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Lesson Five – Saying Grace

This religious education teaching pack for Key Stage One gets the children to explain and record the meaning of a prayer used to thank God for a special meal. The class can practise writing their own prayers to thank farmers and God for providing the food for a family meal.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to explain and record the meaning of a prayer used to thank God for a special meal

Learning Objectives

Name and explore a rituals in religion, noting similarities where appropriate. Identify the meaning and purpose of words in a prayer.

Learning Outcomes

I can say why and how people say prayers to communicate with God. I can explain the meaning of words in a prayer.

Saying Grace

Teaching sequence to help the children explain and record the meaning of a prayer used to thank God for a special meal

Vegetables

Display posters for whole class discussion to help the children identify and explain how different foods can be prepared for a meal

Dinnertime

Shared reading text for whole class discussion to help the children read and explain the meaning of words used in a thank you prayer

Thank You Prayer

Template to help the children select and write a prayer to God offering thanks for a special meal with their family

Thank You Prayer (support)

Template to help the children select and write a prayer to God offering thanks for a special meal with their family

Saying Grace

Interactive activity to help the children explain and record the meaning of a prayer used to thank God for a special meal

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to explain and record the meaning of a prayer used to thank God for a special meal

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