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SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

RE LESSON PLAN
Pre-Primary/
Primary

LESSON ORGANISATION

Unit of work: Me and My Salvation topic: Jesus Human person Topic:


Body Human Bodies

Year Level: Pre-Primary Students’ Prior Knowledge: (include faith


Key Understanding: Christian Response situations/previous lessons/Units)
C2 the person Christ calls the believer to
become. Key Understanding: The Promise of
Jesus wants his followers to use their bodies to Christian Salvation
express love. B2 Christ Empowers to live like them
Jesus came to show people how to use their
bodies for good
Learning Point(s):
Learning Point(s):
B2.1 Name ways people use their bodies for
C2.1 Identifies ways they can use their bodies to good
express love

Previous Lesson
Children explore the ways people use their
bodies for good. For example, helping
others, working with others, talking and
listening to others and playing with others.
Children then create artwork about how they
have used their bodies for good and write a
short sentence explaining their artwork.

Spiritual and Religious Capabilities (that may potentially be covered in the lesson)
Prudence Justice Fortitude Temperan Faith Hope Charity
eg Right eg Right eg Inner ce eg Prayer eg eg Service
choices relationship strength eg Reconciliati
s Moderation on
General Capabilities (that may potentially be covered in the lesson)
Literacy Numeracy ICT Critical Ethical Personal Intercultur
competen and behaviour and Social al
ce creative competen understan
thinking ce ding

Cross-curriculum priorities (may be addressed in the lesson)


Aboriginal and Torres Strait Asia and Australia’s Sustainability
Islander histories and engagement with Asia
cultures
Lesson Objectives (i.e. anticipated outcomes of this lesson, in point form beginning with an
action verb)
As a result of this lesson, students will be able to:
 Identifies ways they can use their bodies to express love

 Express what they have learnt throughout the unit

Teacher’s Prior Preparation/Organisation: Provision for students at educational


(include Teacher Witness) risk:

 John 15:12 Learning difficulty


 White board Children who have difficulty writing
 White board marker can draw the different ways they can
 Coloured card express love on their heart. This
 Scissors allows them to demonstrate an
 Pencils understanding while making it easier
 Large outline of a heart on a poster for them, so they don’t have to write.
 Massive title Love one another as I Love
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Place the child closest to the teacher on the
 Exit Cards
mat. This can enable discreet interaction
between the teacher and child and help
keep the child on task. The child’s desk will
be at the front of the classroom to diminish
any visual distractions, including the
movement and activities of the other
students.
LESSON DELIVERY attach worksheets, examples, marking keys, etc. as relevant
Resources/References
Time Motivation and Introduction:
Align these with the
1. Children sit on the mat. segment where they will
2. Teacher talks to children about Gods love. be introduced.
Teacher says people can thank God for the gift of
their bodies, and for God’s love, and kindness
towards others.
(John 15:12)
When you use your body in a loving way you follow
Jesus teaching. Jesus says, ‘Love one another as I
have loved you’ (John 15:12)

3. Ask children to stand up.


Teacher says spread your arms out, so you have
space between you and your friends. I am going to
say an action and you have to act that action out

Teacher says smile


Children smile

Teacher says give a hug


Children hug each other

Teacher says help look after a pet


Children pretend to look after a pet

Teacher says talk to others


Children talk to each other

Teacher says help someone who is sad


Children pretend to help someone who is sad.

4. Children sit back down on the mat.


Teacher explains to children that all the different
actions they just did are examples of ways they can
express love.

5. Brainstorm with children other ways you can


express love.
Teacher asks children what other ways can you White board
express love at home and at school? White board marker

Invite the children to talk about one way they could


express love at home and at school.
Lesson Steps (Lesson content, structure, strategies & Key
Questions):

1. Children go back to their desks.


Coloured card
2. Coloured card and scissors are in the middle of Scissors
the table. Pencils
Students can choose what coloured card they would like to
use and what colour represents love to them.

3. Ask children to draw and cut out a love heart


using the coloured card.

4. Ask children to write or draw different ways they


express love to their friends at school.

Teacher models to children who need more


assistance.

Children who have difficulty writing can draw the


different ways they can express love on their heart.
This allows them to demonstrate an understanding
while making it easier.

5. Give children time to create their love hearts.

6. While children are working teacher asks individual


children focus questions.

What do you know about Jesus?


Why did Jesus tell people to love others?

Teacher will write anecdotal notes on students’


responses.

7. When students have finished and signed their name


on the heart they can stick it on the class poster.
The class poster will be a massive outline of a love
heart and will have a title on top of it saying Love one
another as I love you. (John 15:12)
Classroom poster and
8. When every child has finished the artwork will be
title
displayed and up on the wall in the classroom.

Lesson Closure:(Review lesson objectives with students)


Exit Cards
1. Children sit on the mat.
2. Review and revise what the students have learnt
during the Unit Me and My Body.
What have you learnt throughout the unit?
What has it taught you about Jesus?
3. Have a class discussion.

Transition: (What needs to happen prior to the next


lesson?)

Give each child an exit card. Every child has to write or draw
what they have learnt in the unit and the teacher will collect
the cards before they leave.

Assessment: (Were the lesson objectives met? How will


they be assessed?)
The teacher will assess the lesson objectives through the
work samples, exit cards and observations. The love hearts
will give the teacher an indication on whether the child can
identify different ways to express love. The exit cards will
demonstrate if the child can express what they have learnt
throughout the unit.

This will then be recorded on a checklist. Anecdotal notes


will be taken to record observations for checklist during the
lesson.