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Descriptions of God Key Stage 1
PowerPoint Introduction This PowerPoint sample lesson is intended as a resource for schools to be used ‘how and when’ they choose. This Year 1 lesson is planned to be set in the context of developing the theme of ‘Descriptions of God’. It can be used selectively as part of ongoing work in Religious Education based on the theme of ‘Descriptions of God’ or as part of another area in the curriculum, eg History: Tudors. There are notes on each slide for teachers’ reference. Schools may prefer to edit The slides and use photographs of their own. The following slide gives the context of the lesson in the bigger picture. Schools may like to explore other questions in different year groups within the theme ‘Descriptions of God.’ A PowerPoint Key Stage 2 Year 3 sample lesson also based on the theme of ‘Descriptions of God’ can be found on the Chester Diocesan website. Teachers may find it helpful to refer to the Chester Diocesan document: 'How do I teach Christianity In my church school?’ (pages 10-12). This can also be found on the Chester Diocesan website.
Context Overview Area of Content from Chester Diocesan Guidelines to be studied: ‘God’ Theme: Descriptions of God Underpinning Christian Concept: God Definition: The supreme being, the creator and sustainer of the universe Key Questions FS/Key Stage 1: Theme: Descriptions of God Reception:What do Christians say God is like? Year 1: Level 1: Which words do Christians use to ‘describe /talk about God’? Why is God important for Christians? Year 2: Level 2: What do some stories in the New Testament teach about God? What else does the New Testament teach about God? Key Stage 2: Theme: Descriptions of God Year 3: Level 3: How do Christians use symbols to explain what God is like? How do Christians use words, prayers, songs and hymns to describe God as ‘three in one’? Year 4: Level 3/4: How does believing in God make a difference to a Christian’s life? How does Jesus’ teaching show Christians what God is like? Year 5: Level 4/5: How does God speak to people through the life of Jesus? Why is it important for Christians to describe God as ‘three in one’. Year 6: Level 5How do different religions describe God and why? Why do some people believe in God and others don’t?
Key Stage 1 Lesson : Year 1 Theme: Descriptions of God Concept underpinning work: God Key Question : Which words do Christians use to ‘describe /talk about God’? Lesson Objective: To recognise Christians describe God as the one creator. Lesson Outcomes: (all pupils) I can talk about God as a creator. (Most pupils) I can describe how Christians might think of God as the creator. (Some pupils) I can explain why God as creator is important to Christians. Teachers Notes NB Teachers notes explaining how to use each slide within the context of the lesson can be found on the bottom of each slide in the notes section. These should be read before using the PowerPoint. Preview all Internet links before using. Slides 9-13 have sound effects built in. Resources Needed Slide 9-13 A4 Large copies for each table (optional). Slide 17: Large thought bubble for each pupil Diocesan Document to refer to: 'How do I teach Christianity in my church school?’Pages Next Steps: How should Christians care for the world God has made? Teachers Notes
Have you ever made something? What did it feel like? What do you think about what you have made?
How would you feel if someone threw away what you had made (or destroyed it)?
Think Pair Share How were things made?
How was the world made?Why?
The story of creation (4 minutes 37 seconds story with photos of creation, The teacher can mute the sound and read the creation story as a voice over if preferred, stopping to enable the children to guess what was made on each day before it unfolds. (2minutes 34 seconds, animated instrumental version This version has lots of words in the screen and may not suit the class)
How do Christians describe God? I think Christians Christians call God
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