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Who Was Buddha?

£12.00
SKU R12CS30012
Key Stage 1 Buddhism Religious Education Year 1 Year 2

Teach your children all about the Buddha and his teachings in this exciting new Religious Education scheme of work for KS1. Your children will learn all about the key principles of Buddhism as well as the meaning of some Buddhist symbols. This Year 1/Year 2 scheme of work also has a range of practical activities to get children engaged with learning about how Buddhists worship and celebrate on religious days.

 
#TheCompleteSeries6lessons

This engaging series of R.E. lessons for KS1 comes with lesson plans with a choice of learning activity, differentiated worksheets, colourful slides and a whole range of other teaching resources.

#Lesson1SiddharthaGautama

This lesson introduces the prince Siddhartha and tells the story of how he became the Buddha. Children will begin to learn about some of the principal teachings of Buddhism as well as retell the story of the Buddha in their own words.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • When I Am Worried sheet
#Lesson2Statues

Children will look closely at different statues of Buddha to identify common features and learn about their meaning. They will also learn about why Buddha statues are an important focal point for Buddhist worship.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Buddhist symbols pairs cards
  • Buddhist symbols descriptions cards
#Lesson3Parables

In this lesson, children will learn about parables and their meanings through exploring an ancient Buddhist story from the Jataka.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Monkey King cards
  • Task cards
#Lesson4BeKind

Children will be introduced to some of the guiding principles taught by the Buddha. They will go on to think about some of the things which Buddhists might do to live their lives according to these principals.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Buddhism plenary questions cards
  • School wheel of life sheet
#Lesson5Worship

This lesson begins by asking children to identify features of Buddhist temples around the world. They will go on to learn about shrines and how they serve as a focal point for Buddhist worship and meditation.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Buddhist artefacts cards
  • Jataka story
  • Buddhist shrines sheet
#Lesson6Vesak

In this exciting lesson, children will learn all about how Vesak is celebrated by Buddhists around the world. They will go on to recreate Buddhist artfacts or meals that form part of this annual celebration.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Origami lotus flower video
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