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KS3 Curriculum Guide - Year 7 Religion & Philosophy
Term 1The Abrahamic Religions   
The Abrahamic Religions: In this unit students will explore the origins of the three Abrahamic religions and look at similarities and differences between the three faiths. This includes examining the story of Abraham, other prophets and the holy books.
Assessment: Students answer a series of questions to demonstrate skills and knowledge in relation to the topic.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 2Judaism: Key Question - what is God like?   
Judaism. In this unit students will think critically about the nature of God and belief through studying key aspects of the Jewish faith. These include creation accounts, Shabbat, the story of Moses, Passover and dietary laws.
Assessment: Students answer a series of questions to demonstrate skills and knowledge in relation to the topic.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 3 Christianity: Key Question - was Jesus the Son of God?   
Christianity: Students critically examine the nature and person of Jesus, and the impact he has had, through studying his birth, teachings and miracles.
Assessment: Students answer a series of questions to demonstrate skills and knowledge in relation to the topic.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 4Christianity: Key Question - was Jesus the Son of God?   
Christianity. Students will critically examine Jesus' death and resurrection, and what this can tell us about Jesus, before studying the impact his has on the world and the nature of the different denominations.
Assessment: Students answer a series of questions to demonstrate skills and knowledge in relation to the topic.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 5 and 6Islam: Key Question - how do beliefs influence lives?   
Islam. Students will critically examine how the beliefs of Islam are reflected in the lives that Muslims live. We study stereotypes of Muslims and start to understand the Five Pillars of Islam.
Assessment: Students answer a series of questions to demonstrate skills and knowledge in relation to the topic.Key Words and Terms
 
Term 6Islam: Key Question - how do beliefs influence lives?   
Islam. Students continue in their study of Islam by examining the way Muslims live out their beliefs through the Five Pillars of Islam.
Assessment: Students answer a series of questions on Islam to consolidate learning using key terms, description, analysis and evaluation.Key Words and Terms
 

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