Why do Christians call the day Jesus died ‘Good Friday’? (Glos L2.5)

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For schools using Understanding Christianity, this unit corresponds to unit 2A.5 Salvation: Why do Christians call the day Jesus died ‘Good Friday’?

For Christianity units, the Understanding Christianity pack is your main resource.  If your school does not currently use Understanding Christianity, please contact the Resource Centre for information about resources for this unit.

Links to online material useful for teaching this unit

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Video clip about Easter
Video clips about Christianity
Images: different types of Christian cross
Video clip about Holy Communion
Child-friendly Communion liturgy
Videos from REquest about the importance of Holy Communion



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Links recommended in Understanding Christianity are reproduced here by kind permission of RE Today.

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Further resources for this unitClassroom resources to download for this unit

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