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Key Question:
What must I do in this topic to enable pupils to achieve this level, and demonstrate
understanding?

Topic: Thanksgiving                  Level: One                 Year Groups: One

AT1(i): Beliefs, teachings and sources – Recognise some religious stories

       Use pictures of the Last Supper, people at mass and Jesus and the children and mix
        these with other non-religious pictures. Children to sort/name pictures/stories that are
        religious (connected to the Thanksgiving topic).
       Draw and orally name to an adult some key features of the ‘Last Supper’ (Jesus,
        apostles, table, food, wine).


AT1 (ii): Celebration and ritual – Recognise some religious signs and symbols and use some
religious words and phrases

      Show a picture of a Priest raising the Body and Blood (The Mass Book, Church
       Story 2 p 40/41) and ask the children to write/talk about what they can see and what
       is happening..
     R ole-play ‘A Time to Thank God’
     After discussing/role-playing ‘A Time to Thank God’, draw simple pictures to
       represent certain signs, words and phrases such as; blessing, Bread and wine,
       Communion etc.
    Using a picture of The Last Supper or people at mass ask the children to talk
      about/label/scribe what they see and what is happening encouraging them to use
      religious words and phrases.

AT1(iii): Social and moral practices and way of life – recognise that people, because of their
religion,act in a particular way

       Draw up a list ‘Why Catholics go to Mass on Sunday’
       Draw up another list with 2 columns:, ‘Why Catholics say thank you’ and ‘How
        Catholics say thank you’.
       Why do we say ‘Grace before meals’? Children compose their own simple ‘Grace
        after meals’

AT2 (i):_ Engagement with their own and others’ beliefs and values – Talk about their own
experiences and feelings
    Circle time – ‘I said thank you when…..it made me feel…..
    Share your list of words, symbols or pictures about the times you have thanked
        others. Share with children onyour table and say how it made you feel.’

AT2 (ii); Engagement with questions of meaning and purpose – Say what they wonder about
    Ask any question they wonder about at the end of the topic to put in the Question
        Postbox
    Reflecting on a picture of the Last Supper use a circle time to ask children to finish
        the sentence, ‘I wonder….
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Key Question:
What must I do in this topic to enable pupils to achieve this level, and demonstrate understanding?

  Topic: Thanksgiving                    Level: Two        Year Groups: Two

  AT1(i): Beliefs, teachings and sources – Retell some special stories about religious events
  and people

          Retell the story of the Last Supper for a Foundation Class through either
           drama/pictures/storybook.
          In groups, pupils make a radio of TV broadcast or newspaper article reporting on the
           Last Supper.
          Prepare an introductory page of a Last Supper web site retelling what happened.
          ‘Freeze-frame’ an important part of the Last-Supper. Ask children to talk about what
           happened before and after.

  AT1 (ii): Celebration and ritual – Use religious words and phrases to describe some religious
  actions and symbols

        Design a web site page describing some of the things which happen when people
          gather to celebrate mass.
        Sequence parts of the Mass mentioned in ‘Let’s give thanks’ and describe what is
          happening to a partner.
        Create a zig-zag book called ‘Thank You God’ for Year 1 to show them all the ways
          ‘thank you’ is mentioned during the mass.
       
  AT1(iii): Social and moral practices and way of life – Describe some ways in which religion is
  lived out by believers
       Role play scenarios that describe various actions Christians make to show thanks to
          God.
       Create symbols to represent the various ways Christians give thanks. Talk about
          them to a partner/adult.

  AT2 (i):_ Engagement with their own and others’ beliefs and values – Ask and respond to
  questions about their own & others’ experiences & feelings
      Using either a picture of people at mass or the Last Supper write 3 questions you
          would like to ask. Ask a partner for their answers and they can ask you to answer
          their questions.
      Imagine you are a group of friends who shared the Last Supper with Jesus. Record
          how you and others felt, through word or picture. In a group ask one person a
          question about their record. One person can ask you a question about yours.

  AT2(ii); Engagement with questions of meaning and purpose – Ask questions about what
  they wonder about and realise that some of these questions are difficult to answer.
      Above the disciple’s head, in God’s Story 2 p 77, place a question in a thought
          bubble, saying what the disciple would ask. Make a list of questions would you ask.
          Classify ‘questions that are difficult to answer’
      Create an ‘I wonder about’ wall where children explore questions about the topic.
          These can be attached throughout the topic and reviewed each week
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Key Question:
What must I do in this topic to enable pupils to achieve this level, and demonstrate
understanding?

Topic: Thanksgiving         Level: Three            Year Groups: Three/Four

AT1(i): Beliefs, teachings and sources – Make links between religious stories and beliefs

      Using Children’s Eucharistic Prayer 1 (p398) prepare a speech or make a poster
       showing friends all the things we believe about God that lead us to give thanks.
      Using Ephesians 1: 3-6, make a list of all the things St. Paul believes about God.
      Design a symbol for the 3 prayers on p403 which illustrate what we believe about
       God.

AT1 (ii): Celebration and ritual – Use a developing religious vocabulary to give reasons for
religious actions and symbols

      Using Eucharistic Prayer 2 (p.402) sequence Jesus’ actions and give reasons for the
       priest’s actions during mass.
      Write a news article for your local paper giving reasons why Catholics in your locality
       pray the Eucharistic prayer 2 (p402) during mass.
      In groups, create a guide for the Eucharist, naming all the places and ways thanks
       are given and the reasons why. Use words, signs and symbols.

AT1 (iii): Social and moral practices and way of life – Give reasons for certain actions by
believers

     Using a variety of media give a presentation to the class giving reasons for the many
       times Catholics express thanks during the mass.
    Produce a simple poster/leaflet for a child from another faith giving reasons why
      Catholics say the Eucharistic Prayer.
    Make a list of all the reasons you have to be grateful. Use the list to write a psalm of
      thanksgiving using psalm 136 (p404) as a model.
    Use a Venn Diagram to compare the Last Supper with Eucharistic Prayer 2

AT2 (i):_ Engagement with their own and others’ beliefs and values – Make links to show
how feelings and beliefs affect their behaviour and that of others

      Fill in a table with 3 columns. 1.List how we give thanks during the Eucharist.2. List
       what we can do and say in our lives to give thanks to others.3. List ways in which we
       can give thanks to God.
      In groups devise scenarios showing times you have been ungrateful and how you
       would act once you remember the belief Christians have that we should be grateful.

AT2 (ii); Engagement with questions of meaning and purpose – Compare their own and
other people’s ideas about questions that are difficult to answer

      Think about what you have learned in the topic. Individually or in pairs, think of a
       question which you would find difficult to answer, share and discuss this with
       someone else.
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   Key Question:
What must I do in this topic to enable pupils to achieve this level, and demonstrate understanding?
   Topic: Thanksgiving            Level: Four           Year Group: Five / Six

    AT1 (i): Beliefs, teachings and sources – Describe and show understanding of religious
    sources, beliefs, ideas, feelings and experiences; making links between them
          Pupils can locate and read about the Last Supper, making links between it and the
             Eucharist, highlighting those parts of the Mass which commemorate the Last Supper
             and the meaning of the words and actions.
          Read and discuss elements of the Mass using ‘Welcome to the Mass’ and or
             http://www.romanmissal.org.uk.
          Complete a chart/table which encourages pupils to locate parts of the Eucharist
             (Penitential Rite, Confiteor, and Eucharistic Prayer) and to make links between these
             and the act of thanksgiving.
    AT1 (ii): Celebration and ritual - Use religious terms to show an understanding of different
    liturgies
          Use preface and Eucharistic prayer 3.Split into groups and give different parts of the
             prayer to different groups. Work through each paragraph in the prayer and identify
             reasons why we are saying thank you to God. Collate as a class/individually.
          Use these phrases to write their own thanksgiving prayer.
          Visit http://www.romanmissal.org.uk/ or http://www.liturgyoffice.org.uk/ to look at new
             Penitential Rite/ I Confess.
          Define the word ‘Penitential’. Read p55 of Church’s Story 3 (don’t use Copymaster A,
             only new missal) – design a simple guide which helps explain the Penitential Rite and
             how thanks are expressed in different parts of the Mass.

    AT1 (iii): Social and moral practices and way of life – Show understanding of how religious
    belief shapes life
         Using Thessalonians 5:12-18 and Colossians 3: 15-17, list all the guidance Paul
            gives to Christians as to how to live their lives in thanksgiving to God. Write an
            example for each one as to how this can be lived out.
         Choose one and illustrate on a card to give to someone. Inside the card explain what
            they think it means to do this in everyday life and the challenges it holds.

    AT2 (i): Engagement with own and others beliefs and values – Show how own and others’
    decisions are informed by beliefs and values
        Read and discuss the new missal translation for the Dismissal (‘Go in peace
            glorifying the Lord by your life’) – how might we live this out in our lives, actions and
            decisions?
        Using a selection of newspaper articles which provide examples of challenging life
            situations, invite the pupils to select one example and explain how a Christian might
            respond if they are trying to ‘glorify the Lord’ by their life. ( Hot seat / interview
            activity).

    AT2 (ii): Engagement with questions of meaning and purpose – Engage with and respond to
    questions of life in the light of religious teaching
        Hold a class debate/discussion entitled ‘Why is Eucharist / thanksgiving a challenge?’
        Reflect on the work we have done. Write down one question which you would like to
            be answered. Hold a class discussion using these questions to stimulate thought.
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Key Question:
What must I do in this topic to enable pupils to achieve this level, and demonstrate
understanding?
Topic: Thanksgiving        Level: Five          Year Group: Five / Six (G+T)

AT1 (i): Beliefs, teachings and sources – Identify sources of religious belief and explain how
distinctive religious beliefs arise

       Invite the pupils to locate the Scripture passage, Mark 14:22-24. What does this
        Scripture passage mean to you? Explain your thinking.
       In a format of your choice, explain how Eucharist is a great act of thanksgiving for all
        that God gives, most of all, for the gift of Jesus, his Son. Use Scripture to support
        your answer.
       Prepare a presentation to show why Catholics celebrate the Eucharist. Make
        references to religious sources (e g Bible, tradition, liturgies etc.) in your
        presentation. Work in groups of 6 and share with the rest of the class.


AT1 (ii): Celebration and ritual – Describe and explain the meaning and purpose of a variety
of forms of worship

       Read and discuss the various elements of the Mass using ‘Welcome to the Mass’
        and or http://www.romanmissal.org.uk. Explore the different ways in which we give
        thanks and worship to God in the Mass.
       Produce a PowerPoint presentation explaining the meaning and purpose of the
        various elements within the Mass.

AT1 (iii): Social and moral practices and way of life – Identify similarities and differences
between peoples’ responses to social and moral issues because of their beliefs.

       Using a selection of newspaper articles which provide examples of social and moral
        issues, invite the pupils to identify the similarities and differences between peoples’
        responses to the issues.
     Prepare a two minute talk for a radio show, outlining the range of responses.
AT2 (i): Engagement with own and others beliefs and values –Explain what beliefs and
values inspire and influence me and others

       Using Mark 14: 22-24, think about the relevance of the words and phrases to your
        everyday life – Is thanking God part of your everyday life?
       Write an account to reflect your thoughts and feelings. What values or messages
        within the passage could inspire you to ‘give thanks’? What might this look like for
        you and for others?

AT2(ii): Engagement with questions of meaning and purpose – Demonstrate how religious
beliefs and teaching give some explanation of the purpose and meaning of human life

       Invite pupils to discuss the following: ‘The Eucharist is a sacrifice of praise in
        thanksgiving for the work of creation….Eucharist means first of all ‘’thanksgiving’’.
       Demonstrate how we as Christians reflect this in our lives and what purpose and
        meaning it serves in our own and others’ lives.

								
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