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Teaching Religious Education 4-11 - Derek Bastide

Teaching Religious Education 4-11

Paperback Published: 14th December 2006
ISBN: 9780415287814
Number Of Pages: 182

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This long-awaited second edition is an accessible, practical guide for primary teachers. It covers the teaching of religious education at the Foundation Stage, Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. Taking account of the changes to RE over the last decade, it maps out and considers the implications for teachers of:

  • changes that have taken place over the last few years with regard to changing aims and objectives in the subject

  • the legal framework

  • the broadening understanding of the notion of religion

  • concern for spiritual development

  • emergence of citizenship as an additional component of the curriculum

  • introduction of formal guidelines to the content of RE

  • teaching Christianity and other world faiths

  • tackling important topics and contemporary issues

  • planning RE across the primary school

  • planning a unit of work

  • using different teaching approaches

  • monitoring and assessing progress.

The book is full of practical examples and will also contain a uesful resources section. In addition there will be a chapter on key religions, which will look at Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism and Sikhism.

Where is RE Now? The Legal Position
What Are We Trying To Do: Some Aims and Objectives
What Do We Mean by Religion?
Spiritual Education Planning the teaching
Some Preliminary Considerations
Religious Education in the Foundation Stage
Teaching RE in Key Stages 1 and 2
Approaching the Teaching of Christianity
Teaching about Jesus
Sacred Books with Special Reference to the Bible
Approaching the Teaching of Other World Faiths
Teaching Festivals and Celebrations
An Extended Topic: Pilgrimage
Beliefs in Action
Assessment, Recording, Reporting and Accountability
Four Powerful Resources: ICT, Artefacts, Places of Worship, Visitors Background
An Introduction to Six Religions
Christian Festivals
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ISBN: 9780415287814
ISBN-10: 0415287812
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 182
Published: 14th December 2006
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 30.48 x 21.59  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.5
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: New edition