Lesson 1 (2) – Is there a God?

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Objective – Is there a God?

Outcomes

All: students will be able to give some reasons why people believe / don’t believe in God

Some: students will be able to evaluate the strength of the argument and use this to write their own opinion

Activities

1. Match up the terms / definitions about the existence of God(s)

Definitions Match Up Beliefs about God

2. Think of reasons why some people believe / don’t believe in God – produce a spider ...

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Lesson 3- Arguments against God

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Objective: Why does suffering cause a problem to belief in God?

Outcomes

All – To give examples of suffering in our world and explain why people might not believe in God because of them Some – To consider whether it is God’s responsibility to stop suffering and whether faith can help through suffering

Activities

1. Look at examples of suffering – can you name them?

Examples of suffering

2. Explain why you think suffering causes a problem to the ...

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Lesson 4 – Who made the universe?

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Objective – Who made the universe?

Outcomes

All – Students will be able to state the main points behind the creation story

Some –  Students will be able to validate the story and explain whether it matters if it is scientifically correct

Activities

1. Explain a story with a mythical meaning V literal meaning

– Ask students to explain the story of Father Christmas…… what is based in fact? What is important in the story? What is the main point ...

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Lesson 5 – The Design Argument

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Objective – Was the world designed?

Outcomes

All students will be able to give examples of design

Some students will be able to evaluate the validity of the design argument

Activities

1. Open this file design-argument Work file and answer the first two questions – What is meant by design and the similarities in Nature and Man-made objects

2. Watch Video clip below on rolex watches

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Lesson 6 – The First Cause

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Objective What was the First Cause?

Outcomes

All students will understand that there was a begining of time

Some students will be able to explain ideas on what the first cause was

1. Open worksheet document first-cause-worksheet higher

Answer questions 1 – 3 on the document – save the word

2. Read through the sheet explaining the argument of the first cause

The-First-Cause new then go through the main points on the power point

Power point The First Cause

3. Fill in the gaps on question ...

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Lesson 7 – Religious Experiences

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Objective What are Religious Experiences?

Activities

Starter – Introduce : The story of Fabrice Muamba and miracles

 

Open this worksheet Religious-Experiences

 

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-1370804/French-repair-man-completes-1000-mile-hike-miracle-recovery-paralysed-leg.html

Questions

  1. Make a spider diagram of the types of religious experience that people claim to have had
  2. How do you think they affect the person’s life?
  3. Explain what happened at Lourdes and why Christians go there today
  4. Would you believe a friend if ...
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Lesson 8 – Personal reflection and Effects of belief

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Objective – To consider how religious beliefs affect people’s lives

Outcomes

All students will be able to explain how beliefs can affect people’s lives

Some students will be able to consider the impact of such beliefs

Activities

1. Watch the following video clips – personal reflection about belief in God

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/2806.html

http://www.bbc.co.uk/learningzone/clips/2807.html

http://www.explore-tv.co.uk/ How do you know that God exists

2. How do you think religion effects people’s lives?

Read through worksheet on religion and sport Religion and sport

http://www.crosswalk.com/video/olympic-runner-allyson-felix-depends-on-faith.html

http://www.theguardian.com/sport/2010/feb/04/six-nations-scotland-euan-murray-interview

Practices – Prayer / Church

Morals ...

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