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Where does the Christian Bible come from?

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SKU R5CS30007
Key Stage 2 Christianity Religious Education Year 5

Take a fresh look at the Bible with these KS2 RE lessons for Year 5. Your class will discover a new side to this fascinating book as they discover a brief history of the Bible and its origins as well as investigating the diverse contents and features. They will also become more familiar with the layout of the Bible as they delve into different translations of Bible passages that will teach them how the Bible leads Christians in their daily lives.

 
#TheCompleteSeries5lessons

This ready-to-teach scheme of work provides everything you need to teach these informative lessons, including lesson plans, slides, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets, an End of Unit Quiz and much more.

#Lesson1ABestSeller

Compare the Bible to the likes of Harry Potter and other popular books as your class discover how many copies the Bible has sold and think about why the Bible is the best-selling book of all time. Children will also have the chance to explore the Bible for themselves and generate questions they want to find the answers to.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson2AHistory

This lesson teaches your class about the history and basic layout of the Bible, using a visual example to help them understand why ancient documents are so important. It also allows them to translate cryptic messages from their own ancient documents.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Alphabet card
#Lesson3ACompactLibrary

In this lesson, your class will find out why the Bible is like a library and gives them the opportunity to study the different genres of writing within the Bible. They will find out about the books of the Old and New Testaments before identifying what genre different extracts from the Bible belong to, such as stories, laws or prophecies.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Literary genre cards
#Lesson4LanguageMatters

After the children find out about the original languages of the Bible, they will then find out how and when the Bible first started to be translated into the vernacular. Your class will also get the chance to explore some of the similarities and differences between the hundreds of English translations of the Bible today.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Bible verse cards
#Lesson5TellTheTruth

Remind your class about the story of Adam and Eve and use this example to explore the question of whether the stories in the Bible are true or not, moving on to think about why some Christians see these stories as literal truths and others as symbolic truths.

 

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Vocabulary cards
  • End of unit quiz
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