Religion and Life Issues (GCSE Religious Studies for AQA)

Religion and Life Issues (GCSE Religious Studies for AQA)

By: Lesley Parry (author), Jan Hayes (author), Kim Hands (author)Paperback

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Combines engaging content and activities with effective exam preparation for AQA GCSE Religious Studies B: Unit 2, and has been written by experienced examiners and teachers. Including coverage of the six main world religions, Religion and Life Issues: - is written in a direct and student-friendly style with clear explanations and a touch of humour - helps students gain an understanding of the content, explore their own beliefs and respond to religious ideas with a range of different activity types - improves students' exam performance with examination advice, including sample answers and tips on how to revise.

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Lesley Parry is a senior manager in a large comprehensive school in Manchester. She is a Senior GCSE Examiner. She is the Chair of the new syllabus committee for Oldham SACRE. She has written many GCSE Religious Studies resources. Jan Hayes is a Head of RE in a Lancashire school. She is a Senior GCSE Examiner for AQA. She has worked with a number of teachers and schools in Lancashire and Manchester to help them improve their RE delivery, specifically at GCSE level Kim Hands is an experienced teacher and examiner.


Topic 1 - Religion and Animal Rights Humands and animals Introducing the elements of this topic Religious attitudes to animal use This topic, your notes Vegetarianism Exam practice Topic 2 - Religion and Planet Earth The origins of life What the religions say The earth and God - seeing God in nature World problems Looking after the world Exam practice Topic 3 - Religion and Prejudice Let's look a little deeper Types of prejudice...Religious teachings The effects of discrimination What the law says in Britain Famous people - fighting to end prejudice and discrimination Exam tips - the ladder to success Exam practice Topic 4 - Religion and Early Life About children Some scenarios - What do you think? The Pro-Life argument The Pro-Choice argument What the religions say The quality of life argument Whose right is it anyway? Alternatives to abortion Exam practice Topic 5 - Religion, War and Peace A world at war Religious attitudes to war and peace Fighting a war Holy War and Just War War in the modern world Terrorism Victims of war Peace The United Nations Exam practice Topic 6 - Religion and Young People Birth ceremonies Ceremonies of commitment Young people and society Young people and rights Young people and school Young people and religion Exam practice

Product Details

  • publication date: 27/02/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780340983652
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 112
  • ID: 9780340983652
  • weight: 334
  • ISBN10: 0340983655

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