Reasons for crime

In this lesson we will begin our second lesson in the unit on religion, crime and punishment. This lesson refers to issues such as mental illness and addiction. 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 responses to reasons for crime. 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.On average, the minimum time served for a life sentence in the UK will be...?

1/5

Q2.If someone is charged for a crime, does this mean they are guilty?

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Q3.The UK allows a victim to punish someone who has harmed them.

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Q4.Most Christians believe that someone who has performed a bad action is an evil person.

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Q5.Most Muslims believe Iblis (Shaytan) is a fallen angel.

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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.On average, the minimum time served for a life sentence in the UK will be...?

1/5

Q2.If someone is charged for a crime, does this mean they are guilty?

2/5

Q3.The UK allows a victim to punish someone who has harmed them.

3/5

Q4.Most Christians believe that someone who has performed a bad action is an evil person.

4/5

Q5.Most Muslims believe Iblis (Shaytan) is a fallen angel.

5/5

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Reasons for crime

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.Most Christians and Muslims would believe committing a crime because of poverty is always wrong.

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Q2.Which type of love do Christians believe should be shown to all people, regardless of who they are?

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Q3.Most Muslims believe any law can be unjust

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Q4.Which of the following may Christians and Muslims believe should never be an acceptable reason for crime?

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Q5.Utilitarianism teaches that the right thing to do is to bring the greatest happiness to the greatest number of people.

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Quiz:

Reasons for crime

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.Most Christians and Muslims would believe committing a crime because of poverty is always wrong.

1/5

Q2.Which type of love do Christians believe should be shown to all people, regardless of who they are?

2/5

Q3.Most Muslims believe any law can be unjust

3/5

Q4.Which of the following may Christians and Muslims believe should never be an acceptable reason for crime?

4/5

Q5.Utilitarianism teaches that the right thing to do is to bring the greatest happiness to the greatest number of people.

5/5

Lesson summary: Reasons for crime

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