Interpreting beliefs and teachings 'discuss/evaluate' questions

In this lesson, we will be looking at how to correctly interpret questions in the beliefs and practices units for the GCSE. This will include thinking about the differences between examination boards and how best to answer one of these questions. 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.All examination boards use the command word 'discuss.'

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Q2.All examination boards will award 12 marks for this type of question.

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Q3.For 'beliefs and teachings' or a 'practices' discuss/evaluate question, you can refer to different religions.

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Q4.You need to include different points of view in these types of question.

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Q5.You need a conclusion for these types of question.

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Quiz:

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.All examination boards use the command word 'discuss.'

1/5

Q2.All examination boards will award 12 marks for this type of question.

2/5

Q3.For 'beliefs and teachings' or a 'practices' discuss/evaluate question, you can refer to different religions.

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Q4.You need to include different points of view in these types of question.

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Q5.You need a conclusion for these types of question.

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Interpreting beliefs and teachings 'discuss/evaluate' questions

Well done for all your hard work in this lesson. Now answer the questions below.

Q1.All examination boards use the command word 'discuss.'

1/5

Q2.All examination boards will award 12 marks for this type of question.

2/5

Q3.For 'beliefs and teachings' or a 'practices' discuss/evaluate question, you can refer to different religions.

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Q4.Which of the approaches below is the best one for the following question? 'The best way for Christians to reach an understanding of God is by praying.’ Discuss

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Q5.Which of the approaches below is the best one for the following question? ‘The most important pillar of Islam is the Shahadah.’ Dicuss

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Quiz:

Interpreting beliefs and teachings 'discuss/evaluate' questions

Well done for all your hard work in this lesson. Now answer the questions below.

Q1.All examination boards use the command word 'discuss.'

1/5

Q2.All examination boards will award 12 marks for this type of question.

2/5

Q3.For 'beliefs and teachings' or a 'practices' discuss/evaluate question, you can refer to different religions.

3/5

Q4.Which of the approaches below is the best one for the following question? 'The best way for Christians to reach an understanding of God is by praying.’ Discuss

4/5

Q5.Which of the approaches below is the best one for the following question? ‘The most important pillar of Islam is the Shahadah.’ Dicuss

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