Author: Elby, Tristan
Brand: HarperCollins Publishers
Number Of Pages: 120
Release Date: 15-05-2017
Details: Product Description
Provide students with a strong understanding of religion with high quality, engaging and content-rich resources building a firm foundation for the new GCSE 9-1 Religious Studies.
Deliver a rich, coherent RE course at KS3 and equip pupils with a deep understanding of religion with ready-made, flexible and high quality KS3 lessons.
‘Knowing Religion’ is written by an author team of experienced RE teachers and led by series editor Robert Orme of West London Free School.
Discover the history and beliefs of Buddhism, Hinduism and Sikhism as well as these religions in the modern world
Start teaching straight away with Teacher Guide resources available on Collins Connect, including teaching ideas and support along with answers to questions in the student books
Give pupils the grounding they need to excel at GCSE RS
Ignite an interest in religion through a compelling narrative, fascinating facts and extraordinary people
Aid pupil memory with a ‘knowledge organiser’ at the end of each unit covering key vocabulary, people, places, and dates
Spark discussion and assess understanding with questions for each lesson including longer-form discursive questions to provide extended writing and essay practice
Each book structured as 16 lessons to offer flexibility and map onto the school timetable with ease
The ‘Knowing Religion’ series also includes resources on Christianity, Judaism and Islam
‘Knowing Religion provides essential grounding and practice for the demands of the new GCSE course.’ – Lisa James, Curriculum Leader of Religion and Philosophy, Cardiff High School
‘The structure of the books is excellent, and the explanations of religious concepts and practices are concise and succinct.’ – Prabhjap Singh Jutla, The British Sikh School
‘Knowing Religion not only provides a good grounding for further RE studies but also equips students with skills that will be transferable to a wide variety of learning contexts’ – Debbie Smith, R.E. Co-ordinator, Ovingham Middle School
About the Author
Tristan Elby has taught Philosophy and Religious Studies at both school and university level. He was formerly a teacher of Religious Studies and Philosophy at Shiplake College, an HMC independent school in Oxfordshire. He has also lectured in Religious Studies and the Humanities at The Open University, and has published academic work on the history of Hinduism. Currently he is writing up his Ph.D. research on ancient Indian religion at the University of Oxford.
Neil McKain is Head of Religious Studies at a UK secondary school. He has served on the NATRE executive for the last three years and is an educational adviser to TrueTube and the British Humanist Association.
Robert Orme has taught at a number of secondary schools in the UK. He is currently Head of Religious Education at a mixed state school in London. His writings on RE and secondary education have been featured in a number of publications including TES, Schools Week, The Telegraph and RE:Online.
Package Dimensions: 10.3 x 7.4 x 0.4 inches
Languages: English, Polish