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RE Lesson Ideas

A lesson idea about the life of Abbé Pierre, who founded the charity Emmaus. Suitable for year 6+. Click on the image above to download the pdf.

Some ideas for examining anger using the Old Testament story of Moses murdering a slave driver. Click on the face above for the pdf.

A lesson plan about Corrie ten Boom. Click on the picture above to download the pdf.

Some ideas for thinking about the big challenges in life after hearing the Old Testament story of David & Goliath. Click on the picture above for the pdf.

Diary of a Disciple - Luke's Story by Gemma Willis is available at the CLC Bookshop. It is written in the style of the popular Tom Gates books. Try reading the Christmas story with a class. They would need to be able to see the book. The story of the wise men is not in Luke's gospel and so is not in this book, so get the class to write the story of the wise men in Tom Gates' style. Visit CLC or click on the picture above to be taken to the CLC website to purchase online.

A lesson plan about Dr Barnardo for pupils around year 4 age. Click on the image above to download the pdf.

Seven innovative ideas or ice breakers to help discuss the Easter story. Click on the photo above to get the pdf.

A lesson idea for looking at the life of Florence Nightingale: her faith, fame and other facts. Click on the picture above to download the pdf.

Can you think of 12 gifts you could give to family and friends without spending any money? This worksheet could be used at Christmas or Epiphany when the wise men gave gifts. Equally it could be used alongside a Biblical story where Jesus gives something to someone e.g. healing, forgiveness. Ideas include love, saying thank you, giving a hug, offering help, sharing, not moaning, friendship, forgiveness etc. Click on the picture above to get the pdf.

Click here to download free lesson plans from the Good Book Company.

Angel Gabriel brought Mary good news. Christians believe that the message of Christmas is good news for all people – God has sent Jesus to rescue people from sin. The word ‘gospel’ means good news. Click on the picture above to download this activity to encourage children to think about some good news they have received.

Some ideas and suggestions for exploring the New Testament story of The Good Samaritan. Click on the picture above to get the pdf.

A lesson idea about the life of Harriet Tubman. Click on the image above to download the pdf.

How many superheroes can you name? Can you think of a real life hero? Was/is Jesus Christ a hero and why? This idea can be used as a starting point to discussing the life of any Christian. Click on the picture above to get the pdf.

Lesson ideas based around Moses and the Burning Bush and examining the concept of holiness today. Click on the picture above to get the pdf.

During WW1 many millions of copies of the Active Service St. John's Gospels were given out to soldiers. Replica copies are available for a donation from SGM Lifewords.

This lesson plan for KS2 / KS3 looks at stories from soldiers during the WW1 who were given copies of St John's Gospels. Click on the picture above to get a lesson plan for using the booklets.

A menu of ideas using the Old Testament story of Joseph and his coat. Suitable for RE/PSHE. Click on the picture above to get the pdf.

Simple lesson ideas for Lent. Click on the picture above to get the document.

Mission Impossible? Some ideas for using the story of Moses who was commissioned to 'Let my People Go' as a basis to explore courage and faith. Click on the picture above to get the pdf.

As part of the One Friday project to tell the story of Jesus on Good Friday, this set of 14 posters has been produced that follow the stations of the Cross. Available to buy as posters (£35 for A4 posters) or postcards (£5.95 for A6 cards) from CPO.

 

They would be a good starting point for an Easter-themed lesson, looking at questions such as:

  • What makes you feel sad?

  • Who do you want to remember?

  • What do you want to say sorry for?

  • What would you like forgiveness for?

  • How can you help or look after your mum?

 

Click on the picture above to find out more about the One Friday project.

A simple worksheet looking at excerpts from some of the Queen's Christmas messages. If you were giving a message to our country, what would you say? Click on the picture above to get the pdf.

The Salvation Army website has RE resources for Primary, Secondary and post 16 levels. Subjects include: Salvation Army, Cyber bullying, Faith Hope Love, Jesus, Resolving Conflict, Christmas, Relevance of the Bible and Women. Click on the picture above to access these resources.

Schoolswork UK has lots of lesson ideas, topics include Respect, Self-harm, Pilgrimage, Capital punishment, and Suffering. Click on the picture above to visit the Schoolswork website.

An examination of the 10 commandments. Click on the picture above to get the pdf.

Why is RE studied in school? Use this lesson plan to understand, analyse and explore why RE is taught in schools. Click on the picture above to get the docment.

Some ideas for exploring the role of women in the early life of Moses and looking at the position of women in the world today. Click on the picture above to get the pdf.

A lesson idea for key stage 3+ about Zacchaeus. Click on the image above to download the pdf.

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