Story Assemblies for the School Year 36 Assemblies with Five-Minute Stories, Teacher's Notes and RE Follow-Up by Edward, S. J. Carter, Jo Fageant
  

Story Assemblies for the School Year 36 Assemblies with Five-Minute Stories, Teacher's Notes and RE Follow-Up

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Story Assemblies for the School Year 36 Assemblies with Five-Minute Stories, Teacher's Notes and RE Follow-Up by Edward, S. J. Carter, Jo Fageant

Age range: Ideal for key stages 1 and 2. This book is full of memorable stories, designed to engage and delight pupils at primary level. The stories are essentially parables about God and the events of the Bible, creatively told to help children understand the big story of God's love for the world. Pupils are invited to imagine themselves as part of the story and also encouraged to think about their own values and behaviour, not by learning the right answers to give, but by making a leap of imagination and identifying themselves with the characters in the stories. There are six themes in total, each with its own easy-to-make storytelling prop. The stories within each theme are divided into six weekly episodes, covering a wide range of contemporary values and topics. Together the stories cover the whole school year, with a key theme and a story in six parts for each half-term period. At the end of each half-term there is a special assembly to mark that part of the school year: harvest, Christmas, Christingle or Pancake Day, Holy Week or Easter, Pentecost and a leavers' farewell. As well as being ideal for collective worship, there are practical follow-up ideas to help children connect with the stories in the classroom. Alongside those in the book, there are further curriculum links on the Barnabas in Schools website. The six themes cover: God's creation The message of the Old Testament prophets Stories about Christian values The story of Holy Week and Easter Jesus' resurrection and ascension The journeys of the apostle Paul

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From RE Today - Spring 2011 The author says in the Preface that he wanted to keep his assemblies 'broadly Christian', but they are definitely 'wholly

faiths and the backgrounds represented in the school. That said, these assemblies have been well constructed, using biblical references and stories, like modern parables, to explore Christian beliefs and values. The book opens with testimonials from those who have used the materials to good effect, and one is particularly useful in the way it describes how the assemblies are used across the school week. The book is divided into six sections (corresponding to the six

within a school year) each with a different story divided into episodes to be told over six assemblies

and this is explored by telling the story of Felix

are in the Bible too. There is a visual prompt for each theme which is great for all ages. The language of the stories is familiar and the stories build on each other well. It

About the Author

The Revd Edward Carter is Canon Theologian at Chelmsford Cathedral. He was previously the parish priest at St Peter's Didcot in Oxford Diocese, as well as being Area Dean of the Wallingford Deanery.

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Format

Paperback
224 pages

Author

Edward, S. J. Carter, Jo Fageant
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Publisher

Barnabas in Schools an imprint of BRF (The Bible Reading Fellowship)

Publication date

22nd June 2012

ISBN

9780857462275


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