Key Concepts and Skills
|Embody the school’s values
Kindness, resilience, challenge, courage, aspiration
Embracing multiculturalism and fighting the corrosive effects of intolerance.
|Closing the vocabulary gap
Plan for reading to improve tier 2 words
|Beliefs and Teachings||How beliefs are expressed
Books, scriptures, symbols, art, readings
|Context: Rituals, Ceremonies and Lifestyles.
What do I do day to day? What do I do some days?
What do I do on special days?
|Religious Concepts such as…, worship, religious values, belonging, interdependence.||Abstract Religious Terms. …
E.g. salvation, disobey, forgiveness,
Table 1 and 2 transcendence, tradition, identity, commitment, suffering, and morality.
|Making Sense of Beliefs||Understanding the Impact||Making Connections|
|Transcendence||god(s) deity providence supernatural mystery creation destiny purposes revelation|
|Belief||faith knowledge experience trust doubt quest searching orthodox liberal soul spirit morality wonder awe imminence sacred reverence respect|
|Worship||meditation prayer ceremony festival praise communication worth reverence priesthood ministry ritual commitment|
|Tradition||scripture orthodox liberal festival symbol language law custom responsibility congregation sharing belonging inclusion exclusion community identity discipleship authority accountability inspiration enlightenment|
|Morality||ethics law rules respect tolerance right wrong good evil.|
|Commitment||Purpose dedication discipleship motivation guidance authority|
|Suffering||evil purpose revelation martyrdom|
|Identity||origin purpose destiny freedom spirituality|
|Interdependence||justice friendship family love value belonging participation sharing|
- NB. Where some words appear in more than one cluster it is because the difference between concepts is sometimes not clear cut or because the words mean different things in different contexts.