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Why is Easter important?

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SKU R4CS30007
Key Stage 2 Christianity Easter Religious Education Year 4

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This Easter KS2 RE planning pack for Year 4 takes an in-depth look at the story of Easter and explores why it is important for Christians. Starting at Palm Sunday and ending at Easter Sunday, these Year 4 Easter lessons lessons study all the events of Holy Week and give your class the chance to investigate the reasons behind some of the most important days in the Christian calendar.

 
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Including lesson plans, informative slides, activity ideas, differentiated worksheets, and much more, this 'Why is Easter important for Christians?' scheme of work provides all you need to teach your class about one of the most famous stories in history in a fresh and engaging way.

#Lesson1PalmSunday

During this Palm Sunday KS2 lesson, your Year 4 class will be taken back to Jerusalem as they find out about the reception Jesus received when he rode into Jerusalem on a donkey. They will find out why Christians celebrate Palm Sunday with palm crosses and consider what it might have felt like to be part of the crowd during Jesus' arrival in Jerusalem.

This Palm Sunday lesson planning pack comes with all the teaching resources you need to deliver this lesson, including a lesson plan, a slideshow for the teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable resources to support children during their independent learning activities.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson2TheLastSupper

This The Last Supper KS2 lesson will help your Year 4 children find out how Jesus spent his last meal with his disciples in the days leading up to his crucifixion, and how he used the bread and wine to explain to his friends what was going to happen to him. Your class will then find out how Christians remember this special evening with communion today.

The Last Supper lesson planning pack comes fully prepared with a downloadable lesson plan, a slideshow for the whole-class input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable teaching resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Information sheet
#Lesson3TheGardenofGethsemane

This Garden of Gethsemane lesson teaches your Year 4 class about the events leading up to Jesus' arrest and looks at how Jesus was let down by his disciples in his time of need. Your children can then consider how different characters in the story might have been feeling and why some of the disciples acted in the way that they did.

A detailed lesson plan, engaging slideshow presentation, differentiated activity ideas and set of printable resources are all included in this ready-to-teach Garden of Gethsemane lesson plan pack for KS2, leaving you free to teach a great RE lesson without having to spend hours on planning!

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
#Lesson4TheCrucifixion

Your Year 4 class will learn about Jesus' meeting with Pilate and the events surrounding his crucifixion in this KS2 RE lesson as they find out how and where Jesus was put to death. The included slideshow presentation goes through the story surrounding the crucifixion and challenges children's ideas about how different characters might have been feeling, and their own thoughts about life after death.

During their independent learning time, they can then study some different paintings portraying the crucifixion and discuss their thoughts and feelings surrounding this difficult part of the story of Easter.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
  • Question cards
  • Acrostic poem template
#Lesson5TheResurrection

This Year 4 RE lesson tells the story of Jesus' burial and resurrection, and investigates the emotions of Jesus' friends and family when they realise he was raised from the dead. It also challenges children to consider their own ideas about what happens when someone dies before looking at the Christian beliefs in life after death.

This Resurrection KS2 lesson pack comes with an easy-to-follow lesson plan, an engaging slideshow presentation for the whole-class teaching input, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable resources.

 

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Picture cards
#Lesson6HolyWeek

In this Holy Week KS2 RE lesson, your Year 4 class will consolidate their understanding of the events in the week leading up to Jesus' resurrection, as well as looking at Christian beliefs in Jesus as the Messiah, reading the story of Mary Magdalene as an example.

The slideshow presentation enables you to go through the teaching points and questions as a class, before children are challenged to work independently to express their understanding of the key events of Holy Week.

This downloadable Holy Week lesson planning pack comes with a lesson plan, slideshow presentation, differentiated activity ideas and a range of printable resources.

What's included:

  • Lesson plan
  • Slides
  • Activity ideas
  • Differentiated worksheets
  • Activity cards
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