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... Religious Leaders ...

1
Learning Intention:
To investigate the character strengths of ML King
Instruction and differentiated activities:
Read a story of ML King.
Children to diamond rank his features.
In the plenary consider whether ML King would have been great in another time - and why.
*ML King Lesson Plan (Word 2000)
Resources:
*Key Words for ML King
*Diamond Ranking Template
ICT Opportunities:
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2
Learning Intention:
To compare the values of two religious leaders
Instruction and differentiated activities:
Compare the stories of Gandhi and King and order key words into a table.
During the plenary get children to highlight values that they feel might be common to many people of greatness.
Gandi/ King Lesson Plan (Word 2000)
Resources:
*Story of Gandhi
*Grid template
*Key words for King and Gandhi
ICT Opportunities:
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3
Learning Intention:
To consider different values displayed by Moses at different times of his life
Instruction and differentiated activities:
Use a jumbled story of Moses and place into the correct order.
The children should then discuss the different parts of the story and identify which values Moses used /learned at each part.
Resources:
*The story of Moses (see resources under 'Christian')
ICT Opportunities:
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4
Learning Intention:
To investigate the qualities of Buddha
To use qualities identified about Buddha as a starting point for reflecting on their own lives
Instruction and differentiated activities:
Discuss the story of Buddha
Children to work in small groups writing a summary of themselves for a school year book
OR
Using clay, children could make grave stones / epitas with quotes about themselves / Buddha (if you prefer), for display
*Buddha Lesson Plan (Word 2000)
Resources:
*Stories about Buddha
*Paper for writing
*MA writing frame
*LA writing frame
OR clay
ICT Opportunities:
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5
Learning Intention:
To investigate the qualities of the 10 Sikh Gurus
To identify how the Sikh Gurus contributed to Sikhism
Instruction and differentiated activities:
Brainstorm Sikhism
Re-inforce what a Guru is
Jigsaw activity to identify the 10 main Gurus and their main contribution
(Look under the Sikh Gurus link for these resources and an explanation of how the activity may be run)
Discuss contributions made by Guru's
How could we use this to reflect on our own value in a group?
*Sikh Guru's Lesson Plan (Word 2000)
Resources:
*Guru information sheets
*Guru individual recording sheets
*Guru group recording sheets
(See Sikh Guru link for these)
ICT Opportunities:
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6
Learning Intention:
To identify the qualities of true religious leaders

NOTE: This lesson is repeated in the 'Right and Wrong' lesson plan
Instruction and differentiated activities:
Identify three religious leaders (Jesus, Mohammed, Buddha) - what do the children know about them?
Prompt as necessary
Identify key words that might be appropriate
Use an A3 Venn diagram, and cut up key words. Children to work in groups placing key words where they feel appropriate
In the plenary, children to explain WHY they felt some characteristics could be attributed to some and not others. Why? Which were common? Why?
Resources:
*Background Information
*Values Template
*Key words for the group activity
ICT Opportunities:

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