RE Resources December 2014

In the Classroom

Try some of these activities in your classroom during December:

Seven Reasons We're Thankful for Pope Francis:
As he prepares to deliver his Christmas Urbi et Orbi, read Busted Halo's 'Seven reasons we're thankful for Pope Francis'.

Advent Calendar
Busted Halo's Advent Surprise Calendar was really popular with the Credo Community last year. Click here for this year's ideas.

Waiting Faithfully
In this season of waiting, read this article about why the whole of the Christian life is about waiting.

Advent Activities
Browse through the Loyola Press website, which has many resources to offer for Advent.

Christmas in Fifty Words
Watch this video summary of the Christmas story.

Wing Clips Christmas Playlist
Browse through these film clips and discuss some of the Christmas and Advent themes evident.

Sainsbury's Christmas Advertisement
Although it's an advertisement for a supermarket, there's a lot in this Sainsbury's production to chat about with your class.

Tips and Strategies for the RE Teacher

At a number of recent in-service events, teachers were asked to provide suggestions/recommendations that they felt would improve the delivery of RE in their schools. This document shares the results.

(resources courtesy of Veritas).