Faith Lesson Plans
Questions you will explore
- Why do we need faith?
- Is not believing a faith in itself?
- Why do we have so many different religions and how have they become so ingrained?
- How can we learn to tolerate each other?
- What is religious extremism and how should we be talking about it in schools?
- Is the media responsible for provoking and sensationalising terrorism?
- How can we use our faith to make sense of the world?
Aims & Objectives:
Each lesson starts with a short film which serves as the platform for the lesson’s discussions, allowing students to engage firstly with the ideas raised in the film and then develop insight and engagement in the topic. Students will practise skills of critical thinking & questioning, deep listening and empathy building. Lessons will examine historical responses to religion and the concept of ‘faith’, looking at the diversity of faiths across the world and the reasons we often need to hold onto a greater belief. Students will explore the role of faith on a global scale as we become more connected, practising tolerance and respect for belief and the role of faith in a diverse world.