The Life of Jesus and Easter Celebrations

A study of the teaching and life of Jesus, and how it is celebrated at Easter around the world.


By the end of this unit it is expected that all students will: know an outline of the key events of the life of Jesus and some knowledge of the variety of celebrations at Easter.

Most students will: be able to explain the importance of the life of Jesus for Christians today.

Some learners will have progressed further and will: understand the importance of Jesus for modern life and why many Christians feel Easter is the most important Christian festival.

Key Assessments

A response to an event in the life of Jesus – newspaper or eye witness report.

Extended Homework Tasks

Easter around the World – a task to find out how different communities celebrate Easter and artefacts that are used.

How to help your child

Parents can encourage their child to use their homework time across the length of the task rather than leaving work until the deadline approaches.

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