Not Many Wise

Big Bible stories. RE resources

These are the stories we will be looking at:

How the world was created by God, by just the speaking the world into existence.
Moses was raised as an Egyptian but he ended up leading the Jewish nation out of slavery there and towards the Promised Land.
David was just a lad who got enraged with Goliath, a giant Philistine, who was mocking the Israelite army and their God. The trouble was that he only had a sling with some stones and no armour!
Daniel was one of the most powerful leaders in Babylon, but when the king said that everyone now had to pray to the king himself, then Daniel disobeyed and was thrown into the lion’s den!
Jonah was God’s prophet, but when God told him to go to the neighbouring superpower of the day, and tell them to stop their wicked ways, Jonah rebelled and got on a boat travelling the opposite way. But God stirred up a storm…

Lesson plans and resources for: Big Bible stories

Big Bible stories – RE lesson plan – Coming soon due to changes in the RE syllabus.

How to fulfil the locally agreed syllabus on ‘Big Bible stories’

Hopefully you will be able to match your local agreed syllabus with what is here which satisfies eight councils:

These lesson plans are based on the Progression Documents of The Agreed Syllabus for Religious Education’ Cambridgeshire, Northamptonshire, Peterborough, Rutland County Councils. This is in the light blue text.
The green text is from other Councils: Lewisham Borough, West Sussex, Hull and East Riding.
Here are the main aims for the visit:

  • Hear some stories from the Bible (Creation, Moses, David and Goliath, Daniel in the lion’s den, Jonah)
  • Where did the world and everything in it come from?
  • What do faith stories say about the value of each individual?
  • Why are creation stories important to faith members?

Key vocabulary: Baptism, Bible, Christ, Creation, Faith, God, Jesus, Prayer, Worship.