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Symbols in Christianity & Other World Religions

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Age Range: KS3

Examine the importance of six world religion symbols to the believer and unveil the stories behind them. A marvellous means of exploring the main world religions with an emphasis on Christianity. Your KS3 students will feel stimulated and informed at the end of any lesson from these exceptional resources. Resources are designed for less able Key Stage 3 students.

Lesson plans and worksheets cover: Buddhism (5); Christianity (21); Hinduism (5); Islam (12); Judaism (12); and Sikhism (5).

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Size: 147 Pages
ISBN: 978 1 86025 420 8
Author(s): Jonathon Gregory
Code: SICA
Popularity rank: 43
Average Customer Review:  * * * * *  based on 3 reviews

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Contents List

LESSON PLANS/WORKSHEETS

  • 5 GENERAL GUIDELINES

SECTION ONE: Buddhism

  • 10 The Story of the Buddha, plus Appendix 1, The Life of the Buddha. Appendix 2, Buddhist Symbols
  • 12 To Celebrate Wesak
  • 14 Temples and Holy Places
  • 16 Ashvaghosha's Writings, plus Appendix 3, Acts of the Buddha
  • 18 Living a Monk's Life

SECTION TWO: Christianity

  • 24 Cross Purposes
  • 26 Signs of Life
  • 28 Belonging to God
  • 30 Symbols in Words
  • 32 Symbols in Stories: The Parables, plus Appendix 4, The Lost Sheep
  • 34 Palm Sunday
  • 36 The Last Supper
  • 38 Pain and Humiliation
  • 40 King of the Jews
  • 42 Easter Eggs, plus Appendix 5, Easter Egg design
  • 44 Ideas of God
  • 46 The Lamb of God
  • 48 The Holy Spirit
  • 50 Letters for Jesus
  • 52 A Secret Sign
  • 54 Stained-glass Windows
  • 56 Sounds for the Soul
  • 58 That Certain Smell
  • 60 Colour Symbols
  • 62 Number Symbols
  • 64 Candles of Meaning

SECTION THREE: Hinduism

  • 70 Sacred Symbols
  • 72 Lord of the Dance
  • 74 The Seven Steps, plus Appendix 6, The Seven Steps
  • 76 Yagyopavit
  • 78 Worship at Home

SECTION FOUR: Islam

  • 84 The Symbol of Islam
  • 86 The Mosque
  • 88 Prayer
  • 90 Objects to Help Prayer
  • 92 A Journey of Faith
  • 94 Art That Speaks
  • 96 Symbolic Writing
  • 98 Birth and Belonging
  • 100 A Month of Fasting
  • 102 The Five Pillars
  • 104 A Contract of Marriage
  • 106 Beyond Death

SECTION FIVE: Judaism

  • 112 Star of David
  • 114 A Special Wall, plus Appendix 7, In Mourning
  • 116 The Ark of the Covenant
  • 118 Wearing a Symbol
  • 120 Hanukkah Lights, plus Appendix 8, Making a Dreidl
  • 122 A Day of Rest
  • 124 Written on the Doorposts
  • 126 Shul, plus Appendix 9, Shul
  • 128 That Which is Correct
  • 130 Pain then Freedom
  • 132 A Contract is Signed
  • 134 The Torah Scroll

SECTION SIX: Sikhism

  • 140 A Flag to Fly
  • 142 The 5 Ks
  • 144 A Book to be Honoured
  • 146 The Pure Ones, plus Appendix 10, The Beginning of the Khalsa
  • 148 Symbols of Service

SECTION SEVEN: Appendices

  • 154 APPENDIX 1 The Life of the Buddha, for use with The Story of the Buddha, page 10.
  • 155 APPENDIX 2 Buddhist Symbols, for use with The Story of the Buddha, page 10.
  • 156 APPENDIX 3 Acts of the Buddha, for use with Ashvaghosha's Writings, page 16.
  • 157 APPENDIX 4 The Lost Sheep, for use with Symbols in Stories, page 32.
  • 158 APPENDIX 5 Easter Egg Design, for use with Easter Eggs, page 42.
  • 159 APPENDIX 6 The Seven Steps, for use with The Seven Steps, page 74.
  • 160 APPENDIX 7 In Mourning, for use with A Special Wall, page 114.
  • 161 APPENDIX 8 Making a Dreidl, for use with Hanukkah Lights, page 120.
  • 162 APPENDIX 9 Shul, for use with Shul, page 126.
  • 163 APPENDIX 10 The Beginning of the Khalsa, for use with The Pure Ones, page 146.

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19/11/08

CORREIA PINTO at n/a

Very basic and lacking substance. Not ideal for average to above average classes.
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13/11/07

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Some very useful resources which we will be trialling this year
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13/11/07

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Some very useful information and resources which we will be trialling this year.
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