Religions to Inspire: Sikhism

By Kanwar Ranvir Singh
June 2012
Hodder Education
Distributed by the Trans-Atlantic Publications
ISBN: 9781444122268
72 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: 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; and 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. The flexibility and customisation that this approach offers teachers and syllabus designers is unique.

Religions to Inspire: Sikhism provides an in-depth and comprehensive exploration of Sikhism today, looking at questions and issues such as: 'Who was Guru Nanak?', 'What does Sikhism teach about human rights?' and 'What is the role of the Gurdwara? '

Key features:
- Engaging pupil-centred activities incorporate assessment for learning (AfL) and personal learning and teaching skills (PLTS), providing complete and comprehensive coverage of the programme of study for religious education. 
- 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
Who was Guru Nanak?
Who were the Ten Gurus?
What is the Guru Granth Sahib?
How is the Guru Granth Sahib treated in the gurdwara?
How are Sikhs initiatied?
What is the role of the gurdwara?
What festivals do Sikhs celebrate?
The big assignment
Section 2
Beliefs and teachings about meaning and purpose
Who is the One?
What is the principle of meeri-peeri?
What do Sikhs believe about life after death?
What do Sikhs believe about science?
What do Sikhs teach about evil and suffering?
The big assignment
Section 3
Ethics and values
How do Sikhs make moral decisions?
What does Sikhism teach about human rights?
What does Sikhism teach about the family?
What does Sikhism teach about global issues?
What does Sikhism teach about life and death issues?
What does Sikhism teach about other faiths?
The big assignment



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