Topic 1 Year 7 Religious Education
|Topic||What does it mean to love my neighbour?|
|No of lessons||12|
|When is it happening||Term 1 Year 7|
|What will students learn||
Overarching question: Where do we belong?
In this unit students will explore Christian beliefs about God and the Trinity . Students will examine how God has intervened in the world through the incarnation and how this impacts their faith.
This unit also analyses the teachings contained in the parables of the Good Samaritan, the Prodigal son and investigate the importance of the Crucifixion, Resurrection and Atonement for Christians.
|Key Knowledge that students should know at the end of 'Topic'||This is the knowledge that students will meet for the first time in this topic||
In this unit students will explore Christian beliefs about God and the Trinity. Students will examine how God has intervened in the world through the incarnation and miracles as well as considering how Christians express their faith.
Students will study the parables of the Good Samaritan and the prodigal son and consider key concepts such as: sacrifice, Agapé, Forgiveness and Atonement.The teachings of Jesus as a source of wisdom and authority for Christian life will also be studied whilst examining the impact of believing in love for all, and how Christians might put this teaching into action.
|This is knowledge that students may have met before but will need to deepen their understanding||
Students may know a little about Christian beliefs. They may have learnt about the Trinity, but are likely to lack real depth of understanding.Students may have some prior knowledge of the life of Jesus but may have little understanding of the context of his teachings.
|Key Skills that students should be able to demonstrate at the end of 'Topic'||This is the skills that students will meet for the first time in this topic||
Describe and explain a range of beliefs, teachings and sources of wisdom and authority in relation to Christian beliefs about God. Evaluate a wide range of ways in which commitment and identity are expressed within Christianity.Interpret and respond to a range of beliefs, teachings and sources of wisdom and authority as coherent systems or ways of seeing the world.
|This is skills that students may have met before but will need to develop||Describe and explain how and why individuals and communities express the meanings of their identity, beliefs and values in many different forms and ways of living.|
|Key vocabulary that students should know and understand||
Trinity, Miracle, Manger, Stable, Incarnation, Sacrifice
Temptation, Agape, Atonement, Samaritan, Parable,
|The Big Question|
Key questions that students should be able to answer at the end of the 'Topic'
|What do we know about Christianity?|
|What happened in the life of Jesus?|
|What happened at Jesus' baptism?|
|Who is my neighbour?|
|What happened during Holy week?|
|Did Jesus resurrect from the dead?|
|What is atonement?|
|What have I learnt? (assessment)|