Abortion

Welcome to this lesson from the Matters of Life and Death unit. In this lesson we will be looking at religious views on abortion. For some people this will be a sensitive topic. If that applies to you, you may want to do the rest of this lesson with a trusted adult nearby who can support. Please make sure you have a pen and paper ready, and have cleared a quiet space for you to work in. If you have the TV or music on and can turn it off, please do. If you are not using your mobile phone for the lesson, it is best to put it to one side so you are not distracted by it. You will also need two different coloured pens: black or blue and another coloured pen, such as green or red. Click start when you are ready to think hard!

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which is the correct example of Muhammad being kind to animals?

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Q2.What is food that is considered acceptable in Islamic food laws often referred to as?

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Q3.True or false, some Christians believe that God originally intended humans to be vegetarian

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Q4.Jesus and Muhammad were vegetarians. True or false?

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Q5.Which answer below is not commonly given as a reason to not eat, or to reduce eating meat.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.Which is the correct example of Muhammad being kind to animals?

1/5

Q2.What is food that is considered acceptable in Islamic food laws often referred to as?

2/5

Q3.True or false, some Christians believe that God originally intended humans to be vegetarian

3/5

Q4.Jesus and Muhammad were vegetarians. True or false?

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Q5.Which answer below is not commonly given as a reason to not eat, or to reduce eating meat.

5/5

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Abortion (responses from Islam and Christianity) -

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Q1.Which group below usually believe that life begins at conception?

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Q2.Which ethical theory is based on the principle of doing the most loving thing?

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Q3.What view are Muslims most likely to have about abortion?

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Q4.Which of the circumstances below is NOT one in which a woman can have an abortion after 24 weeks?

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Q5.Which of the options below is NOT thought of as a potential time at which life begins?

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Abortion (responses from Islam and Christianity) -

Well done for completing this lesson. Answer the questions below to see how much you remember!

Q1.Which group below usually believe that life begins at conception?

1/5

Q2.Which ethical theory is based on the principle of doing the most loving thing?

2/5

Q3.What view are Muslims most likely to have about abortion?

3/5

Q4.Which of the circumstances below is NOT one in which a woman can have an abortion after 24 weeks?

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Q5.Which of the options below is NOT thought of as a potential time at which life begins?

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Lesson summary: Abortion

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