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What is the Bible and why is it important for Christians?

£12.00
SKU R3CS30006
Key Stage 2 Christianity Religious Education Year 3

Find out what makes the Bible the best-selling book of all time with this Year 3 RE scheme of work. Your class will have the chance to tell you all about books that are special to them before looking at how Christians use the Bible at church and at home, and delving a little deeper into the Bible, finding out how it is organised and comparing some of the different genres and purposes of writing within.

 
#TheCompleteSeries6lessons

With lesson plans, slides, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets and many other helpful resources, these 'Why is the Bible important?' resources provide everything you need to teach your class all about the 'Good Book'.

#Lesson1FavouriteStories

The first lesson in this series allows your class to reflect on their favourite books before looking at some of the reasons why the Bible is a special book for Christians, using the inspirational story of the young Mary Jones to illustrate just how important the Bible is.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson2AtHomeandChurch

This lesson looks at some of the ways the Bible is used as the basis for worship both at home and at church, focusing especially on how many worship songs take their lyrics directly from scripture. Children will have a look at some popular Christian worship songs and find out whereabouts in the Bible the words originate from.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Scripture quotes sheet
#Lesson3GenresofWriting

The Bible is full of different genres of writing from poems and proverbs to letters and laws, and this lesson gives your class the opportunity to examine some of these different genres and investigate their different purposes.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Bible verses sheet
#Lesson4SpecialWriting

This creative lesson gives your class the chance to compile their own special book by creating or recalling pieces of writing that are special to them, as well as looking at special stories, songs, laws and letters of the Bible.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Special writing sheets
  • Bible passages sheet
#Lesson5AspectsofGod

How do you see God? What images come to your mind? Your class will explore these questions in response to various Bible readings in this lesson as they think about how the different genres of writing within the Bible show different aspects of God and His personality.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Worksheet
  • Bible genres sheet
#Lesson6OldandNewTestaments

The final lesson in this series examines how and why the Bible is divided into the Old Testament and the New Testament and allows your class to investigate the 66 books of the Bible and their locations in more detail.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Books of the Bible sheet
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