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  1. 1. Lesson objectives: • Identify the key aspects of a belief system. (AO1 skills) • Define sociological explanations of ‘religion’.(A01)
  2. 2. Beliefs in Society Defining religion Pair Think Share TASK! • On your own, write down whatever springs to mind when you think about religion. • Share your thoughts with the person next to you. • Share with your table • Feedback to group
  3. 3. Is there a difference between a belief and a religion? Think Task! AO1 & A02 skills
  4. 4. THINK! Is football a religion? In the table provided list the similarities and differences between attending a football and religious gathering. Look at the original question. Do you still agree with your answer? Explain. 5 mins
  5. 5. Use your knowledge to write a small paragraph to explain how Dr Who could be interpreted as a religion.
  6. 6. What makes a belief in something a religion? Think! In your pairs answer the above questions.
  7. 7. Definitions of religion • Using the Keith Trobe A2 Sociology book (page 9) find out what is meant by the following; 1. Substantive definition of religion 2. Functional definition of religion 3. Social constructionist definition of religion. Write your answer in the table provided.
  8. 8. Recap • List three things you have learned today. Homework Identify and briefly explain three sociological definitions of ‘religion’. ( 9marks) Tip: 1 mark = Point 2 marks = Satisfactory explanation
  9. 9. Timer •