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Unit 6.1 Life as a Journey

 

Life is a journey. Do you agree?  Why?

In what ways can life be compared to a journey?

In what ways does having faith give meaning and purpose to the journey of life?

Life is a journey. Do you agree?  Why?

In what ways can life be compared to a journey?

In what ways does having faith give meaning and purpose to the journey of life?

The aim of this unit is to: give children an opportunity to ponder on the thought that life is a journey and what it means to make that journey as a Christian. To begin to understand the concept of undertaking a religious pilgrimage.

Picture 1 The journey of Jesus
Picture 2 Mapping our life journey

Unit 6.2 How do Christians prepare for Christmas

 

What is Advent?

When is Advent?

Why is Advent a time of preparation?

What is being prepared for during Advent?

The aim of this unit is to: delve deeper into the themes of the season of Advent.

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Unit 6.3 Celebrating the Eucharist-Why?

The aim of this unit is to: enable pupils to develop a greater understanding of the Eucharist and the deeper meaning of the symbolism and reasons for the celebration.

Key Questions

Why do Christians celebrate the Eucharist?

What is the reason for celebrating the Eucharist?

The Eucharist service has several names. Why is this time of worship called The Eucharist/Holy Communion/Mass/The Lord’s Supper?

What questions would you like to ask about the Eucharist/Holy Communion Service?

Chaplin Andrew - Understanding Eucharist Service

Chaplin Andrew - Understanding Eucharist Service 1
Chaplin Andrew - Understanding Eucharist Service 2
Chaplin Andrew - Understanding Eucharist Service 3
Chaplin Andrew - Understanding Eucharist Service 4
Chaplin Andrew - Understanding Eucharist Service 5
Chaplin Andrew - Understanding Eucharist Service 6
Chaplin Andrew - Understanding Eucharist Service 7
Chaplin Andrew - Understanding Eucharist Service 8

Judaism - How is this similar to Eucharist?

Judaism - How is this similar to Eucharist? 1 A how to guide to celebrate the Passover
Judaism - How is this similar to Eucharist? 2 How are these images similar to Passover
Judaism - How is this similar to Eucharist? 3 Seder plate - what does each represent?

 Unit 6.4 Easter-Who was Jesus? Who is Jesus?

 

The aim of this unit is to: allow children the opportunity to stand back and consider

 ‘Who was Jesus?’  ‘Who is Jesus?’ from their own point of view and view of others in the past and today.

 

Key Questions

Who was Jesus?

Who is Jesus? 

Who did Jesus say he was?

Who do people say he is?

 

Key Vocabulary

Messiah, Prince of Peace, Saviour, resurrection, redeemer  and Servant

Who is Jesus? Our interpretations of John's Gospels...

Picture 1 Interpreting who Jesus is from the Bible
Picture 2 Salvadorian Cross - Jesus is...
Picture 3 What did we know? What do we know now?
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Unit 6.5: Ascension and Pentecost – In what ways do these events and beliefs make Christianity distinctive?

 

The aim of this unit is to:

  • delve deeper into the meaning and impact of these events

 

 

Key Questions 

  • Why are these two events so important?
  • What is the impact of these events then and now?
  • In what ways do these events and beliefs make Christianity distinctive?
  • What do Christians believe about the nature and character of the Holy Spirit?

 

 

Key Vocabulary  

Ascension, Pentecost, Trinity, Holy Spirit and inspiration

 

Picture 1 What would the disciples feel?
Picture 2 Diary as one of the disciples
Picture 3 Poetry - symbols of the Holy Spirit
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