Religious Studies KS1: The Jewish Story of Moses

Part of a series of animated films teaching pupils about religions of the world.

This film focuses on Judaism, and narrates the story of Moses as he grows up watching the Jewish people enslaved, and follows him as he leads his people to freedom through the red sea to their promised land.

The film is bright and colourful and immerses pupils in the story through a clear, friendly narrative.

This clip is from the series Religions of the World.

Teacher Notes

Pupils could make unleavened bread, explaining that the Jewish people didn't have time to wait for their bread to rise as they were leaving in a hurry.

They could discuss how it would have felt to leave in a hurry.

What are the most important things you would take with you if you had to leave your home? What makes a good leader?

Was Moses a good leader?

Curriculum Notes

This short film will be relevant for teaching KS1 religious education in England and Northern Ireland, Foundation Phase in Wales, and Early and 1st Level Religious and Moral Education in Scotland.

More from Religions of the World:

The Buddhist Story of Siddhartha and the Swan and The Monkey King
The Christian Story of the First Christmas
The Christian Story of the Good Samaritan and the Lost Sheep
The Christian Story of Easter
The Hindu Story of Rama and Sita
The Islamic Story of The Prophet and the Ants and 'The Crying Camel'
The Five Pillars of Islam
The Jewish Story of Hanukkah
Sikh Stories