Religion & Life, 5th edition
By Victor W. Watton
Distributed By Trans-Atlantic Publications
144 Pages, Illustrated
Written by an experienced examiner and endorsed by Edexcel, this fifth edition of the bestselling Religion and Life Student's Book has been fully revised to meet the structure, content and assessment requirements of the new Edexcel GCSE in Religious Studies Specification A, Unit 1.
As with previous editions, it shows how to use the latest edition of Religion and Life and the accompanying foundation edition to achieve the best possible results and includes: * National Strategy lesson plans and worksheets for each topic in the Student's Book * Starters and plenaries for every lesson * Differentiated task for both extension work and SEN * Cross-curricular connections for citizenship, literacy, etc. * Assessments * Mark schemes. These are available as both photocopiable, paper-based resources and as editable Word files on the enclosed CD-ROM. This fifth edition is accompanied by new editions of the Religion and Life mainstream Student's Book, Foundation Edition, Revision Guide and Dynamic Learning CD-ROM.
- Revised to match the content requirements of the 2009 Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies specification.
- Covers Citizenship KS4 Programme of Study.
- Written by Victor Watton - an experienced author and examiner.
- Contains lessons plans for each topic, saving the teacher valuable planning time.
Table of Contents: Section 1 Believing in God Introduction 1.1 Religious upbringing 1.2 Religious experience 1.3 The argument from design and belief in God 1.4 The argument from causation and belief in God 1.5 Scientific explanations of the world and agnosticism and atheism 1.6 How one religion responds to scientific explanations of the world 1.7 How unanswered prayers may lead to agnosticism or atheism 1.8 How one religion responds to unanswered prayers 1.9 Evil and suffering 1.10 How one religion responds to the problem of evil and suffering 1.11 How two programmes about religion could affect a person’s attitude to belief in God How to answer exam questions Section 2 Matters of life and death Introduction 2.1 Christian beliefs about life after death 2.3 Non-religious reasons for believing in life after death 2.4 Why some people do not believe in life after death 2.5 The nature of abortion 2.6 Christian attitudes to abortion 2.7 The attitudes to abortion in one religion other than Christianity 2.8 The nature of euthanasia 2.9 Christian attitudes to euthanasia 2.10 Attitudes to euthanasia in one religion other than Christianity 2.11 The media and matters of life and death How to answer exam questions Section 3 Marriage and the family Introduction 3.1 Changing attitudes to marriage and family life 3.2 Christian attitudes to sex outside marriage 3.3 The attitudes to sex outside marriage of one religion other than Christianity 3.4 Christian attitudes to divorce 3.5 Attitudes to divorce in one religion other than Christianity 3.6 Why family life is important for Christians 3.7 Why family life is important in one religion other than Christianity 3.9 Attitudes to homosexuality in one religion other than Christianity 3.10 Different Christian attitudes to contraception 3.11 Different attitudes to contraception in one religion other than Christianity How to answer exam questions Section 4 Religion and community cohesion Introduction 4.1 How and why attitudes to the roles of men and women have changed in the United Kingdom 4.2 Different Christian attitudes to equal rights for women in religion 4.3 Different attitudes to equal rights for women in religion in one religion other than Christianity 4.4 The nature of the United Kingdom as a multi-ethnic society 4.5 Government action to promote community cohesion in the United Kingdom 4.7 Why the followers of one religion other than Christianity should help to promote racial harmony 4.9 Issues raised for religion by a multi-faith society 4.10 Ways in which religions work to promote community cohesion in the United Kingdom 4.11 How an issue from religion and community cohesion has been presented in one form of the media How to answer exam questions
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