Presentation on theme: "3.4 Religion and Community Cohesion"— Presentation transcript:
1 3.4 Religion and Community Cohesion KEYWORDSCommunity cohesionA common vision and shared sense of belonging for all groups in society.DiscriminationTreating people less favourably because of their ethnicity/gender/colour/sexuality/age/class.Ethnic minorityA member of an ethnic group (race) which is smaller than the majority group.Interfaith marriagesMarriage where the husband and wife are from different religionsMulti-ethnic societyMany different race and cultures living together in one society.Multi-faith societyMany different religions living together in one society.PrejudiceBelieving some people are inferior or superior without even knowing them.Racial harmonyDifferent races/colours living together happily.RacismThe belief that some races are superior to others.Religious freedomThe right to practise your religion and change your religion.Religious pluralismAccepting all religions as having an equal right to coexist.SexismDiscriminating against people because of their gender (being male or female).3.4 Religion and Community Cohesion1. ASSESS YOUR CURRENT LEVELTOPIC AREA 1Community CohesionTOPIC AREA 2The UK as a multi-ethnic societyTOPIC AREA 3The UK as a multi-faith societyTOPIC AREA 4Relationships between GendersI can explain ways in which religions work to promote community cohesion in the UK.I can describe the UK as a multi-ethnic society, including the problems of discrimination and racism.I can describe the UK as a multi-faith society, including the benefits of living in a multi-faith society.I can explain how and why attitudes to the roles of men and women have changed in the UKI can explain with reasons, quotes and ideas why Roman Catholic Christians should help to promote racial harmony.I can describe issues raised for religion by a multi-faith society – conversion, bringing up children, interfaith marriages.I can explain with reasons, quotes and examples different Christian attitudes towards equal rights for women with particular reference to their role in Church.I can explain government action to promote community cohesion in the UK, including legislation on equal rights for ethnic minorities and religions.I can explain the work of the RC Church to help asylum seekers and immigrant workers in the UK, including reasons for the work and why it is important to do this.I can explain with reasons differences among Christians in their attitudes to other religions (Exclusivism, inclusivism, pluralism)I can explain with examples how the media presents issues of religion and community cohesion, including whether the treatment was fair to religious belief and religious people.2. TARGET YOUR WEAKNESSESChoose the topic area that you are currently the least confident in, use it as your focus for a concentrated section of revision. Later on you will be completing a practise question about this area without your notes.Strategies you can use to help you reviseCreate a detailed key-point toolComplete the practise questions from the textbookMake key bullet-points for each of the key sections from the topic guide.Work with a partner to create a revision test.Map out how many links and connections you can make from the areas of this topic to things you know already/other areas of the GCSE RE course.Find 3 quotes from the Bible you can use to include and deepen your explanations.Resources to help you reviseYour workbookThe textbookRevision resources supplied by your teacherChecking things through with your teacherChecking with a partner.3. ASSESS YOUR PROGRESSTOPIC AREA 1TOPIC AREA 2TOPIC AREA 3TOPIC AREA 4AWhat is community cohesion?What is prejudice?What is religious pluralism?What is sexism?BDo you think the media promotes community cohesion?Do you think living in a multi-ethnic society is a good thing?Do you think interfaith marriages are a good thing?Do you think that women should be allowed to vote?CExplain the work of the government to promote community cohesion.Explain why Roman Catholics should promote racial harmony.Explain why Christians may take differences in attitude to other religions.Explain why Christians may take differences in attitude towards the role of women in Church.D“The Church can promote community cohesion better than the government.”“Immigration is a positive thing for the United Kingdom.”“All paths lead to God.”“Only men should be priest.”4. MARK YOUR WORK (in a different colour pen)5. REVIEW AND NEXT STEPSMarkGradeOn target?What next steps do you need to take to consolidate your knowledge/target any gaps?A QUESTIONB QUESTIONC QUESTIOND QUESTION2 Marks – Fully accurate definition.1 Mark – Partially accurate definition.0 Mark – Completely inaccurate4 Marks –Opinion backed up with two detailed reasons.3 Marks – Opinion backed up with one detailed reason and one brief reason.2 Marks – Opinion backed up with one detailed reason or two brief reasons.1 Mark – Opinion backed up with one brief reason.8 Marks – Full understanding demonstrated with accurate, different reasons (4 brief or 2 developed).6 Marks – Good understanding demonstrated with accurate, different reasons (3 brief or 1 developed and 1 brief)4 Marks – Fair understanding demonstrated with accurate, different reasons (1 developed or 2 brief).2 Marks – Partial understanding demonstrated with one brief, accurate reason.Each section is marked out of 3.3 – 3 brief reasons, 2 detailed or 1 comprehensive.2 – 2 brief reasons or 1 detailed.1 – 1 brief reason.To achieve more than 3 across the two sections you must have referred to a religious point of view.