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Year 2 RE - Parables and Miracles

We learnt about some of the parables and miracles of Jesus and where these stories can be found in the Bible (New Testament).

We thought about all of the miracles that we already knew about and then focussed on ‘The Calming of the Storm’, ‘The Wedding Feast at Cana’ and ‘Jairus’ Daughter’, looking at what the problem was in each story, what Jesus was doing at the start of the story, what he was asked to do, what he did, what the outcome was and how people reacted to Jesus’ miracle.

We looked at some of Jesus’ parables and thought about what messages they had for us. We read; ‘The Parable of the Sower’, ‘The Parable of the Prodigal Son’ and ‘The Parable of the Birds of the Air and Lilies of the Field’.

We retold all three stories, using dance, storyboard, writing and a whole class collage and prayer.

We thought about the choices that the Prodigal Son made at different points in the story and what we can learn from this parable:

We wrote some prayers: