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What was the best
present you ever had
and why?
Discuss…
“It is nonsense to speak of a
moment when life begins.”
 Do you agree? Give reasons for your
answer, showing that you hav...
Swap books, and use your mark
scheme to peer assess your partner’s
answer.
Write down:
• Two things they’ve done well.
• O...
 Spend a few minutes improving your
answer.
You could:
 Check spelling
 Add in evidence for the religious view
 Explai...
Highlight what you
did well in yellow
Highlight your
targets in blue
Now
highlight
your
answer!
And highlight where you have
included your targets!
Learning objectives:
 To discuss the ideas of children as a gift
and life as a miracle
 To describe and explain what is ...
 Video: Bruce Almighty “What’s a miracle?”
Definition:
1. A surprising and welcome event that is not
explicable by natura...
Make a list of possible
miracles:





Definition:
1. A surprising and welcome event that is not explicable by natura...
Definition:
1. A surprising and welcome event that is not
explicable by natural or scientific laws and is
considered to be...
Watch the video, and think about the
questions:
 What information does it give?
 Is it biased?
 How would you describe ...
Write a blurb for the video, describing it
for someone who has not seen it before.
“The ‘Miracle of Life’ video shows that...
Video: Ellie Simmonds
Beethoven
Stephen Hawking
Read p78-9.
Follow the
instructions
on the sheet.
 You will be given a statement on a piece of sugar paper.
 On the inside circle, come up with arguments for the statemen...
1. Quality of life is more important than
sanctity of life.
2. Having a deaf child does not justify an
abortion.
3. If a f...
Use your statement as a question:
“Statement” - What do you think?
Explain your opinion. (3 marks)
Due next week
Life is a blessing & quality of life
Life is a blessing & quality of life
Life is a blessing & quality of life
Life is a blessing & quality of life
Life is a blessing & quality of life
Life is a blessing & quality of life
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Life is a blessing & quality of life

  1. 1. What was the best present you ever had and why? Discuss…
  2. 2. “It is nonsense to speak of a moment when life begins.”  Do you agree? Give reasons for your answer, showing that you have thought about more than one point of view.  Refer to religious arguments in your answer.For Against Religious view My view Evaluate the Religious view
  3. 3. Swap books, and use your mark scheme to peer assess your partner’s answer. Write down: • Two things they’ve done well. • One thing that they could improve.
  4. 4.  Spend a few minutes improving your answer. You could:  Check spelling  Add in evidence for the religious view  Explain your opinion
  5. 5. Highlight what you did well in yellow Highlight your targets in blue Now highlight your answer!
  6. 6. And highlight where you have included your targets!
  7. 7. Learning objectives:  To discuss the ideas of children as a gift and life as a miracle  To describe and explain what is meant by ‘quality of life’
  8. 8.  Video: Bruce Almighty “What’s a miracle?” Definition: 1. A surprising and welcome event that is not explicable by natural or scientific laws and is considered to be divine. 2. A highly improbable or extraordinary event, development, or accomplishment.
  9. 9. Make a list of possible miracles:      Definition: 1. A surprising and welcome event that is not explicable by natural or scientific laws and is considered to be divine. 2. A highly improbable or extraordinary event, development, or accomplishment.
  10. 10. Definition: 1. A surprising and welcome event that is not explicable by natural or scientific laws and is considered to be divine. 2. A highly improbable or extraordinary event, development, or accomplishment.
  11. 11. Watch the video, and think about the questions:  What information does it give?  Is it biased?  How would you describe the video? Video: Miracle of life
  12. 12. Write a blurb for the video, describing it for someone who has not seen it before. “The ‘Miracle of Life’ video shows that…” Extension: Do you think the video is useful, even though it is biased? Does it matter that the video is biased? Why?
  13. 13. Video: Ellie Simmonds Beethoven Stephen Hawking
  14. 14. Read p78-9. Follow the instructions on the sheet.
  15. 15.  You will be given a statement on a piece of sugar paper.  On the inside circle, come up with arguments for the statement.  In the outside circle come up with arguments against.  The statements are going to move around the room.  See if your table can add any more arguments into the circles.  As a table, highlight the strong arguments from the inside and outside circle.
  16. 16. 1. Quality of life is more important than sanctity of life. 2. Having a deaf child does not justify an abortion. 3. If a foetus might have a disability when it’s born, the mother shouldn’t go through with the pregnancy. 4. People who do not want a child should not get pregnant. 5. Poor people should not have children because their quality of life will be poor.
  17. 17. Use your statement as a question: “Statement” - What do you think? Explain your opinion. (3 marks)
  18. 18. Due next week

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