1st Edition

Jumpstart! RE
Games and activities for ages 7-12





ISBN 9781138218536
Published November 27, 2017 by Routledge
174 Pages 28 B/W Illustrations

USD $19.95

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Book Description

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:

  • Judaism
  • Christianity
  • Islam
  • Humanism
  • Hinduism
  • Buddhism
  • Sikhism
  • Jainism
  • Far East traditions.

 

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.

Table of Contents

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

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Biography

Imran Mogra worked as a primary school teacher, and RE and citizenship coordinator for over a decade. He is currently Senior Lecturer in Religious Education and Professional Studies at Birmingham City University, UK.

Reviews

"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