174 pages | 28 B/W Illus.
This collection of simple-to-use activities will jumpstart students' understanding of the world's religions and belief systems. A wealth of activities, including discussion techniques, group tasks and thought experiments, guides the teacher in delivering stimulating and imaginative RE lessons.
Based around religions' sacred texts, beliefs, leaders, spaces and festivals, this indispensable and practical guide covers all major belief systems including:
Jumpstart! Religious Education is an essential classroom resource to encourage students' engagement with and comprehension of religions around the world. If you are a trainee, newly-qualified or experienced teacher looking for a range of quick, effective, fun and challenging ways to teach about religion, then this is the perfect book for you.
"This is an excellent series, which can be relied on to produce ideas that will enhance teaching and learning in a practical and simple to apply way… If you are a trainee, newly-qualified or experienced teacher looking for a range of quick, effective, fun and challenging ways to teach about religion, then this is the perfect book for you. We live in a multi-cultural society, and this book will really help teachers who want to ensure that they give fair and unbiased coverage of the religions that make up our society."— Parents in Touch
List of figures List of Tables Author’s Note Introduction 1. Sacred Beliefs 2. Sacred Leaders 3. Sacred Scriptures 4. Sacred Places 5. Sacred Pilgrimage and Rites 6. Sacred Festivals
The Jumpstart! books contain ‘quick-figure' ideas that could be used as warm-ups and starter exercises; as well as extended into lessons. Each book has more than 50 inspiring games and activities for Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 classrooms. Practical, easy-to-do, and entertaining, the ‘jumpstarts’ will appeal to busy teachers in any primary school.