How far do you agree? Give reasons for your answer, showing that you have thought about more than one point of view.
19“Religious Studies should only be taught in faith schools”
20“Religious Studies should only be taught in faith schools” Level 0 - 2Level 3 - 4Level 5 - 6SCORE 1 or 2 POINTSSCORE 3 or 4 POINTSSCORE 5 or 6 POINTSProgress check
21REVIEW A B C A* Score 17 or 18 Score 14,15 or 16 Score 12 or 13 Assess your Personal Leaning Score (PLS) against your EoY target
22How have you done against of EoY target ? Not met my EoY target Not quite met my EoY target Met or beat my EoY target!Progress check
23HOMEWORK Research what the law of ‘collective worship’ is in schools. What is it?How should it be done/delivered?What assembly themes (examples) would make a good school assembly and why?
25A school without REIn America it is illegal for schools to teach about religion. What reasons do you think there might be for this policy?Imagine that you live in a country where RE is not taught in schools and you wish to persuade people that the subject should be introduced.Extension task