Death penalty

In this lesson we will begin our eleventh lesson in the unit on religion, crime and punishment. This lesson refers to methods of execution and the death penalty. If this is a sensitive topic to you, we recommend checking with a trusted adult before starting or doing the lesson with a trusted adult nearby. We will be focusing on the Christian, Islamic and non-religious views on the death penalty. 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 of the following best describes the meaning of forgiveness?

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Q2.In Christianity, many Christians believe forgiveness is a duty

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Q3.In Islam, many Muslims believe forgiveness is a duty

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Q4.Maureen Greaves is an example of a Muslim who showed forgiveness after her husband was murdered.

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Q5.Samera Alinejad did not show forgiveness towards her son's killer.

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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 of the following best describes the meaning of forgiveness?

1/5

Q2.In Christianity, many Christians believe forgiveness is a duty

2/5

Q3.In Islam, many Muslims believe forgiveness is a duty

3/5

Q4.Maureen Greaves is an example of a Muslim who showed forgiveness after her husband was murdered.

4/5

Q5.Samera Alinejad did not show forgiveness towards her son's killer.

5/5

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Death penalty

Thank you very much for taking part in our lesson and working so hard! Below is a quiz just to round off the lesson and see what you can remember after reviewing the last few lessons. Remember, it is ok if you cannot remember all the answers, learning is a process. The questions will give feedback if an answer is incorrect.

Q1.The UK can use the death penalty as a method of punishment

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Q2.Which of the following is a reason why some Christians may allow the death penalty?

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Q3.In Islam, the quotation "except by [legal] right" allows justifiable killing for abortion (if the mother's life is at risk), lesser jihad, and...?

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Q4.Some Muslims are against the use of the death penalty because...?

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Q5.What is a miscarriage of justice?

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Quiz:

Death penalty

Thank you very much for taking part in our lesson and working so hard! Below is a quiz just to round off the lesson and see what you can remember after reviewing the last few lessons. Remember, it is ok if you cannot remember all the answers, learning is a process. The questions will give feedback if an answer is incorrect.

Q1.The UK can use the death penalty as a method of punishment

1/5

Q2.Which of the following is a reason why some Christians may allow the death penalty?

2/5

Q3.In Islam, the quotation "except by [legal] right" allows justifiable killing for abortion (if the mother's life is at risk), lesser jihad, and...?

3/5

Q4.Some Muslims are against the use of the death penalty because...?

4/5

Q5.What is a miscarriage of justice?

5/5

Lesson summary: Death penalty

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