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Sikh Rites of Passage

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SKU R34CS30005
Key Stage 2 Sikhism Religious Education Year 3 Year 4

Learn what Sikhs believe and find out all about some of Sikhism's most important traditions, customs and rituals.

 
#TheCompleteSeries5lessons

This complete, five-lesson KS2 RE scheme of work for Year 3 and Year 4 is the ideal introduction to Sikhism in lower Key Stage 2, as it covers the basics of Sikhism as well as teaching children about some of the major celebrations and ceremonies Sikhs observe. Across the five lessons (each of which includes a detailed plan, slides, activities and printable resources such as worksheets and activity cards), major rites of passage in a Sikh's life, from birth to death, are explored.

If you're looking for a complete collection of Sikhism RE lesson planning for primary schools, we've got Sikhism schemes of work for every year group in KS1 and KS2.

#Lesson1WhatisSikhism

Teach children basic facts about Sikhism and share the story of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism.

In this, the first of five complete lessons in 'Sikh Rites of Passage' for lower KS2, children will learn about the fundamental principles and origins of this major world religion. If they've learnt a little about Sikhs and Sikhism previously in Key Stage 1, this lesson is an ideal way to reintroduce and build upon prior learning.

With the included slides, activities and printable resources, children will find out all about the core beliefs of Sikhism.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Information sheet
  • Domino cards
#Lesson2NaamKaran

Discover how Sikh girls and boys are given their names in the traditional naming ceremony: Naam Karan.

In this, the second of five lessons in 'Sikh Rites of Passage' for lower KS2, children will learn all about one of the first rituals young Sikh boys and girls will participate in: their own naming ceremony. The included slides and detailed lesson planning include information about how boys and girls are given a new suffix to their names and receive a blessing, too.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Sikh names sheet
  • Name plate templates
#Lesson3TheAmritCeremony

Teach children about the Amrit 'baptism' ceremony and how the first Amrit Sanchar (sometimes called Khande di Pahul) was done by the Guru Gobind Singh and his disciples.

This is the third of five lessons in 'Sikh Rites of Passage' for lower Key Stage 2. It's ideal to be taught as part of this scheme of work, but you can teach it as a standalone lesson, too. The included slides and detailed lesson plan explain how the Amrit ceremony is performed, and how this Sikh custom arose. Children will learn all about the tenth guru of Sikhism, Guru Gobind Singh, and discover what the five 'Ks' are and why a baptised Sikh must wear each of these articles of faith.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Amrit story sheet
#Lesson4TheSikhMarriageCeremony

Teach children all about Anand Karaj—the Sikh marriage ceremony—and the traditions and customs surrounding it.

Enjoy a Sikh wedding with this ready to teach lesson planning pack! Your pupils will find out about the ceremony itself as well as some of the other customs associated with this, one of the most important and exciting rites of passage in a Sikh's life. With the included slides and activities, you'll also challenge your class to compare features of a Sikh wedding to those of weddings in other major world religions.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheet
#Lesson5AntamSanskarSikhfunerals

Teach children all about the Sikh funeral rites of Antam Sanskar, and discover what Sikhs believe about birth, death and how the two are closely associated.

In this, the final lesson in 'Sikh Rites of Passage' for lower KS2 pupils, children will find out about Sikh funerals and how they are typically conducted. With the included slides and activities, children will discover some of the Sikh beliefs surrounding life after death and reincarnation. An 'end of unit' quiz is also included. If you've taught the previous lessons in this unit of work, it's the ideal way to see what your class have learnt about Sikh customs, traditions and beliefs.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Acrostic poem sheet
  • End of unit quiz
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