Year 7 RE Learning Map

Sep – Nov

Topic – Ancient Judaism – Prophets

  • The early life of Abraham
  • The importance of the covenant to Jews
  • The importance of sacrifice of Isaac
  • Moses` early life
  • The ten plagues and the Exodus
  • Passover

Nov – Feb

Topic – Modern Judaism – Beliefs and Practices

  • Jewish artefacts
  • The Torah
  • Synagogue
  • The Sabbath
  • Passover practices
  • Rosh Hashanah
  • Bar Mitzvah

Feb – May

Topic – Islam

  • The difference between Sunni and Shi`a Muslims
  • The role of prophets
  • Muslim holy books
  • Place of worship (Mosque)
  • The 5 pillars of Islam
  • Festivals and celebrations
  • Akhirah (life after death)

May – July

Topic – Buddhism

  • The early life of Buddha
  • Enlightenment/ reincarnation
  • Noble Eightfold Path
  • Dharma
  • Buddhist place of worship
  • Buddhist worship