This unit explores ideas of what it is to be human and relates them to religious and other beliefs. The series of 8 lessons is intended to provide a set of learning activities in RE for a Year 3/4 class.
The focus here is on exploring human nature. What are we made of? Do we have a spiritual nature? What are the most worthy human characteristics? How might communities of different sorts help us make the most of life?
Pupils explore some of the stories of Christianity and Judaism in their search to develop and deepen their own understanding of what may be most important in life. The lessons are designed to fit with the Awareness Mystery and Value locally agreed syllabus - Key Stage 2 Unit 1: What Is Important To Me? They were written by
Sue Thompson (AST and Y5 teacher at Elmlea Junior School, Bristol).