In this lesson, we are going to introduce some key beliefs that Humanists hold. These include where humans come from and the qualities that make humans special. We will learn the terms theism, atheism and agnosticism and relate these to Humanist beliefs.
Unit Overview: Humanism
Why is Humanism not a religion?
In this lesson, we are going to look at different ways that Humanists find the truth and decide what to believe. We can then learn more about how Humanists view the world around them.
In this lesson, we will think about why we have rules in our everyday lives and where those rules come from. We will then look at the ways that Humanists decide what is right or wrong and decide on the best course of action in different situations.
In this lesson we will think about why Humanists value life, and what they believe happens after death. We will look at ways Humanists can remember those who died and use this to live their lives fully and find happiness.
In this lesson we will learn about the different ways that Humanists celebrate different life events such as marriage, a new child entering a family and funeral ceremonies for those who have died.
In this lesson we will recap some of the core beliefs that Humanists hold. We will then apply these to wider society and explore what Humanists want our society to be like.
In this lesson we will recap some of the core beliefs of Humanism. We will then look at some famous Humanists from the worlds of science and philosophy, and think about how their Humanist outlook influenced their work.
In this lesson we are going to put all of our knowledge together to write a plan for an essay about Humanism. To help us, we are going to watch an interview with a Humanist philosopher to discuss some key questions about Humanism.
In this lesson we are going to put all of our knowledge together to write our essay about Humanism and why it is so unique.
In this lesson we will be looking at ways we can improve the essays we have written about Humanism, by improving the grammar and adding in a closing statement for each paragraph.