Lesson Objective: To identify the 5 K’s
I can recognise and name the five K’s
I can recognise and name the five K’s & say why they are important to Sikhs
I can say why Guru Gobind Singh is a special person to Sikhs
Khalsa - The Sikh community of men and women is known as the Khalsa which means the 'Community of the Pure'.
Baptise - a symbol of becoming a member of the church/religion.
Amrit - a celebration with sugar and water used to welcome someone into Sikhism.
Guru - Teacher
Vaisakhi - Vaisakhi is a spring festival which happens on the 13 or 14 April every year.
Commitment – a pledge or promise.
Pronounce and read the meaning of the key words.
Be prepared to answer questions about why the Guru was showing the crowd that there was blood on his sword. *He was testing their commitment to this new religion. *
Read through the Story of Guru Gobind Singh and the Khalsa.
Read what the Five Ks are and what they symbolise.
Watch this video about the Five Ks.
Task: Can you link the idea of the 5 Ks to any other religions that show their religion through what they wear?
1. Draw Mr Singh.
2. Then, label The Five Ks on Mr Singh.
(Kesh- uncut hair; Kangha- a wooden comb; Kara- a steel bangle; Kirpan- steel sword; Kachera- cotton undershorts)
3. Is there anything you wear that is important to you? Why is it important to you? Finish these sentences in your book.
I wear _______.
It is important to me because ______.