Grade 8 Archive


Interview with Ms. Thoraya Obaid, Executive Director

The interview offers an approach to the female genital mutilation and tries to focus on several aspects related with religion and beliefs. The author considers that the justification of female mutilation based on religion (Islam) is wrong interpretation of the Holy Koran and a misunderstanding.

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INTER Guide

The INTER Guide has been designed as a practical tool to provide the reader with support in
analyzing, implementing and improving Intercultural Education in school practices. While
writing it we have been focused on teachers in training and teachers in service, but we hope it
could be also useful to anyone with a direct or indirect interest in [...]

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Religions of the world

In the spring of 2007 Global Nomads Group traveled around the world with Semester At Sea to talk with students about their religions.
In this DVD four teenagers from four corners of the globe walk us through their lives, their religions, and their hopes for the future. This exciting collection of four short documentaries profiles young [...]

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Secondary: Religious Education Teaching Resources

This collection of religious education resources includes lesson plans, activities, and worksheets developed by other secondary teachers and utilized in classrooms for Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, and Post 16 students.  It covers basic concepts, beliefs, and other material. Religions covered include Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, Sikhism as also other issues relevant to [...]

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Materials for Teaching about Christianity in Religious Education

This website contains information, worksheets and other resources for teaching about Christianity in primary and secondary schools.

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Tutorias educar para la paz

The Tutorials for Peace Education elaborated by Educacion Sin Fronteras, NGO based in Spain, is a compilation of teaching materials for primary and secondary school related with intercultural education, respect for diversity, gender, poverty and human rights. Panels, interactive maps, games and illustrations are available on the web site. The tools are in English and Catalan. 

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Strangers — Short Film

This is a short movie depicting the challenges of prejudice, racism, and commonalities. Set in a train, an Arab and Jew are wary of each other initially.  When skinheads come on to the train, they initially target the Muslim who is reading a newspaper in Arabic. When the Jewish person's cell phone goes off, with the "Hava [...]

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Making multicultural Australia

Making Multicultural Australia is a website which aims to assist young people of upper primary and high school age, their parents, the teachers and the wider community explore our cultural diversity. It provides information on the contributions that different cultural groups have made to the development of Australian society and on the various views towards [...]

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Citizenship through… Religious Education

"Citizenship through… Religious Education" provides teachers with a springboard to great Citizenship lessons through ICT, PSHE, Geography and History at KS3, RE and English. Also available are Citizenship through work-related learning and enterprise and Citizenship through informed and responsible action.

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Making Sense of World Conflicts

Series of lesson plans will help pupils understand the changing face of conflict. Lessons look at issues including: conflicts currently taking place, the connections between conflict and poverty, how the arms trade works and when is conflict a war. There are case studies of Sierra Leone, Cambodia, Manchester and Liberia. The activities build strength in [...]

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