Lesson objective To look at a New Testament story. ’The prodigal son’
‘The Prodigal son’ The Beginning There was a man and his two sons. One of the sons wanted his inheritance. He took his inheritance and went way.
‘The Prodigal son’ The middle The son spent all his money until he had no money left. He went to work on a pig farm. He was very unhappy
‘The Prodigal son’ The end The son decided to go home The father welcomed him.
What is the meaning behind the story? Discuss: What did the son do that was wrong? Was the fathers reaction to the son appropriate? Was the eldest sons reaction appropriate? Click here to add notes
In groups role play a modern day version of this story
Subject: RE Area of Study: The Bible Lesson: 4 Year Group: Year 4 Learning Objective To understand the New Testament story of the ‘Prodigal Son’. Lesson Introduction Slide 1-cover slide Slide 2-Talk about the lesson objective. Slides 3-5 Read the story of the ‘Prodical Son’ Recall the story using slides 3-5. Slide 6-Discuss the task. Lesson Activities Act out the story in small groups and show to the class. Plenary Slide 7-Points for discussion.