BRINGING BIG IDEAS TO LIFE – MEDIUM TERM PLANNING
The bridge between the Big Idea and the substantive knowledge is the topic-related question.
Schools should interpret the following ‘pupils know and understand’ sections in relation to the religions / worldviews they have chosen to teach for this age-group. These decisions will reflect the national legal requirement and any local or denominational requirements.
Topic-related Questions and Learning Objectives for Ages 5-7
BI 2: WORDS AND BEYOND: AGE-RELATED BIG IDEA FOR AGES 5-7
People often give words different meanings when they are trying to express what is most important to them. Many people also use symbols to express important ideas. We need to interpret these words and symbols to find out what they mean.
|Topic-related question||Pupils know and understand that:|
|1. Do words always mean the same thing?||i. people can give words different meanings in order to express what is important to them.|
|2. How might people express their beliefs and feelings without using words?||i. people use symbols to express important ideas.|
|3. How can we know how to interpret symbols and symbolic words?||i. we need to know something about the people before we can understand the meaning of their symbols.|
EXEMPLAR(S) OF THIS MEDIUM TERM PLAN
Exemplar coming soon…
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