Year 8 RE Learning Map

Sep – Nov

Topic – Animal Rights

  • Factory farming
  • Vegetarianism in Hinduism
  • Kosher food (Judaism)
  • Animal testing
  • Endangered species

Nov – Feb

Topic – Prejudice and Discrimination

  • Prejudice and discrimination
  • Cultural identity of the UK
  • The civil rights movement
  • The legacy of Martin Luther King for Christians
  • The Holocaust
  • The legacy of the Holocaust for modern day Jews

Feb – May

Topic – Christianity

  • The life and death of Jesus
  • The place of worship
  • Parables and miracles
  • Human rights for Christians
  • Trinity
  • Festivals and celebrations
  • Prayer

May – July

Topic – Environment

  • Creation stories (Christian and Hindu)
  • The Big Bang
  • Stewardship
  • Amazon rainforest
  • Awe and wonder
  • Environmental issues