YEAR 7 RS REVISION FOR SUMMER EXAM 2015
HOW TO REVISE EACH TOPIC
- Look at the relevant Bible passages and read them thoroughly.
- Test yourself, or get someone to test you, on the details of each Bible passage.
- Look up the relevant chapter in your text book and read the background to the topic. This is important, andwill help you a lot, so read it carefully and THINK about the points it is making.
- Read through your notes and work from your exercise book.
- Make sure you know the important details of the lives of Dietrich Bonhoeffer and Martin Luther King: see p. 28 – 9 and p. 40 – 41 as well as your notes and work sheets.
- Make sure you revise the vocabulary on the Key Vocabulary sheet for that topic.
The Creation Genesis 1 – 2
The nature of humanity and the Fall Genesis 3
Cain and Abel Genesis 4, v 1 – 16
The near sacrifice of Isaac Genesis 22, v 1 -19
Moses and the Burning Bush Exodus 3, v 1 – 17
Exodus and the Passover Exodus 12, v 1 - 13
Year 6 Summer Exam Revision: Hinduism
The symbol of Hinduism: know… what it looks like (but you don’t have to draw it!)
that it is called Om or Aum
what it represents (use title page in Hinduism
section of exercise book)
Brahman and the Hindu Trinity… notes on next page of exercise book
Brahma (the Creator)… picture, labelling and notes. Learn the whole page.
Vishnu (the Preserver)… picture and notes as well as worksheet and sheet on
Vishnu’s avatars. (Learn the last four avatars on the Avatars sheet.)
YEAR 6 SUMMER EXAM REVISION: BUDDHISM
Use your exercise book and your photocopy of “The Story of Buddha” for this revision.
You should know……
When Siddhartha was born and in which country Buddhism began.
The main story of Siddhartha up to the time he found Enlightenment (but you don’t need to remember names, apart from Asita’s). You have been given a photocopy of the story; make sure you use this when revising. Show that you have an understanding of why Siddhartha left home, what kind of life he led after leaving, and how he managed to helppeople once he had become The Buddha.(Use your “Story of the Buddha” booklet.)
Know what mandalas and mantras are.
Know The Four Noble Truths and explain what they mean.
Know The EightSteps ofthe Noble Eightfold Path and be able to explain what Buddhists do in order to follow these.
Explain what meditation and mindfulness are, why a Buddhist meditates, and what a Buddhist would try to do about all the thoughts that come into his or her mind during meditation.
Learn the following worksheets:
Buddhist temples and worship
(See also your revision sheet for Hinduism.)