This book provides an array of inspiring teaching strategies and resources for helping primary-aged pupils to explore those thought-provoking, big questions that are important to people from many religious and nonreligious backgrounds. The puzzling questions addressed use examples from a range of religious and non-religious worldviews and give pupils opportunities to consider different responses. There is clear guidance on subject knowledge for pupils and teachers and a series of effective ideas to support learning and exploration, including a thinking game with picture cards, stories and a framework for introducing primary pupils to philosophical enquiry.
There is clear guidance on subject knowledge for pupils and teachers and a series of effective strategies to support learning including a progression grid, online resources and large pictures showing worship at home and business shrines. There are links to the English curriculum through work on different retellings of the story of Rama and Sita and many opportunities for cross curricular writing.