Roman Catholic Christianity
Religions to Inspire for KS3

By Diane Kolka
August 2011
Hodder Education
Distributed by the Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9781444122183
88 Pages, Illustrated
$29.50 Paper Original

InspiRE is the first Key Stage 3 course that lets you to teach RE both thematically, and/or, by religion, giving you the flexibility to deliver lessons however you want.

InspiRE comprises two parallel sets of books: Themes to Inspire, three books, one for each year of KS3, that cover the National Curriculum programme of study through an exploration of thematic issues and concepts; and Religions to Inspire, seven 'by religion' books that exemplify the themes and expands them from the points of view of the major religions of Great Britain. The flexibility and customisation that this approach offers teachers and syllabus designers is unique.

Religions to Inspire: Catholic Christianity provides an in-depth and comprehensive exploration of Christianity today, covering the Catholic Directory and looking at questions and issues such as: 'Who is Jesus?' 'How do Roman Catholics worship?' 'What are the sacraments?', 'Who was Mary?', 'What is the roles of the Church for Roman Catholic Christians?' and 'What does Roman Catholic Christianity say about life and death issues?'

Key features:
- Engaging pupil-centred activities incorporate assessment for learning (AFL) and personal learning and thinking skills (PLTS), providing complete and comprehensive coverage of the programme of study for religious education.
- Offering clear differentiation with levelled activities referenced against the eight-level scale. These allow pupils to work at their level and understand see what they have to do to progress, along with extension activities to challenge more able pupils.
- The 'Big Assignment' at the end of each section provides teachers with formative assessment opportunities.
- Provides guidance and support for teachers in the Teacher's Resource Book to help you plan, teach and assess learning.
- Features engaging and integrated ICT resources with lessons delivered through our digital platform, Dynamic Learning.

Table of Contents:
Section 1 - Expressions of faith
1.1 Who was Jesus?
1.2 What did Jesus teach?
1.3 What is the Bible?
1.4 Why are there different Churches?
1.5 How do Christians worship?
1.6 What is the ministry?
1.7 What are the sacraments?
1.8 How are different Christians baptised?
1.9 What festivals do Christians celebrate?
Section 2 - Beliefs and teachings about meaning and purpose
2.1 Who is God?
2.2 Who is the Holy Spirit?
2.3 What is the Trinity?
2.4 Who was Mary?
2.5 What is a creed?
2.6 What is the Covenant?
2.7 What do Christians believe about life after death?
2.8 What do Christians believe about science and creation?
2.9 What do Christians teach about evil and suffering?
Section 3 - Ethics and values
3.1 How do Christians make moral decisions?
3.2 What is the role of the Church for Roman Catholic Christians?
3.3 What do the Commandments teach Catholic Christians about how to behave?
3.4 What does Christianity teach about human rights?
3.5 What does Christianity teach about human relationships?
3.6 What does Christianity teach about global issues?
3.7 What does Christianity teach about life and death issues?
3.8 What does Christianity teach about other faiths?



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